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Health & Wellbeing

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Thunderstorm asthma isn’t a new phenomenon

The shock death of Apollo Papadopoulos has been remembered again in the media this week, amid an inquest hearing into Melbourne’s rare thunderstorm asthma event in 2016. The 35-year-old from …

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Can better hearing slow down the ageing process?

Did you know that untreated hearing loss is associated with accelerated cognitive decline and a higher risk of dementia? Recent studies have shown that untreated hearing loss is a risk …

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After fleeing bombs as a child, and surviving cancer in her early 20’s, Professor Maria Kavallaris’ breakthrough research in nanotechnology is helping to fight childhood cancer

Professor Kavallaris is the program head at the Children’s Cancer Institute based at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and leads the Tumour Biology and Targeting program as well …

Life

When fixing your teeth gives you more than one reason to smile

Nobody likes going to the dentist, but Dr Jim Androutsopoulos is doing the best to change that – at least once a year. For the past five years, since he …

Life

How to avoid weight gain over the festive season

Clinical dietitian, Associate Professor Antigone Kouris gives her tips on making better, healthier food choices.

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Greek scientists make promising breakthrough for leukaemia patients

A new study has isolated a gene which, when targeted with drugs, leads leukaemia cells to start dying.

Life

The exercise that is all about prevention over cure

Ange Kounelis recently introduced Oakleigh to KX Pilates, an approach to fitness that is taking the intimidation out the equation, with a sense of community.

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Hellenic Medical Society of Australia launches new website

A new medical organisation with a great vision and benefits for the public and medical professionals.

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‘Mum, are you going to die?’

Penny Pandeloglou shares the moving story of her mother’s ongoing battle with metastatic breast cancer.

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Discovering the beauty in the O.LIVE

True to its name, a cosmetics brand is infused with Greek olive oil from Crete.

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