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There is a large proportion of our population who are wanting to age well. Dementia particularly is of concern to many, and with recent research pointing to a doubling of diagnoses by 2025, it was good to find new research on how a healthy diet can slow down dementia risk. …
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More Than 300 Million Children Victims of Online Sexual Abuse

Research reveals the global scale of child sexual abuse and exploitation for the first time. This report contains material that references child abuse. Readers may find the content confronting or disturbing. To speak to a Lifeline Crisis Supporter, phone 13 11 14.  More than 300 million children a...

7 Common Nutrient Deficiencies

You may think vitamin and mineral deficiencies are a thing of the past, experienced only by sailors on long sea voyages. But today, it’s possible...

Pomegranate Compound May Aid Memory in Alzheimer’s

A substance naturally occurring in pomegranates, strawberries and walnuts can improve memory and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a new study conducted at the University...

UV Light Suppresses Weight Gain

A team of dermatologists has evaluated the effect of ultraviolet (UV) exposure on appetite and weight regulation and found that UV exposure raises norepinephrine levels,...

Preventing Aged Care Workers From Taking On The Trauma Of Residents

In many professions, the physical signs of work are visible. Carpenters might have rough hands and chefs often get burns and cuts from the kitchen. Howeve, in the aged care sector, the marks left by work are not so easily seen. Cameron Burgess, National Director at...

Number of Years Lost to Poor Health Surged by 50 Percent

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In the future, chronic health problems like cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases are likely to have a bigger impact on longevity. By 2050, life expectancy...

Minuscule Plastic Pieces Found in Testes

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Scientists say hormonal changes caused by microplastics exposure may be one explanation for declining male fertility rates. Human testicles may contain high concentrations of microplastics and...

Surprising Causes of Dry Skin

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The general cause of itchy, dry skin might seem like a no-brainer: It’s a lack of moisture. But where does that lack of moisture...

Why Brown Rice Is More Healthy To Eat Than White Rice

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Rice is one of the most-consumed foods in the world and is central to diets of more than half of the world’s population, and...

New Study Integrates Nutrition, Cognitive Function and Brain Imaging

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While much is known about risk factors for accelerated brain ageing, less has been uncovered to identify ways to prevent cognitive decline. There is evidence...

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The Art of Healing produces a quarterly print + digital magazine and other online media. We advocate a holistic and preventive approach to healthcare and our articles inform and educate our readers about health, wellness, lifestyle and self-care options.