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About one in five Australians between the ages of 50 and 59 have hearing loss. And this increases to affect 2 out of every 3 people over 60. Hearing loss can occur related mostly to ageing effects; be caused by overexposure to loud noise and sometimes other medical issues writes Professor Elaine Saunders
Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a new study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal.
A Mediterranean-style diet rich in oily fish, fresh vegetables and nuts could help cut the risk of dementia, study reveals.
As our joints begin to increase in age, so to does our pain. Most significantly is knee pain. They are holding all our body weight and are constantly on the go, twisting and turning and keeping us stable.
Gardening has been a passion of mine since I was a kid. And because I live in a subtropical climate, I get to garden all year long. I have vibrant hibiscus blossoms the size of dinner plates. And the smell of the jasmine is sweeter than any perfume. But gardening is good for more than …
Plant-based diets are often shown to be good for health. Yet Australians eat a lot of meat and are sometimes reluctant to completely cut meat from their diet. So it’s important to know that eating a plant-based diet doesn’t have to mean becoming a vegetarian. Plant-based diets are high in vegetables, wholegrain bread and cereals, …
Four hundred Australians are dying and up to 40 000 more are hospitalised each year due to asthma, says the National Asthma Council Australia.
When I ask my women patients to tell me the one thing that bothers them most about their appearance, a lot of them point to the skin under their eyes. They think the puffiness and saggy skin makes them look run-down and tired… and older than they feel. Dr Al Sears, shows how to banish …
When it comes to food and health, we are all our own experts on eating. This is as it should be. Being an expert on one’s own eating preferences though does not make one a nutrition expert writes Tim Crowe.
Everyone wants to look young and beautiful, but due to ageing and various environmental reasons our skin starts developing signs of ageing. By eating the right and natural food items, you can fight the signs of ageing writes Dr Peter Dobie.