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Accept yourself, and you’ll eat better

The battle to correct eating disorders has taken an interesting turn with researchers finding that acceptance of weight, body and […]

Community care clients enjoy preventative exercises

Trained community care workers are able to safely incorporate a falls prevention exercise program into their existing services for older […]

Prenatal cannabis use associated with low birth weights

With marijuana use during pregnancy on the rise, a new study led by the Colorado School of Public Health shows […]

Smartphones the stick needed to eat more carrots

Smartphone apps could be key to addressing Australia’s significant under-consumption of vegetables, especially with men and people who are...

Exercise prescription for all cancer patients

Exercise should be prescribed to all cancer patients as a standard part of their cancer care to help counteract the […]

Young adult stroke survivors struggling to return to work

New research has confirmed young adult stroke survivors are missing out on the support they need to return to work. The […]

Babies with bronchiolitis benefit from new oxygen therapy

A new therapy to help infants with acute respiratory infection will prevent thousands of infants with bronchiolitis from requiring escalation...

Stopping exercise can increase symptoms of depression

Stopping exercise can result in increased depressive symptoms, according to new mental health research from the University of Adelaide. PhD […]
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Australian-first heart implant offers hope to cardiac patients

In an Australian first, a team at MonashHeart have fitted a heart failure patient with the world’s only wirelessly powered […]

Too many back pain patients receiving the wrong care

A global epidemic of inappropriate tests and treatments for back pain means patients are not receiving the right care, and […]

Drug hoped to treat CFS causes impaired immune function

Reports that a drug used to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer could also treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) have been […]
obese woman

Obesity trigger identified within the human gut

The key chemical for happiness and sadness, serotonin, is also a force in our body’s weight gain and calorie control, […]
Mature Man Jogging

Jogging may not be enough to meet physical activity targets

Victorian research published recently in the Journal of Sports Sciences has shown that people who jog regularly (20-40km per week) […]

Antiepileptic drugs increase risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia

The use of antiepileptic drugs is associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, according to a new […]

Participants wanted for polycystic ovary syndrome study

Researchers are seeking females with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who want to improve their physical activity and nutrition behaviours....