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Food

Researchers fear diet produces ‘untoward effects on the heart’

The keto diet, lauded for its purported fat-burning capabilities, could be bad for your heart, according to new research. The keto – or ketogenic –…

Diseases

MND breakthrough offers hope damaged nerve cells can be repaired

There is hope of a breakthrough in treating motor neurone disease after Edinburgh researchers found a way to repair nerve cells damaged by the disease.

Health

Mozzies biting? Here’s how to choose a repellent – and how to use it

Summer means mozzies. We explain which repellents are best and in what form to keep you safe from these blood-suckers.

Food

Why these foods are really bad for us

The list is long and real: higher risks of obesity, heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, cancer, frailty, depression and death.

Health news

Treatment depends on where you live

A study that tracked every one of the 1.2 million Australians with type 2 diabetes finds treatment is not equal and those living in remote and lower socioeconomic areas are more likely to be given older, less effective drugs.

Health news

Treatment depends on where you live

A study that tracked every one of the 1.2 million Australians with type 2 diabetes finds treatment is not equal and those living in remote and lower socioeconomic areas are more likely to be given older, less effective drugs.

Podcast

Podcast: Discussing heart health

Every day nearly 50 Australians die from heart disease. That’s right – almost 50!

Diseases

Treatment depends on where you live

A study that tracked every one of the 1.2 million Australians with type 2 diabetes finds treatment is not equal and those living in remote and lower socioeconomic areas are more likely to be given older, less effective drugs.

Diseases

Remote-controlled hubby? Dream on!

Winston ponders the treatments and trials for Parkinson’s, while wife Kathy gives her perspective in this final part of the series.

Diseases

Taking it one step, one day at a time

‘It's a shit of a disease; it's something you have to have to know how you feel.’ Parkinson’s sufferer Winston Spence continues his four-part story.

Diseases

‘I’m not going to bloody die from this’

Seven years after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s, Winston’s speech and balance issues escalate.

Diseases

My journey with Parkinson’s disease

Understanding and compassion are critical to a healthy society. Today, and over the next three days, Winston Spence shares his journey with Parkinson’s. Hopefully, this helps other sufferers and gives us all a chance to be better supporters of others on a similar journey.

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