Australians have always been known as a nation of drinkers. At festive times that consumption tends to go up. As we get older, our system tends to be less robust.
Neuro-endocrine Tumours arise from the cells that produce hormones in the endocrine system. Channel 9 wondered how often these tumours can be misdiagnosed, following the death of Soul Queen Aretha Franklin. As Dr Tamara Hunter … Read More
Meningococcal Disease is a bacteria that lives in tissues of the back of the throat and the nose. It can only be transferred if you cough on someone. When it gets into the tissue that … Read More
Your heart is the hardest working muscle in the human body and did you know that less sleep you have, the greater the risk of a heart attack? In this video, Dr Hunter discusses how … Read More
It’s not as publicised as much as Menopause, but there is a male equivalent which causes a gradual reduction in testosterone. It is called Andropause. Firstly, Menopause is when the cycles stop in a woman … Read More
After a busy day at work, settling in with a few glasses of wine in the evening in your 50s and 60s is considered normal. However, there has been an increase in the rate of … Read More
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As the saying goes “You are what you eat”, and the latest buzz word when it comes to gut health is Microbiome. It is the good bacteria that live in our bowels. Researchers are now … Read More