This Week: The contraceptive microchip, does a vasectomy increase the chance of prostate cancer, Omega 3 lessens osteoarthritis, Aspirin staving off pancreatic cancer, sex addiction an excuse, & Alzheimer's tests.
Healthy Living: This week Dr Ross Walker speaks about new research into Diabetes, the benefits of nuts in the diet, advances in cystic fibrosis, adults living with chronic disease, and can antihistamines prevent cancer?
Healthy Living: This week, Polio virus found in Brazil, 1 in 10 deaths linked to excess alcohol, more than 3 hours of TV linked to increase death, a breath test for lung cancer, Vitamin D revisited and are pain killers harmless?
Healthy Living: How does our health system rate with the rest of the world, Autism and cells, diabetics prone to depression, a pancreatic cancer vaccine, breast cancer & genes, and how harmless is your mobile?
Healthy Living: Just how safe are E-cigarettes, the benefits of green tea, diabetic breakthroughs, is longevity a medical myth, divorce and obese children, the playground to the boardroom & your genes and diet.
Healthy Living: This week a look at headaches and migraines with Dean Watson, behavior and Alzheimer's, dirt, germs and allergies, how our genes and environment interact, and creating longevity, is it a possibility or myth?
Healthy Living: This week the latest news on sleep, are you getting the right amount? Weight loss at any age is beneficial, are soft drinks ok in moderation, migraines and silent brain injury, and callers to the openline.
Healthy Living: Living a life of longevity, concerns over BPA and plastics, a breakthrough for depression, how breastfeeding helps with protection, low FODMAP foods and is marijuana harmless or is that a medical myth?
Healthy Living: This week, do doctors understand the tests they order, Chinese herbs for rheumatoid arthritis, calcium and heart disease, a link between blood types and prostate cancer and calls to the openline.
This week: Gene screening for newborns, Viagra & melanoma risks, why 4 men paralyzed after spinal cord injuries can move their legs again, are antibiotics added to the meat we eat or is it a Medical Myth.
This Week: prostate cancer screening may be improved with a new test, a supplement made from crab shells could hold the key to a long life, dangers of everyday painkillers, vitamin D, exercise benefits and more.
This week: Dr Ross Walker discusses medical practice and mental health, air pollution and a rise in deaths, obesity and gynecologic cancer, the obesity paradox and do single women live longer, or is it a myth?
This week: Leftover cigarette smoke that clings to walls and furniture could pose a far more serious threat, a concussion blood test, increased breast cancer for women who smoke, sleep tips, and the 5 second food rule?
This week: Surgery may benefit younger prostate cancer patients, a blood test can accurately predict onset of Alzheimer's, getting the right amount of sleep, and a single drink affects older drivers, or is that a myth?
This Week: too much protein in middle age 'as bad as smoking', exposure to second-hand smoke causes irreversible damage to children's arteries, and can you get the flu from the flu jab, or is that a Medical Myth?
This week: the ancient Chinese health system of acupuncture, does it work? Being aware of heart attack precipitants, does eating grilled meat may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease and diabetes, and more.
This week: parents involved with children early less likely to be overweight, poor sleep and pain, multivitamins stave off cataracts, is food packaging making you sick, motor neurone disease and complimentary health care.
This Week: Medicare being means tested, Breast cancer, mammograms & a new vaccine, daily aspirin reducing ovarian cancer by 20%, shivering can be as good for you as exercise, is obesity just about fat?
This Week: all those unnecessary medical tests to avoid, the latest on the evolving bird flu virus, scientists have discovered a new treatment for peanut allergy sufferers, and how may finally beat the battle of the bulge?
This Week: is it safe to take sleeping pills, have scientists finally found proof of the "short man syndrome", and almost 50% of the population use multivitamins, but are we simply wasting our hard earned cash?
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