Health Checks

Prostate cancer symptoms to look out for

Research reveals that most men have no idea about prostate cancer symptoms. Here's everything you need to know.

Health Checks

Australian blood pressure control rates labelled 'atrocious'

Australians living with high blood pressure are not keeping it under control, prompting heart experts to call for a national plan to tackle hypertension.

Your Health

How to spot an abscess and what to do about it

Abscesses are a common and painful skin infection. Here's how to spot them, get rid of them and prevent them from coming back.

Health Checks

The five-minute at-home test for heart health

How you can keep a check on your blood pressure to keep nasty surprises at bay.

Pain Management

Could that mystery pain be piriformis syndrome?

Piriformis syndrome is an uncommon but debilitating condition affecting the body's sciatic nerve.


Australian researchers find a way to bust antibiotic resistance

Pathogens resistant to antibiotics are a growing problem, and Aussie researchers might have found a solution.

Health Checks

Aussie scientists make melanoma treatment breakthrough

Australian researchers have demonstrated that immunotherapy drugs can stop the spread of melanoma in its early stages – and potentially save your life.


Australian researchers launch COVID-19 risk calculator

A COVID-19 risk calculator that allows people to assess their chances of catching coronavirus and dying from it, based on their age, gender, vaccination status, and community spread, has launched today.

Health News

Surprising causes of hair loss you may not have factored in

Genetics, certain illnesses and damaging hair treatments are known to cause baldness. But did you know about these other hair loss factors?


Most common questions pharmacists are asked

From how to get a good night’s sleep to drinking alcohol while on antibiotics, five pharmacists tell us about their most asked questions.

Health Checks

Do you suffer from hypothyroidism? You may not even know it.

Hypothyroidism is a common condition affecting around one in 33 Australians but the symptoms often go undetected.

Health news

How the moon affects your sleeping patterns

New research shows that the phases of the moon may have a surprising effect on your sleeping patterns.

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