Teen not told of chemo infertility risk
Teen not told of chemo infertility risk

Hospital staff have been criticised after a 14-year-old cancer patient was not told about the risk of infertility or given…

Breastfeeding mums cut postnatal depression risk in half
Breastfeeding mums cut postnatal depression risk in half

Women who do not breastfeed their babies are at a higher risk of postnatal depression, according to a major study of more…

Obese people at riske of dementia - research
Obese people at riske of dementia - research

People who are obese could be putting themselves at risk of dementia in later life, new research suggests.

Botox could slow cancer
Botox could slow cancer

Botox has frozen the faces of countless Hollywood stars, and international researchers said Wednesday the toxic injections…

Health & Wellbeing

Shelley Bridgeman: Why is healthcare so hard?
Shelley Bridgeman: Why is healthcare so hard?

What's your experience of being processed by healthcare providers? Shelley Bridgeman has been less than…

Smoking can hurt grandkids

Smoking during pregnancy can affect the growth of a woman’s future grandchildren, a new study has warned.

Entrepreneurship the answer for some with autism

Matt Cottle's boss told him he'd never do anything more than collect grocery carts working at his local supermarket - but…

Personality plus for over-50s

Worried 30- and 40-year-olds can take heart -- by the time middle age hits, your personality will chill out, according to…

Sitting versus standing at work
Sitting versus standing at work

It seems the world is finally coming to terms with the fact that humans evolved to stand, not to sit…

Good neighbours linked to heart health

Having good neighbours and feeling connected to others in the local community may help to curb a heart attack risk, researchers…

Counselling can do more harm than good (+what to watch out for)

People seeking therapy should always talk to a practitioner who provides good quality treatment that's appropriate to their…

Obesity behind cancer cases

More than 12,000 new cases of cancer every year can be attributed to the patient being overweight or obese.

Implant has 'given back' life

Rebecca Griffin's severe acid reflux used to give her hours of agony - to the point where she would consider making herself…

Diet pill may help keep weight off
Diet pill may help keep weight off

A combination diet pill, which may soon become available in Australia, helps obese people shed the kilos…

Pill to reverse hair loss offers hope of alopecia cure

A pill that appears to cure alopecia has fully restored the hair of three patients in a breakthrough hailed by scientists…

Dave Shaw: Stop blaming everything on sugar

Sugar is not the reason for our epidemic of obesity and chronic disease. It is not as toxic as some experts argue, writes…

Louise Thompson: Six new ways to feel energised

Pushing through when you have little in the tank can be a fact of our busy lives. So much to do, so little time. Where can…

Little battler meets his idol

Motor-racing legend Greg Murphy is usually the man behind the wheel of his prized racing cars. But for once, he let another…

Deborah Hill Cone: I've torn my nails to shreds from depression
Deborah Hill Cone: I've torn my nails to shreds from depression

Deborah Hill Cone writes about living with depression and her hope that one day soon the tears will…

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Exercise

Exercise and diet go hand in hand
Exercise and diet go hand in hand

In the spring of 1986 I opened my first gym in East Hampton, New York, home to the Big Apple's elite. Very quickly, this…

Can running be bad for you?
Un-processing processed food
Dave Shaw: Reduce stress, eat well, be healthy
Les Mills tells members what to wear
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