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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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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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It’s a fact – women get better with age

women get better with age

New research finds that post-menopausal women become happier as they get older, writes Cheryl Critchley.

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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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Sex toys can be a fun way to better sex

sex toys

Women over 50 often experience more trouble having an orgasm than they did when they were younger. Vibrators and other gadgets, once taboo, now a now a booming industry, can dynamically improve a couple’s sex play helping both partners achieve the elusive “Big O.” Matty Silver explores adding sex toys to your love-making repertoire.

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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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Australian women living longer, study reveals

Australian women

Australian women will continue to outlive men, but while life expectancy has improved, depression, diabetes and back pain is on the increase, study finds. 

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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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Man flu is real, but women get more autoimmune diseases and allergies

man flu

Research suggests this has an evolutionary basis: survival of the species may mean men are harder hit by viruses, but a woman’s reactive immune system leaves her more susceptible to autoimmune diseases and allergies.

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