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Are You at Risk Of Developing Diabetes?

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Diabetes is a serious medical condition that sadly, is on the rise in Australia and many other countries. We explain diabetes and list the warning signs, risks and how to ensure you’re risk is known and reduced.

Osteoporosis – Things You Need to Know

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Osteoporosis is a condition that causes bones to become weak and brittle, but there’s much more to the prevention and treatment of this condition that affects so many of us. We find out.

7 Things You Should Know About Prostate Cancer

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September is an important month for men’s health—Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. While raising awareness, the Prostate Cancer Awareness Month message is: early prostate cancer rarely demonstrates symptoms, so get screened and get in the know. Our medical professionals have offered their knowledge on seven things that you should know in order to better understand this … Read more

How Healthy Are Your Bones?

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Bone health. It’s important, we know that, but that importance can be overshadowed by other areas. We investigate all you need to know.

Kidney Health

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May marks Kidney Health Week and as such, our experts discuss keeping your kidneys healthy, risks and identifying problems. Super important if you’re one of the many people unaware they have kidney problems.

IBS and the Low FODMAP Diet

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IBS, also known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, is a chronic condition affecting approximately 3.5% of Australians. It is defined by the Rome Foundation, an international non-profit organisation which develops and promotes research on gastrointestinal disorders, including IBS as ‘recurrent abdominal pain that occurs at least once a week in the last 3 months…’  This disorder … Read more

A Guide to Understanding Endometriosis

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Endometriosis is a chronic and debilitating condition that affects approximately 11% of women in Australia.  Tissue, called the endometrium lines the inside of the uterus and regenerates after each menstrual cycle, but for women with endometriosis, this tissue also grows outside the uterus, and instead of shedding after each menstrual cycle, the tissue continues to … Read more

Ovarian Cancer in Australia

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Sadly, each year, around 1,800 Australian women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Internationally, diagnosis rates reach nearly a quarter of a million. In fighting all forms of cancer, information can be a powerful weapon, especially when it comes to early diagnosis and symptoms recognition. In this article, we’re going to discuss what ovarian cancer is, … Read more

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