Currently Browsing: Womens Health
Should you care about your brain health? Is the Pope a Catholic? Sorry if this sounds facetious, but I find it more than a touch frustrating when I hear this question being repeatedly asked as if this is something new, or perhaps a little weird, along with a hint of underlying scepticism that this is …
While a couple of glasses of wine can help clear the mind after a busy day, new research shows that it may actually help clean the mind as well. The new study shows that low levels of alcohol consumption tamp down inflammation and helps the brain clear away toxins, including those associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
Our climate is becoming hotter. This is our reality. Those most at risk are the elderly, people with chronic illness, those living in socioeconomic disadvantage, outdoor workers, and athletes who play their sport in brutally high temperatures. But extreme heat can affect anyone at any age. So, what happens in our body during times of extreme heat? And …
Australians with severe food allergies are at risk from pre-packaged foods and have no way of being sure products are safe, researchers say.
A team of Australian and US researchers are heralding a simple new blood test that can detect early stage cancers before they have a chance to spread.
A sunny day can make you feel happy, but it may also help retain some of your cognitive powers. New research suggests that vitamin D, often obtained through sun exposure, might be good for our brains, particularly those of women. Cheryl Critchley from the University of Melbourne reports.
A new “breakthrough” drug approved to treat breast cancer could be used as a powerful weapon against aggressive forms of pancreatic cancer.
A new study suggests our bodies haven’t evolved to slow down ageing and beat the ageing process because this could lead to cancer becoming more prolific.
Doctors’ groups are calling for a crackdown on underqualified surgeons working in day clinics with an increase in the number of reports of botched plastic surgeries.