Scientists reverse bad memories
Scientists reverse bad memories

Traumatic memories could be switched into pleasant recollections with a flash of light, scientists claim.

Medical: Old dope, new tricks
Medical: Old dope, new tricks

Medicinal cannabis is back in the news again after a planned trial to grow it in Norfolk Island was blocked by the federal…

A request to Pepsi - cut back on the sugar
A request to Pepsi - cut back on the sugar

India has asked US soft drinks giant PepsiCo to reduce the sugar content of its sodas as the country battles growing levels…

How climate change is bad for your health
How climate change is bad for your health

Climate change poses a growing health threat, the UN has warned, saying extreme weather and rising temperatures could claim…

Health & Wellbeing

Why I chose to end it all: 85-year-old
Why I chose to end it all: 85-year-old

A NZ great-grandmother suffering from dementia took her own life with her husband at her side just hours…

Hangovers (partly) to blame on your genes - study

Australian research indicates genetics account for half of the reason why one person wakes up hungover and another not.

1D cure for age unhappiness

Experts on the process of ageing are recommending a dose of One Direction as part of their prescription for a happy and…

E-cigarettes serious health threat -WHO

Governments should ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors because they pose a "serious threat" to foetuses and young people…

Parents set bad example by staying glued to smartphones
Parents set bad example by staying glued to smartphones

Families are getting worse at communicating, parenting groups warn, as parents fail to set a good example…

Concern over 'sex superbug'

Concerns are mounting over a powerful new form of gonorrhoea after a patient was found to have the highest level of drug…

Why the 'hair of the dog' really works

A new book examining the science of alcohol - and its adverse effects - suggests 'the hair of the dog' really is the only…

Dave Shaw: Fat shaming needs to stop

Shame is no friend to health promotion. Yet, the way obese people are seen by the public is becoming increasingly similar…

'50 Shades' dangers revealed

Women who read 'Fifty Shades of Grey' are more likely to have abusive partners and eating disorders, according to academics…

Louise Thompson: Magic forex formula
Louise Thompson: Magic forex formula

As i was travelling through beautiful Bali a while back, a taxi driver said something very interesting…

Breakthrough offers hope for diabetics

A cure for diabetes is a step closer after scientists found what they believe is the root cause of the disease.

Penis birth defect unexplained

A condition which causes baby boys to be born with deformed penises is becoming more common in Sweden, for reasons unknown…

'Shock and kill' approach cures mice of HIV in world first

A combination of four drugs can flush out HIV-infected cells from hidden reservoirs in the body and kill them with a boost…

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…

Health & Wellbeing Archives

Exercise

Making them run faster, jump higher
Making them run faster, jump higher

If athletes were race cars, Professor Michael McGuigan of AUT University's Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand…

Exercise and diet go hand in hand
Can running be bad for you?
Un-processing processed food
Dave Shaw: Reduce stress, eat well, be healthy
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