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Mesothelioma risk endures over long-term

Western Australian researchers have determined the risk of developing mesothelioma continues to increase even 40 years after a person's first exposure to asbestos.

5 hours ago
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Seniors successfully withdraw from meds

Elderly people have proved receptive to being de-prescribed medications, as part of a trial aimed at assessing the feasibility of withdrawal of medications among older people.

Sep 19, 2014
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Mateship key to boosting resilient youth

Having a supportive friend who is connected to their family and greater community can be the critical factor that protects and promotes resilience in vulnerable Aboriginal youth, according to research from ...

Sep 17, 2014
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Gold specs considered in pregnancy research

The biodistribution and toxicity of gold nanoparticles (GNPs) in pregnant mice has been explored to gain a further understanding of how maternal or placental conditions might be treated without causing foetal ...

Sep 08, 2014
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Aussie cannabis users found to self-medicate

One in two Australians who grow cannabis for medicinal reasons are doing so without speaking to their doctor, according to responses from cannabis growers to an international survey.

Sep 03, 2014
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Imaging techniques help combat fibromatosis

A study by Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) researchers has highlighted the role of contrast enhanced MRI in managing fibromatosis of the breast, a rare form of breast tumour, and the use of diagnostic open biopsy ...

Aug 25, 2014
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