Pain Management

Straight talk for serial slouchers

If you've noticed more pains and headaches recently, it might be worth looking at your posture. Here are some signs you're a serial sloucher and the way to combat it.

Health news

Aussies living longer

An Australian born today is expected to live six years longer than an Australian born 30 years ago, but it isn’t all good news.

Weight Loss

Fat legs offer health protection

Have you been blasting your thighs in an attempt to get the perfect set of ‘pins’ for summer? If you have fat legs, it turns out it might not be such a bad thing.


Signs that your diet is unsuitable

Dr Petra Simic, Bupa Health Clinics’ clinical director shares common symptoms that may mean you're not getting everything you need from your diet.

Health Checks

Tackling fungal nails

Fungal nails are more common than you think – but lots of us don’t know how to prevent and treat them properly. Here's how to tackle them once and for all.

Health Checks

Inside story on varicose veins

Who gets varicose veins and why? What do the treatments entail? Here are six things everyone should know about varicose veins.


Sexercises to improve your sex life

Improve body confidence, stamina, quality of sex and even erectile dysfunction


New principles for medication management

Researchers from Monash University have led an international collaboration in the development of consensus principles for medication management in frail older people.


Stop winter from weathering your skin

Cold weather, with its low relative humidity, can leave your skin dry and flaky. During winter the air is drier and indoor heating further compounds the problem. There are a number of ways you can avoid ‘winter itch’ this year.

Health Checks

Family history of heart disease?

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

Health news

Five myths about depression

‘Mental health awareness is improving but there’s still work to be done,’ says counsellor Lynn Crilly. Here are five common misconceptions around depression.


Should I worry about BPA?

If you're concerned about BPA, you can take steps to reduce your exposure. Here’s what BPA is, why it’s in the media spotlight and the steps you can take to avoid it.

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