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Caffeine Level in Blood May Help Diagnose People with Parkinson’s Disease

The level of caffeine in the blood may provide a simple way to aid the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, according […]

Tracking food intake on smartphone app impacted by day of week but not season

Dietary self-monitoring is a key component of successful behavioural weight loss interventions and is essential for facilitating other behaviour change […]

Healthy diet can treat depression

A pioneering new study shows that a tasty, Mediterranean-style diet rich in vegetables, legumes, fruit, nuts, fish oil and extra […]

Is breakfast protein the secret to weight loss?

Eating more protein, especially at breakfast, could be the key to achieving healthy weight loss, according to a new report […]

Diet advice for the New Year

A new year often heralds the start of a new resolution to overcome the excesses of the festive season. Eating well […]

Wheat a kick in the guts for fighting diseases

A new type of wheat that has ten times the amount of the fibre which helps improve gut health and […]

Gen X, Y and Z: Obesity risk higher for younger generations

You are much more likely to be obese than your parents were when they were your age, according to a […]

Proteins in breastmilk protect offspring against food allergy

Research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine indicates that a mother’s diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies. […]

New guidelines on the use of iron studies

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) has released a new position statement on best-practice guidelines on the use of iron […]

Having diabetes doubles your chance of death

Australians with diabetes experience much higher death rates than those without, with some particularly concerning trends seen among those with […]