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Osteoporosis

Ways to prevent osteoporosis

There are a number of ways to prevent osteoporosis and your chances of acquiring osteoporosis can be decreased when you modify your diet and lifestyle. Here are some ways that will help you prevent osteoporosis: 1. DIET >Drink milk products that are low in fat like skim milk, nonfat yogurt and reduced fat-cheeses (except cottage […]

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Am i Fit to Drive??

The issue of elderly people driving cars will always be a talking point within modern society. For years there have been disputes over weather or not ageing people be allowed to drive cars with deteriorating physical and mental skills. As we age, we begin to lose our sharp reflexes, our deep memories, and our ability […]

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Cancer and heredity

Background Research suggests that some cancers are more likely to occur in some people based on heredity. This is because genes have been shown to play a role in the development of some cancers. Current knowledge suggests that the strongest hereditary links are with bowel, breast and stomach cancers. About five to ten per cent […]

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Stroke

Background: Stroke is the second biggest killer in Australia, after coronary heart disease. A stroke occurs somewhere in Australia every 10 minutes; 60,000 strokes will occur each year. It is a mistake to refer to stroke as an accident, because almost always the underlying condition that causes stroke – cerebrovascular disease – is present for […]

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Healthy Ageing

As our bodies grow older many of our systems slow down and function less well than they did in our youth. The amount of energy you have and your physical and emotional well-being depends greatly on the lifestyle and health choices you make. By reducing stress and taking good care of your body you can […]

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