LifeStyle: Health

Were our grandparents really healthier than us?

Friday  00:30,   06 july 2018

Ah, the good old days. When kids played outside in the dirt until the dinner bell rang, veggies came from the back garden instead of wrapped in plastic, and a tablet was something you took if you were sick. It's a common refrain that our[...]

How To Lose Weight Without Counting Kilojoules

Thursday  07:31,   05 july 2018

Fat loss relies on one thing. eating fewer calories than you expend. But nobody wants to sit and count calories all day. Before you give up on calorie counting and abandon your nutritional tracker of choice, make sure you've given it a fair [...]

7 healthy foods that really aren’t

Thursday  05:55,   05 july 2018

Think you’re eating healthy when you down that bowl of salad with honey mustard dressing and munch on veggie chips? Think againDon’t be fooled by marketing speak - you should always have a closer look at the ingredients list so you understand what[...]

For Women, Long Work Hours Linked To Higher Diabetes Risk

Thursday  05:31,   05 july 2018

While long work hours did not increase the risk of diabetes among men, it wasn't the case among women, according to new research in Canada.The study titled "Adverse effect of long work hours on incident diabetes in 7065 Ontario workers followed[...]

7 Ways Drinking Coffee Improves Your Health

Thursday  03:06,   05 july 2018

Caffeine is the most commonly used psychoactive drug in the world - for good reason. It wakes us up, helps us stay on task, and provides an extra energy boost. Caffeine is the most commonly used psychoactive drug in the world - for good[...]

Thousands of patients put at risk of exposure to tampered drugs by Queensland Ambulance Service

Thursday  03:06,   05 july 2018

The Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) has been accused of botching an investigation into a drug-tampering scandal by ignoring evidence from a paramedic turned whistleblower. The QAS also provided incomplete information to the Health[...]

Fears new wonder drug could lead to STI epidemic

Thursday  00:21,   05 july 2018

It is the most powerful HIV prevention tool on offer. But the drug PrEP could be behind a big increase in risky sexual behaviour, a new study has found.PrEP is the most powerful prevention tool on offer for individuals at risk of HIV, reducing[...]

Ketogenic dieters strip pharmacies of life-saving tests for diabetics

Wednesday  07:15,   04 july 2018

Diabetics across Australia are struggling to source an essential piece of equipment used to monitor their health, as urine-testing strips that measure the level of ketones in the body are being purchased in bulk.Keto diet devotees keep track of[...]

Laura Byrne's workout secrets revealed: The Bachelor star's personal trainer shares how she sculpts her abs and pert posterior - and it DOESN'T involve endless hours in the gym

Wednesday  07:10,   04 july 2018

Laura Byrne's incredible abs and pert posterior is the work of her celebrity trainer Jono Castano Acero, who admits she follows the ketogenic diet and works out four times a week.And you can thank celebrity trainer Jono Castano Acero for The[...]

4 Best Non-Dairy Alternatives To Cow's Milk

Wednesday  06:05,   04 july 2018

Considering a non-dairy milk alternative? Find out whether soy, rice, cashew or hemp milk is the best option for you in terms of health and taste.Isabel Smith, a celebrity dietitian from New York City, recommended a simple rule to follow when[...]

How to survive the 8 different types of migrane

Wednesday  03:33,   04 july 2018

A migraine doesn't necessarily mean you have head pain. Weakness, flashing lights, even belly pain can be a sign you're suffering from this debilitating illness. Here's how you can take control of your symptoms.But what sets a migraine[...]

Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: study

Wednesday  02:31,   04 july 2018

Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a US study, which found even low levels raised the chances of developing the chronic disease. Diabetes has primarily been associated with lifestyle factors like[...]

Women freeze eggs due to lack of good partners, not for careers: study

Wednesday  00:20,   04 july 2018

The study is the largest qualitative study in elective egg freezing conducted to date.The study, which is the largest qualitative study in elective egg freezing conducted to date, found women were more likely to freeze their eggs due to a lack of[...]

PSA: This Is Australia's Unhealthiest Fast Food Burger

Wednesday  00:16,   04 july 2018

Hungry Jack's, we need to talk.If you still haven't decided what to eat for dinner tonight, you might be tempted to head down to Hungry Jack's to take advantage of the latest discount vouchers. If so, we recommend plumping for the Chicken Royale [...]

How To Eat Your Way To A High-Energy Workday

Tuesday  07:05,   03 july 2018

The majority of eating advice centres on losing weight. Instead, let's look at how changing what you eat can help fend off mid-day energy slumps and blah feelings from your work day. Most people are aware, in some sense, of how what they eat[...]