Causes of damage to the liver include soft drinks and too little water

You are more at risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) if you are overweight or obese, so foods that add too much fat are especially bad for the liver.


Growing concerns over side-effects hindering vaccine rollout

Concerns about side-effects was the main reason Australians said they wouldn't receive a hypothetical vaccine, accounting for 63 per cent of people who don't want the shot.


10 myths and facts about dental fillings

Do you need to replace fillings? Can they stop tooth decay? More than 4500 people were asked these questions, and more. Here are the answers.


Over 50s now eligible for AstraZeneca shot. What to do if that's you

All Australians over the age of 50 are eligible to receive an AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as of today.


Signs you're not stretching enough

Stretching is the kind of thing we know we should be doing, but often find hard to fit into our busy lives.

Health news

Unclog the brain's 'sink': New hope on Alzheimer's disease treatment

Research into the meningeal lymphatic system is offering new hope on Alzheimer's disease treatment, with researchers seeking to improve the performance of drugs that target toxic build-ups in the brain.

Health news

Health report card delivers mixed results as wait time crisis continue

The Consumer Report Card issued by Consumers Health Forum finds Australia faring reasonably well, but emergency departments are again in crisis.

Alternative Therapies

How to repair the hormone imbalances that ruin a good night's sleep

Menopause and the resulting hormone imbalance can wreak havoc on your sleep, and Lara Biden knows how to fix it.


Five of the best fitness trackers to suit any budget

Whether running, walking or cycling, these handy tech companions can optimise your activity.


Can genetics influence how you respond to the COVID vaccine?

New research has shown your genetics influence how well these immune system cells respond to SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19). But what about the vaccine?

Health news

Health professions are the most highly regarded in Australia

Health professions are still the most highly regarded in Australia.


Two men over 50 die after receiving COVID-19 vaccination

Two men have died days after receiving a coronavirus vaccination in New South Wales, with reviews underway to determine whether the jab contributed to their deaths.

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