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Lose the booze this October & 5 delicious mocktail recipes

As Ocsober kicks off, we share a few ways to help turn down that cocktail and share our favourite mocktail recipes.

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Brain aneurysms: preventing misdiagnosis

Suffer from severe headaches? A CT scan can prevent up to 73 per cent of brain aneurysms diagnoses.

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Sugar key to preventable brain damage in newborns

An inexpensive sugar-based gel administered to newborns could help stop preventable brain damage.

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Colonoscopy every 10 years could prevent 40% of bowel cancers

40 per cent of all bowel cancers could be prevented if people undergo regular colonoscopy screening.

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E-readers help Dyslexic readers

Electronic devices may help those suffering from dyslexia improve their reading skills.

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High heels for little girls a health concern

Three-year-old Suri Cruise caused quite the stir when she wore high heels, but the grown-up style is taking playgrounds by storm.

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Vaccine eradicates AIDS virus in some monkeys

A vaccine that eradicates the virus that causes AIDS in monkeys breathes new hope into human cure.

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Slip, slop, and slap some broccoli onto your skin

A new study suggests that rubbing broccoli into the skin is just as effective as sunscreen in reducing a person’s chance of developing skin cancer.

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E-Cigarettes just as effective as nicotine patches

When it comes to helping smokers quit, e-cigarettes are just as effective as nicotine patches.

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Cure for jet lag could be on the way

Frequent flyers rejoice; a cure for jet lag could be on the way after scientists make a discovery into the body clocks of mice.

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Migraine Roots

Researchers have found five genetic regions that for the first time have been linked to the onset of migraine.

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Ovarian cancer screening test developed

A new screening test for ovarian cancer could save the lives of thousands of women each year.

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Cocaine addiction could begin within hours of drug use

An addiction to cocaine could begin within hours of taking the drug, scientists find.

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Is your laundry making you sick?

Prefer a cold machine wash to a hot one? You could be putting your family at risk of disease.

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Will you get Alzheimer’s in 20 years time? New test could predict

Doctors could soon detect Alzheimer’s Disease as early as 20 years before symptoms develop.

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iPhone case & app helps detect stroke-causing heart rhythm

A new iPhone case and app can cheaply and quickly detect heart rhythm problems and prevent strokes, according to the University of Sydney.

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Blood test could detect autism in one-year-olds

A quick blood test could soon be able to detect autism in one-year-olds.

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Antioxidants don’t help women conceive

Antioxidants do not increase the chance of women conceiving, a new review has concluded.

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Saliva test could soon detect cancer, diabetes & heart disease

Life-threatening illnesses and diseases such as cancer could soon be diagnosed by a simple saliva test, according to experts.

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Scientists switch off Down Syndrome chromosome

Scientists have discovered a way to “switch off” the rogue chromosome responsible for Down’s Syndrome.

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‘Intelligent’ surgical knife can sniff cancer

British scientists have created an “intelligent” surgical knife that can detect cancerous tissue in patients.

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The biggest loser retreat

At a time when obesity is a national epidemic, renowned wellbeing centre operators Golden Door Australia will assist in changing society’s ingrained attitudes with the opening of its new The Biggest Loser Retreat.

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Why some mothers struggle to produce breastmilk

A new study has revealed the important role that insulin plays in a mother’s ability to produce breast milk.

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Liver Protein Crucial for Pregnancy

A protein which originally functioned in the liver has been discovered to play a role in pregnancy in mice and also the human menstrual cycle.

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