All you need to know about coronavirus

As the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus grows, it’s important to try and understand the disease and its potential impact. Over 4000 cases have been reported globally including 6 confirmed cases in Australia. With each new case experts are gaining greater knowledge of the disease. What are the symptoms? People with the virus might 

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Dark spots and what to do about them

Out dark spot I say! A clear even complexion is the holy grail of healthy, younger looking skin, yet almost everyone will face the issue of skin discolouration throughout their lifetime. The good news is there are ways to affect change in pigmentation with cosmetic products available over the counter or as high potency compounded 

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Osteoarthritis playing up? New Australian study finds Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) could be the answer

A new 2019 Australian study has found an extract made from soy, eggs and peanuts significantly reduces pain and stiffness when taken by sufferers of knee osteoarthritis. Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) was given to 111 participants in the study conducted by researchers from The University of Sydney, University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland University of Technology and 

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New study suggests Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) could be breakthrough treatment for Alzheimers

A new study has found that N-Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA), a curious organic compound increasingly attracting the interest of medical researchers, greatly reduces symptoms of Alzheimers Disease (AD) in animals. The study, conducted by scientists from the University of Ferrara in Italy and published in Frontiers, looked at pre-clinical data from both in vitro and in vivo 

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New study finds Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) could offer hope to sufferers of Fibromyalgia

A newly released observational study conducted by researchers from the Verona University Hospital in Italy has suggested that a substance currently classified as a food product could potentially offer hope to sufferers of Fibromyalgia. In the study, data from 407 fibromyalgia patients who had been prescribed ultramicronized Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) tablets between the years 2013 and 

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Why do sea sickness pills work for some but not others?

Ever taken a sea sickness pill only to find yourself, hours later, still green around the gills and clinging to a bucket like it’s your teenage sweetheart? People around you may have taken the same tablet, or no tablet at all, and be merrily swashbuckling like old sea dogs, while you’re nestled beside your new 

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