Mark Metherell Patients are missing out on urgent medicines because Australia's biggest drug supplier has opted out of an industry-wide distribution system.
Sarah Berry A new study finds meditation is far more effective than morphine for alleviating pain.
Kate Hagan Health Minister Nicola Roxon rejects a plea from a coalition of 60 health groups to expand the government's list of subsidised medicines.
Amy Corderoy HEALTH SLEEPING medication that is linked to falls and fractures is still being taken by many elderly people, a study of patients from a Sydney hospital has found.
Denis Campbell LONG-TERM use of drugs prescribed for osteoporosis may be doubling the users' risk of developing cancer of the oesophagus, a study warns.
Jessica Montague A trend overseas is seeing people 'smoking' alcohol to get high with fewer calories. But experts warn it's more dangerous than downing a glass or two. Here's why...
Paula Goodyer Acupuncture shows promise for symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and menopause
Amy Gray Now that the weather is cooler and we’re all giving our tracksuits a very frisky eye, our senses long for warmth and indulgent luxury.
Did you know something as pleasant as a short walk on a sunny afternoon can provide a boost?
Bridie Smith It's grim news for coffee addicts who like to keep themselves in shape. Scientists from Western Australia have found that drinking too much of the popular brew can slow the metabolism and lead to...
Cassy Small Australia is up there with the world's fattest countries. What are the thinner, healthier countries doing right?
It hurts and it affects almost every task you do, but effective treatment is here.
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By Nicky Phillips There's nothing new about detoxing, people have been doing it for centuries.
Ewa Kretowicz As Australia tips towards becoming the fourth fattest nation in the world, carbohydrates and sugar are the latest scapegoat.
Paula Goodyer Dieting may be the wrong approach for those who eat to deal with anxiety and stress.
Charmaine Yabsley It's said that yoga can relieve a range of conditions from depression to low libido.
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Paula Goodyer For emotional eaters dieting is barking up the wrong tree
Angus Holland Sugar is leaving a bad taste in the mouth of some food campaigners, who claim it’s an addictive health hazard. But does their argument have any bite?
Paula Goodyer Scientists are looking to the plant world to improve mental performance.
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Paula Goodyer Can herbs and B vitamins help protect ageing brains?