So you’re Covid-19 positive? Here’s what to do next

6 January, 2022 . by Michelle Rose

As Australia’s Covid-19 case numbers surge, severity of illness appears generally mild in most cases. Here’s what to do if you contract coronavirus.


Festive fail: Could your Christmas tree be making you sick?

22 December, 2021 . by Erica Sinni

A little-known syndrome is triggered by the festive foliage in your home and could be the culprit behind your allergies and asthma.


Omicron virus: What we know so far about the new Covid strain

30 November, 2021 . by Michelle Rose

Just as Australians dared hope we may finally be putting the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic behind us, a new mutation of the virus has emerged. So what is Omicron…


Trying to fall pregnant? What you need to know about IVF

29 November, 2021 . by Michelle Rose

Starting a family doesn’t come easily for everyone, with one in six Australian couples needing assistance. IVF could be an option, so what are the chances of success?


Germaphobia: When does cleanliness become a disorder?

26 November, 2021 . by Michelle Rose

Wanting to be clean is normal, right? But for some people, the desire for cleanliness can descend into germaphobia. So, when does distaste become a disorder?


Eating disorders: The new strategy tackling the crippling illness

17 November, 2021 . by Michelle Rose

With hundreds of thousands of Australians still going untreated for eating disorders, a new national strategy is calling for major changes.


Flip the metabolic switch: how it can help type 2 diabetes

14 November, 2021 . by Michelle Rose

Doctor turned documentary maker Dr Michael Mosley explains how changing your diet and flipping your metabolic switch can help stave off type 2 diabetes.


The easy test that can prevent most cervical cancers

10 November, 2021 . by Michelle Rose

By 2030, the World Health Organization wants to reach vaccination, screening and treatment targets that will help eliminate cervical cancer. Here’s what you need to know.


Leaky gut syndrome: Here’s how to treat it

28 October, 2021 . by Erica Sinni

Whether it’s increased visits to the toilet or you’re baffled by seemingly unrelated symptoms, leaky gut syndrome might be giving you a belly ache.


5 ways to banish heartburn for good

14 October, 2021 . by Erica Sinni

Heartburn – often a burning sensation in your chest or stomach – is a common cause of discomfort. New research has found simple ways to help reduce symptoms.