The following articles have the tag health
What’s life like in the country hit hardest by COVID-19?
NSW police commissioner says the state’s social distancing laws will end in late June.
Staying home is the perfect opportunity to dust off your cooking skills and eat healthily.
Should you disinfect your shopping? Can COVID-19 live on clothes? Find out.
How to keep your relationship healthy when you are both stuck at home.
Exercise is essential for anyone at risk of Parkinson’s disease – and those already diagnosed.
Supermarkets struggling to keep up with demand caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Treatment continues the battle to give cancer patients greater peace of mind while extending their ...
A short and easy-to-read guide to managing the widespread disruption caused by COVID-19.
Hard-hit distilleries find a new way to stay in business and keep as many employees ...
The simple tests you can do at home that can tell you so much.
Patients with new-onset digestive symptoms after a COVID-19 contact could have the illness.
Researchers are calling on five million Australians to track and beat COVID-19.
If you’ve noticed the world is becoming a bit foggy, you may be developing cataracts. ...
Pharmacists have been given new and extended powers to assist in the safe provision of ...
New testing kits that deliver results in 15 minutes will be available in Australia soon.
Study finds patients still had coronavirus for up to eight days after symptoms disappeared.
Social distancing doesn’t have to be anti-social.
Health funds now cover all COVID-19 related claims, among other helpful measures.
How is your state or territory enforcing lockdown laws?
New evidence helps us to understand the link between cardiovascular health and gum disease.
Parks and playgrounds closed; gatherings of more than two people effectively outlawed.
What’s life like in the country hit hardest by COVID-19?
Hotels hope to help ease the burden on our struggling health system.
How would a public transport shutdown affect you?
Enforced isolation could lead to promising social and technological advancements for older people.
Drone could monitor temperature, heart and respiratory rates, and sneezing and coughing in crowds.
University sleep and fatigue researcher tells why prioritising sleep will help protect us from COVID-19.
‘We accept that this is no longer business as usual,’ says Woolworths.
Having fewer ingredients will force some Australians to get more creative with their cooking.
Centrelink changes proof of identity rules and extends call centre hours to cope with demand.
Want to know why your joints are sore? Your synovial fluid may provide the answers.
There is no better time to become acquainted with exactly what self-isolation and social distancing ...
If you take one or more regular medicines, now is the time to make sure ...
Strict new rules announced, but even harsher measures on the cards.
Sweeteners have become increasingly popular, but what are they doing to your body?
It’s harder than you think but if ever there was a time to not touch ...
Can you walk or visit with a friend? How does social distancing work?
Supermarket operators can coordinate with each other during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The race to produce an effective treatment for COVID-19 pneumonia is heating up, with four ...
The health conditions that are hurting too many Australians.
The Heart Foundation is urging Australians not to stop taking their medication.
Huge queues have formed at Centrelink offices around Australia after the MyGov website crashed due ...
Retirees are usually an active bunch, so what are you going to do with all ...
Australians should be aware scammers are adapting existing technology to play on people’s fears around ...
The best weapon we have against the coronavirus is inside us.
Shutdown of venues and travel, access to super and deeming rate cuts part of new ...
‘It won’t be a pretty experience when we deal with them,’ says Peter Dutton.
One in 10 men and one in 35 women will develop kidney stones at some ...
Why pay a fortune for dental work in Australia when you can get it done ...
Drastic social distancing measures, aged care funding and protection for tenants features of the PM’s ...
Australian College of General Practitioners president Harry Nespolon talks all things COVID-19.
Here's what you need to know about the new telehealth option
Closing the borders should prevent the influx of more coronavirus sufferers.
The government limits sales of painkillers as moves to protect the elderly are labelled ‘lazy, ...
When will the government present the next coronavirus stimulus package?
Psychotherapist Noel McDermott tells how to manage the anxiety created by the coronavirus pandemic and ...
We can all help to stop the spread of the coronavirus. This video details good ...
You have a date for your operation and have been fully briefed on what to ...
All reported COVID-19 cases in Australia directly linked to overseas travel, so PM announces world ...
Pharmacists are urging sick patients to keep their pharmacy staff safe.
How to know your risk of contracting or passing on the coronavirus, and how to ...
Drinking low-fat milk significantly associated with ageing less in adults.
Experts are urging people to plan for a scenario where they become suddenly unwell.
Practical tips for stopping the spread of germs.
Some people may be more susceptible to coronavirus than others, but none of us are ...
New study shows poor air quality alters human gut bacteria and can contribute to weight ...
Research finds current guidance on coronavirus ‘largely ignores’ older people.
One in four Australians will get a $750 coronavirus cash handout. Will you qualify?
How to stay informed about the coronavirus changes as they develop.
Many in isolation experience a sense of ‘cabin fever’ – feeling dissatisfied, restless, irritable and ...
These dietary factors have been linked to reduced dementia risk.
Think you know how to wash your hands? Well, 97 per cent of us don’t. ...
The Australian Academy of Science has just now published a new fact-checked video explainer on ...
Nearly a quarter of Australians do not see a doctor when they feel they need ...
Antibiotics can be lifesavers, but are you sure you have been prescribed the ones that ...
What you want – and need – from a health insurer.
Experts have their say on the ideal time to get this year’s flu jab given ...
Are you having all the recommended vaccinations for your age?
Dangers magnified when older Australians combine medications and alcohol.
Some serious and common conditions have no definitive tests, making diagnosis a difficult process.
If you're ageing and on medication, it might be time to re-assess your alcohol intake.
The PBS began in 1948 providing free medicines for specific conditions.
If you thought dietary fibre was just for digestive health, then think again.
Audiologist Nick Taylor explains what you should know about hearing loss and hearing aids.
According to popular theory, men live shorter lives because they take bigger risks.
As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, communities are responding to the treat ...
Retirement planning is about so much more than just money.
Discover the symptoms of low testosterone and natural ways to boost it.
A previously overlooked gene behaviour could pave the way to diagnose Alzheimer’s earlier.
The majority of hospital treatment policies held by Australians now contain exclusions.
A study has revealed that Aussies could not distinguish fact from fiction when it comes ...
A study suggests that ‘eating in moderation’ may not work as a dietary guideline.
The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia believes our most vulnerable are being put at risk.
Sleep researchers claim they can tell a lot about us from the sleep position we ...
Does ageing make it inevitable? Are there ways that you can avoid the dreaded droop?
Researchers have found that women over 75 do not benefit from regular mammograms.
Understanding the normal trajectory of grief can help us work through the stages knowing there ...
Science now supports the saying, ‘happy wife, happy life’.
Senator seeks to tackle ‘shocking rates of preventable oral health disease and hospital admissions’.
Roasted, boiled, mashed or sliced into chips, sweet potatoes are a versatile and tasty food. ...
A first-of-its-kind study reaps a huge haul of cancer killing compounds already found in many ...
Health insurers are paying considerably less for medical equipment, so why are prices rising?
Mystery surrounds killer virus, but there’s one thing spreading faster than the virus itself.
Food can play an essential role in creating the right mood – in more ways ...
Cocoa may improve walking performance for patients with peripheral artery disease.
Scientists may have discovered the cause of your brain fog.
New finding could halt or reverse age-related conditions like Alzheimer’s.
Osteoarthritis is a common condition that affects joints of the body.
Australia should use social prescribing to counter rising chronic health problems.
This incurable eye condition, that can put an end to driving and daily activities, may ...
Scientists find that ‘changing it up’ is the type of training that is ideal for ...
There are just as many myths as facts about the things that can cause cancer.
It seemed as if everything could be fixed when we were kids, but with age ...
A plant-based diet may be the key to lowering the risk of developing heart disease.
A study in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry has found that anxiety disorder is ...
The majority of in-use make-up products are contaminated with potentially life-threatening superbugs.
Knowing the warning signs displayed by your nails could save your life.
Australians are increasingly being diagnosed with cancers that will do them no harm if left ...
A new device is being developed to reduce the risk of complications following a common ...
Scientists have found a drug that can interrupt the body’s response to injury.
With the advent of online DNA testing and advancements in genetic screening, we’re able to ...
Simple tips on airplane travel in light of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.
A new device is being developed to reduce the risk of complications following a common ...
By definition, a parasite is harmful to its host, so it’s no surprise we cringe ...
Older Australians are smoking more and using illicit drugs more frequently, according to new research. ...
Aussies left covering the doctor’s bill for errant tourists.
No more waste or multiple repeats of the same meal.
Few of us are naive enough to believe that fast foods are doing us any ...
A few simple changes could improve your quality of life in retirement.
Australia to screen passengers on flights from China in a bid to detect the SARS-like ...
New research reveals that acid reflux drugs may impair memory and concentration.
PAT helps over-60s detect minor health issues before they evolve into something worse.
A new class of preventative drugs is offering life-changing treatment for migraine sufferers.
When was the last time you checked on the health of your bones? Here’s why ...
Australian GPs have officially recognised their responsibility to report elder abuse, citing several reasons – ...
Loneliness rivals smoking and obesity in its impact on shortening longevity.
Families are sending their relatives with dementia to Thailand for treatment and care.
If Dr Google is making you sick with worry, there is help available.
Private hospitals believe curbing claims on private health insurance for treatment in public hospitals is ...
This simple exercise is better for you than you may think.
Scientists find that the flu shot can do more than just protect you against the ...
While there is no known cure for arthritis, there are steps you can take to ...
Prevent deep vein thrombosis and cramping with a simple pair of socks.
Researchers able to restore a five-to-six-week-old fly’s heart function to that of a fly between ...
As smoke from bushfires shrouds our cities, scientists have made a worrying discovery.
A dementia ‘vaccine’ is about to be tested in a series of human trials in ...
How to avoid the anguish as you prepare for crucial health checks.
It’s healthy to talk about sex – in all its forms – no matter what ...
It can be difficult to tell if you have Parkinson’s. Here are the symptoms.
Coming home from holiday doesn’t have to be a downer.
This year Jason Lee, our pro physiotherapist, has walked us through strength training, DVT, backache, ...
Retired author Bruce Manners says the research is loud and clear when it comes to ...
It’s the simple things that can boost your wellbeing.
People with dementia have shown they can flourish in ways that they, their caregivers and ...
Every Australian experiences food poisoning about once every five years, the experts say. Here’s how ...
You probably have 44 times more of this harmful chemical in your system than first ...
A growing demand for pet-friendly aged care is backed by scientific evidence about the health ...
Finding it difficult to break a habit and affect positive change? Here’s how to do ...
Different types of meditation can decrease our stress levels to varying degrees.
The Mediterranean diet may be the key to tackling mental health problems.
Recent headlines have warned that a diet high in dairy foods may increase men’s risk ...
How do you deal with medical expenses that can take a large amount of your ...
Doctor warns that it’s critical to review any medicines regularly to see if changes are ...
The good news is that there’s a sweet spot when meaning in life generally peaks, ...
The festive season heralds a time for joy, cheer and hangovers.
When we eat ‘healthy’ food we like to think that we’re doing something good for ...
Australians who get their hearing checked rewarded with Qantas points
Lifespan can be extended by enhancing the process cells use to recycle cell components.
More Australians are undergoing elective surgery and receiving emergency department care.
Steve Perkin takes you along for the ride on his joint replacement journey.
Skin rashes take lots of different forms and some can come from illnesses that can ...
Most of the one million taking the test walked away with shocking results.
It’s normal to feel thirsty after doing exercise when you first wake up in the ...
Is touch the constant in our lives that should always be treasured?
While panic attacks may be both distressing and common, there are ways to ease the ...
Potentially deadly undeclared substances have been found in almost half of the food products bought ...
A report that recommends charging younger people less than older Australians for private health insurance ...
One in two Australian men aged 18 to 55 have experienced sexual difficulty in the ...
Of the seemingly endless varieties of milk available, which one is right for you?
Smartphones have gone from being a status item to an indispensable part of our lives.
A review of 126 scientifically backed articles has concluded that there are 78 benefits of ...
Have we forgotten how to stay comfortable without air-conditioners in multiple rooms?
Australian prices were 25 per cent below the median global cost.
As if this anti-oxidant rich fat wasn’t considered healthy enough …
Recommendations to help you prevent health conditions that are more common in your 70s.
It’s normal to have some gas. But if the gas can’t easily get out, you ...
Private health costs could be cut by up to 10 per cent if private hospitals ...
Protein deficiency can have seriously affect your health. Watch for these signs.
Patients might not be getting the best advice about which treatments do or don’t work, ...
When we think of a clean and hygienic home, few of us think of air ...
Researchers say they may now be able to predict memory problems far in advance and ...
Review finds that supplements may actually increase the risk of “adverse health outcomes”.
‘Every hour spent watching television each day increases the risk of dying,’ says professor.
Your pillow isn’t only cosy for you, but also for the millions of dust mites ...
Text message interventions found to reduce coronary and stroke deaths.
While we all feel sad, moody or low from time to time, some people experience ...
Sitting for long periods of time or sitting too much overall also increase your chance ...
A lifetime of memories… but not always readily accessible.
Some patients may be put at serious risk by the bacteria in probiotics: study.
A national nutrition body is warning that 90 per cent of Australians are not consuming ...
Are you more thirsty than usual? Passing more urine? We explain the symptoms of type ...
The method used in Australia to calculate a person’s lifetime risk of cancer has been ...
There is a newfound sobriety among younger Australians, according to a report. But at the ...
New software could reduce emergency hospitalisations and allow time for end-of life-plans.
If you’ve noticed changes in your hair, skin, weight, sleep or libido, a hormone imbalance ...
Forget Keto, Atkins and the 5-2 diet. This is the key to healthy longevity.
A new Alzheimer’s therapy has been granted conditional approval in China.
If your world is spinning, it may not be because you enjoyed one too many ...
It may be time to rethink our perception of ageing. Maybe we should listen to ...
A stomach or gastric ulcer is a break in the tissue lining the stomach.
A new study indicates that poor sleep can negatively affect your gut microbiome.
The way people walk is an indicator of how fast their brains are ageing.
Government bid to simplify private health cover has failed, says CHOICE.
The health benefits of digital detoxes have been widely preached in recent years. Google seems ...
We’re living longer and heaping extra strain on the hospital and healthcare systems, but a ...
Australia has world’s highest cancer rate and government protocol on CTs is a major contributor: ...
Why are you constipated? How can you fix it?
Cellulitis can be life-threatening if left untreated, so it’s important to recognise the symptoms.
Research set to reveal if a new drug is in the making after researchers find ...
“To be told at 50 I require a knee reconstruction or worst case a knee ...
Taking care of your gut becomes more and more important as you get older. Eating ...
Many of us know that we should be eating more super foods, but few of ...
‘There is no question that our aged care system requires urgent attention,’ says CHF chief.
Funds blame an ageing population and a failure to attract new members.
Turmeric has long been considered a wonder spice, but does it really work?
Alcohol industry pushing for slackened guidelines, spruiking the health benefits of drinking.
What is a cough anyway? And what’s the best way to get rid of it?
Scientists have found a link between neural activity and ageing.
New study finds everyday item can increase risk of dementia.
Changes in vision? Memory problems? Poor balance? These are all signs you may be low ...
Many people in Australia may be under-vaccinated without realising it.
Are you smarter that a monkey? Maybe not, according to a problem-solving study that pitted ...
The rigours of travel can take a toll on your body, but there are ways ...
Bad feet may be a warning of much bigger health issues
While common lifestyle factors may threaten your liver health, these simple changes can let you ...
An analysis of studies that involved more than 23,000 people with dementia found that sufferers ...
A positive mindset can affect some aspects of disease, but grief is normal and to ...
Australian researchers used a driving simulator to test the success of cataract surgery.
You’ve nurtured and prepared your children to be happy and healthy adults. Now they’re grown ...
Aussies aged over 70 worry about their health less than 18-30-year-olds.
If your life is not coming up roses, maybe you should plant some.
A new study reveals shocking news about plane water quality.
People in regional NSW are three times more likely to suffer from obesity than those ...
If you’re not predisposed to a cup of coffee, you may be about to change ...
Paper urges Government to subsidise sicker Australians’ health insurance costs.
Research finds an association between eating mushrooms and a lower risk of prostate cancer.
A world-first Australian study is uncovering the impact of exercise in helping the brain to ...
You may be surprised to discover you’ve been eating your favourite foods wrongly.
Bone cancer is serious and requires prompt medical attention. These are the warning signs.
An international team of researchers has identified a pair of genes linked to Alzheimer’s.
A lifelong dietary regimen of choline has potential to prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
New research uncovers the specific data leaked through hospital breaches.
New PBS listings set to save some patients more than $100,000.
An international study has uncovered a drug that could treat obesity and diabetes.
Geoff wants to know if he is eligible to apply for sickness allowance.
Shaky hands may be an early warning sign of neurological or degenerative conditions.
The foods every traveller should know to question before eating.
Climate change and ageing populations are interacting to create 'a perfect storm'.
Vegan and vegetarian diets could increase stroke risk.
Your bedroom may have a greater impact on our mental and physical health than you ...
Compare travel insurance to feel sure you are fully covered.
Consumption of onion and garlic more than once per day reduced the risk of breast ...
Sleep is a serious issue when you don’t get enough of it, but can a ...
Government spends $7485 per person on health costs, but out-of-pocket costs a concern.
Doctor tells how to shake off the lethargy that can creep up over winter.
Adults who spend four years in economic hardship are at risk of accelerated ageing.
Here’s how you can reduce your likelihood of becoming a cancer statistic.
Scientists hunting for a treatment for dementia label discovery an “exciting revelation”.
Good sex may be more about what’s happening between your ears than what’s going on ...
Nutritionist Sharon Natoli shares five reasons to eat eggs daily.
People who wear hearing aids for age-related hearing problems maintain better brain function.
Products still for sale as authorities investigate, but users warned to see their doctor.
These serious conditions may be causing your nagging cough.
Studies highlight the importance of good oral health to preserve wellbeing and limit cognitive decline.
With hayfever season just around the corner, here’s what you should know.
Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. Now we ...
On R U OK? Day – and every day – take the time to check ...
Repeatedly losing and regaining weight may lead to lower body fat percentages.
Folk remedies are often neglected by researchers, but not usually so completely.
Program could prevent stressful, often unnecessary, hospital admissions for aged care patients.
Researchers uncover unsafe additives in herbal medicines.
Nine health benefits you didn’t realise you get from omega-3 fatty acids.
Researchers believe they may have the key to helping people with dementia when they need ...
Many older people assume that laboured breathing is a normal part of ageing, but they ...
Study’s startling findings may reshape weight-loss programs.
The ACCC has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Medibank Private.
A long-term health problem can take the joy out of sex.
Study uncovers 200 deaths over 10 years and a 44 per cent increase in poisonings.
Needing daytime naps could be a reason to keep you up at night.
We present the case for embracing the imperfect – because who isn’t?
Some bugs are bad, but killing them all can damage ecosystems and our health.
Dementia and marital status could be linked, according to a new study.
Do you experience shortness of breath? This may be why.
Global study ranks countries according to the nutrients in packaged food.
One in 10 patients are infected in hospital, and it's not always with what you ...
How shorter days and less sunlight take their toll on our wellbeing.
Australian men are now living longer than any other group of males in the world.
Falls often occur at home, so it’s vital that we make them as fall-proof as ...
First there was Chloe, now YourLifeChoices members share similar uncanny experiences.
Australians with the lowest rate of mental health conditions are in their late 70s.
Would you be prepared to have a blood test that could predict your death?
But we need to rethink how much red meat we’re eating.
‘Of course it’s concerning, we know people are finding it hard to cover the cost ...
Eating soybean-based foods may reduce the risk of a range of health problems.
Breakthrough raises hopes of fewer rejections and infections after joint replacements.
A stronger libido and better orgasms can be attained through regular exercise.
Prevalence of dementia diagnoses after migraine much higher for women than for men.
While still edible, think twice before putting these nine foods in the freezer.
Lessons learnt from the Super Agers and other pivotal ageing studies.
Report reveals the best healthcare systems around the world.
How parks, forests and green spaces contribute to physical and mental wellbeing.
Taking your eyes for granted and neglecting problems can put you at risk.
Drones, smartphones and sensors could provide a lifeline to older Australians.
Ron asks psychologist Dr Emmanuella how he can help his wife and keep his sanity.
Device could help neuroscientists develop new therapies for pain, addiction, emotional disorders and cognitive disorders.
People who live in rural areas may be at lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
Lessons learnt from the Super Agers and other key ageing studies.
Sugar is widely positioned as enemy No.1. However, there are other killers in our pantries.
Avoidable death rates decline, but not in this area.
Good-quality sleep throughout a whole night is optimal for learning and memory.
Biological and behavioural factors may partly explain why women live longer than men.
Scientists have found that a common additive in frozen and fried foods worsens the flu.
Heart failure is 32 per cent higher during winter, a new report reveals.
Researchers have begun looking for clues about Alzheimer's in a seemingly unlikely place.
A common garden plant could be the key to curing cancer in older people.
Seven simple ways to soothe your sore throat this winter.
The four regular habits we all need to observe to ensure optimum oral health.
NIB boss wants Medicare abolished.
Who would have thought that ‘tickling’ could be so beneficial for your health?
Simple steps that we often ignore that can help to strengthen your immune system.
Steve’s mother used to listen to parliament to get a better night’s sleep, but is ...
Regular consumption of nuts improves the quality of orgasms and sexual function.
Choose your friends wisely – for your health.
Having a bigger waistline in your 60s may be linked with brain ageing years later.
Purchasing medical products online may be a greater risk than you think.
Academic says local tourism helps retiree wellbeing and improves ageing.
New study reveals harmful levels of toxins derived from bottle types and labelling.
Some male body problems are slightly embarrassing and others more serious.
Biopsies are important in the diagnosis of cancer, but do you need to worry about ...
New research shows a spicy diet could be linked to dementia.
Men with prostate cancer may have more to worry about than just the prostate cancer.
Got a headache but don’t want to down a handful of paracetamol or ibuprofen?
Camilla Fayed tells you all you need to know about handling beans and pulses.
Almost one million Australians aged 70 and over take five or more medications daily.
These five serious health conditions are all linked to symptoms of cold feet.
Every five minutes an Australian is diagnosed with this serious health condition.
Stuart is travelling to China and wonders whether he should risk eating the street food.
If you want to play the game of love, you'd better know the rules.
Were you refused a refund for hospital bills because of this action?
The humble egg is a powerhouse of nutritional goodness.
Study shows that moderate drinkers had lower mortality rates than people who abstain.
Report reveals that Australia’s health system works well for those who are well.
This common disease affecting half of older Aussies can become deadly in an instant
Treatment for diabetes and depression just got cheaper.
Sinusitis is a painful condition when the sinuses become inflamed or infected.
Scientists have discovered a pathway that cleans the build-up of toxic Alzheimer’s proteins.
There are nearly 2.7 million carers in Australia, approximately 12 per cent of the population.
Health survey statistics reveal that half of all Australians live with a chronic disease.
There are few things more painful than sensitive teeth, but help is at hand.
Naturopath shares her tips and food winners to help you stay healthy this winter.
A new study reveals how exercise boosts longevity, regardless of previous activity levels.
Older Australians are shunning the opportunity to complete an advance care directive.
Breakthrough treatment for kidney disease offers hope for millions with diabetes.
Some symptoms of Alzheimer’s may show up in people as early as their 20s.
Yale researchers have discovered the flu virus’s best friend.
Drugs that can target any type of tumour are being fast-tracked in the UK.
Who should have the right to choose how we die? We should, say older Australians.
How much time should we be spending in the sun to help but not harm ...
Alzheimer’s sufferer Brian LeBlanc explains how he fights the fog.
Should voluntary assisted dying be available around the nation?
A new cell type could stop allergies before they begin.
The ‘men’s’ disease that’s now affecting more Australian women.
Pain, tingling and numbness could be a sign of this syndrome.
New research has identified a novel approach to staving off the detrimental effects of ageing.
Recent reports claim white meat is as bad for your cholesterol as red. Are they ...
Treatment of varicose veins and spider veins is not just for cosmetic reasons.
Study delivers devastating finding on why 23 older Australians died.
Certain common indoor plants provide a natural way of removing toxic agents from the air.
Over-55s say they are ‘content’ but too many are having a tough time of it.
Research reveals the power of the spoken word to stimulate the brain.
Chills, sweats, hair loss, brain fog or unaccounted for weight gain? You may have a ...
Sceptics issue warnings to the financially vulnerable.
We want to know if you’re happy, sad and what you’re doing about it.
The key questions you should ask yourself.
Stopping sex, or even having an extended break, can have serious health consequences.
Pharmacists will mix and deliver the lethal dose.
Link found between blood pressure drugs and a decreased risk of dementia.
Population DNA testing for disease risk is coming. Here are five things to know.
Men’s problems in the bedroom may be a warning sign for more serious health issues ...
What everyone should know about fatty liver disease.
Symptoms aren’t just irritating – if left untreated they may harm your eyesight.
Older Australians taking these meds more than twice as likely to suffer falls.
Health experts weigh in on whether you can be overweight and still be healthy.
Chief medical officer wants to punish doctors who charge unnecessarily high fees.
Our nutritional needs change with different life stages.
Seven key measures of heart health may help predict future risk of cardiovascular disease.
Loneliness affects more than three quarters of older Australians: poll.
New study reveals hopes for a cancer vaccination.
Do you suffer from joint pain? How should you alleviate the aches of arthritis?
Elizabeth Quinn and her mother join forces to add life and humour to the death ...
Is enough being done to highlight loneliness among older Australians?
Doctors urge over-65s to vaccinate against ‘killer infection’.
New Australian research proves that stem cell treatment stops and can reverse osteoarthritis.
Cinnamon has long been used in traditional medicine, but does it really have health benefits?
The type of bacteria living in the gut can influence the development of Alzheimer’s.
Before you switch on your heater, you should check whether it’s a potential killer.
A new survey proves that sex doesn’t stop at 50. In fact, it seems, it ...
Are you tired all the time? Do you have aching joints? You may have haemochromatosis. ...
The old physio explains why he’s yet to ‘hang up the hands’.
Ten healthy alternatives to your winter cravings that both satisfy and nourish.
The rate of life expectancy growth in Australia is now falling behind high-income nations.
Health officials urge all Australians to check their immunisation history.
Study links organic foods to a reduced cancer risk, but what do the academics say?
The jury is still out on whether omega-3 supplements reduce heart attacks.
April worst on record – six times higher than the deadliest month on record.
Five experts in their field outline the challenges facing the re-elected Government.
If you’re trying to burn fat faster, make sure you include these 14 foods into ...
Camilla Fayed is putting the focus on nature, simplicity and balance in our food choices.
Travellers who forgo a measles injection may risk invalidating their insurance, say experts.
Stay fresh, clean and most importantly healthy on your next holiday.
Natural ways to get moving again – in the toilet, that is.
There may be an explanation for repetitive pop music or other sounds that make you ...
Good sleep quality and good mood lead to good working memory with age.
Reduce your risk of heart failure by adhering to the DASH diet.
How the major parties’ health policies stack up in this federal election campaign.
You might think you are frugal but not replacing some items can affect your health.
These common foods found in the fridge might be harming your health and waistline.
Can travel be the best way to tackle a midlife crisis?
Surveys show older people want straight answers to one of life’s weightiest questions.
Blood clots can be very dangerous and potentially life-threatening. Know what to look for.
A simple smartphone game can help with early Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
If there’s mould in your home, you’re at risk, researchers warn.
Staring death in the face, friends tell stories – while they can still be told.
Sleep apnoea should be on your radar if you wake up feeling tired.
Today is World Tuna Day, so we look at why this wonder fish is so ...
Best and worst supermarkets named and food products ranked in the latest annual audit.
Foods you should both increase and avoid to make your liver love you.
Heart Foundation data reveals more than two-thirds of Australians at risk of heart disease.
Make sure you are doing everything to keep your heart healthy.
How many ‘facts’ related to ageing and sex hold up to scrutiny?
High-dose, immune-boosting or four-strain? A guide to flu vaccines for older Australians.
Is it too late to start now? Is a little leaking okay? All is revealed.
A prescription drug to treat high blood pressure has shown promise against dementia.
Have you ever noticed strange little cobwebs or squiggly lines in your vision?
Substituting healthy plant proteins for red meat lowers risk for heart disease.
Physiotherapist Jason Lee explains what we should be doing to keep our muscles strong.
Reforms take effect, but CHOICE is still critical of the system.
Research could lead to breakthrough for Alzheimer’s and stroke patients.
Researchers would have you believe that jet lag may actually be good for your brain.
Labor woos older Australians with healthcare incentive.
There’s so much you don’t know about chocolate.
Government-commissioned inquiry seeks Medicare rebate for sleep issues.
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Scientists discover why a cancer drug is able to alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms.
A poor sense of smell can signal cognitive decline, but ‘smell training’ could help.
Diagnosed cases rise, but survival rates for most cancers improve.
Trips to the toilet at night are a sign of high blood pressure.
Research suggests that every alcoholic drink changes you. Here’s how.
Want to know where your reusable water bottle will actually come in handy?
Your height could play a role in the health issues you develop, according to studies.
Researchers have developed a less invasive and cheaper test to detect gut illnesses.
Australians will benefit from more affordable medicines and access to health services.
A warning has been issued due to an outbreak of influenza and measles cases.
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April worst on record – six times higher than the deadliest month on record.
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Ten reasons why you might be struggling through the day.
Flying with a disability may be difficult, but it’s far from impossible.
Your eye colour says more than you realise about your health and susceptibility to disease.
Mike explains why he is covered for pregnancy and IVF – in his 70s.
Study finds a correlation between eating oily fish and improved respiratory health.
A fungus that infects caterpillars could offer new hope for arthritis sufferers.
Nine in 10 older Australians want a universal dental care scheme.
The burden of chronic pain is unrelenting for many Australians. Here’s how to treat it.
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Calls for a universal dental care scheme have strengthened, but is it an election issue ...
Aussie airline ignores its own promises and forces a young woman to fear for her ...
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety focuses on aged care in the ...
The services and care that you say are pivotal to lifting the sector’s image.
It’s simple and research has shown that it works.
Calls for introduction of a Medicare-style universal insurance scheme for primary dental care.
Analysts explain death dreams, and their assessments are surprising.
Only eight per cent of respondents say they wake up feeling fresh.
Do you have the signs and symptoms of this incurable autoimmune disease?
Cancel the cheese omelette. There is sobering news for egg lovers.
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Friendships fulfil an innate human need, says psychologist Caroline Anderson.
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Researchers have developed a vaccine which can block arthritis pain.
Men are starting to take their body image seriously and are doing something about it.
Medicine misuse is threatening the sight of 150,000 Australians.
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The first step could be simple and have wide-ranging benefits, research finds.
A new study in the UK has found that a strict diet can successfully 'reverse' ...
Do you know the difference between these body parts? Even many women don’t.
Watching television for more than three and a half hours a day linked to poorer ...
Are baby boomers’ concerns about private health cover finally being heard?
Recent research shows that resistance training improves the health of over-65s.
A little help from friends can go a long way when fighting ill-health
Hugging releases a calming hormone that works to heal on many fronts.
What does a heart attack feel like? Is it different for men and women?
Researchers have identified an unexpected contributor to rheumatoid arthritis.
Morning exercise with short walking breaks could help you control your blood pressure.
Researchers are calling for an overhaul of Australia’s system of managing driver retirement.
A clinical trial is a research program to evaluate new medical treatments.
Both sides of politics have announced their support for comprehensive heart health checks.
Knee and hip replacements for osteoarthritis are expected to rise by up to 276 per ...
Melinda Bowd shares her journey and how she learnt to live with chronic pain.
British surgeons discover a gene therapy operation to stop macular deterioration.
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One of the great mysteries of neuroscience may finally have an answer.
A study of 44,500 people has uncovered a strong link between eating badly and dying.
It’s unpleasant to say the least, but treatment is an option.
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Men able to complete more than 40 push-ups have a lower risk of heart disease.
The 10 habits you can learn to control your weight forever.
Authorities urge the public to keep an eye out for measles signs.
A heart healthy diet is good for your ticker and your tummy.
Two in five Australians (39 per cent) did not visit a dentist at all last ...
Around 70 per cent of Australians leave no instructions regarding end-of-life decisions.
If you’re fearful your sex drive is drying up, these may be the reasons why.
What to watch out for once you reach your 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.
Govt announces $662m aged care boost on the eve of the royal commission.
These eight surprising risk factors increase your chance of having deep vein thrombosis.
Australians who’ve failed to file correct information with Medicare are owed $110m.
Exercise alters brain blood flow and improves cognitive performance in older adults.
The government saved private insurers, and now it needs to put them in the spotlight.
Here are six of the best drinks that naturally assist with weight loss.
Qantas frequent flyer members can earn Qantas points while they sleep.
Enthusiasm for private health insurance is waning.
Scientists label dementia finding as ‘potentially groundbreaking’.
Belly fat can lead to diabetes and heart disease. Here’s how to get rid of ...
Major legal changes to My Health Record as we close in on opt-out deadline.
Are there foods you can eat to help with erectile dysfunction?
Need to de-stress, calm down and reconnect with where you are? Here’s how.
By the end of 2019, every Australian aged 50 to 74 will have received a ...
health, dementia, symptoms, alzheimers, mimic, misdiagnosis,
Leaky blood vessels may trigger Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research.
The Government is resisting calls to subsidise new drugs that could save thousands.
Research finds lack of support in hospitals is putting patient wellbeing at risk.
We’ve all heard these medical maxims, but how many are garbage?
New findings suggest more daily movement can prevent dementia in older adults.
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Can generic medicines have different ingredients to branded versions?
We know that preservatives are in our food. But are they actually safe?
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We debunk five common sunscreen myths and share a truth you’ll love to hear.
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A fungus previously perceived as harmless has been linked to memory problems.
Science is starting to find truth to some of the urban legends that have been ...
Yale University researchers may have created a drinkable cure for Alzheimer’s.
Healing trauma and pain without drugs is the new black.
A new study finds a link between hot flushes and the risk of breast cancer.
Researcher seeks urgent probe into risk and review of sterilisation procedures.
Some cities are better than others for retirees’ health.
What you can expect once you start taking medicine for an infection.
New study puts focus on need to prepare and plan for big spike in sufferers.
Find out if your trusty hangover cure is a genuine tonic or just hype.
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New research shows type 2 diabetes is linked with a decline in memory function.
New year’s resolutions to improve your health don’t have to involve sacrifices.
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Things you can do to help deal with tricky situations this Christmas.
A pharmacist shares his top tips and gadgets to ensure safe travel with medications.
The man who invented the vampire facial now claims he can transform your sex life.
If you thought your poo was nothing more than a bunch of dead cells; well, ...
Study pinpoints lack of sleep as the main problem.
Health forum seeks value for money with greater transparency around surgeons’ fees.
Not feeling well? One day your pot plants will tell you why.
This fountain of youth practice will erase years off your face.
Researchers reveal the activity that can add almost a decade to your life.
Finding a bulk billing doctor just became much easier.
Many Australians diagnosed with mental health issues don’t know where to go for help.
Music soothes the soul and, so it seems, people with dementia. But how?
Love getting your hands dirty? Here are three reasons why you must exercise caution.
What you eat may affect your chances of developing an age-related eye disease.
Seniors go against the trend when choosing a chemist: survey.
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You can’t imagine how your inflight medical emergency is going to be handled.
How a hug can change your day – and your wellbeing.
Self-described ‘rotund’ writer Steve Perkin does the research. You might not be happy.
Most older Australians fail to meet daily exercise targets: report.
Almost half of older Aussies should prepare for a disability late in life: statistics.
The results are in: older Australians let us know if sex is still important.
Do you still find people your age ‘hot’? Is sex still important to you?
Dr Ben Ashby explains what you must do to maintain your eye health.
A study reveals the foods and drink associated with a lower risk of memory loss.
Does your body contain a evolutionary or genetic detail that sets you apart?
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Many people are abandoning their private health insurance policies.
Some foods are a recipe for a nightmare, according to research.
Seven ways to boost your concentration and stay focused.
Chronic kidney disease is called a ‘silent disease’ as there are often no warning signs.
We examine studies that proffer opinions on how birth order affects your life.
The world’s best-selling sonic toothbrush is perfect for your travel toiletries kit.
Retirement offers a great opportunity to lead a healthier life: study finds.
Researchers have found that meditation may alter the course of Alzheimer’s.
Fears for public health system as more people shun private cover.
Millions may be suffering in silence with an embarrassing anxiety.
The diet and lifestyle changes that can make you look and feel younger.
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Research has found that camping trips can be beneficial for health and wellbeing.
Danger of loneliness labelled “a serious public health hazard”.
Health minister again bows to pressure on controversial medical records site.
Study suggests drinking can banish bad memories – for a time.
Older Australians more satisfied with visits to their GP than the younger generations.
Ultrasound can predict onset 10 years before symptoms appear, say researchers.
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We list the most common sex injuries and how to treat them.
Two reports identify opioid abuse and antibiotic misuse as critical threats.
A new report has found that one in four Australians is lonely.
What exactly is mould? And how can you remove it for good?
Food-poisoning bacteria is lurking in your fridge, Aussies warned.
The Government wants to know why you can’t nod off.
Staying physically active later in life can help keep your brain healthy.
A guide to some of the most common skin conditions and how to treat them.
System crashes as we close in on the extended opt-out deadline.
Vaccinations only go so far: exercise further caution in these destinations.
Six tips to offer quick relief from heartburn without taking medicine.
Nutritionists are casting doubt on the health claims about vaping.
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Hearing aid retailers fined $2.5 million for misleading age pensioners.
The right type of snoozing helps our bodies repair themselves.
Do you have a sweet tooth? Here’s what sugar does to your body.
Some prescription drugs can pose a threat to lung health, according to new research.
Physiotherapist’s video shows four easy exercises for osteoarthritis sufferers.
Worried about getting older? The prime of your life may just be right now.
Cognitive decline can be predicted a decade early, dementia researchers say.
A new national action plan will tackle heart disease and stroke.
Some people have strokes without realising it. They're called silent strokes.
A new study suggests the seasons can affect mental health.
New report shines a light on failing lifestyles of older Australians.
We are approaching a time when bacteria could become resistant to all antibiotics.
A handy guide to the foods to be wary of on your overseas trip.
Keep an eye on the 14 surprising factors that can raise your blood pressure.
Researchers have devised a way to estimate whether an individual can expect to live longer.
Health issues suffered during pregnancy have been linked to later dementia.
Sinusitis is a painful condition when the sinuses become inflamed or infected.
Painful urination should not be ignored. Here’s what you need to know.
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Insurers may force older Australians to pay more for common medical procedures.
Algorithms may help doctors stream people onto prevention path sooner.
These three easy stretches can help align your spine and relieve back pain.
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Older Australians would rather rely on themselves than aged care.
Women are more likely to develop dementia, Parkinson’s disease or have a stroke.
What you need in your travel 'medicine chest' to relieve symptoms of common ailments.
Can we eat our way to mental health?
Take part in our Friday Flash Poll and help us solve the aged care mystery.
Olive oil could be better than Viagra at boosting a man’s sexual performance.
Spots, tags, veins and bruises – what’s normal and what’s not.
Research reveals that rising energy costs are hurting retirees the most.
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A majority of Australians would like to see health apps regulated by the Government.
Be alert to the signs that could mean you’re putting your health at risk.
Governments are spending more on healthcare, but failing to help in two key areas.
Toenail health is important. Here’s what you need to know.
Treating insomnia with digital programs can improve insomnia symptoms.
Study reveals late breakfasts and early dinners help people keep weight off.
Seeking a natural, at-home teeth-whitening product? Do we have news for you.
Is your medication on the new list of less expensive prescription drugs?
While heart attacks are on the decline, dementia-related deaths are climbing.
Minister invites men’s sheds to apply for $5 million in grants.
Orgasms can have huge health benefits, but can they make you live longer?
Is honey really a miracle food? Which health benefits are confirmed by the research?
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A Mediterranean-style diet may reduce stroke risk in women over 40.
Drug helps painters and pianists with Alzheimer’s to resume activities.
Parties promise more machines, but ignore costs, says key body.
Sneezing has been the subject of much superstition throughout the ages.
Blood clots can be very dangerous and potentially life-threatening. Know what to look for.
The exercises that can build and maintain strong healthy bones.
Focus on Alzheimer’s disease is growing around the world.
Electricity companies fined $20,000 for cutting power to life-support systems.
Science has discovered the low-nutrition foods most likely to lead to tumours.
Sugar and fat are two of the most widely talked about dietary topics, but which ...
Choosing organic food means you’re taking care of your own health and the planet’s.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a royal commission into aged care.
Many older people taking low-dose aspirin may be doing themselves harm.
Preventable health problems forcing retirement rethink, says study.
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Caffeine is trumpeted as having amazing powers, but does it cure or cause a headache?
A surface you can’t avoid touching may be the germiest at the airport.
You’re finally in bed. You sink blissfully into your pillow. Or do you?
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Ageism is a real thing and is engrained in the human psyche: psychology professor.
Australian travellers urged to be vigilant of health while on holiday.
Taking probiotics in conjunction with antibiotics can have long-term consequences.
Proportion of older Aussies relying on the pension decreases significantly.
That ‘foggy’ feeling is common, but you should investigate what might be causing it.
The increased risk of dying after older adults break a bone is real.
Exciting new technology aims to help dementia patients tick off their bucket lists.
If you avoid green, bitter veggies, science reckons you are a super-taster.
Why the ‘safety net’ must come into play when diagnosing a complaint.
A drug used to treat liver disease could help to restore cells damaged by Alzheimer's.
Research shows super-sensitive noses can be trained to detect illness
Half of 15,000 women surveyed reported being diagnosed with depression or anxiety.
Contaminant levels in fish are so low, that ‘avoiding seafood is actually unhealthy’.
There are various ways in which you can significantly lower your stroke risk.
Do you have trouble making everyday decisions when confronted with too many options?
Is there really such a thing as an actual chocolate addiction?
An alarming number of men say they feel weepy and deeply ashamed after lovemaking.
Regulator happy for supplements to go on shelves before checking them out.
If you’ve ever finished a meal and hardly noticed, you must read this.
Are wrinkles just a consequence of ageing, or could they signal something more sinister?
Late afternoon and early evening can be hard for people with Alzheimer’s disease.
Lost your sense of smell? Your nose can tell if you are sick.
What’s not covered by Medicare and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme?
Will longer-living baby boomers break the system?
Psychologists warn that ‘exclusivity’ proposals could block seniors’ access to care.
Mary-Anne asks if there will be a dementia cure in her lifetime.
Over three quarters of overdose deaths last year involved pharmaceutical opioids.
Sugar improves memory in older adults – and makes them more motivated.
Karyn Spilberg is determined not to let Parkinson’s disease stand in her way.
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Report finds patients paid $3 billion in costs over 12 months.
The simple rules you should follow to safeguard your health.
The rules you must follow when giving medicines to children.
Aspirin can be used to treat so many symptoms, but there are risks.
Cancer isn’t the only reason men should get their prostate checked.
Some cities high on many people’s travel wish list have the worst air pollution.
Simple tips to keep your happy home a healthy one, too.
Many people think that pain is not important enough to warrant painkillers.
Senior economist Matt Grudnoff reveals who the healthcare burden is hurting the most.
Anne is confused and wants to know the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Why universal access to basic health and aged care is pivotal to a secure retirement.
How do you assess whether the potential benefits outweigh the risks?
As a person’s waist-to-hip ratio increases, so does the likelihood of cognitive impairment.
The Government has several ways of helping you meet expensive healthcare costs.
Knowing the meaning behind your heartbeat isn’t so simple.
A health tracking app discovers what people like to eat before sex.
Study identifies potential drug targets to reverse brain pH imbalance.
There are many reasons why the skin under our eyes can appear darker or swollen.
Are you or your sleeping partner suffering from the side-effects of snoring?
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More people are surviving heart attacks, but survival comes at a cost.
Numbness in your limbs will get an ambulance to you quicker than a hip fracture.
Physiotherapist Jason Lee explains how to manage that ‘dodgy’ knee.
Difficult-to-treat diabetes just got easier with government subsidy.
Survey finds half of patients could be putting themselves at risk.
Six solutions for the painless removal of splinters
Primary care needs an overhaul to ensure all Australians get the best health care.
A new project aims to investigate the effectiveness of health star ratings.
Vertigo is all in your head … specifically at the centre of your inner ear.
Government to investigate if disability scheme is working effectively.
Expert takes us into the twilight zone to explain all matters sleep.
Experts disagree on whether Australians should share private medical information.
Sleep specialist Dr Katharina Lederle explains what goes on in your unconscious hours.
Eating your final meal of the day too late can increase the risk of developing ...
One in three Australians aged 65 and over battles this condition daily, says survey.
Japanese scientists have discovered that ultrasound may help to cure dementia.
Have you thought about end-of-life planning? Dr Erica Cameron-Taylor tells why you must.
The US Army has set out to discover the most efficient way to consume coffee.
Constrained Couples were most affected by the health-care increases.
Experts explain compelling reasons to use My Health Record platform.
Top digital consultant says My Health Record could be the next tech wreck.
Boosting the dole would reduce chronic disease among the poorest.
As we grow older, the risks associated with falling over become greater.
Technology might assist older adults in increasing their activity and sociability.
Scientists may have uncovered a way to significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s.
For-profit aged care providers taking advantage of $2.17b in taxpayer funded subsidies.
Often overlooked, zinc is an important mineral that may even reverse vision loss.
Experts agree that your My Health Record information may not be safe.
What you eat can spark the leading cause of many diseases – inflammation.
Swap out your toxic cleaning products for these safer ‘green’ options.
We’re halfway there, but don’t get cocky on the cold and flu front.
Chronic wound cases to soar as population ages.
Why you should make it a conversation and heed the warning signs.
Will technology make retirement better or worse in the next decade?
Dr Troye advises Rob on his concerns about his wife.
How much do you really know about diabetes?
What we know about hair loss and what we can do about it.
A common sleep disorder has been identified as a possible cause of dementia.
A consultation with a GP should be about more than picking up a prescription.
The one factor that could seriously strain your retirement income.
Doctors lobby for an increase to allow them to spend more time with patients.
Physical therapy is often one of the best choices to treat chronic pain.
Protect your vision and maintain the health of your eyes.
As of 30 June, new baggage rules came into effect at all Australian airports.
Memory centres and registry of trial volunteers reinforces hunt for a cure.
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Australian GPs have issued a warning on free health checks.
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Want to do a price check on out-of-pocket medical expenses? Now you can.
Can older Australians continue to afford the rising cost of health insurance?
As if they weren’t useful enough, your hands can also ‘diagnose’ sinister illnesses.
Most adults only get about half the amount of calcium they need each day.
Kerry asks our psychologist for advice on how to tell family to keep her informed.
A key treatment doctors prescribe to slow the progress of dementia does not work.
The way you sleep has long-term effects on your overall health and wellbeing.
Costs and waiting lists the key reasons more Australians are heading offshore.
New report shows half of all Australians suffer from chronic health conditions.
Try this quiz about your childhood to understand why you are sick today.
If you’ve never experienced this pain, you’re in a very select group.
Early to bed and early to rise may be the keys to being less prone ...
Foundation to launch campaign to get sufferers talking about incontinence.
UK research reveals a common midlife condition is linked to dementia.
Cataracts are on the rise and one expert warns that early signs shouldn’t be ignored.
There are some foods on the menu that should stay on the menu.
Is this the solution to sharing of health history?
Dementia researchers may have found a drug that can reverse memory deficits.
Why fad diets continue to entice, and why they often fail to deliver.
The Ombudsman slams Bupa over dumping benefits so it can claw back costs.
As we age, our ability to care for ourselves begins to diminish.
There are many home remedies that can help minimise the appearance of leg veins.
Do you dare try this common ingredient in your drinks cabinet to block Alzheimer’s?
Constipation can be uncomfortable and your diet may be to blame.
Less than one-in-three Australian men consider themselves at high risk of skin cancer.
All the best nutritional advice won’t stop you cooking the life out of your food.
Certain natural substances have antibacterial properties, but which are safe to use?
With winter comes an increase in arthritis pain. Here’s how to combat it.
Six ways you could be increasing your risk of diabetes without even knowing it.
Avoid these 11 bad habits that weaken your joints.
You won’t mind being called plump if you have this cosmetic jab
The internet can save you money on eyewear, especially if your prescription is simple.
An investigation has revealed a staggering number of breath tests have been falsified.
Technology detects deadly melanomas 35 per cent more accurately than doctors.
When your knees get cranky, try these strengthening exercises.
Fresh tomato-based sauces could be doing wonders for your gut.
Don’t take a chance, these simple strategies can help.
Australian Federal Police order crackdown on retirement villages.
A capsule packed with electronics and living cells can spot gut health problems.
Your liver is important, really important, so keep it in tiptop shape.
A lot of people take their smartphone to bed with them.
Macular degeneration causes half of all cases of legal blindness.
For some reason, good hygiene practices often go on holiday when you do.
If you have poor circulation, it is possible that some of your organs are being ...
Australians underwent 20,000 boob jobs and 30,000 liposuction procedures last year.
Could a discovery by British researchers be the elusive Holy Grail to curing the cold?
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You can fit exercise into your regular day without having to dedicate extra time to ...
You can fit exercise into your regular day without having to dedicate extra time to ...
The latest research supports the common wisdom about the effects of laughter.
Survey finds big jump in the number of Australians abandoning their cover.
Are you gritting your teeth when you go to the bathroom?
Just over 100,000 people aged 65 and over were hospitalised due to a fall in ...
Sensitive personal information held by providers tops breaches, says report.
Peak body CHF welcomes extra spending on health but says more needs to come.
Scientists reverse conventional thinking on supplements and joint pain.
Health experts urge governments to spread the word.
Are you prepared to administer first aid in case of emergency?
Teas are chock full of flavonoids and other healthy goodies.
There’s one key tip to make your hospital stay as safe as possible.
Programs to ensure health checks part of More Choices For a Longer Life package.
Study finds that too much sugar could be adversely affecting memory.
Can we blame menopause or is it simply a consequence of getting older?
What is this terrible disease and how close are we to finding a cure?
Study analyses complaints involving GPs and makes key recommendations.
Having a plan in case of dementia is a smart move for you and your ...
Innovative smartphone app will help asthmatics manage their condition.
A new benefit of dark chocolate could be in sight – literally.
We lose bone mass and strength as we age, but there are delaying tactics.
Just one hour a week can make all the difference.
By getting a flu shot, you’re protecting yourself and the most vulnerable.
Older adults are better at anticipating stressful events at home.
Rheumatoid arthritis may increase the risk of developing lung disease.
Money spent commemorating dead soldiers could be put to better use.
Researchers create implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer.
Potentially unnecessary medication use increases in newly diagnosed dementia cases.
Seven reasons why coats and scarves may be standard dress.
Olga Galacho reveals the plans and products that are most confusing.
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New flu injections developed especially for seniors to boost their immunity.
A natural remedy for jet lag that is hailed as 'the one'.
Alcohol associated with a higher risk of stroke, fatal aneurysm and heart failure.
Dementia will have dire consequences for financial decision making, report says.
Being older doesn’t necessarily mean your sex life has to go stale.
What may seem like innocuous health issues could be a sign of something worse.
How to start the difficult conversation about preparing for death.
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Up to 50 per cent of dementia cases can be attributed to modifiable lifestyle factors.
An often-overlooked disease related to Parkinson's deserves a little more awareness.
Televisions have their place – behind closed doors in a dedicated room.
By age 60, more than half of adults will have concerns about their memory.
A blood test may detect Alzheimer's disease long before symptoms appear.
They can be the best of company, but pets do come with associated risks.
Older men and women can generate just as many new brain cells as younger people.
Research identifies Hostage Bargaining Syndrome.
How often should you poo each day and when should you worry about it?
Any medical procedure has its dangers, but the benefits can be compelling.
We grill the Greens on pension eligibility, super and rising energy and healthcare costs.
Radiologists fume over gaps paid by pensioners who cannot access X-ray rebates.
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Aged care companies are accused of dumping residents in emergency departments.
New study suggests coffee could protect heart health.