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Magnesium Influences Vitamin D Status

In an era where the majority of adults do not meet their recommended daily intakes for magnesium, a team of researchers tested the hypothesis that magnesium supplementation affects vitamin D metabolism.

Aug 16, 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

Ethnobotany is a term used describe the study of traditional or indigenous plant knowledge and application, which significantly contributes to Aboriginal paediatrics, some of the oldest surviving practices in the world.[1,2] These practices represent 50,000 years of wisdom and cultural evolution.

Jul 07, 19
Myoinositol and folic acid intervention in PCOS-derived infertility

The use of myoinositol combined with folic acid was shown to be a safe and promising tool in the effective improvement of symptoms and infertility for patients with PCOS.

Jul 05, 19

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