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What is the Purpose of our Nose?

The human nose can recognise around 1 trillion different scents (that's 1,000,000,000,000!). We often don't consider what is needed to take care of it, however, it soon becomes obvious how much we rely on our nose once we get sick. What does it do? Sense of smell:...

Diabetes Detection and Prevention

Approximately 1.8 million Australians suffer from diabetes. That is around one Australian every 5 minutes. What is Diabetes? People with diabetes are unable to maintain healthy levels of glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood. Glucose is our main source of energy,...

Looking After Your Lungs

Our lungs are one of the most important parts of our bodies as they allow us to breathe and provide oxygen to our brain and the rest of our body. If our lungs are damaged, they become less efficient at supplying oxygen to the blood and removing carbon dioxide. 1 in 3...

How Does Our Skin Help Us?

The skin is the largest organ of the human body. It is made up of three layers: The epidermis: the outermost layer. This layer sheds dead skin cells and regenerates new cells to replace them. The dermis: the middle layer. This layer contains elastic fibers and...

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Today is World Heart Day. Around 115 people die each day from cardiovascular disease in Australia. Cardiovascular disease is a group of disorders effecting the heart and blood vessels. There are many risk factors that can be modified to reduce your risk of developing...

The Benefits of Meat Free Eating

Have you ever considered reducing your meat consumption? Well now is your chance to try it out this Meat Free Week from the 19th till the 25th of September! Run by Bowel Cancer Australia, meat free week is about starting the conversation around reducing meat...

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