News and information about health and ageing, including recent studies and updates on the latest health research and breakthroughs.
Inactivity is associated with a higher risk of dying from cancer, study finds.
Seven lessons for Australia's health system learnt during the coronavirus upheaval.
Long-term study shows aspirin a major cancer preventative.
Education appears to protect older adults, especially women, against memory loss.
Sleep scientists tie disrupted slumber to the deadly plaque build-up known as atherosclerosis.
COVID-19 spurs use of remote monitoring program.
Too many older Australians are taking multiple medications, study finds.
Cannabinoid medicines could be the key to combating COVID-19 deaths.
A pandemic starting in Australia might seem far-fetched, but we tick all the boxes.
Only the lightest drinkers get any benefit from alcohol, research finds.
Reduced humidity linked to increased COVID-19 risk.