Is DNA testing the latest fitness device?

7 October, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

A new test is utilising the latest science has to offer to give Aussies the edge when it comes to tailoring their approach to health and fitness.


Should you keep taking your daily aspirin dose?

22 September, 2018 . by Michelle Rose

Thousands of older Australians take low-dose aspirin believing it will help them live longer – but it may be doing more harm than good, a major study has found.


6 women tell: How we stay fit and fantastic

3 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Women’s Health Week is all about women making the time to put their health first. Six women tell us how they do it. 


What you need to know about taking medicine safely

25 August, 2018 . by Michelle Rose

Australians are gambling with their health by ignoring instructions on medication – even risking serious complications, a health body warns.


Probiotic hope for colicky babies

8 August, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Parents of constantly crying babies have been given new hope, with new research finding a simple probiotic can reduce symptoms.


My Health Record: What you need to know

6 August, 2018 . by Michelle Rose

By the end of this year all Australians will have a digital My Health Record, unless they opt out. So what is it, and should you stay or go?


New test can reveal your gut secrets

25 July, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s estimated almost half of Australians suffer gut health issues – but new technology has the potential to make digestive problems a thing of the past.


Why being a night owl is bad for your health

23 July, 2018 . by Michelle Rose

Night owls – who prefer to stay up late and struggle to get up in the morning – may be at higher risk of early death, a new study has…


8 tech breakthroughs wowing the medical world

26 March, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

From fast-acting nasal sprays that lift depression to home DNA tests that help you lose weight, the future of healthcare has never looked so promising.


What do you need to know about the flu and flu vaccine?

13 March, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

With another flu season on its way, it pays to get in early with a vaccination to help prevent illness.