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Wellbeing: Easy-on-the-wallet exercise
Wellbeing: Easy-on-the-wallet exercise

Exercising doesn't have to be costly. In fact, some places don't even charge a cent, so there's no excuse for not moving…

Menopause eliminated in 20 years?

A pioneering scientist says the menopause could be gone within 20 years as progress in stem cell therapies blast current…

The most terrifying thing about Ebola

What makes the Ebola virus so terrifying is not its kill rate or its exponential growth. It's the fact that it threatens…

Strange dreams and long sleep

If you've ever woken up bewildered by a dream you were having, there's now an explanation as to why. Scientists have discovered…

Retiring? Health costs big
Retiring? Health costs big

The responsibility of caring for retirees - as well as the cost - often falls on family members and unexpected expenses…

20 million hacking tries
20 million hacking tries

Police are investigating after attempts were allegedly made to hack a nationwide patient database.

Tribute to 'incredible' dad
Tribute to 'incredible' dad

Barry Walsh told his daughter he would take part in the twilight cancer charity walk with her, but now Michelle McLeod is…

Bill Gates' 'next gen' condom
Bill Gates' 'next gen' condom

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates says progress is being made on developing a "next-generation" ultra-thin, skin-like…

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What does testosterone do?
What does testosterone do?

Testosterone is blamed for violence in males, implicated in sport scandals, linked to sexual prowess…

Is this the best way to relax?

Nicky Park lay in a pod with a shallow filling of salty warm water, naked, floating like a cork, for 60 minutes. It's totally…

Five missing after Ebola workshop violence in Guinea

Five people were missing on Thursday after locals in Guinea attacked a delegation meant to educate them on Ebola, apparently…

Sierra Leone braces for 3-day Ebola shutdown

Shoppers in Sierra Leone rushed to stock up on food ahead of a three-day nationwide shutdown, when volunteers will go door-to-door…

Can an app check your health?
Can an app check your health?

But, from measuring heart rate to checking suspect moles, can an app really help to improve your health?…

Cancer warning for bald men

Men who are bald at age 45 are more likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer compared with those who keep their hair. US…

Syphilis reaches record levels in Australia

Syphilis has reached its highest level ever recorded in Australia, with the increase almost exclusively among gay men.

Nurses awarded for dedication to profession

Four nurses have been awarded for their work and dedication to the profession at a ceremony last night. The New Zealand…

15 children die in Syria after measles vaccine

Activists say 15 children in rebel-held parts of Syria died after they were given a measles vaccine and went into 'severe…

Stay fit to cut risk of dementia
Stay fit to cut risk of dementia

Giving up the smokes, staying fit and stress-free as well as completing lots of crosswords could help…

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