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Access all of the information you need to make informed decisions about your health. Discover clinician and research-led hints and tips on a wide range of topics, from fertility, pregnancy and childbirth, to chronic disease management and consumer health products. Think there’s a topic we’ve missed? Email your suggestions to [email protected]

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Pregnancy

What Does Having Group B Strep Mean for my Pregnancy?

Streptococcus agalactiae, otherwise known as Group B Strep (GBS), is a bacteria that approximately 20-25% of pregnant women have in their vagina and rectum. Carrying this bacteria does not mean that you have a sexually transmitted infection (STI) or...

Dr. Jen Lincoln (Bundoo®). Edited by Dr. Kate Dudek

December 8, 2019 . 3 min read

Week 29
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Pregnancy

Your Pregnancy, Week 29

If you feel like you’ve gained another 5 KGs during

Dr. Jen Lincoln (Bundoo®). Edited by Dr. Kate Dudek

December 5, 2019 . 3 min read

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Body

What is Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)?

A person’s Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is the rate of energy expenditure required to keep the body functioning whilst at rest. It is a measure of an organism’s capacity for growth, maintenance and reproduction. It also determines the rate at...

Kate Dudek

November 26, 2019 . 2 min read

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Exercise
General Health

Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga? What is the best type of yoga for me?

Many people practice yoga and advocates of it will be quick to promote the many associated health benefits. So, what is yoga; what are the different types; and is their merit in the many health claims made? What is yoga? Yoga is an ancient and...

Kate Dudek

. 3 min read

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Weight
Cancer

The Link Between Obesity and Cancer in Women

Global obesity rates are rising at an alarming rate. Across parts of the Middle East, obesity prevalence rates are as high as 40% and, with poor dietary habits and insufficient physical activity across the region, these rates are unlikely to decline...

Kate Dudek

. min read

Week 28
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Pregnancy

Your Pregnancy, Week 28

Welcome to Week 28! If you haven’t already noticed, growth

Dr. Jen Lincoln (Bundoo®). Edited by Dr. Kate Dudek

. 3 min read