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05/26/2016
What you need to know about taking naps in the office - Human Resources Online


Human Resources Online

What you need to know about taking naps in the office
Human Resources Online
In an era where professionals have to do less with more, and also take care of their health, one practice has repeatedly proven to be able to boost productivity – taking afternoon naps in the office. Fiona Kerr, the neural specialist from the ...
Why our brains get so tired in the afternoonThe Sydney Morning Herald

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05/26/2016
Telstra wins contract for new National Cancer Screening Register - ABC Online

ABC Online

Telstra wins contract for new National Cancer Screening Register
ABC Online
Telstra has been awarded a lucrative Federal Government contract to build and operate a National Cancer Screening Register, but health and privacy experts are concerned about the security of the data.
Health consumer groups warn Telstra could profit from cancer registerThe Sydney Morning Herald
Telstra health unit wins cancer screening dealThe Australian
Telstra wins $220 million government contract for national cancer screening registerThe Australian Financial Review
SBS -Herald Sun -The Guardian -iTWire
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05/26/2016
Prehistoric paleo diet effective for modern weight loss: research - FOOD Magazine - Australia

FOOD Magazine - Australia

Prehistoric paleo diet effective for modern weight loss: research
FOOD Magazine - Australia
The Palaeolithic, or paleo, diet has been found to be more effective for weight loss than the Australian Dietary Guidelines, according to new research from Edith Cowan University. The study by ECU's School of Medical and Health Science involved 39 ...
Paleo wins diet battle but jury outThe West Australian
5 Important Things Most People Miss About Health and NutritionNigeria Today
Australian researchers find Paleo diet to be more effective in weight loss; Experts unsure about its long-term ...International Business Times AU

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05/26/2016
Palliative, hospice care lacking among dying cancer patients - Stanford Medical Center Report

Stanford Medical Center Report

Palliative, hospice care lacking among dying cancer patients
Stanford Medical Center Report
All patients with advanced cancer should receive both palliative and hospice care before death, yet a study shows only half of veterans receive palliative care, and the use of hospice depends on the care environment. May 26 2016. Doctor holding a ...
Help clients talk about their end-of-life careAustralian Ageing Agenda
One-Third Of Elderly Veterans With Terminal Cancer Don't Recieve Hospice Care; Half Don't Get Palliative CareMedical Daily
Gaps in 'Real World' Practice of Palliative and Hospice CareMedscape
Columbia Missourian
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05/26/2016
Treated paper warns users of impending sunburn - Gizmag

Gizmag

Treated paper warns users of impending sunburn
Gizmag
As any dermatologist will tell you, it's important to know when to get out of the sunlight – or at least, when to apply more sunscreen. As a result, there are now various UV exposure-monitoring devices that tell us when to seek the shade. Not everyone ...
New paper-based sun-exposure sensor may help people stay safeNews-Medical.net
Portable Paper-Sensor Device Helps Monitor Sun ExposureIHS Electronics360

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05/26/2016
Organisers hope to attract 1000 at Suva Marathon - Fiji Times

Fiji Times

Organisers hope to attract 1000 at Suva Marathon
Fiji Times
Organisers hope to be able to reach 1000 participants in the third year of the annual event on July 23. Suva Marathon committee executive member Sandeep Narayan said they hoped to promote health and wellness in Fiji through the event. "It's calculated ...
Bowling Carnival Gets SupportsFiji Sun Online
Entry open for Suva MarathonFiji Broadcasting Corporation

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05/26/2016
Mum-of-three Amanda Ferreira loses her battle with cancer - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz

Mum-of-three Amanda Ferreira loses her battle with cancer
Stuff.co.nz
Amanda Ferreira said she did not come to this earth to be a part-time mum. Kiwi mother Amanda Elizabeth Ferreira has lost her battle with inoperable cancer, leaving behind three little girls. Ferreira, or AJ as she was affectionately known, wouldn't ...
The brave mum who fought for more time with girlsThe Sunshine Coast Daily

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05/27/2016
Calls for a 'major overhaul' of dietary guidelines - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Calls for a 'major overhaul' of dietary guidelines
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
The former head of the University of Bradford's Food Policy and Research Unit, who runs a food training and consultancy service in Skipton, is convinced the current dietary guidelines, often promoting low fat products, could be contributing to ...
Contradictory nutritional advice gives consumers food for thoughtIrish Examiner
Advice to eat more fat slammed by expertsNEWS.com.au
The 7 weight loss diet myths YOU probably believe and aren't helping youDaily Mail
NT News -eMaxHealth -BDlive -New Zealand Doctor Online
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05/26/2016
Test tells if coma patients will wake up - The Australian

The Australian

Test tells if coma patients will wake up
The Australian
Scientists could predict which patients will regain consciousness after a coma using a new test that measures the “dance” of energy in their heads. The researchers believe that the brain may “ignite” back into life when it begins to crunch enough sugar ...
This Simple Test Can Predict Whether A Comatose Patient Will Ever Wake UpGizmodo Australia
A simple test can predict whether coma patients will wake up within a yearScienceAlert
Brain damage test can predict if unconscious patients will ever wake upTelegraph.co.uk
EurekAlert (press release) -Medical Daily
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05/26/2016
Chemists closures will 'hit poorest areas hardest' with 3000 local pharmacies at risk - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk

Chemists closures will 'hit poorest areas hardest' with 3000 local pharmacies at risk
Mirror.co.uk
Plans to axe funding for local chemists will hit the most deprived areas the hardest, it was claimed yesterday. As many as 3,000 community pharmacies are at risk after the Department of Health announced it was slashing their funding by £170million.
Plymouth pharmacies under threat? Why your local chemist might soon disappearPlymouth Herald
Record-breaking petition against NHS pharmacy cutsPharmacy News
Over 30 Sheffield pharmacies could face closure due to cutsThe Star
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (registration) (blog)
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