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Sarcopenia: not just a concern for older Australians
Sarcopenia is defined as a progressive skeletal muscle disorder characterised by low muscle strength and low muscle quantity and/or qualit...
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Osteosarcopenic obesity: the next generation
Muscle loss due to prolonged bed rest is inevitable. Most muscle losses occur rapidly in the first few days and weeks of physical inactivi...
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The Gut-Heart Connection: Healing Your Heart Through Your Gut
Studies have suggested that the key to a healthy heart might lay within your gut. The connection betwee...
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Living in a mental fog: the Chemo Brain
Due to the increasing concern about cognitive dysfunction shown bythe vast majority of patients post- chemotherapy; it has been proposed t...
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Microbiota may point out some important Metabolic Disturbances in Obesity
Microbiota are often attributed a fantastical function in the human gut, with a variety of papers suggesting that microbiota influence mood d...
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The Balancing Act of Glutamine in Neurodegenerative Diseases
We often consider a variety of amino acids as a treatment intervention when presented with a case that involves mental health or neuro-deg...
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Body weight, dietary factors and sleep-wake regularity
The impact that poor sleep has on our patient’s lives is at the pinnacle of clinical importance for practitioners. Sleep disturbances are ...
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Antioxidants Enhance the Efficacy of Cancer Therapies
There is extensive discrepancy with regard to prescribing antioxidant nutrients to cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy and/or ...
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Efficacy of Quercetin for Allergies
Flavonoids have received a great deal of attention recently regarding the benefit of their anti-inflammatory activity and Quercetin specifica...
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Therapeutic efficacy of 5-HTP supplements
5-Hydroxytryptophan is an endogenous intermediate of tryptophan metabolism and the direct precursor to the monoamine neurotransmitter seroton...
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Adenosine: Not just a part of ATP
Adenosine is a ubiquitous homeostatic substance released from most cells, including neurones and glia. Once in the extracellular space, ad...
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Andropause: Is there a bidirectional link between hormones and mental health conditions in men?
In studies of men aged 75 years, it was found that mean plasma testosterone (Te) levels are approximately 35% lower compared to young men,...
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The declining Sense of Smell could be indicative of the onset of Alzheimer's disease
A 2013 retrospective, case-control study published in the authoritative Journal of Neurological Science and titled “A brief olfactory test...
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From Gene to Biomarker
The concept of genetic testing and personalised medicine has recently been brought to the media’s attention by the actress Angelina Jolie fol...
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How to Dose the Lactobacillus Rhamnosus HN001 Strain to Infants
Last month, we reviewed a sequence of papers that found Lactobacillus Rhamnosus HN001 to reduce the development of atopic sensitisation, r...
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