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How to Conquer Insomnia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Uncategorized 08 Feb 2019

How to Conquer Insomnia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

We’ve all been there. A long sleepless night with endless position changes and yet no sign of sleep. A survey from the Sleep Health Foundation in 2016 pointed out that 26% of the Aussie population suffers from some level of insomnia. Experts are now pointing out the “24/7…
Neurosurgery
Neurology 13 Dec 2018

Neurosurgery

A neurosurgeon is a surgeon who specialises in operative management of patients with conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord and associated nerves.
Qualitative and quantitative research in integrative medicine
Healthcare 13 Dec 2018

Qualitative and quantitative research in integrative medicine

“Your health is determined not only by your genes, after all, but also by your environment” (Tsou, cited in Mitchell, 2009, p. 34) as the…
Being large for gestational age at birth combined with maternal diabetes is associated with a near-trebling of child’s risk of obesity | Canada
Children's health 05 Dec 2018

Being large for gestational age at birth combined with maternal diabetes is associated with a near-trebling of child’s risk of obesity | Canada

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that children who are larger than average at birth (large for gestational age or LGA) and born to mothers with gestational diabetes are almost three times as likely to be obese as…
Diet and depression link
Mental Health 24 Nov 2018

Diet and depression link

James Cook University researchers have found that among Torres Strait Islander people the amount of fish and processed food eaten is related to depression.
Preeclampsia: We can do more
Heart 16 Nov 2018

Preeclampsia: We can do more

The condition, characterized by high blood pressure, can be fatal and have long-term health effects for both mothers and babies.
Ask the tough questions: Bring fetal alcohol spectrum disorder out of the shadows
News 15 Nov 2018

Ask the tough questions: Bring fetal alcohol spectrum disorder out of the shadows

Clinicians need to ask questions about drinking in pregnancy to ensure cases of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) are properly diagnosed.
Concerning levels of caffeine found in sports supplements
Fitness 31 Oct 2018

Concerning levels of caffeine found in sports supplements

Pre-workout supplements claim to improve strength and reduce fatigue while training, yet a verification of the caffeine content of these products has never been conducted…
Cord blood clue to respiratory diseases
Children's health 19 Oct 2018

Cord blood clue to respiratory diseases

New research has found children born in the last three months of the year in Melbourne may have a greater risk of developing respiratory diseases.