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6 ways men can take better care of their health

Men are less likely than women to see a doctor or other health provider, suggesting they care less about their […]

Don’t rely on smartphone apps to treat back pain

Millions of people worldwide use back pain apps, however no independent guidance is available to help consumers identify which ones […]

Monitoring exercise for improved health and fitness

Griffith scientists have found exercise-response monitoring is crucial for maximising the safety and effectiveness of undertaking exercise. Published in SpringerPlus in […]

New international guidelines for childhood sport-related concussion

Australian researchers from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute’s (MCRI) have led a review to evaluate evidence regarding the management of […]

Stand up for your health

Imagine a school classroom where a teacher tells its students to stand at their desks. Or a company CEO who […]

Modest Increases in Kids’ Physical Activity Could Avert Billions

Increasing the percentage of elementary school children in the United States who participate in 25 minutes of physical activity three […]

Brain scans show ‘tapping’ combats food cravings

Early findings from a world-first study aimed at scientifically proving a simple ‘tapping’ technique have shown the method is effective […]

Resistance exercise for infection and injury

Having your healthcare professional prescribe you a dose of bench presses to ward off an infection or help heal an […]

Running can strengthen the discs in the spine

Victorian research published today in Scientific Reports is the first human study to show that any kind of physical activity is good […]

Social support vital to improve lifestyle and eating choices

A study into the behavioural habits of people undertaking a well-known weight management program has found social support plays a […]