Janet Hawley People with chronic health problems are discovering that there is a miracle drug that can help them. It's called exercise.
Overweight women are more likely to get ovarian cancer than their thinner counterparts, researchers say.
Paula Goodyer The power of celebrities to influence our health can be a mixed blessing
Thea O'Connor 'When I tell people I'm a yoga instructor, they usually look at me in a funny way, like I'm joking,'' says Sarah Harry, of Ashwood, Melbourne.
Paula Goodyer A cleaner way of living has improved our health in some ways - but is it also messing with our immune systems?
Nicky Phillips High-protein, Atkins-style diets may keep you leaner but they are unlikely to help you live longer.
Not such a healthy choice
Sandy Smith You may think choosing a diet soft drink over a can of sugary fizz is a healthy choice. After all, they contain virtually no kilojoules right? Think again.
Healthy blood pressure plan
Paula Goodyer Why detoxing the shopping trolley can improve your blood pressure.
In the name of science
Harry Wallop Having made a name experimenting on himself, TV presenter Michael Mosley is pushing himself to the limit for science – or, as far as his wife can stand.
Paula Goodyer When it comes to life ambitions, it's often marriage, having kids, financial security and career success that come top of the list.
Food on the brain
Paula Goodyer Why you don't need to ditch grains for a sharper brain
Esther Han The soft drink industry wants us to think we are drinking less sugar. It is promoting a study about to be published in the journal Nutrition and Dietetics that concludes in the 14 years to 2011 sales...
Sarah Berry Life's wake-up calls rarely come in welcome ways. But when they do come, they can be transformative in wonderful ways.
New year, new you - but how hard is it to embark on a radical health regimen? Three people put their bodies on the line.
Gary Taubes Before I make another dietary resolution, I’d like to know that what I believe I know about a healthy diet is really so. Is that too much to ask?
Julia Llewellyn Smith A British professor's 1972 book about the dangers of sugar is now seen as prophetic. Then why did it lead to the end of his career?
Paula Goodyer Let's call it the glucose paradox. Your brain needs glucose - or blood sugar - for fuel, yet when levels of glucose in the blood get too high it becomes the enemy.
Sarah Knapton It may be the world's easiest weight-loss plan, involving no exercise or dieting.
Paula Goodyer With the jury still out on the fish oil and prostate cancer link, are fish oil supplements still a good idea for men?