Daily glass of wine aids memory in older folk - research
Daily glass of wine aids memory in older folk - research

Drinking a glass of wine most days of the week can sharpen memory in the over-60s, research has found.

Breast cancer ad ruled ok: watchdog
Breast cancer ad ruled ok: watchdog

Complaints that a breast cancer ad was 'too explicit' and should've come with a warning have been dismissed by the Advertising…

Stop going nuts over coconut
Stop going nuts over coconut

Stop going nuts over coconut, it might not be as healthy as what you think, writes Dave Shaw.

Long for a baby? Try icecream
Long for a baby? Try icecream

Icecream may be the ultimate comfort food but a study suggests it could also help older women to have children.

Health & Wellbeing

Marital row - fat lot of good that'll do you
Marital row - fat lot of good that'll do you

Marital rows can make people put on weight by slowing down the metabolism, a study suggests.

Are receipts bad for health?

Receipts: first they prove you spent too much; then they fade before tax time; and now they could be bad for your health…

Biggest contraception myths

15 myths about contraception - alongside the facts

Supermodel's advice for mums

Gisele Bundchen advises mothers to put themselves before their children, comparing it to the command on airplanes to "ensure…

Robyn Pearce: Standing desks - A great business & health investment
Robyn Pearce: Standing desks - A great business & health investment

Standing desks like can help to improve productivity and better your health.

Sick? Use bugs, not drugs

When you’re sick, you want the most effective treatment to help get you back on your feet. But what if that involved bugs?…

Starship help... then hope

When Sarah Morrell had operations to place screws, rods and plates into her bones at Starship, there was no way of treating…

Freak beach accident could help paralysed patients walk

A freak accident at Bondi beach more than a decade ago has led to a medical breakthrough that could allow paralysed patients…

Pollution can cause lung problems in unborn baby - research

Women exposed to high levels of traffic pollution during the second trimester of pregnancy are at higher risk of giving…

Why food rot is hot to trot
Why food rot is hot to trot

A little bit of rot is hot to trot these days. That is, food that has been intentionally fermented…

The guide to 'eating for two'

regnant women are understandably confused. So, how do you strike the balance between nutrition and safety, when so many…

Drink alcohol and eat meat to improve male fertility - but cut down on coffee, studies suggest

Drinkers reported better sexual function than teetotallers, while meat-eaters had a higher sperm density than vegetarians…

Six strange addictions

From eating ice to picking scabs, people can become addicted to all sorts. Here are six of the strangest addictions we've…

How birth season affects personality

Babies born in summer are more likely to suffer mood swings when they grow up, while those born in winter are less likely…

Do you suffer weekendvy?
Do you suffer weekendvy?

One in three people surveyed admitted lying about what they did at the weekend in a bid to impress friends…

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Exercise

On the move
On the move

Measuring your fitness levels with advanced tracking gadgets is growing ever popular — and it’s not just for tech-heads…

This fitness fad's out of puff
'Healthy' marketing for sports drinks opposed
Sutton gets to play it cool
Does 'magic weightloss' work?
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