50 Years Of The Pill

50 Years Of The Pill

Casey Beros looks into the history of the pill and discovers some interesting facts about it's use.
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Exercises To Help With Your Balance

Exercises To Help With Your Balance

As we age we can lose strength and also our balance, it's a big contributor to falls and accidents, especially amongst older people. Geoff Brockenshire shows us how to strengthen the lower body for better balance, no expensive gym membership requi...
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Postnatal Depression

Postnatal Depression

Postnatal depression is common in women after they've given birth, and it seems to make sense that if women receive professional support after giving birth it would reduce the chances of developing depression. However research at the Institute of ...
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Breast Tenderness and HRT

Breast Tenderness and HRT

Breast tenderness is a common symptom for many women, particularly around menstruation and pregnancy. But research is showing that for older women taking Hormone Replacement Therapy, HRT, breast tenderness could be linked to an increased risk of b...
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Pelvic Floor Exercise For Men

Pelvic Floor Exercise For Men

Most women are well aware of their pelvic floor muscles, they're often encouraged to practice exercises to strengthen them in preparation for childbirth and to restore 'what was' afterwards. Now research is showing men should also be strengthening...
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How To Stabilize Your Lower Back And Pelvis

How To Stabilize Your Lower Back And Pelvis

Geoff Brockenshire explains how the pelvic and the lumbar spine are at the centre of all activities we perform, a mobile area of the body that's stabilised by the muscles that make up the "core". We explore the idea of a "neutral spine" and show y...
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Selecting The Right Footwear

Selecting The Right Footwear

When thinking about any land based exercise that you do while standing up, it's really important to think about your feet and your footwear. Geoff Brockenshire reports.
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Interval Training

Interval Training

You might have heard of interval training, but does it work? Casey Beros talks to exercise physiologist Geoff Brockenshire about how to get the most out of interval training.
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Carer Challenges - Diagnosis

Carer Challenges - Diagnosis

Prior to a diagnosis of dementia, most families go through at least a few years of suspecting changes in their loved ones, but not able to find a specific cause. The diagnosis of dementia can be extremely challenging for both the patient and the f...
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Thoracic Spine

Thoracic Spine

Many people these days are stuck at desks for hours on end leaning over a computer. Our ancestors were constantly moving, lifting, reaching and running which kept them fit and mobile - especially through the back. The thoracic spine is the middle ...
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New Trials For Childhood Allergies

New Trials For Childhood Allergies

There's been a risky development in treating milk allergy with the offending substance it's one not to be tried at homePeanuts are probably what jump to mind first when you think of food allergy in children, but many kids also have problems with ...
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A great way to get fit

A great way to get fit

Tonic's personal trainer gives the lowdown on a common exercise many people get wrong, and it could be doing them more harm than good.
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