Health & Lifestyle

Michelle Kearney Heart Research Australia Interview

Did you know that heart disease is the Number 1 killer of Australian women? A bold fact that can be vastly reduced with enough awareness and support from Australians to help us spread the message about heart disease, and make a difference to those impacted by this disease. More...

Natalie Penn and Debbie Kertesz The Hidden Costs Of Cheap Food Interview

Many people’s intent is to eat wholesome, nutritious food, however the comparison between produce that is organic or ethically-raised and processed, packaged goods often sees junk food win in the price category. More...

Andrew Briggs Prestigious Award Interview

In addition to his role as Manager: Research, Knowledge and Policy, Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria, Dr Briggs is an Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University WA. More...

Prof Greg Johnson Threat Of Type 2 Diabetes Interview

“What many people don’t realise is that type 2 diabetes doesn’t just affect older people or those who are overweight or obese. Type 2 diabetes can affect anyone. It is a serious and complex condition. Many people don't take the type 2 diabetes risk seriously." More...

Kate Troup What Fats You Should Eat Interview

Australian Naturopath, Kate Troup believes that “eating plenty of healthy fats can encourage weight loss and produce optimum health, it’s just knowing which fats you can benefit from that matters”. More...

Dr Peter Alldritt The Pronamel Acid Truth Survey Interview

When acids come into contact with teeth, the enamel softens leaving teeth more vulnerable to acid wear. As people strive to lead healthier lives with higher fruit intake – often consumed in its raw state – our daily acid intake has increased too. More...

Dr Laurie Lepherd Dealing With Prostate Cancer Interview

Dr Lepherd said prostate cancer is the second most frequently diagnosed cancer in men worldwide and the fifth most common cancer diagnosed overall. More...

Tanya Petrovich Dementia Learning Online Interview

Alzheimer’s Australia Vic launches Dementia Learning Online; an innovative, interactive, learning environment. More...



Radical Remission

More than 1,000 cases of ‘radical remission’ from cancer have been reported in medical journals, now presented to a general audience for the first time. More...

Futuro Night Foot and Wrist Sleep Support

Sleep with comfort and peace of mind with the new Futuro™ Therapeutic Range by 3M. More...

Women’s Life Stages and Incontinence

Up to one in four Australians over the age of 15 experience bladder or bowel control problems. Women who are particularly at risk include those who are overweight, constipated, regularly lift heavy objects, smoke or have respiratory problems such as asthma or hay fever. More...

Back to Basics for Treating Cold and Flu

Expert recommends gargling with aspirin as one of the most effective treatments for sore throats. More...

New Fertility Hope for Young Women with Breast Cancer

The results of an international clinical trial offers a new treatment option for young women with breast cancer, to better preserve their fertility during cancer treatment. More...

What is Breast Congestion?

The milk-secreting portion of your breast is composed of glandular cells that drain into lactiferous ducts. Premenstrually, these cells increase in size and number and the ducts themselves widen. Your breasts may become increasingly lumpy, swollen and tender as menstruation approaches. More...

Your Blood Pressure

Your blood pressure reading is measured with two numbers, for example, 120 over 80 (120/80). The first number is called the systolic blood pressure and is the force your blood puts on blood vessel walls as your heart pumps. More...

Tips for Keeping your Heart Healthy

2011 World Heart Day is on Sunday 29 September. To celebrate, Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is offering some practical advice to women (and men!) who want to reduce their risk of heart disease, the number one killer of men and women in Australia. More...

Your Physical Activity

Regular physical activity is important for your physical and mental health and wellbeing, and has lasting benefits. Just 30 minutes of moderate activity each day can improve your health and reduce your risk of disease. More...

New Treatment of Vascular Birthmarks

This new treatment is termed “photochemotherapy” and combines laser light with a drug that inhibits the formation of blood vessels. The laser treatment causes injury to the abnormal blood vessels and a drug is then administered to prevent the blood vessels reforming. More...

Stephen Eddey Ubiquinol Coenzyme Q1 Interview

In today’s fast-paced and often stressful society, people function in overdrive for days on end (physically and mentally) resulting in depletion of a key antioxidant found naturally in the body, Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). More...

Heather Allan Love Your Lungs at 65 Years Young Interview

The ‘Love Your Lungs at 65 Years Young’ research reveals 94 per cent of Australians aged 65 to 74 do not recognise age as a risk factor for pneumonia, and fewer than half (44 per cent) correctly understand vaccination can help defend against pneumococcal pneumonia. More...

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