Coeliac Disease

Gluten. A lot of us take this little protein for granted, consuming foods like wheat, rye, and oats on a daily basis. But for people with coeliac disease, consuming gluten can lead to serious health issues. However, the vast majority...

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Pain and Pain Relief Drugs

These days, pain relief drugs can be as easy to buy as toothpaste! With so many pain relief options available and so many brands telling you why their product is the best, it can be hard to know which drug...

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Liver Function Tests and What They Really Mean

LFTs - Liver Function Tests Your liver is a star organ continually working hard to ensure that your body has the nutrients it needs, while extracting harmful toxins from your blood. But how do you know whether your liver is...

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Why the liver is important and how you can check it

It’s time for your liver to receive some of the recognition it deserves. Sitting in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity, this large internal organ is responsible for more than 500 functions that are critical to your wellbeing....

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How iron works and how it makes you feel

If you’re sick and tired of feeling sick and tired, it’s probably time to have your iron levels checked. Iron is an essential mineral. Our cells need it to survive and our body needs it to function and feel great....

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Liver Scanning

Did you know that a simple (or seemingly simple) diagnosis such as Fatty Liver Disease could be so devastating? Well, it can. It can be catastrophic if it's not detected, if it's not managed. And Unfortunately, as a society, there...

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Coeliac Disease

Coeliac disease affects about one in 70 Australians, however Coeliac Australia says an alarming 80 per cent of cases remain undiagnosed. With these statistics, it’s likely you or someone you know suffers from the disease – but how much do...

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Bowel Cancer – The ‘silent killer’

It’s a frightening statistic that one in 121 Australians will develop bowel cancer, the country’s second most common cancer. What makes it even more alarming is the fact that in its early stages, bowel cancer generally has no symptoms. That’s...

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Liver scans with the FibroScan ® 502 Touch

A painless, non-invasive test for liver damage More than 6 million (one in four) Australians are living with some form of liver disease. Most of these people will at some stage need testing to assess if the disease has damaged...

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Faecal Microbiota Transplantation: Replenishing The Good Guys

Did you know that for every human cell in our body, there are 10 bacterial cells calling us ‘home’, predominantly residing in our gastrointestinal (GI) tracts? This ‘community’ of 15,000–36,000 different bacterial species exists in a complex, yet balanced, state...

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