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International Men's Day - Men's Health

For this International Men's Day, Dr Di Cuffa answers some common men's health questions.

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The Gut Microbiome

The gut. That long windy wormy looking tube housed within your abdominal walls runs a good 8.5 metres. If only our rolls of fat could squish into such a small space the same way. Our intestines are a hot house for a huge network of highly functioning cells and bacteria. Together they are working symbiotically to keep our immune systems and general health in check.

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Prostate Screening Awareness

Vanarama, the title sponsor of the National League, has changed its name to MANarama throughout the month of September to raise awareness of a deadly cancer that kills one man every 45 minutes.

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Lunchbox Lessons

Recommended eating habits for children have changed a lot over the last few years with a general trend towards ‘clean eating’ - the consumption of food in its natural, rather than a processed state. As we enter he first full week of the new school year, here are some tips for keeping lunch boxes interesting and healthy.

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Citrus Zing - 6 Health Benefits of Grapefruit

Citrus Zing- 6 health benefits of grapefruit If the thought of eating grapefruit makes your mouth pucker and your eyes water, then let us tell you why this sharp fruit is a surprising health hero.

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What You Need to Know About Hepatitis

Hepatitis is an inflammation to the liver and there are many different forms of hepatitis: A, B, C, D, E as well as alcoholic and autoimmune hepatitis. Hepatitis can often be treated but hepatitis B and C can cause long term problems and, in some cases, can be fatal.

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