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Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease second leading cause of death in Australia

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease second leading cause of death in Australia

Wednesday 1 April | Source: Channel 7 News

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are now the second leading causes of death in Australia behind heart disease, according to new Australian Bureau of Statistics data released yesterday. Read more

Health groups concerned over launch of sugar-reduced Coca-Cola Life

Health groups concerned over launch of sugar-reduced Coca-Cola Life

Tuesday 31 March | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

The $10 million launch of Coca-Cola Life in Australia has worried health experts who say the reduction from 16 teaspoons of sugar (in the 600ml classic Coca Cola) to 10 teaspoons makes little difference in terms of health impacts. Read more

Clue to stubborn breast cancers

Clue to stubborn breast cancers

Monday 30 March | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Australian researchers have made a discovery in the type of breast cancer a woman can develop, based on proteins present in stem cells. Read more

Research council says no evidence to say e-cigarettes help smokers quit

Research council says no evidence to say e-cigarettes help smokers quit

Friday 27 March | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

A new position statement released by the National Health and Medical Research Council this week has found insufficient evidence e-cigarettes are a safe alternative to tobacco. Read more

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