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Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a rare disease affecting two in every 100,000 people in the UK each year. At any one time there are around 5,000 people living with the disease. While rare, more and mor...
And for a lot of Aussies, they're preventable.
A tipical summer parasite in Europe. Can be dangerous because the illness they carry.
We're living longer than ever, but we're not getting any happier.
Cases of Lyme disease are on the rise - in fact, it's estimated they've quadrupled in the past decade. Just this week, former England rugby player Matt Dawson revealed he was forced to have heart surg...
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A diabetes kit is now available and tests for other conditions are on their way.
An Indian Red Cross doctor attends to a patient on the river islandTupka Chaar in the northeastern Indian state of Assam July 24, 2003.
The first report on how the Zika virus affected U.S. territories showed that 5 percent of women with confirmed infections had babies with birth defects, U.S. health officials said on Thursday. The rep...
India continues to contribute the most child deaths due to diarrhoeal disease globally--over 1 lakh child deaths in 2015 alone--a new report in the medical journal Lancet has found. Globally, mortalit...
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The problems are more than skin-deep.
The sports broadcaster will still commentate on the 2017 AFL season.
NSW Nationals Party senator John 'Wacka' Williams has revealed he has Parkinson's disease. Senator Williams was diagnosed with the degenerative condition about 12 months ago, and doctors have advised...
If you're going to criticise vaccinations, get your facts right.
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If we don't act now, our obesity problem will continue to grow.
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Social factors may be more influential than biological ones.
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'Each disease has its own unique breathprint.'
His research could save your life.
The USA can keep its hoard of Olympic medals. Australia has thrashed the superpower in a far more significant world ranking. Australia is among the top 10 healthiest countries in the world, according...
Researchers say the blood test, which is the first of its kind, can reveal early mild cognitive impairment.
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The sad fact is that this new GP Tax will hurt everyone. In the bush it is going to be harder to attract doctors and other health professionals. It will mean a growing gap between the city and the bush when it comes to health.
Someone dies every 21 seconds from TB. We must invest in the new tools we need to end this deadly epidemic that continues to cause so much suffering around the world.
The potentially deadly Zika virus could hit Australia this year, with far north Queensland the most likely location of an outbreak as global concern spreads about the devastating disease. Recent outbr...
More than a decade on from his farewell lap of honour at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Steve Waugh is busier than ever. The face of a handful of big-name Australian companies, his eponymous foundation s...