Health

Wed 18 Jul 2018

The unknown, hormonal reason you might be gaining weight

The unknown, hormonal reason you might be gaining weight

MELISSA Mangraviti had piled on 40kg in five years and was trying every diet imaginable without success, until her GP finally uncovered something.

Coke Zero to be killed off for good

Coke Zero to be killed off for good

COCA-Cola has confirmed Coke Zero will be phased out for good this year, but the company expects us to switch to something else.

Have you been awake under the knife?

Have you been awake under the knife?

WAKING up while under the knife is a horrible thought, but a new study has revealed we might be more conscious than we think when in surgery.

$50m cancer trial to offer personalised drugs

$50m cancer trial to offer personalised drugs

ALMOST 600 Queenslanders will have their cancer’s DNA tested to identify the drugs that will keep them alive for longer under a world-leading trial.

Fears for former East 17 popstar after shock video

Fears for former East 17 popstar after shock video

There are concerns for former East 17 singer Brian Harvey after he posted a video claiming he’s been “held prisoner” in his home for five years.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

You need to think about doing this today

You need to think about doing this today

SECURITY professionals are concerned Australia's major health overhaul will give your health data to scammers and private companies. Here's how to opt out.

Girl, 9, one step closer to walking

Girl, 9, one step closer to walking

A YOUNG Queensland girl, who is unable to speak or walk, now has a chance to take her take her first steps.

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Gross reason you should never flush with seat up

Gross reason you should never flush with seat up

WE’VE all done it, but it turns out this common bathroom habit is actually super gross. Here’s why you need to put the seat down.

Welcome to the bizarre world of a sleep disorder

Welcome to the bizarre world of a sleep disorder

WHILE deep in sleep, research show that having sex, driving and biking are among the many antics that people with sleep disorders get up to.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

The easiest hacks to live a plastic-free life

The easiest hacks to live a plastic-free life

BEA Johnson started the zero waste movement and has given her tips on how to reduce your rubbish.

Flu-related death sparks vaccination warning for parents

Flu-related death sparks vaccination warning for parents

A DEVASTATED family is mourning the death of their adorable baby girl, but the worst is yet to come for other Aussies families.

Fourth case of meningococcal disease reported on Coast

Fourth case of meningococcal disease reported on Coast

A FOURTH case of meningococcal disease has been detected on the Sunshine Coast, the second in just three weeks.

Should we take vitamins? Finally an answer

Should we take vitamins? Finally an answer

ALMOST one billion people around the world take vitamins — but despite the apparent health benifts, how good are they?

Mermaid Latte latest health food craze

Mermaid Latte latest health food craze

Colourful coffees made on soy, lactose-free, almond and coconut milk

Thu 12 Jul 2018

VACCINATION FEARS: 'Don't let this happen to my kids'

VACCINATION FEARS: 'Don't let this happen to my kids'

TERRIFYING disease turned this man's eye black and almost cost him his life. Now he wonders why state won't follow vaccination lead.

Health authorities issue measles alert

Health authorities issue measles alert

A MEASLES alert has been issued after a child was diagnosed with the virus after a flight into Brisbane from the Philippines.

‘Unattractive and worthless’: Gym slammed

‘Unattractive and worthless’: Gym slammed

AN Adelaide gym has been told it “should be ashamed” after posting a “disgusting” and “horrible” ad.

The insidious, unknown STD on the rise

The insidious, unknown STD on the rise

YOU probably haven’t heard of this sexually transmitted disease yet, but experts are warning it is spreading rapidly and could lead to infertility.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Toxic masculinity: why country boys are so angry

Toxic masculinity: why country boys are so angry

Teenage boys living in the country grow up believing they have to be aggressive, new research has shown.

Tue 10 Jul 2018

Hologram doctors? Seniors to stay at home longer in trial

Hologram doctors? Seniors to stay at home longer in trial

A NEW trial could offer a look into the future with hologram doctors assisting Australian seniors living independently in their homes for longer.

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