LifeStyle: Health

The 3 Exercises That Will Finally Teach You How to Do a Pull-Up

Tuesday  04:30,   04 september 2018

Pull-ups are one of those exercises that leave you feeling like a total badass once you've mastered them. They're also one of those exercises that will leave your upper body feeling extremely sore, but in a good way. When done correctly and [...]

Mediterranean Diet Could Help Older Adults Prolong Life

Tuesday  03:30,   04 september 2018

Is the Mediterranean diet the secret to long life for older adults? Findings from a meta-analysis suggested a strong adherence could result in a 25 percent lower risk of all-cause mortality.The study titled "Mediterranean diet and mortality in the...[...]

National health survey of women reveals many feel anxious or are clinically depressed

Tuesday  01:36,   04 september 2018

Australian women are smoking less and exercising more, but most still feel anxious on a daily basis and a significant number have been diagnosed with depression, according to one of the nation's biggest health studies. .The data provides...[...]

'TRX' And Other Fitness Buzzwords You Need To Know

Monday  06:31,   03 september 2018

Do you know everything there is about the fitness world? From 'TRX' to Barre, here is your guide to the gym, all the words and phrases you need to know about."TRX" stands for "Total Body Resistance Exercise." Using a single piece of...[...]

5 food swaps for a low GI diet

Monday  03:55,   03 september 2018

If you're living with diabetes or want to embrace a healthier diet, take a look at these 5 easy food swaps for a low GI diet that are super easy and delicious.One key phrase that's been popping up over the years is low GI, but what does that...[...]

Brave little Harrison is determined to fix his 'broken' kidneys

Monday  02:30,   03 september 2018

At four-months-old Harrison started having seizures from a UTI, which was caused by renal flux from a kidney condition.Its a simple way of describing his condition that at one point in his short little life very nearly killed...[...]

Getting six to eight hours of sleep a night is the most beneficial for the heart but any more or less can increase the risk of diseases or a stroke

Sunday  06:00,   02 september 2018

The research, presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Munich, Germany, suggests sleep deprivation and excessive hours in bed should be avoided for optimum heart health. Study author Dr Epameinondas Fountas, of the Onassis Cardiac [...]

So Where Does Burned Fat Go?

Saturday  06:30,   01 september 2018

An Australian study reveals what happens to the fat we burn. Find out here.BLEEEERRRRG. WRONG! You actually breathe and sweat it out, believe it or...[...]

Perth clinic offers bulk-billed IVF treatment in WA first

Saturday  06:30,   01 september 2018

Eva Dunwell and her partner Stanley have been trying to fall pregnant for seven years, but have steered away from exploring fertility options due to the exorbitant cost. But thanks to a new in vitro fertilisation (IVF) clinic that has just...[...]

11 foods with a bad reputation that you can feel good about eating — including coffee, butter, and cheese

Saturday  06:05,   01 september 2018

It seems like there are so many rules about what you can and can't or should and shouldn't eat. Nutrition doesn't have to be so complicated. Plenty of foods that people think of as unhealthy really aren't that bad, and can even be...[...]

How dirt could cure obesity

Friday  05:07,   31 august 2018

Researchers at the University of South Australia found that natural clay particles can be used to soak up fats from food, stopping them from absorbing into the body.They've discovered natural clay particles can be used to trap and soak up fats from...[...]

Cheese isn't bad for you. A group of health experts says dietary guidelines should change accordingly.

Friday  01:53,   31 august 2018

Studies of more than 660,000 people suggest that not all dairy is created equal when it comes to effects on our health. People who eat cheese tend to live longer, but drinking a lot of milk can lead to slightly higher rates of coronary heart disease [...]

How laughter and yoga is bringing strangers together and breaking down barriers

Thursday  03:31,   30 august 2018

When a group of strangers walked into a room on the Sunshine Coast and were told they needed to laugh on cue, there was some trepidation. Despite their nervousness, Ann and David Bird were keen to give Laughter Yoga a go.The couple had recently...[...]

Heart attack, stroke incidence could be reduced by blood clot-detecting device

Thursday  01:50,   30 august 2018

A new 3D-imaging diagnostic device could dramatically reduce the rate of heart attacks, strokes and other conditions by helping to identify people at risk of a blood clot, according to one of its developers. Blood clots can cause any number of...[...]

10 Ways You Are Sabotageing Your Weight Loss and Don't Realise It

Thursday  01:31,   30 august 2018

You're doing everything to lose weight: loading up on healthy foods, making smarter choices while dining out, and exercising. But if you're still not seeing progress, you could be getting in your own way and not even realise it. Even when...[...]