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Confused parents ignore precautionary food allergy labels

Parents of children with a history of the potentially life-threatening allergic reaction anaphylaxis often ignore precautionary labels on foods because they find them unhelpful and confusing, research from the Murdoch Children's ...

Jun 17, 2013
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A rise in early diagnosis of prostate cancer

(Medical Xpress)—Over the last two decades, incremental gains have been made in the number of men given early diagnosis of prostate cancer, and the way they are treated, a Victorian study found.

Jun 03, 2013
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Cyclist's benefit from helmets clearly shown

Cyclists who don't wear a helmet are almost six times more likely to suffer a severe head injury than their helmeted counterparts, according University of Sydney research published in the latest issue of the Medical Journal ...

May 06, 2013
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Better regulation needed for kids' flu vaccine

Flu vaccines given to children should be more rigorously tested before before being allowed onto the market, researchers say, to prevent a repeat of the 2010 vaccine release, which caused a spate of high fevers and febrile ...

Apr 15, 2013
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National bowel screen program saves lives

(Medical Xpress)—Flinders University health experts are calling on the Federal Government to accelerate the roll out of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP), following a landmark report which shows it will ...

Apr 02, 2013
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