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Natural Medicines for Period Pain

It seems inevitiable that most women will experience period pain (dysmenorrhea) at some point time in their life. What many might not realise is the options available to them in natural medicine. 

Aug 20, 18
Social Media Influence on Eating Disorders

There are multiple factors involved in the aetiology of eating disorders.[1] Logging into social media accounts daily, or in many cases even hourly, is now considered the norm in our society. Exposure to these social feeds and messages is regarded as a contributing factor to the development of body image issues and eating disorder development.

Aug 13, 18

Pregnancy complications, infertility issues and the use of assisted reproductive technology is increasing in Australia and therefore there are many who need assistance.

Aug 06, 18

A number of chronic health concerns seen in children are linked to toxicity and resultant oxidative stress, enzyme dysfunction and inflammation. Some examples of these conditions include allergies and chemical sensitivities, immune dysfunction, neurological and behavioural conditions, and cardio-metabolic diseases.

Jul 27, 18
The role of genes in anxiety

Anxiety disorders appear to be caused by an interaction of biopsychosocial factors, including genetic vulnerability, which interact with situations, stress or trauma to produce clinically significant syndromes. Symptoms vary depending on the specific anxiety disorder.

Jul 23, 18
Genetic variations in vitamin C transport and effects on disease states

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is an essential nutrient, considered to be the most important water-soluble antioxidant due to its crucial role in many metabolic functions.

Jul 20, 18
The LHCGR gene its and association with PCOS

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a prevalent disorder, affecting 15-20% of reproductive-aged women.[1,2] Its clinical presentation is a heterogeneous mix of physical, hormonal, metabolic and psychological signs and symptoms that can vary significantly both between, and within, individuals over a lifetime.

Jul 18, 18
Can probiotics modulate autoimmune processes

It is understood that the microbiome differs from person to person, even varying in the same individual at different stages of life, thus influencing which genes are active at any given time. How is this influencing autoimmunity?

Jul 13, 18

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