LifeStyle: Health

How to stop binge drinking

Sunday  09:55,   20 august 2017

Strategies to reduce the amount of alcohol you drink — and avoid being in a world of pain on Sunday morning.If you’re an Australian who drinks alcohol, there’s a good chance you’ve woken up after a night out boozing and uttered the [...]

Video Games Really Can Damage Your Brain (But Don't Panic)

Sunday  06:55,   20 august 2017
Lifehacker Australia

A recent study found that people who played first-person shooter video games showed shrinkage in their hippocampus.A recent study found that people who played first-person shooter video games showed shrinkage in their hippocampus, the region of the[...]

This Eating Habit Increases Stroke Risk Like Crazy

Sunday  06:55,   20 august 2017
Eat This, Not That!

This Eating Habit Increases Stroke Risk Like CrazyAccording to a study from the University of Wurzburg in Germany, men who consume about 3.3 ounces of red meat each day (that’s a little bigger than the size of your computer mouse) have a 62 percent[...]

Eating almonds improves 'good' cholesterol

Sunday  06:26,   20 august 2017

There is more evidence eating almonds is good for health, with US researchers finding they improve the function of 'good' cholesterol in the bloodstream.High-density lipoprotein (HDL) is known as the "good" cholesterol because it helps[...]

I stopped eating sugar and processed foods -- and lost 4.5 kilograms in 6 weeks

Saturday  06:45,   19 august 2017
Business Insider Australia

We can all probably relate to feeling tired at work, sluggish in the morning, and lazy on the weekend, at some point in our lives, right? Well, I was feeling that way almost every day. While I was a normal size, I knew I was starting to gain some[...]

Michelle Bridges’ at-home core-strength workout

Saturday  06:45,   19 august 2017
Now To Love

Michelle Bridges gets us up to speed on the best at-home core workout, as long as filling us in on Medibank's new Free + Active initiative.But what some people may not know is that despite her honed-and-toned abs, Michelle, 46, admits that she,[...]

This cancer sufferer's photo has gone viral for a very important reason

Saturday  06:42,   19 august 2017

A 30-year-old woman has shared a photo taken hours before she was diagnosed with lung cancer in a bid to raise awareness of the diseaseTaking to Facebook to share her story, Vicky wrote: "This photo was taken a few hours before I was diagnosed with[...]

Is it bad to swallow toothpaste?

Friday  17:15,   18 august 2017

Experts are united: spit, don't swallow.So how bad for you is it to ingest[...]

How Audrey Hepburn Maintained Her Famously Slim Figure

Friday  05:06,   18 august 2017

The actress nearly starved to death during World War II -- and her family says it probably contributed to her lifelong slim figure.Nearly 25 years after her death, details of Audrey Hepburn's life are still coming to[...]

Serena Williams reveals she has a medical condition that makes her pregnancy potentially life-threatening

Friday  03:20,   18 august 2017
Business Insider Australia

Serena Williams is eight months pregnant. The tennis star takes a daily injection of anticoagulants. This is so she doesn't develop life-threatening blood clots, which she is at risk for.For years, Serena Williams was terrified of becoming[...]

6 legit health benefits you get from listening to music

Friday  01:27,   18 august 2017
Hello Giggles

There’s a reason we have a playlist for every different scenario of our lives, so we don’t necessarily need science to tell…We already know music is a wonderful form of self-expression and it has the ability to help us get through tasks we *really*[...]

Kids cured of peanut allergy in Australian trial

Thursday  06:25,   17 august 2017

A small clinical trial of a new immunotherapy treatment has seen more than two-thirds of children with a peanut allergy cured.Australian researchers have made a breakthrough in the treatment of the deadly peanut allergy in[...]

Australian model Steph Claire Smith speaks about her binge eating disorder for first time.

Thursday  04:11,   17 august 2017

She’s renowned for being the tanned, glowy, Instagram-famous model who has it all at just 23 years old. She’s renowned for being the tanned, glowy, Instagram-famous model who has it all at just 23 years[...]

Pregnant woman loses her vision after practising yoga

Thursday  03:20,   17 august 2017
Now To Love

The woman did not regain her vision for several weeks after straining in downward pose.In some cases, however, practising yoga while pregnant can actually be quite dangerous, due to a rare condition known as Valsalva haemorrhagic retinopathy[...]

Jennifer Aniston’s go-to fitness hacks for THAT body

Thursday  02:54,   17 august 2017
Now To Love

Jennifer Aniston reveals the new workouts that has her looking fit in 2017, as well as the one thing she had to teach herself to eat to be health.After our exclusive chat with Jennifer Aniston, where she lets us in on her new go-to exercise trends[...]