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Healthy food is key to a healthy mind

The risk of developing depression is directly linked to diet, lifestyle and exercise, a ground-breaking index has found. The Risk […]

Active travel could lower rates of disease

State and local government targets to get people out of cars and into more active transport would reduce heart disease […]

Lift less, gain more

The belief that lifting heavy weights is necessary to build muscles is being challenged by University of Queensland researchers. UQ School of […]

One hour of exercise a week can prevent depression

Even small amounts of exercise – from as little as one hour per week – can offer significant protection against […]

Helping people with diabetes to balance

Shoe insoles are being trialled to improve balance, walking and physical activity in adults with type 2 diabetes and associated […]

Learning to improve foot control in cerebral palsy

A device to measure foot control is being trialled to improve walking ability for adolescents and young adults with cerebral […]

Depression and anxiety linked disorders

Rather than depression and anxiety symptoms being treated as isolated disorders, their likely ‘comorbidity’ should be accounted for by exercise […]

Genes linked to motor skills development

Genes for many may be widely associated with determining certain traits and characteristics. Now a study co-led by John H. Martin […]

Inactivity still too high in Australia

Activity levels in Australia have hardly moved over the past 22 years, requiring a wider approach, according to a new […]

Healthier lifestyles for women with Type 2 diabetes

Helping women with Type 2 diabetes to undertake a more healthy lifestyle is the aim of a wellness program developed […]