News tagged with australia

Time out for exercise

University of Queensland researcher has found that restructuring our daily routine to include exercise can have unexpected effects on health.

Jul 25, 2014
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Australia's ageing population poses budget risks

Australia's public and private economy-wide deficit could blow out to more than $400 billion by 2050 due to the nation's ageing population, a new Australian National University report has found.

Jul 24, 2014
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Updating memory for fact and fiction

Sunlight can make people sneeze. Sounds ludicrous? But it's true - it's called a photic sneeze reflex, and can occur in about one out of four people. Did you believe that fingerprints are unique to each individual? That, ...

Jul 23, 2014
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Major drop in Australian smoking rates

Smoking rates in Australia have fallen 15 per cent over a three-year period that included the introduction of standardised packaging laws for tobacco products.

Jul 18, 2014
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