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Jennifer Power
Jennifer is a Research Fellow at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University. Her current areas of research are: HIV, sexuality and gender. She also has a research background in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered parenting and family studies.
Risks vs Rewards: Why People With HIV Volunteer for 'Cure' Research

Participating in a HIV cure trial offers few benefits for the individual but many for the community.


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Rosemary Stanton
Independent nutritionist, lecturer, author, currently interested in sustainable food for the future. Author of many scientific papers, over 3500 articles on nutrition and 33 books, including nutrition textbooks and several books that have analysed and rated popular diets. member of NHMRCs Dietary Guidelines Working Committee.
Health Check: is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Eating three meals a day (rather than two) makes it easier to meet the body’s needs for many nutrients.


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Ranjana Srivastava
Dr. Ranjana Srivastava is an oncologist, award-winning author and health columnist for The Guardian newspaper. She is a Fulbright scholar, a visiting scholar at the University of Chicago and winner of the Monash University Distinguished Alumni Award. Ranjana appears regularly on ABC television and radio. Her first book, Tell Me the Truth: Conversations with My Patients about Life and Death was published in 2010 and was shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards. Dying for a Chat: The Communication Breakdown between Doctors and Patients won the Human Rights Commission Literature Prize. So It's Cancer, Now What? The Expert's Guide to What You Need to Know is her latest book. Her upcoming book is After Cancer: A Guide to Living Well.
Happiness and the Art of Care and Conversation on the Cancer Ward

When asked to contribute to On Happiness I readily agreed because I had been mulling over the meaning of happiness that whole month as I cared for a patient nearing the end of her life.


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Reema Rattan
Reema Rattan is and editor at The Conversation
Common Painkillers Could Decrease Skin Cancer Risk

Recent research suggests that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may help prevent certain skin cancers.


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Sasha Petrova
Sasha joined The Conversation in 2015 after working for the Centralian Advocate - a newspaper in Alice Springs - where she was the health and education reporter. Prior to that, she completed a Masters in Journalism and International Relations and wrote regular freelance pieces for various Australian publications.
Depression Damages Parts of the Brain, Research Concludes

MRIs of 9,000 people have shown that depression shrinks parts of the brain. Continue Reading


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