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OPA! First-ever structured Greek dance workout founded in Australia now conquering the world

When Greek Australian Latin dance instructor Kathy Skettos decided to launch an exercise and fitness program based exclusively on Greek music and dancing to encourage her overweight sister to take …

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Health Check: Should you take probiotics when you’re on antibiotics?

If you take antibiotics, there’s a good chance you’ll also get diarrhoea. Antibiotics kill harmful bacteria that cause disease. But they also cause collateral damage to the microbiome, the complex …

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Paving the way to improved treatment of schizophrenia

Australian psychiatrists and engineers from three universities and a research institute have joined forces in a ground-breaking study on schizophrenia, with findings suggesting that patients’ brains can partially compensate for …

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‘Cancer will soon become a chronic disease’ says leading Greek oncologist

Positive news for cancer patients and their families was heard at the 2nd International Conference of Medical Leadership and Innovation AMLI 2018, which was held last week in Athens. According …

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Greek-Australian scientist hopes to cure cancer using spider venom

Recently published results from a study at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have revealed that the cure for cancer could be hiding in the venom of spiders belonging to …

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Greek research breakthrough: Mediterranean diet impact on childhood asthma

Recent findings on the positive impact of the Mediterranean diet – and particularly oily fish – on childhood asthma treatment might not be enough to convince picky eaters to change …

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Want to be happy? Then live like a Stoic for a week

What have the Romans ever done for us? Well, obviously the roads – the roads go without saying. How about guidance for how to live in the 21st century? That …

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There are six styles of love. Which one best describes you?

Love is a complex and powerful force, one that plays out in a number of emotional, cognitive and social ways. When we love a person, we feel emotional arousal in …

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What to know before assessing your chances of parenthood

With a growing number of articles dominating headlines about miracle babies, in large part due to IVF, it’s no wonder people are under the impression that taking the leap to …

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The perfect winter pick-me-up: lemon verbena tea

Lemon verbena is an amazing and often underrated herb that’s highly valued for its therapeutic and health benefits. Used for centuries, if not millennia, there is a long history of …