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Breakthrough for 345,000 Aussies

What if I told you that the answer to combating one of the world’s most devastating brain diseases was not something sitting on the shelf in a pharmacy, but something on the end of your fork? That’s the philosophy behind Dr Dale Bredesen’s groundbreaking research into dementia, a heartbreaking and wide-reaching disease that affects about… Read More »

Aussies slack on skin cancer checkups

Jade Custance never spent time as a teenager lying in the sun trying to get a tan. “I didn’t go out sunbaking. I’m blonde, fair-skinned, I don’t tan,” the 37-year-old told AAP. “Growing up I’d been sunburnt here or there but not any more than anyone else I would think.” But after having 13 potentially… Read More »

Thousands of Aussies to call Lifeline

It’ll be business as usual for Lifeline volunteers on Christmas, as feelings of loneliness and the pressure to be happy heighten amid the festivities. The mental health service is expecting a whopping 2500 calls on Christmas Day and more in the days after as people’s difficulties appear more “acute”. “It’s a time when there’s a… Read More »