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You are probably going to fail. Well, not fail exactly, but it's unlikely you will achieve your goal in the way you envisage.

This may not sound very encouraging. It's vital you understand this when you decide to make a change to your life, like when you've made a new year's resolution.

But i…

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The Back Happy Tap Stand- Low Back Pain in rural Tibet.

 

 At a recent seminar Ailsa, Doug and Susan met Epidemiologist, Dr Damian Hoy leading author on the Global Burden of Disease, who shared with us his research that found Low Back Pain is the #1 disability in the world among 291 diagnoses. Here is one of his stories we found interesting. It doesn’t…

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Gut Reaction This article is an excerpt from the catalyst program Gut Reaction which is available to watch via ABC IView.

Food - it's a wonderful thing, yet an everyday thing. Who would have thought new discoveries about food would be getting scientists so excited? The remarkable new discoveries are telling us that our current eating habits could be making us sick. Very sick. Indeed, our food might be contributing to h…

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Travelling Tips: Some small adjustments could really go a long way

Unfortunately, holiday fun can be cut short or even ruined by careless travel habits. Therefore, instead of winding up relaxing on some faraway beach, some of us find ourselves lying in some hotel bed unable to move.

Here’s some suggestions to prevent you spoiling your holiday and winding up at the…

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Our Brains Have a Map for Numbers

Come on. Get out of the express checkout lane! That’s way more than twelve items, lady.”

Without having to count, you can make a good guess at how many purchases the shopper in front of you is making. She may think she’s pulling a fast one, but thanks to the brain’s refined sense for quantity,…

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You are your Connectome

 

What does a connectome look like?

A connectome is a map of the brain as a network of neurons. If you want a mental picture, think of the flight maps you see in the back of airline magazines, except replace each city with a neuron and each flight by a connection between neurons. Now scale up the…

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Walking Benefits Brain

Walking Benefits Brain

Exercise is a natural part of life, although these days we have to consciously include it in our daily routine. Biologically, it was part of survival, in the form of hunting and gathering or raising livestock and growing food. Historically, it was built into daily life, as r…

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Managing low back pain – targeting the relevant factors

Chronic low back pain (CLBP) has for many decades been treated as a disorder which primarily reflected damage to the tissues (discs, bones, joints, muscles, ligaments etc.) of the lower back. However, it is now clear that what was previously considered tissue “damage” on scans is actually common amo…

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The Paleo Diet

The ‘Paleo’ Diet

A current new trend, also popularly referred to as the caveman diet, Stone Age diet and hunter gatherer diet, is a modern nutritional plan based on the presumed ancient diet of wild plants and animals that various hominid species habitually consumed during the Paleolithic era…

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Is my pain due to something being out of place?

Many people with chronic pain will have been told, and may themselves believe that they have something (e.g. a disc, a bone) out of place, and which needs to be realigned or put back into place for their pain to resolve.  This recent article by researchers from Curtin University, including Prof. P…

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Sun Safety for Summer

With the Christmas Holidays fast approaching there is no doubt that most families will be heading for the beach for some much deserved fun in the sun! However as we are all aware unprotected fun in the sun can have some very serious consequences. Skin cancer is the number one type of cancer in Austr…

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Looking Into the brain

Our understanding of pain has transformed largely because we can now look into the brain and observe what is going on there when the body appears to hurt. Neuroscience (including advanced imaging where we can see nerve and brain activity in real time) has opened a window where none existed before. …

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Posture Predicts Disability Risk

The shape of a person's spinal column may predict their risk for disability in old age, and thus their need for home assistance, new research has found.

A team of researchers in Japan discovered that the trunk angle of inclination -- or "the angle between the true vertical and a straight line from…

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What you might have in common with a 500 year old King

British researchers recently reported that a skeleton found toward the end of 2012 with a cleaved skull and a curved spine entombed under a car park was that of Richard III solving a 500-year-old mystery about the final resting place of the last English king to die in battle. Richard, depicted by Wi…

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10 Ways to Stay Young

included annotations that relate directly to chiropractic).

Why are some people youthful long after middle age? Why some 50-year-olds are able to hang out as equals, physically and mentally, with people who are in their 20's and 30's?

It isn't a matter of age denial; it's a technique of age pre…

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Plants as Food

Coconut water.

The coconut palm is grown throughout the tropics for decoration, as well as for its many culinary and non-culinary uses; virtually every part of the coconut palm can be utilized by humans in some manner. Coconuts' versatility is sometimes noted in its naming. In Sanskrit it is kalp…

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How many senses does a human being have?

At least nine.

The five senses we all know about - sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch - were first listed by Aristotle, who, while brilliant, often got things wrong. (For example, he taught that we thought with our hearts, that bees were created by the rotting carcasses of bulls and that flie…

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Ancillary Management of Headache

Recent studies on headaches suggest that perhaps there is less difference between migraine headache and other types of headaches than we first thought. Below are some tips that were originally designed to assist with migraine sufferers however the more we learn the more we realise the following sugg…

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Stress

As we all return to work, I am sure many are feeling the burden of the holidays as they return to desks brimming with paperwork. So we thought we would include a short piece on stress management from a popular email which some of you may be familiar with. The story goes a follows: A lecturer when ex…

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