LifeStyle: Health

Is your cellphone giving you cancer? A comprehensive guide to the messy, frustrating research.

Wednesday  01:51,   18 july 2018

With 5G networks coming, understanding the health effects of radiofrequency radiation is more urgent than ever. “Get that thing off your skull.”That’s something my mom says just about every time she sees me with a cellphone pressed against my ear.[...]
LifeStyle / Health

Why Do We Feel Dizzy When We Stand Up?

Tuesday  21:31,   17 july 2018

That sudden but short spell of dizziness after you stand up is usually nothing to worry about but, at times, can indicate a serious, underlying problem.In most cases, a person feels lightheaded which will subside within a few seconds. And in such[...]

New pill hopes to end meth addiction

Tuesday  07:36,   17 july 2018

Perth researchers are trialling a pill which could help those addicted to methamphetamine. The world-first trial of N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) being taken by drug addicts aims to reduce the cravings and mood swings. Researchers believe it could also be [...]

Intermittent Fasting vs. Eating Disorder: Experts Weigh In on Where to Draw the Line

Tuesday  04:51,   17 july 2018

Before the ketogenic diet rose to mainstream popularity, it was Whole30, Paleo, DASH . . . and the list goes on. Though some trendy diets are significantly safer than others, we also have to consider the risks that come with drastically altering[...]

A Doctor Says This Is What You Must Do to Lose Body Fat on the Keto Diet

Monday  05:25,   16 july 2018

By now you've probably heard about the benefits of the keto diet: weight loss, regulated blood sugar, and decreased inflammation. If weight loss is your number one goal, you're going to want to be diligent about exactly what you're[...]

'Chronic fatigue': The devastating illness that's so much worse than just tiredness

Monday  02:31,   16 july 2018

Why the symptoms of this devastating condition are so easily missedWhen Jenny Meagher, 54, got home from an hour at Chadstone shopping centre recently, she spent the rest of the day in bed feeling like she had a migraine and the flu[...]

The perfect 10 minute exercise to shed your mummy tummy

Sunday  05:51,   15 july 2018

Jelly belly, no[...]

Why getting motivated is hard (and how to do it anyway)

Sunday  05:51,   15 july 2018

As a trainer, I consider it a personal failure if I'm unable to motivate a client to make important health and lifestyle changes. Sure, there are people who just don't care, but I can spot them from 100 metres away. I'm not talking about them.[...]

Is Sparkling Water Healthy? These Experts Answer Once and For All

Saturday  05:52,   14 july 2018

We can all agree that soda is bad for us; it's filled with tons of sugar, has lots of empty calories, and can rot your teeth. So as a better substitute, many people are turning to sparkling water (or seltzer or club soda). It has all the[...]

How To Create A Self-Care Routine That Actually Sticks

Saturday  05:51,   14 july 2018

Self-care is more than just a trendy buzzword. A recent study found that the way some people schedule time for leisure can take the fun out of it. Doing things like setting rigid time limits on activities and worrying too much[...]

Can talcum powder give you cancer?

Saturday  05:35,   14 july 2018

Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7bn damages in ovarian cancer lawsuitLawyers for the women and their families alleged that the company “knew its talc was contaminated with asbestos since the 1970s but failed to warn consumers about the risks”,[...]

Adelaide gym accused of 'fat shaming' women in Facebook post

Friday  16:27,   13 july 2018

<p>An Adelaide gym has been accused of ‘fat shaming’ women in a message shared on its Facebook and Instagram pages on Sunday.</p>HTFU Fitness Adelaide’s post, intended to create awareness for its ‘21 Day Transformation Starter Pack’ program,[...]

The One Reason Restaurant French Fries Taste Better Than Yours

Friday  07:17,   13 july 2018

For all intents and purposes, making French fries at home sounds like it should be relatively easy. You slice up some potatoes, heat up a pot of oil, dump ‘em in, and pull them out when they look done.&nbsp;A lot of factors come into play when[...]

How workplaces can be more pregnancy-friendly, and what the benefits are

Friday  06:51,   13 july 2018

For Michelle, the hardest thing about being pregnant at work was experiencing severe morning sickness — and pretending she was fine. "I was incredibly sick but I couldn't tell anyone. I had to pretend I was OK even when I wasn't, so no one would[...]

New to Strength Training? This Trainer's Beginner Workout Will Get You Stronger and Leaner

Friday  01:30,   13 july 2018

Deciding what to do at the gym when you're a newbie can be stressful and overwhelming. It seems like everyone else knows what they're doing while you're still at square one.To help you get started with your weightlifting love affair,[...]