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COVID-19

Snapshot of our health – and COVID

A government report reveals the nation’s No.1 killer, the scourge of obesity and surprising statistics on coronavirus infections.

COVID-19

Snapshot of our health – and COVID

A government report reveals the nation’s No.1 killer, the scourge of obesity and surprising statistics on coronavirus infections.

Health Checks

Family history of heart disease?

Family history can be very relevant, but many factors contribute to heart disease, say medical experts.

Health

Why heart disease worries are rising

Long-term declines in mortality rates for people suffering heart disease and stroke are stalling, researchers say, and they are blaming one key contributing factor.

Health

Diet can lower heart failure risk

New research has found that people under 75 can reduce their risk of heart failure by adhering to the DASH diet.

Health

Switch diet to drop heart attack risk

Substituting healthy plant proteins for red meat lowers risk for heart disease.

Food

Bad news for egg lovers

Cancel the cheese omelette. There is sobering news for egg lovers.

Diseases

Push-ups linked to heart health

Men able to complete more than 40 push-ups have a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease compared with those that are unable to complete 10 push-ups.

Health

Cost of drug leaves lives at risk

The Federal Government is resisting calls to subsidise new drugs that could save thousands of lives.

Health

Why is sugar so bad for your body?

We know that sugar isn’t healthy, but we might not know exactly how bad it is. If you have a sweet tooth, you’ll want to make some changes after learning what sugar does to your body.

Health news

Tackling Australia’s biggest killers

The Government on Monday announced a new national action plan to tackle two of Australia’s biggest killers – heart disease and stroke.

Health

The dangers of not eating fish

Did you know you have a greater risk of dying of heart disease if you avoid eating fish?

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