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Stress can turn our bodies against us
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Five things you should know about the brain in our gut
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'High functioning autism' a misleading term
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Big Questions: Cancer
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Not always reaching your potential is okay, but overthinking it is a problem
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Victorian assisted dying law comes into effect
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An extra burger meal a day eats the brain away
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Surprise surprise, teens spend most of their time sitting around
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Experts warn of "undervalued" breastfeeding
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Cost of asthma treatments means many Australians go without
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We consume over 74,000 microplastic particles a year
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Discovery of gut-brain link could change the way autism is treated
4 minutes
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Here's what needs to happen to fix the NDIS
7 minutes
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Aussie man's chest literally bursts into flames during surgery
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Australians urged to vaccinate against killer lung infection
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'Micro-submarines' could zoom through the body to deliver medicine
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A new single vaccination could help combat killer diseases
2 minutes
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The effects of concussion can linger for months after
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Hossein Tavassoli - Mending broken hearts
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Dilan Seckiner - Forensic gait analysis
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Sathana Dushyanthen - The double-edged cancer sword
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Dwan Price - Nuts and Guts
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Catriona Nguyen-Robertson - Exercise takes your immune system for a ride
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Thimo Ruethers - The deadly danger of crocs on a plate
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Amanda Tauber - Slamming the brakes on metastatic cancer
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Hayley Teasdale – The ball that prevents falls (FameLab Australia 2019 Runner-up)
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We're going to need a lot more chemotherapy in the future
4 minutes
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Posture the key in the fight against Huntington's
2 minutes
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Australia's ethnic face is changing, and so are our blood types
6 minutes
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The death of a close friend hits harder than we think
3 minutes
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2019 flu season may kill 4,000 Aussies
3 minutes
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Drug dogs at festivals increase risk of overdoses
2 minutes
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Whooping cough is evolving to beat antibiotics
4 minutes
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Bisexual people's mental health suffers more than gay, lesbian or heterosexual people
2 minutes
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The complex interplay between childhood infections and eating disorders
3 minutes
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Second pill testing trial proves its worth, again
4 minutes
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Scientists don’t really get the female brain – and it’s a problem for women’s health
7 minutes
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Inhaling crab nanoparticles could treat lung cancer
3 minutes
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New fossil human relative found in the Philippines
6 minutes
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Getting to the heart of anorexia
7 minutes
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World-first stem cell therapy trial begins in Melbourne
4 minutes
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Mental health care in Australia is fundamentally flawed, say researchers
4 minutes
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Ever get that blurry feeling? It may be visual discomfort
3 minutes
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These common fruits and vegetables could prevent some blindness
2 minutes
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Overcome your spider phobia on the world wide web
2 minutes
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Four ways sleep deprivation affects your brain and your body
8 minutes
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Scientists worldwide call for a ban on heritable human gene editing
3 minutes
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Latest safety study the nail in the coffin for autism vaccine myth
3 minutes
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Nicotine by itself may harm your unborn baby
3 minutes
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Semi-identical twins identified in pregnancy for first time
4 minutes
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Women ignoring cancer-alcohol risk: study
3 minutes
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Childhood gastro could increase risk of coeliac disease
3 minutes
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Home reno’s could lead to ‘third wave’ of asbestos disease
2 minutes
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Say ‘no’ to the golden glow: Using social media to stop unhealthy tanning
4 minutes
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Australia failing to close the gap on injuries to Indigenous children, study finds
3 minutes
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The eyes don’t have it
3 minutes
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Cycling fatalities almost halved since introduction of mandatory helmet laws
5 minutes
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Ditch junk food to help stave off depression
3 minutes
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Breathe easy firefighters: respiratory masks make the difference
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People with a well developed cortex find tonic water less bitter, study finds
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Scientists discover potential to prevent cancer in children with neuroblastoma
5 minutes
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Smartphones just a pain in the neck
4 minutes
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Nine pill testing myths
11 minutes
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Being an early-riser is in your genes and might affect your mental health
4 minutes
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Bullying and sexual abuse linked with life-long harm
3 minutes
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A strong case for exercise as a way to beat depression
3 minutes
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Cannabis use in teens associated with brain volume changes
4 minutes
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Blood test could be the key to unlocking early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s
4 minutes
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Let’s map our DNA and save billions each year in health costs
4 minutes
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Study shows how to boost intermittent fasting benefits
3 minutes
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How does pill testing work?
5 minutes
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Poo transplants could be the answer for chronic bowel conditions
2 minutes
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Expert opinion: Evidence clearly shows the benefits of pill testing
4 minutes
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Could smart wearables prevent dangerous sunburn?
3 minutes
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What is to blame for childhood cancer? We often misunderstand the reality
3 minutes
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Prawn shells: from waste to wonder wound healer
4 minutes
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Benefits of pill testing shown, again
5 minutes
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Critical find in understanding sex disorder development
3 minutes
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New program helps GPs tackle obesity
2 minutes
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The food poisoning find that ‘could save lives’
3 minutes
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Breast screening vastly reduces risk of cancer death
2 minutes
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Australia is not prepared for climate change health impacts, says expert
4 minutes
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'Ghost imaging' could lead to safer and cheaper 3D X-rays
4 minutes
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Euthanasia reforms a case of “when not if” across Australia
4 minutes
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Keep slapping on that sunscreen and ignore toxic claims
2 minutes
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Aussies needed for world's biggest genetic study of bipolar
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ANU researchers find new disease
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Healthy Minds rollout stems from psych research
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First genetic testing for weighty issue
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Omega-3 found to reduce premature births
3 minutes
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Meningococcal disease spike prompts vaccination call
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‘Strongest evidence yet’ that being obese causes depression
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Breast milk and babies’ saliva shape oral microbiome
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Health impacts of air pollution go well beyond our airways
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Sitting should not be compared with smoking, say researchers
2 minutes
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Don’t change a thing: bicycle helmet laws are good road safety policy
3 minutes
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How to tackle the risk of suicide amongst medicos
4 minutes
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Using games to probe attention deficits
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Surprise find: Neanderthals show evidence of lead contamination
4 minutes
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Using machine learning to predict medical outcomes
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Clues to earlier diagnosis of deadly lung disease
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How to reduce liver disease deaths
3 minutes
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More reasons for criminals to get caught
3 minutes
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Prostate cancer drug trials seek better treatments
4 minutes
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Switch to fish and veg to save water, report urges
2 minutes
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The proteins that pull your cells apart
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Popular painkiller linked to cardiac risk
2 minutes
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Our eyes provide cues for future robot ‘learning’
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Images reveal immune cells at work
3 minutes
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Playing with sounds aids reading skills
3 minutes
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Men outperform women when it comes to moving images
3 minutes
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Remifentanil could halve the need for epidurals during childbirth
4 minutes
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New focus in trauma response
2 minutes
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Renewed focus on predicting glaucoma risk
4 minutes
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Carrot or (celery) stick for fussy eaters
3 minutes
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Don’t forget to plan for dementia care – and prevention
3 minutes
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Tweets suggest a visit to the park may lift your emotions
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Adolescent brain study most ambitious of its kind
4 minutes
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The short story of the Flores pygmies
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Asthma warning over potential killer dust storm
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New pieces to the puzzle of intellectual disability
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Bacteria becoming tolerant to hand wash
2 minutes
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Compound from cannabis shows promise in pancreatic cancer treatment
4 minutes
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Opening the gate to the brain to tackle Alzheimer's
3 minutes
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Gene further linked to Parkinson’s disease
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Cat poo parasite may make you more entrepreneurial
3 minutes
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Insights into new corneal surgery
3 minutes
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Alternative therapies double chances of cancer death
4 minutes
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Your first memory may have never happened
4 minutes
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Australian company brings poo testing to the masses
3 minutes
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Does CRISPR need to be sharper?
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Iceman reveals the real paleo diet
5 minutes
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Baby’s cry has sound of the future
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Sleep in a hot dorm? Don’t even think about it
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OrbIT a game-changer for Parkinson’s
4 minutes
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Time in space flattens your eyes
1 minute
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Is stuttering linked to social anxiety?
2 minutes
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Closing the gap on infectious diseases affecting Indigenous Australians
7 minutes
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This foot was made for walking – and climbing
2 minutes
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Testosterone is dangerous when you are shopping
3 minutes
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Medical cannabis study results aren’t so dope
3 minutes
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New gene needs a name. You can help.
1 minute
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Nipple size refutes evolutionary proposition
3 minutes
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Deadly worm disease infecting Australians needs to be on national list before its untreatable
3 minutes
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Premature baby survival links to key dates of pregnancy
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Antibiotic promise in superbug war
3 minutes
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Intelligence linked to Alzheimer’s and ADHD
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Music lessons don’t just make kids musical
3 minutes
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How the immune system responds to breast cancer
2 minutes
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Psychiatric disorders share many genetic variants
2 minutes
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Why drinking coffee is good for you
2 minutes
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Gut feeling has a mind of its own
3 minutes
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At last! We now know how this anti-cancer gene works
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Platypus hormone has potential to treat diabetes
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Getting fat? Maybe sleep on it. But not too much
2 minutes
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Condom use drops as anti-HIV pill gains popularity
3 minutes
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Alcohol abstainers miss more days at work than moderate drinkers
2 minutes
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Breast cancer eliminated using patient’s own T cells
2 minutes
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Middle age isn’t the risk it used to be
2 minutes
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Sexbots ‘won’t stop sex crime’, despite the hype
3 minutes
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Exercise can improve thinking skills – after a while
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Money can influence overconfidence in decision making
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What time you read affects myopia
3 minutes
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Popping vitamin pills ‘won't help your heart’
2 minutes
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Cognitive difficulties complicate youth depression
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Gluten contamination found in Melbourne’s ‘gluten-free’ food
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Casting light on better bowels
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Agrichemicals and gene mutation make for dangerous Parkinson’s combination
3 minutes
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The secret behind Michael Jackson's impossible dance move
5 minutes
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It’s time to ‘I heart’ eggs
2 minutes
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Diet study needs urine donations
3 minutes
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Itchy science: mosquito saliva triggers your immune system
3 minutes
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Treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome becomes a closer reality
4 minutes
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Genes tell of our distant insect-eating past
3 minutes
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Muthu Vignesh Vellayappan - Groovy Patches (FameLab Australia 2018 Audience Choice)
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Richard Charlesworth - Coeliac disease diagnosis can be a pain in the posterior
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Mortaza Rezae - Empowering beautiful minds
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Zane Stromberga - Can allergy drugs beat bladder disease?
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Ebola test kit could halt latest outbreak
3 minutes
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Less than half of elderly Aussies up to date with pneumococcal vaccine
3 minutes
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Clinical trial shows acupuncture ineffective for IVF
2 minutes
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There’s, um, a word for that
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Hard yakka doesn’t make men healthy
2 minutes
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Scientists transplant memories from one animal to another
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Can antibiotics impair babies’ vaccine response?
3 minutes
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Brain-computer interface training helps tetraplegics with Cybathlon race
2 minutes
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Seeing images of normal and larger sized bodies could help women feel happier with their own
2 minutes
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Organ transplant drug hints at how to stop hair loss
3 minutes
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Cell nutrition links to tumour growth
2 minutes
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Hardened arteries no match for ‘Good Cholesterol’
2 minutes
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First to the finish line – winners all round in female cardiac care
2 minutes
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Heart health and sleep apnoea on the same beat
2 minutes
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A bright future for nanoscale studies in heart health
2 minutes
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Troubled young brains that are wired differently
3 minutes
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Diet influences when menopause begins
1 minute
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Music could aid in reducing anxiety caused by Alzheimer’s disease
3 minutes
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Australian participants needed for study on genetics of stuttering
3 minutes
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What's the best way to move - springs or muscles?
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Structure of the 'immortality' enzyme revealed for the first time
6 minutes
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Battle of the Brains: Neanderthal vs. Homo sapiens
2 minutes
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Poo from ancient latrines exposes parasites of the past
2 minutes
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Sister Elizabeth Kenny – pioneering nurse who took on the establishment
7 minutes
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Soccer players use their head – and that’s the problem
3 minutes
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Even elite athletes struggle to compete with kids’ physical ability
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Alcohol intake may be linked to increased risk of PMS
2 minutes
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New form of DNA found in human cells
3 minutes
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Artificial pancreas shows promise 
2 minutes
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The Check Up – immune cell discovery, World Haemophilia Day, and bowel cancer awareness
3 minutes
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Combing the human genome for the roots of hair colour
1 minute
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Scientists discover some kissing (disease) cousins
3 minutes
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A new definition of speed learning
4 minutes
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What you can do before conception to give your baby the best chance
4 minutes
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Injection successfully protects monkeys against HIV for 20 weeks
2 minutes
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Immune cells hold hope for brain repair after trauma
4 minutes
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Study uncovers new asthma risks
2 minutes
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Experts fear an epidemic of 'flesh-eating' ulcers
2 minutes
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Drinking at levels deemed 'safe' could be killing you
3 minutes
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Why eating the hottest chilli in the world is a bad idea
4 minutes
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Husband's genes can affect the age women become mothers
2 minutes
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Nepal continues to battle high child mortality
3 minutes
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Parkinson's disease: hype, hope and reality
1 minute
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Poor animal studies are undermining human drug trials
3 minutes
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Our early ancestors could walk the walk
2 minutes
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Neanderthal faces showed the strain of life
2 minutes
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Taxes to improve health don't negatively affect the poor
4 minutes
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Experts call for trials of cannabis for kids
2 minutes
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Where marijuana is legal, opioid use drops
4 minutes
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Science says: how not to open a beer bottle
3 minutes
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Café dining increases the risks of hormone disruption
3 minutes
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Research raises more questions about e-cigarettes
9 minutes
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Nailing the risk of skin cancer from UV lamps in manicures
5 minutes
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Obesity trigger identified within the human gut
4 minutes
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New study links child's health to delivery style
6 minutes
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When loneliness can lead to heart disease
2 minutes
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Children with autism less likely to be fully vaccinated
1 minute
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Up to 90% of people with hepatitis B don't know they have it
3 minutes
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How to make a good impression – it's not what you say, it's how you say it
5 minutes
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Vegan diets could improve global food security
2 minutes
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Cognitive ergonomics to the fore at work and war
8 minutes
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Scientists have woolly theories about curly hair
2 minutes
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A small cut in calories provides health benefits
3 minutes
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Putting the finger on drug users
2 minutes
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How obesity dulls the sense of taste
3 minutes
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LSD makes a comeback, in the name of science
2 minutes
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Your face gives away more than you realise
4 minutes
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Why we must make time for sleep
7 minutes
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Drugs may bring a new option for menopausal women
3 minutes
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E-cigarette claims go up in smoke
7 minutes
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When cardiologists go away, heart attack victims fare better
3 minutes
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The Check-Up - snake oil, navigation, and cruise ships
3 minutes
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Smaller cities are better for your skin
2 minutes
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How does norovirus spread through cruise ships?
4 minutes
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Gold-coated nanowires return sight to the vision-impaired
3 minutes
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Your immune system will try to fight your tattoo forever
2 minutes
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Endometriosis research to get an extra $2.5m
3 minutes
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Silence around stillbirth a major issue for bereaved parents
4 minutes
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Redefining type 2 diabetes sweetens future treatment
3 minutes
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Childhood and adult cancers are different – and that's good news for children
2 minutes
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The Check Up - medicine, music and sleep
2 minutes
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Watch and wait could be best option for cervical lesions
4 minutes
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Long-term depression changes your brain
2 minutes
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Seeing the future of AI in diagnosis of eye diseases
6 minutes
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The Check Up - tackling doping, human-sheep hybrid, and autism blood test
2 minutes
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New rotavirus vax targets newborns
4 minutes
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Red wine is good for your teeth
2 minutes
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Low-fat or low-carb, it doesn’t matter to your genes
11 minutes
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Hybrid sheep-human embryos bring transplant hopes
3 minutes
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Cancer vaccine from stem cells shows promise
4 minutes
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Parent education, not income, influences obesity in kids
2 minutes
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The Check Up - bodies, tongues, and mosquitos
2 minutes
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Scientists take a step closer to poo transplant pills
4 minutes
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Evidence for refining Alzheimer's treatment after first ever disease reversal in mice
3 minutes
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Transgender woman breastfeeds baby exclusively for six weeks
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A third of children in detention in WA have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
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Caffeine and kids: the no-go combo that’s keeping children awake.
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DNA origami nanorobots developed to seek and destroy cancer
6 minutes
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14 parasitic worms taken out of woman's eye
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Soil proves rich source of new antibiotics
3 minutes
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Measles vaccine has wider mortality benefits
2 minutes
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HIV prevention drug PrEP to be subsidised in Australia
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Fear pathway in the brain means you can't totally erase traumatic memory
1 minute
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Vaccine programs have wider reaching benefits than just preventing illness
4 minutes
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Positive thinking staves off dementia, and social interaction improves well-being in dementia patients
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The Check Up - thunderstorm asthma, beach therapy, and body hacking
2 minutes
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Unravelling the inflammation mystery
3 minutes
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Can modified gluten fix your damaged hair?
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Antibiotic resistant organisms flourish in hospital pipes
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Counting the true cost of dementia
3 minutes
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Gut researchers put on their thinking caps
4 minutes
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Tongue-tie surgery in babies skyrockets
6 minutes
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Blue dye is the secret sauce in curing malaria
2 minutes
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Cancer risk increase in older people may be linked to an ageing immune system 
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Combat-related PTSD calmed by yoga therapy
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Heavy runners risk injury in lightweight running shoes
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Thank God for the night shift: sleep solutions for staying sharp
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