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Hope for new pancreatic cancer treatment

pancreatic cancer

A new “breakthrough” drug approved to treat breast cancer could be used as a powerful weapon against aggressive forms of pancreatic cancer.

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We can either slow down ageing or cure cancer – we can’t do both, study suggests

slow down ageing

A new study suggests our bodies haven’t evolved to slow down ageing and beat the ageing process because this could lead to cancer becoming more prolific.

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Doctors say botched plastic surgeries on the rise

botched plastic surgeries

Doctors’ groups are calling for a crackdown on underqualified surgeons working in day clinics with an increase in the number of reports of botched plastic surgeries.

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Australian scientists find HIV ‘hiding place’

HIV

Scientists have found where HIV “hides” in the body to evade detection by the immune system, leading to hope a cure is one step closer.

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Put down booze, it’s killing you, new research shows

reducing alcohol intake

Reducing alcohol intake Australia-wide would lead to fewer cancer deaths, new research has found.

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Insured breast cancer patients worse off, report finds

breast cancer

Breast cancer patients with private health insurance appear to be financially worse off compared to those who rely on Medicare, a report has found.

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Binge watching TV linked to inflammatory disease

binge tv

Excessive hours of sitting to watch TV has been linked to an increased risk of dying from inflammatory diseases like Alzheimer’s and diabetes, according to an Australian study.

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How to Overcome the Invisible Woman Phenomenon

invisible woman

7 Steps to Being More Visible – Feeling invisible can be soul destroying and leave you in a foggy daze, Karen Sander shares her steps to your personal growth out of this phenomenon.

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Stillbirth discovery gives hope to women

stillbirth discovery

An Australian professor is pushing ahead with a simple test that could result in stillbirth rates plummeting worldwide.

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Beer, bongs and baby boomers: the unlikely tale of drug and alcohol use in the over 50s

baby boomers

If you ask someone what a typical heavy drinker or drug user looks like, they’re probably more likely to evoke images of Gen Ys with tattoos and piercings than greying baby boomers.

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