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Biological clock is key to reducing heart damage from radiation therapy

Treatment for breast cancer commonly includes radiation therapy, which offers good chances of success but comes with a serious long-term side effect: toxicity due to radiation that reaches the heart, causing DNA damage in healthy heart cells. Over time, this can lead to heart disease and eventually heart failure. A new study conducted by researchers… Read More »

No unity in reducing obesity: experts

Health experts have called for a unified approach to tackling obesity as areas of Australia lag behind in fighting the issue. Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia all had a concerning rise last year in adults who were overweight. More than 70 per cent of Tasmanians, including 76.7 per cent of men in the state, were… Read More »