Infant sleep affected by more screentime

With screen time on the rise due to the coronavirus pandemic there is renewed attention on…

‘Less pain’ to remove tonsils

A 10-year study from Flinders University has found “shrinking” tonsils results in far less pain and…

Eating Healthier for One

Many older Australians are living alone either by choice or due to circumstances such as “empty…

Boost to develop microalgae into health foods

A new discovery may provide the crucial link that helps accelerate development of microalgae into beneficial…

Protein – Getting the Balance Right

Getting enough protein in your diet is of prime importance, especially to support healthy ageing. Protein,…

Available evidence suggests vaping can help smokers quit

Updated Cochrane Review shows electronic cigarettes can help people quit smoking; More evidence is needed on long-term…

Cat diseases have $6 billion impact on human health in Australia

Some cat-dependent diseases can infect humans, with sometimes severe and tragic health consequences.A new study, published in…

We’re tuned to remember where we left our junk food

Psychology: Human spatial memory prioritizes high calorie foodsHumans more accurately recall the locations of high calorie…

Exposure to harmful levels of hydrogen peroxide when consuming some Energy drinks

A Monash-led study of food chemistry has found that people may be exposed to harmful levels…

BreastScreen NSW screening in Grafton

The mobile screening van has arrived in Grafton and is offering free screening mammograms until 17…

Early birds vs night owls: for diabetics, an early bedtime is best

Early to bed, early to rise…while the old saying promises health, wealth and wisdom, new research…

High-fibre diet, low level inflammation: sidestepping the effects of radiation

Loved or hated, the humble oat could be the new superfood for cancer patients as international research shows…

A healthy lifestyle can help you live longer, even with several chronic illnesses

Healthier lifestyles may increase lifespan even in people with multiple chronic conditionsA very healthy lifestyle is…

Cutting through the haze when it comes to medicinal cannabis

The highs and lows of medicinal cannabisA new article for prescribers about medicinal cannabis just published…

It ain’t great to stay up late: the perils of a late bedtime for kids and parents

Objectively measuring multiple sleep characteristics in Australian children and their parents, the world first study identified…

Link between sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s disease

New research has confirmed long-suspected links between sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s disease, finding identical signs of…

Dealing with Irritable bowel syndrome

About 20 per cent of the population may experience symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) at some…

Welcome news for pregnant women with type 2 diabetes

Researchers from Western Sydney University participated in the ‘Metformin in women with Type 2 diabetes in…

The cardioprotective qualities of Australian extra virgin olive oil

New research shows consuming extra virgin olive oil every day can significantly reduce blood pressure, which…

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