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Science or snake oil: Do skinny teas boost weight loss?

Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Weight loss teas are becoming common, but you may be better off buying regular green or black tea and spending more on fruit and...

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‘Extreme makeover’ death sparks coroner’s warning to ‘medical tourists’

Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Overweight and self-conscious 31-year-old Leigh Aiple paid more than $35,000 for a plastic surgery package in Malaysia. The day after he...

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‘Extreme makeover’ death sparks coroner’s warning to ‘medical tourists’

Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Overweight and self-conscious 31-year-old Leigh Aiple paid more than $35,000 for a plastic surgery package in Malaysia. The day after he...

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He lost both legs. Now he’s walking again thanks to his robotic limbs

Posted by on Dec 17, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

When Darren Wilson lost his legs in a motorbike accident, he was determined to walk again. After struggles with traditional socket...

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Daughter, mother will face biggest fight together

Posted by on Dec 16, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

HUDDLED together in the middle of a long corridor at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Ally Eberhardt stood sandwiched between her mother and...

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Peppa Pig under fire from ‘strained’ doctors

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

LOVED by children and celebrated by parents wanting to shut them up, Peppa Pig has become a modern cultural phenomenon. This post is from...

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Forget the cleaning fads — your vagina cleans itself

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

The vagina is self-cleaning, and vaginal discharge plays an important role in keeping the vagina healthy. This post is from ABC News....

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‘The majority are happy’: Doctors defend safety of long-acting contraceptives

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Doctors claim major complications from devices such as Implanon and Mirena affect fewer than one in 1,000 women, despite reports of severe...

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‘Drop dead’ drug tightens its grip

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

IT’S a drug so potent that it’s being considered for use in death row executions, and it’s strengthening its grip on Australia. This...

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Women report severe side-effects from two popular contraceptives

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

An ABC investigation finds women are reporting concerns including chronic pain, serious scarring and depression, believed to be caused by...

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‘I couldn’t stop hiding my shock’: Iraqi surgeon returns home to help war victims

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

From immigration detainee number 982 to one of Australia’s foremost orthopedic surgeons helping Iraqi victims of war — the...

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It’s not just you, women can struggle to feel sexy after children

Posted by on Dec 9, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Many women would say their sex appeal went out the window after babies. But for Eryn Ford, the empowering experience of childbirth has...

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Will an occasional cigarette damage your health?

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Social smokers tend to ignore warnings about health risks of smoking because they don’t think of themselves as smokers. This post is...

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Health groups call for school students to be taught about endometriosis

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in Education, Health | 0 comments

A coalition of women’s health groups want all teenagers to be taught about menstrual health in schools to raise awareness about...

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Viagra should be available without prescription, experts say

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

As the United Kingdom announces one type of Viagra will be made available without prescription, some experts say Australia needs to...

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Meningococcal W death prompts vaccination update plea

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Health advocates call on the Federal Government to update its vaccination schedule to include protection from a deadly strain of...

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What you need to know when choosing a mental health professional

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Nearly half of us experience a mental illness at some point, and we all pass through periods of stress, sadness, grief and conflict. So...

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Disability services ‘barely scraping through’ due to NDIS delays, peak body says

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Many disability providers are out of pocket and having to “effectively bankroll the Government” due to flaws and...

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Why you should eat more cheese

Posted by on Dec 3, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

CHEESE lovers rejoice — eating a portion of the good stuff could reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes, a study shows. This post...

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Why meaning might matter more than happiness

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in Health, Lifestyle | 0 comments

Living a meaningful life — one that involves a sense of belonging, purpose, context and transcendence — may be more rewarding in the...

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