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Sleep Tight- No Snoring
There is increasing research about the importance of sleep not only to our physical health but also our mental well being. In this lecture Dr Clare Anderson explains the normal changes in sleep that o...ccur due to advancing age. Learn about some of the key sleep concepts and why men and women sleep differently.
Pathophysiology: Impact of Alcohol on Hu...mans
Why is it that, despite alcohol being high in kilojoules, it is poor in nutrition? Why does malnutrition exist alongside heavy drinking?...
Fatty Liver Disease: Responsive or Risky... Treatment
Could you be at risk? Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease affects up to a third of the global population. Obesity is a strong risk factor for the development of this disease. Many people with this disea...se have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, cirrhosis and liver-related death.
The Relationship Between Amino Acids and... Atherosclerosis
Taurine and homocysteine are essential amino acids that regulate metabolism and function....
Coeliac Disease - An Under-Diagnosed Con...dition?
Public awareness of gluten intolerance has increased in recent years, yet coeliac disease - affecting 1 in 70 Australians - remains under diagnosed. In this Nursing Lecture, Dr. Jason Tye-Din describe...s the causes, presentation and diagnosis of coeliac disease and provides advice on management.
Hear from Kate Emond as she provides a snapshot of what depression is and the symptoms we need to look out for as nurses. With so much information now available on depression, it is important to sourc...e reliable and up-to-date information where ever possible.