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Prostate medicine linked to diabetes risk

Medicines prescribed to reduce the symptoms of prostate disease have been linked to an increased likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes. A new study looked at health records from around 55,000 UK men who had been prescribed 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors over ...

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Palliative care nurse blazing a trail to awards

The inaugural Health Minister’s award for nursing trailblazers has been awarded to a Canberra nurse for her work in improving the delivery of palliative care to Australians living in residential aged care. Nikki Johnston, a palliative care nurse practitioner based ...

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Electrical stimulation can boost working memory: study

Electrical brain stimulation using a non-invasive cap can help boost older people’s mental scores to those of people 20 to 30 years younger, according to a study. The research, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience on Monday, found age-related decline ...

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