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Cervical dystonia (spasmodic torticollis) | HealthEngine Blog

Cervical dystonia or neck dystonia is a movement disorder of the neck muscles. It causes spasms, tremors and pain in the neck, and abnormal head posture.

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Coronavirus Vaccines in Australia | HealthEngine Blog

Typically vaccines take many years of research and testing before they are available in a clinic, but in 2020 scientists around the world worked hard to produce safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines in record time

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Escherichia coli (E. coli) infection | HealthEngine Blog

Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a bacteria found in faeces. When it contaminates food, infection of the gastrointestinal tract and diarrhoea may occur.

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EST: Exercise Stress Test & Results Explained | HealthEngine Blog

Last updated: 13 December 2017

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When should you see a doctor about a cough? | HealthEngine Blog

When you have a cough, air will get expelled as a result of some irritant. This is usually involuntary, and it is reflex action taken by the body to clear up your airways of mucus and irritants (e.g. smoke and dust).

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Rhesus Antibodies Test | HealthEngine Blog

>What is a Rhesus antobodies test? Rhesus antibodies (Rh Ab's) is a blood test to determine whether a woman has produced antibodies to the Rhesus antigen. This has important implications for pregnancy and the wellbeing of the unborn foetus.

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Beta HCG Test | HealthEngine Blog

A Beta HCG (BHCG or Blood Pregnancy Test) May Be Performed by Your Doctor If They Suspect That You May Be Pregnant, or if You Suspect Pregnancy Yourself!

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What Can a Chest X-Ray Diagnose? | HealthEngine Blog

Last updated: 19th December 2017

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Children’s health: what does a paediatrician do? | HealthEngine Blog

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Kawasaki disease (mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome) | HealthEngine Blog

Kawasaki disease causes inflammation of blood vessels, mostly affecting children. The cause is unknown but thought to be related to infection.

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