Mental Health

How a dementia test can pick up early signs of the treatable illness

While dementia is more prevalent in those over 65, it can develop in anyone from 40 years of age onwards, suggesting it’s wise not to put off taking a ‘mini mental test’ at the GPs.


Have a healthier heart with these 10 easy tips

Heart disease is one of the biggest killers in Australia. There are, however, some relatively easy steps you can take to reduce your risk of becoming just another statistic.


Simple steps to help you to steer clear of dreaded lurgies

The change of seasons brings out the bugs that cause colds and flu but, by following these simple health tips, you can steer clear of the dreaded lurgies.

Health News

Study links chocolate to reduced risk of common heart condition

A new study from Harvard University suggests that eating two to six bars of chocolate a week could reduce your risk of a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation.


Dropping the occasional curse can make you stronger

There’s a stigma attached to swearing. Sure, swearing may not be socially acceptable, but there are health benefits associated with dropping the occasional curse word.


We all do it: and if you say you don’t, you are

Whether we want to admit it or not, we all lie or have told a lie, and if you say you haven’t, well, you’re probably lying. So, what makes people lie?


Fifteen clean foods for when organic isn’t an option

There’s a lot to be said for eating organic. But organic can be costly. So, if ‘organic’ isn’t an option for you, why not try these 15 clean foods instead.


Stay fit and healthy with these six low-risk workouts

Healthy ageing is all about exercise, but what are the right activities for you? We share our tips for the activities most likely to keep you at the top of your game.


Being aware of ovarian cancer warning signs could save your life

Every year, around 1400 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer and over 900 will die, so it pays to know the early warning signs to stay one step ahead of this silent killer.

Health & Ageing

Are Aussie women ageing 20 years faster than in the US?

A recent study found that Australian women report severe signs of facial ageing much sooner than their US counterparts. Do the claims stack up or is it a beat-up?


Five tips to settle you down when you’re flying high

Do you think the worst before you take off? Do you have a fear of flying? If getting in the air is met with high anxiety, then these tips will certainly settle you down.


Nine not-so-secret things that women want from men

Men are often quoted as saying that they have no idea what women want. We reckon we have some ideas, so today we’re sharing those with you.

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