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Yearly Archives: 2019

Pelvic pain in young women

Persistent pelvic pain, sometimes called chronic pelvic pain, is a common condition that affects around 15% of teenage girls and women worldwide. However, it is believed that early intervention can help to reduce the symptoms of persistent pelvic pain. We talk to gynaecologist and specialist pain medicine physician Dr Susan Evans about how earlier identification and...
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Physical activity – the way to better heart health

It’s fun, free and widely available. It’s also a “wonder medicine”, according to Adjunct Professor Trevor Shilton, the director of active living at the Heart Foundation. What is it? It’s physical activity. And it’s a sure-fire way to build your heart health, and improve your overall health and well-being at the same time. However, with 56% of...
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Human connection: how friendships help our mental health

Friendships aren’t just about having people to share experiences with. As psychologist Caroline Anderson explains, friendships are crucial to not only our mental, emotional and overall health, but fulfil an innate human need, too. Learn why we crave close-knit friends, how to have micro-moments of connection with friends and strangers alike, and steps you can take...
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