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Vitamin B3 could treat glaucoma

A humble vitamin B3 supplement could be the key to treating glaucoma, new research has found. Melbourne’s Centre for Eye Research Australia is in the midst of conducting a world-first human trial that uses vitamin B3 to treat the disease of ...

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Pressure injury prevention sore spot for students

Nursing students aren’t aware of some strategies to prevent pressure injuries but feel it falls on them to help out, a survey has found. Researchers from the University of New England (UNE) quizzed undergraduate nursing students across seven Australian universities ...

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New guidelines for dementia medication

New guidelines released this week will reduce the number of unnecessary prescriptions for senior Australians with dementia. Developed by the University of Sydney in conjunction with Canada’s Bruyère Research Institute, the document was approved by the National Health and Medical ...

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