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AFL takes lead on mental health issues in positive if long overdue move

 Jack Steven told his St Kilda teammates in February he would take time away from the game to deal with mental health issues. Photograph: Jonathan DiMaggio/AFL Photos/via Getty Images In 2016, Tom Boyd wrote his name into the folklore of the Western Bulldogs when he helped bring the AFL premiership cup to Whitten Oval. His fourth-quarter goal from outside the 50m arc ... Read More »

EA thinks gaming subscriptions will lead to weirder, more creative games

Nearly every video game publisher wanted to talk about subscription services last week at E3, but some top executives know some will inevitably fail. In an attempt to stand out, however, more game publishers may rely on developers to make innovative, experimental games designed for these services. Mike Blank, EA’s senior vice president of player networks and the man who ... Read More »

Chemotherapy may lead to early menopause in women with lung cancer

Chemotherapy may cause acute amenorrhea leading to early menopause in women with lung cancer, according to a new study. The study is the first to comment on amenorrhea rates in women below 50. It concludes that women with lung cancer, who desire future fertility, should be educated about risks and options before starting treatment. Premenopausal women with lung cancer may ... Read More »

Multivitamins and aspirin can make you antibiotic resistant, lead to incorrect lab results

Do you have the habit of popping over-the-counter (OTC) drugs such as multivitamins, multiminerals, and aspirin? Besides making you antibiotic resistant and causing other health issues, it may also affect lab test results, leading to possibly incorrect diagnoses, researchers have warned. The study showed that dietary supplements and OTC drugs were more frequently used by middle-aged patients, especially women. These compounds, if consumed shortly before blood ... Read More »

Not sure of personal goals? This could lead to depressive symptoms

People who are not sure about which personal goals to pursue may be at increased risk of experiencing psychological distress, suggests a new research. The study, published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, investigated two forms of motivational conflict. These were inter-goal conflict — when pursuing one goal makes it difficult to pursue another — and ambivalence — conflicting ... Read More »

Beware women, these lifestyle habits and choices can lead to breast cancer

Our lifestyle choices and the way we lead our day-to-day lives can affect our risk of developing breast cancer. Changing lifestyle habits, increasing work pressure and stress levels have left modern-day individuals with no time to pay heed to their health and one disease that seems to be emerging because of irregular lifestyle is breast cancer. Meher Patel, director at ... Read More »

New schools lead Macarthur’s education transformation

We want the roads, we want the rail, but most of all; we want a world-class education system for our children. The Macarthur region is set to see a mass of new schools constructed, particularly in the growth area of Camden and upgrades to existing schools to cater for the masses of young families. The Camden area, where the population ... Read More »

Ryzen sales lead AMD earnings, despite issues with game optimization and mining

Ryzen was the star of AMD’s second-quarter earnings call Tuesday: The processors helped boost earnings 19 percent compared to a year ago. Company executives also had two messages for gamers: one, that game developers had largely completed their code optimizations for Ryzen, and two, that miners who hoarded graphics cards wouldn’t be around forever. Both messages should resonate with gamers, ... Read More »

Weight gain during puberty may lead to heart disease: Study

Boys with excessive weight gain during puberty are at increased risk of death due to heart disease later in life, a study reveals. There is no corresponding risk among boys being overweight when younger and who have normal weight during adolescence. The study included over 37,600 men and the change in body mass index (BMI) during puberty was calculated using ... Read More »

Smoking May Lead To Heart Failure: Study

Smoking is associated with thicker heart walls and reduction in the organ’s pumping ability – two factors associated with increased risk of heart failure, according to new research. The study, conducted in participants of average age 75.7 and no obvious signs of cardiovascular disease, also found that higher rates of cumulative cigarette exposure – measure of how much and how ... Read More »