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How you can fall asleep in seconds just by changing the way you breathe

Breathing is a reflex – an automatic, vital action that keeps us alive. But the simple trick of altering how you breathe can also help improve your health and ease all sorts of ­niggles, according to Stuart ­Sandeman, transformational breath coach and founder of Breathpod (breathpod.me). “Many people breathe in shallow and constricted patterns, limiting… Read More »

Cancer Deaths Fall but Disparities Remain

The rate of cancer-related death has fallen substantially over the past quarter century, with much of the decline attributable to a reduction in smoking and improvements in early detection and treatment, according to the latest annual report from the American Cancer Society (ACS). Despite this progress, however, cancer remains the second leading cause of death… Read More »

Australian experience shows high DAA uptake and rapid fall in rates of HCV viraemia among people who inject drugs

Providing hepatitis C virus (HCV) therapy with direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) to people who inject drugs can achieve rapid reductions in community prevalence of viraemia, according to Australian research published in the Journal of Hepatology. Uptake of HCV treatment increased from 10% to 41% after unrestricted access to DAAs was rolled out in March 2016, and the… Read More »