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Experts argue whether one-in-four young people are #addicted to their phones
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Dr Karl - What causes Hiccups?
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Fighting fierce against deadly fungal infections
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9 in 10 Aussie teens don't get enough exercise
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If Googling your symptoms makes you sick with worry, there's help
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Bad medicine: it’s not us, it’s the other lot, they say. So who do we believe?
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How technology is changing the future of cancer treatment in Australia
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Endometriosis sufferers are turning to cannabis
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Oh, oh, oh! The clitoris gives pleasure, but does it also help women conceive?
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This is not how you use marijuana
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Measles weakens your immune system for years
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Food texture is like a culinary choose your own adventure
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Experts weigh in on study suggesting high salt may cause dementia
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The alcohol industry is trying to convince us drinking is safer than it actually is
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Indigenous Australians’ vaccination rates are extremely low
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Should we eat ready-made meals?
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Pain relief may be found in the mud
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Almost half of regular ecstasy users are testing their pills
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Wastewater reveals the lifestyles of different suburbs
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Meth houses stay contaminated for years
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Death by BBQ - is meat really killing us?
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The engineer using nanotechnology to mend broken hearts
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Measles: what you need to know
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How measles impacts your immune system
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Who is most at risk of measles
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NSW decriminalises abortion
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An immune boost from our ancient ancestors
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Bringing Japan's breakthrough cancer technology to Australia
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Rising temperatures are a big risk to our health
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Is WiFi messing with your body clock?
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Gut bacteria can negatively influence our blood sugar levels
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Less than half of trans people experience respectful health care
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Don't laugh, fart science is important
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Trump bans flavoured e-cigarettes - but are they to blame for the recent deaths?
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Our legal rights are in the hands of people with a weird ability we don’t understand
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Indigenous youth suicide rates hits crisis point
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How clean is your hospital room?
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Driving to work? For your health, try public transport instead
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A simple gel could help prevent radiation burns
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The Face of a Stranger
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Genetics may play a role in sexuality, but it's more complicated than that
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One in nine Australian women live with endometriosis
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Aussie men are living longer than other males around the world
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Junk food goes on special twice as often as healthy food, and it's a problem
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Inventing a breath test to detect diseases
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Eat. Sleep. Reps. Repeat. (For science)
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Explore your poo in this new museum exhibition
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What is herd immunity and how does it work?
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Prescription antacids linked to allergies
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Hangovers do more than make us feel sick
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"No Jab, No Pay" has less influence on the wealthy, but parents support it anyway
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Do we need better care in our dying days?
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The key to riding faster is to sleep longer
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The movement of your mobile phone says a lot about your personality
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Early humans were horny af
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Women missing out on the best heart care
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Eating too much chilli could lead to memory loss
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Mental illness takes a toll on our physical health too
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Are sugary drinks giving you cancer?
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Just how healthy are Aussie pre-teens?
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We need to talk about how disruptive period pain is
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No, you can't get influenza from your flu shot
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Aussies sweet with a sugar tax and warnings on soft drinks
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A bit of blokey competition may influence sperm quality in mice
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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
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Here's what needs to happen to fix the NDIS
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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
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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
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Posture the key in the fight against Huntington's
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Australia's ethnic face is changing, and so are our blood types
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The death of a close friend hits harder than we think
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2019 flu season may kill 4,000 Aussies
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Drug dogs at festivals increase risk of overdoses
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Whooping cough is evolving to beat antibiotics
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Bisexual people's mental health suffers more than gay, lesbian or heterosexual people
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The complex interplay between childhood infections and eating disorders
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Second pill testing trial proves its worth, again
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Scientists don’t really get the female brain – and it’s a problem for women’s health
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Inhaling crab nanoparticles could treat lung cancer
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New fossil human relative found in the Philippines
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Getting to the heart of anorexia
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World-first stem cell therapy trial begins in Melbourne
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Mental health care in Australia is fundamentally flawed, say researchers
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Ever get that blurry feeling? It may be visual discomfort
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These common fruits and vegetables could prevent some blindness
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Overcome your spider phobia on the world wide web
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Four ways sleep deprivation affects your brain and your body
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Scientists worldwide call for a ban on heritable human gene editing
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Latest safety study the nail in the coffin for autism vaccine myth
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Nicotine by itself may harm your unborn baby
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Semi-identical twins identified in pregnancy for first time
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Women ignoring cancer-alcohol risk: study
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Childhood gastro could increase risk of coeliac disease
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Home reno’s could lead to ‘third wave’ of asbestos disease
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Say ‘no’ to the golden glow: Using social media to stop unhealthy tanning
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Australia failing to close the gap on injuries to Indigenous children, study finds
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The eyes don’t have it
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Cycling fatalities almost halved since introduction of mandatory helmet laws
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Ditch junk food to help stave off depression
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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
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Smartphones just a pain in the neck
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Nine pill testing myths
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Being an early-riser is in your genes and might affect your mental health
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Bullying and sexual abuse linked with life-long harm
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A strong case for exercise as a way to beat depression
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Cannabis use in teens associated with brain volume changes
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Blood test could be the key to unlocking early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s
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Let’s map our DNA and save billions each year in health costs
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Study shows how to boost intermittent fasting benefits
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How does pill testing work?
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Poo transplants could be the answer for chronic bowel conditions
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Expert opinion: Evidence clearly shows the benefits of pill testing
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Could smart wearables prevent dangerous sunburn?
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What is to blame for childhood cancer? We often misunderstand the reality
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Prawn shells: from waste to wonder wound healer
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Benefits of pill testing shown, again
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Critical find in understanding sex disorder development
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New program helps GPs tackle obesity
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The food poisoning find that ‘could save lives’
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Breast screening vastly reduces risk of cancer death
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Australia is not prepared for climate change health impacts, says expert
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'Ghost imaging' could lead to safer and cheaper 3D X-rays
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Euthanasia reforms a case of “when not if” across Australia
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Keep slapping on that sunscreen and ignore toxic claims
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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
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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
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Don’t change a thing: bicycle helmet laws are good road safety policy
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How to tackle the risk of suicide amongst medicos
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Using games to probe attention deficits
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Surprise find: Neanderthals show evidence of lead contamination
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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
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More reasons for criminals to get caught
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Prostate cancer drug trials seek better treatments
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Switch to fish and veg to save water, report urges
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The proteins that pull your cells apart
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Popular painkiller linked to cardiac risk
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Our eyes provide cues for future robot ‘learning’
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Images reveal immune cells at work
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Playing with sounds aids reading skills
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Men outperform women when it comes to moving images
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Remifentanil could halve the need for epidurals during childbirth
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New focus in trauma response
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Renewed focus on predicting glaucoma risk
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Carrot or (celery) stick for fussy eaters
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Don’t forget to plan for dementia care – and prevention
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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
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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
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Compound from cannabis shows promise in pancreatic cancer treatment
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Opening the gate to the brain to tackle Alzheimer's
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Gene further linked to Parkinson’s disease
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Cat poo parasite may make you more entrepreneurial
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Insights into new corneal surgery
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Alternative therapies double chances of cancer death
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Your first memory may have never happened
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Australian company brings poo testing to the masses
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Does CRISPR need to be sharper?
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Iceman reveals the real paleo diet
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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
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Time in space flattens your eyes
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Is stuttering linked to social anxiety?
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Closing the gap on infectious diseases affecting Indigenous Australians
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This foot was made for walking – and climbing
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Testosterone is dangerous when you are shopping
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Medical cannabis study results aren’t so dope
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New gene needs a name. You can help.
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Nipple size refutes evolutionary proposition
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Deadly worm disease infecting Australians needs to be on national list before its untreatable
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Premature baby survival links to key dates of pregnancy
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Antibiotic promise in superbug war
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Intelligence linked to Alzheimer’s and ADHD
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Music lessons don’t just make kids musical
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How the immune system responds to breast cancer
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Psychiatric disorders share many genetic variants
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Why drinking coffee is good for you
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Gut feeling has a mind of its own
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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
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Condom use drops as anti-HIV pill gains popularity
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Alcohol abstainers miss more days at work than moderate drinkers
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Breast cancer eliminated using patient’s own T cells
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Middle age isn’t the risk it used to be
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Sexbots ‘won’t stop sex crime’, despite the hype
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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
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Popping vitamin pills ‘won't help your heart’
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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
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The secret behind Michael Jackson's impossible dance move
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It’s time to ‘I heart’ eggs
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Diet study needs urine donations
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Itchy science: mosquito saliva triggers your immune system
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Treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome becomes a closer reality
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Genes tell of our distant insect-eating past
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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
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Less than half of elderly Aussies up to date with pneumococcal vaccine
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Clinical trial shows acupuncture ineffective for IVF
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There’s, um, a word for that
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Hard yakka doesn’t make men healthy
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Scientists transplant memories from one animal to another
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Can antibiotics impair babies’ vaccine response?
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Brain-computer interface training helps tetraplegics with Cybathlon race
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Seeing images of normal and larger sized bodies could help women feel happier with their own
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Organ transplant drug hints at how to stop hair loss
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Cell nutrition links to tumour growth
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Hardened arteries no match for ‘Good Cholesterol’
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First to the finish line – winners all round in female cardiac care
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Heart health and sleep apnoea on the same beat
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A bright future for nanoscale studies in heart health
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Troubled young brains that are wired differently
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Diet influences when menopause begins
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Music could aid in reducing anxiety caused by Alzheimer’s disease
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Australian participants needed for study on genetics of stuttering
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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
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Battle of the Brains: Neanderthal vs. Homo sapiens
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Poo from ancient latrines exposes parasites of the past
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Sister Elizabeth Kenny – pioneering nurse who took on the establishment
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Soccer players use their head – and that’s the problem
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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
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New form of DNA found in human cells
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Artificial pancreas shows promise 
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The Check Up – immune cell discovery, World Haemophilia Day, and bowel cancer awareness
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Combing the human genome for the roots of hair colour
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Scientists discover some kissing (disease) cousins
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A new definition of speed learning
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What you can do before conception to give your baby the best chance
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Injection successfully protects monkeys against HIV for 20 weeks
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Immune cells hold hope for brain repair after trauma
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Study uncovers new asthma risks
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Experts fear an epidemic of 'flesh-eating' ulcers
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Drinking at levels deemed 'safe' could be killing you
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Why eating the hottest chilli in the world is a bad idea
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Husband's genes can affect the age women become mothers
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Nepal continues to battle high child mortality
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Parkinson's disease: hype, hope and reality
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Poor animal studies are undermining human drug trials
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Our early ancestors could walk the walk
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Neanderthal faces showed the strain of life
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Taxes to improve health don't negatively affect the poor
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Experts call for trials of cannabis for kids
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Where marijuana is legal, opioid use drops
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Science says: how not to open a beer bottle
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Café dining increases the risks of hormone disruption
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Research raises more questions about e-cigarettes
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