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Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Cop Sentenced To 10 Years Jail For Murdering Neighbour In Mix Up

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

National

National

Fiona's Deadly Sepsis Started With A Simple Sore Elbow

5 min read

The first time Fiona Gray came across the word 'sepsis' was through her own Google search, about one month after it almost cost her her life.

National

National

Cancer Treatment Fast-Tracked By New App For Medical Trials

2 min read

A new app can connect doctors and patients to ground-breaking medical trials in seconds, putting people with complex health at the forefront of cutting-edge research.

News

News

Do You Suffer From A Severe Case Of The Doctor Googles?

1 min read

More and more Australians are being misled by Doctor Google

Science

Science

Researchers Find Way To Make Cancer Cells 'Self-Destruct'

1 min read

A new hope for cancer treatment is alive after scientists identified a new way for cancerous tumours to over-stress and self-destruct.

Good News

Good News

Man Spending Hours On Dialysis Hits Up Celebs For Online Chat

2 min read

A video game developer undergoing dialysis treatment while waiting for a kidney transplant asked famous people to tweet him, to which many happily complied.

News

News

The Snake Bite 'Crisis' And The Race To Find A Universal Antivenom

3 min read

Snakebites kill as many as 140,000 people around the world each year, with and another 400,000 victims suffering major disabilities such as amputation.

News

News

Healthy Diet, Regular Exercise... How To Tackle The Growing Dementia Problem

2 min read

Regular exercise, avoiding cigarettes, drinking less and eating a healthy diet can reduce your risk of dementia, according to a new report by the World Health Organisation.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Detained For 10 Days After 'Illegally' Naming Dogs

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

News

News

Brain Scans Show Promise In Identifying Suicidal Thoughts

3 min read

Researchers in Pennsylvania were able to determine with 90 percent accuracy whether a person had past suicidal thoughts or attempts.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Massive Brawl Breaks Out At Servo Over Hot Dogs

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

National

National

Huge Aussie Breakthrough Gives Patients Robbed Of Speech The Ability To Communicate

2 min read

A world-first medical breakthrough could give paralysed patients who are unable to speak the ability to communicate again.

News

News

A Young Man Had A Pain In His Groin, Weeks Later He Was Dead

1 min read

When a young man started having seizures, doctors scanned his brain and found a grim image.

World

World

Study Finds Link Between Air Pollution And Psychotic Experiences In Teens

2 min read

Scientists tracked 2,000 teens across England and Wales and found some psychotic experiences -- like hearing voices and extreme paranoia -- are more common in teenagers living in polluted areas.

Health

Health

Experts Slam 'Batsh*t' Teen Weight-Loss Trial, Call For End To 'Reckless' Study

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Pressure is mounting to end a controversial Australian study that puts teenagers on strict diet and fasting plans to monitor weight loss.

News

News

Anaesthetic Could Help Treat PTSD And Cure Phobias, New Study Finds

2 min read

Scientists have found that sedating a person immediately after recalling a traumatic memory, actually numbs the emotional parts just hours later.

News

News

Science Says You're Not A Real Adult Until Your 30s

1 min read

If you're in your 20s and are still struggling to 'adult' -- don't stress, because science has your back.

News

News

'Groundbreaking' Research Reveals Birth Control Sabotage

3 min read

It’s long been assumed that women who get pregnant on birth control pills somehow made a mistake -- but a new study suggests it could be down to genetics.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Italy Has Banned Unvaccinated Young Children From School

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

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News

Science Has Officially Given Us A Reason To Take A 49-Minute Nap

1 min read

Nappers, you're in luck. A new study has found an afternoon kip is just as effective as taking a pill to lower blood pressure.

News

News

Not Getting Enough Sleep Can Actually Damage Your Brain, Science Says

1 min read

We all know we need a good night's sleep, but we've never really known why -- until now.

National

National

Aussie Cancer Survivor To Tackle Astonishing Cycling Challenge

3 min read

Beating cancer or surviving an horrific car crash just aren't big enough hurdles for some people.

News

News

Study Proves There Is No Link Between The Measles Vaccine And Autism

2 min read

A study that examined every child born in Denmark between 1999 and 2010 has found there is no link between the Measles-Mumps-Rubella vaccine and autism.

World

World

Doctors Baffled After Finding A Tooth Growing Inside A Man's Nose

1 min read

A 59-year-old Denmark man got an unexpected diagnosis after years of complaining about a blocked nose and loss of smell.

National

National

Why A Taxidermist Has Donated Her Body To Be Plasticised

3 min read

Julia deVille first heard about the practice of plastination when it was embroiled in international controversy. 

Life

Life

Science Says We're Getting Dubmer... Sorry, More Stupid

2 min read

A new study out of Norway has seen an alarming dip in our IQs.

National

National

Victorian Researchers Behind Breakthrough Breast Cancer Drugs

1 min read

Victorian researchers have uncovered a breakthrough for advanced breast cancer sufferers.

World

World

Incredible Blood Clot Coughed Up Intact Stumps Doctors

1 min read

The "rare" intact blood clot was coughed up by a 36-year-old man, who had been hospitalised for heart failure.

Health

Health

Alzheimer's Vaccine Successfully Tested On Mice

1 min read

A new vaccine developed by researchers at the University of Texas could delay the effects of Alzheimer's by up to five years.

Health

Health

Can A High-Carb Diet Keep Dementia At Bay?

1 min read

Research suggests a high-carb, low-protein diet could be the key to preventing dementia.

National

National

The Australians Hunting The Genes Behind Bipolar Disorder

3 min read

Just like the music he composes, Alex Pettigrew’s life has already hit big high notes and some very deep lows.

National

National

Hope For The Deaf After U.S. Military Fund Australian Research

1 min read

The U.S. Defence Department will help fund Australian research into breakthrough hearing loss treatment.

News

News

A Man With MS Was Able To Walk And Dance For The First Time In 10 years

2 min read

For a decade, Roy Palmer had no control of his legs.

National

National

New Hope In Fight Against Childhood Asthma Epidemic

2 min read

Pioneering research at Monash University aims to prevent thousands developing asthma.