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myDr

myDr is an independent Australian website providing free health and medicines information for consumers. myDr aims to help Australians manage their health, and that of their families, with relevant, easy to understand information written specifically for them.

myDr covers medical conditions, giving information on symptoms, diagnosis, tests, treatments and self-help. They have a wealth of information to help you with your medicines and the largest online database of Consumer Medicines Information (CMI) in Australia. myDr brings you the latest information on nutrition and exercise, and has a large library of online health tools and calculators to help you manage your health. The myDr news team report the key health stories each week. In addition, if you need a patient support group, myDr enables you to search for a relevant group in your area.

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Exercise improves fatty liver - myDr.com.au

Exercise on its own can achieve reductions in liver fat in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, even if a person doesn't lose weight, a study has found.

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7 foods that help fatty liver disease - myDr.com.au

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is on the rise in Australia and Sydney researchers have identified 7 foods that should improve the course of the disease.

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Myotonic dystrophy - myDr.com.au

Myotonic dystrophy is the most common adult form of muscular dystrophy. Myotonic dystrophy is caused by a defective gene.

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Asthma and smoking - myDr.com.au

Smoking and asthma do not combine well. Tobacco smoke harms the airways of both smokers and those exposed to environmental tobacco smoke.

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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - myDr.com.au

There are 2 forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment.

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Urinary incontinence - myDr.com.au

Urinary incontinence (bladder leakage or bladder control problems)is when you accidently leak urine or lose control of your bladder. It becomes more common with age, but isnt a routine pa

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Hepatitis: an overview - myDr.com.au

Hepatitis can cause permanent and life-threatening damage to the liver. Hepatitis A, B and C are caused by viruses.

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Gilbert syndrome - high bilirubin

Gilbert syndrome is a mild condition in which there is an excess of bilirubin in the blood. You may at times develop mild jaundice, with slight yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes.

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Fatty liver - myDr.com.au

Fatty liver is a condition most commonly found in heavy drinkers or people who are obese or have diabetes. There are usually no symptoms.

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Clinical trials - myDr.com.au

Find out what`s involved if you take part in a clinical trial of a new medicine.

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