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So how exactly do happiness, positivity, and socialization improve health? They profoundly influence stress levels, inflammation, and the release of feel-good chemicals, all of which play roles in autoimmune management.

Oct 09, 19

Your inner world deeply affects all aspects of your physical health, including function of the immune system, brain, hormones, and so on. Simply put, positivity makes for better health.

Oct 08, 19

In recent years, the understanding of how the vaginal microbiome impacts health has expanded. The bacterial inhabitants of the vagina not only influence the direct local environment protecting it from infection, ranging from candida, bacterial vaginosis (BV) and sexually transmitted infection acquisition, it also impacts fertility, birth outcomes and possibly the success of IVF.[1] Understanding of the vaginal microbiome environment offers insights into manipulation that have the propensity to change the clinical approach to female health.

Oct 03, 19

The exciting extemporaneous compound palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) provides clinical support for chronic, neuropathic pain and inflammation. ‘PEA is found in severalfood sources, includingsoy bean, soy lecithin,tomato, corn, milk, egg yolks and peanuts.7’

Sep 23, 19

Recently there has been an explosion in the popularity of drinking 500mL of celery juice each day across celebrity, social media and general wellness circles. But is there any evidence to support the use of celery juice for these purported health benefits? Or is it just another short-lived wellness trend?

Aug 05, 19

Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is a pruritic, chronic, relapsing inflammatory skin disease, which has been increasing in prevalence since the 1960s; it affects up to 20% of people worldwide. An epidemiological survey found the highest rates to be in industrialised nations, including Australia and New Zealand, and suggested the increase in prevalence is due to interactions between genetic and environmental factors. Even though eczema is seen across all ages, it is most common in children, with 50% of the cases diagnosed by the age of one.

Jul 29, 19
Cannabis and Paediatric Epilepsy

Since the passing of the Australian Federal government’s Narcotic Drugs Amendment Bill in February 2016, much has been done, both here and overseas, to investigate the anticonvulsant activity of the Cannabis genus. 

Jul 22, 19
Sleep and Insulin Resistance

The impact of sleep and circadian dysregulation on our metabolic health are complex and multifaceted. Supporting healthy sleep habits are vital to reducing the burden of diabetes

Jul 08, 19

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