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Are there better exercises for women and men?

Are there better exercises for women and men?
In general, the size of a man’s heart is larger than a woman’s. So if you’re looking to take care of your heart health, are there better exercises depending on whether you’re male or female?
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HRI speaks to Channel 7 News

HRI's Professor Annemarie Hennessy talks to Channel 7 News about preeclampsia, a leading cause of stillbirths and newborn deaths, and which also doubles a woman’s risk of heart disease and stroke later in life.

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Nano ‘junk’ could save lives

Nano ‘junk’ could save lives

We have developed a simple, cheap and efficient way to collect nanoparticles that can be used in the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s.

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Renee's story

Renee's story
Throughout her pregnancy, Renee was assured that everything was okay, even though she knew something wasn’t quite right. From there, problems developed quickly. 
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Tips to boost nutrition during pregnancy

Tips to boost nutrition during pregnancy
Pregnancy is one of the most nutritionally demanding stages of life for a woman. Decisions about health and nutrition at this point can significantly affect the lifelong health of both the mother and their baby. In the end, the goal of good pregnancy nutrition is to provide adequate nutrients that will promote optimum health in both.
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