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New hope for diabetics

May 16, 2017 Melbourne researchers are uncovering new ways to reduce a diabetic’s risk of stroke and heart attack. The breakthrough has identified a potential treatment, which could help the 1.7 million Australians living with the chronic illness. Written by

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Truck drivers at higher risk of mental illness

May 16, 2017 Truck drivers are at greater risk to mental health issues, a recent survey has found. The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has released new statistics highlighting the increased risk of depression and suicide facing workers in the transport

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Dairy products do not increase risk of heart disease or stroke, experts say

Written by Emily Kuehner. Produced for online by Maudy Veltema. Source: Pixabay Consumption of full fat dairy products such as milk, cheese and yoghurt do not increase risk of heart attack or stroke, according to a new UK study that

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Testosterone offers new hope for asthma treatment

Written by Brittany Graham Produced for online by Maudy Veltema Source: Wikimedia Commons Doctors and researchers are working together to formulate a drug to fight asthma following new research showing the possible benefits from the hormone testosterone. The study conducted

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Robot offers hope for Barrier Reef

For the fifth year in a row, the Great Barrier Reef has scored a D-rating for its overall health. But a robot developed by QUT is offering hope of some improvement. It can poison and kill the dreaded Crown of

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Finding a cure for cancer one step at a time

By Conor Tobin Twenty-year-old Jimmy Harrington is walking around Australia to raise money for cancer research. The idea came about in 2010 when Jimmy was fresh out of high school and working in a café.

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