LifeStyle: Health

Life-changing Batten disease drug gives hope to children affected by fatal illness

Wednesday  03:57,   11 july 2018
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As Tom Strahan runs after his big brother Jack, he shows the same desperation to keep up that any little brother has, but his legs hit the ground with slightly more caution than most. The five-year-old makes himself heard with his tiny[...]

Scientists have made an important leap on the path to the creation a HIV vaccine

Wednesday  02:35,   11 july 2018
businessinsider.com.au

Research published in The Lancet shows promising results from an experimental HIV vaccine. The vaccine generated robust immune responses against HIV in healthy adults.Researchers have made an important breakthrough in work to develop a vaccine to[...]

Scientists have made an important leap on the path to the creation a HIV vaccine

Wednesday  02:34,   11 july 2018
businessinsider.com.au

Research published in The Lancet shows promising results from an experimental HIV vaccine. The vaccine generated robust immune responses against HIV in healthy adults.Researchers have made an important breakthrough in work to develop a vaccine to[...]

Can Sparkling Water Cause Weight Gain?

Tuesday  05:11,   10 july 2018
medicaldaily

Can the fizzy, hydrating alternative to soda actually lead to weight gain? Health experts offer advice on whether sparkling water should be avoided."If you’re choosing sparkling water that has no sugar or artificial sweeteners in it, then it’s[...]

Does turmeric really deserve its superfood status?

Tuesday  05:05,   10 july 2018
9coach.com.au

<p>My first experience of fresh turmeric was an absolute disaster.</p>I had gone out and purchased the real deal, the yellow root from my Asian grocer and I was so excited to try it. I got home, started slicing it up to pop in my NutriBullet,[...]

A Trainer Says This Is How Long You Have to Lift Weights to Lose Weight

Tuesday  03:08,   10 july 2018
popsugar.com.au

Whether you're lifting weights, doing HIIT workouts, or another style of training, you're going to need to be consistent with your program and eating clean in order to lose weight.&nbsp;"Under the assumption nutrition is 100 percent[...]

Private health insurance: Should you have it, and what are the benefits?

Tuesday  02:32,   10 july 2018
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Everything you need to know to understand Australia's private health insurance system, personalised for you.&nbsp;Are you wondering whether you should sign up for private health insurance? Or questioning whether it's worth the[...]

Can art improve the lives of people with dementia?

Tuesday  00:31,   10 july 2018
canberratimes.com.au

A special project at the National Gallery of Australia has researchers studying saliva to find out if art is improving people's lives.Now researchers from the University of Canberra are working with the program to find out if the art program is[...]

Five experts on whether BMI is a useful indicator of health

Monday  07:16,   09 july 2018
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BMI remains the most popular way for most people to judge a healthy weight. We asked five experts if the BMI is a good indicator of a healthy weight.Five out of five experts said no.Alessandro Demaio: Medical doctorThere are two questions here –[...]

U.S. Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution Stuns World Health Officials

Monday  06:05,   09 july 2018
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Trade sanctions. Withdrawal of military aid. The Trump administration used both to try to block a measure that was considered uncontroversial and embraced by countries around the world.Based on decades of research, the resolution says that mother’s[...]

When does exercise get easier? It doesn't — and that's a good thing

Monday  04:25,   09 july 2018
9coach.com.au

Why workouts should[...]

What To Eat And Avoid In A Type 2 Diabetes Diet

Monday  02:46,   09 july 2018
medicaldaily

Foods that have a high glycemic index are best avoided by diabetics. Here are three foods to eat and three to avoid in order to manage blood sugar levels.Exercise combined with the right kind of diet is the key to maintaining blood sugar levels.[...]

6 weight loss traps that are sabotaging your slimming efforts

Monday  02:36,   09 july 2018
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As tricky as it can be to come up with a healthy diet and lifestyle plan, it can be even harder to stick to it. If you’re giving it your all and still not seeing results, these known traps may be what’s holding you back. Here are 6 weight loss traps [...]

Preschool nutrition 101: What and how much little kids should eat

Monday  00:25,   09 july 2018
9coach.com.au

How to feed your little dynamosBut with experts predicting 65 percent of Australian children will be overweight or obese by 2020, it's important parents are mindful of what goes into their little[...]

Brain stimulation reduces aggression, boosts moral judgment in human trial

Monday  00:21,   09 july 2018
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Humans have been coursing current through our grey matter since Victorian times in a bid to supercharge our cognitive[...]