Aids

Spike in harm to liver linked to dietary aids

So-called "fat-burning" supplements can cause liver damage, study finds.

Sleep aids increase risk of baby death

Amy Corderoy HEALTH PARENTS have been warned against using devices designed to keep babies sleeping on their backs, as they can increase the risk of infant death instead of preventing it.

Jesinta Campbell's top 10 tips for Canberra Times fun run

Happy selfie: Enjoy it! It's called a fun run for a reason.

Jesinta Campbell reveals her training tips for The Canberra Times Fun Run on September 7.

Want to live a long life?

Want to live a long life? Eat fermented cabbage and drink a litre of olive oil a week

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Kate Quilton Kate Quilton travelled the globe to countries with 80 per cent obesity, and one where a village has found the secret of eternal youth (two glasses of wine a day helps).

Being 'calorie aware' is key to weight loss

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Livia Gamble Many people believe that eating several smaller meals a day aids in weight loss, but a new study suggests otherwise.

Rising rates

Alcohol kills one person every 10 seconds worldwide: World Health Organisation

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Nina Larson Alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year, more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined, the World Health Organisation said on Monday, warning that booze consumption was on the rise.

Pulse

Yoga: why men don't get it

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Despite its benefits, the poses and the chanting can be too much of a stretch for some males.

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The good food

Ginger up

Crab, ginger and chilli penne

Graham Osborne This humble root is a veritable elixr in plant form. Just ask the ancient Romans.

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Plastic dilemma

Is bottled water bad for you?

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Siobhan Moylan Siobhan Moylan finds out what's behind the fall in bottled water's popularity.

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High impact

Is exercise ageing you?

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Renae Leith-Manos For the most part, exercise is an elixir for health, but you have to know your limits.

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Hair-raising stories on the road

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Nick Galvin Don't let runner's toes, chafing or a case of the trots spoil your bolt to the finish line.

Sexy food

The taste of love: what to eat for better sex

Melissa Shedden Want an extra boost in the bedroom? Load up your trolley with these all-natural aphrodisiacs.

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Chlamydia test funds withdrawn

Kate Hagan The federal government will not maintain funding for a national network to monitor testing and diagnoses of chlamydia despite reported infections having quadrupled in the past 10 years.

Breakthrough HIV drug gives hope to medical researchers

Thomas Maugh LOS ANGELES: The announcement that a daily pill containing two anti-HIV drugs could reduce the risk of infection by more than 70 per cent in gay men stirred great excitement in the AIDS-prevention...

One in five gay men in US has HIV

WASHINGTON: One in five sexually active homosexual men in the US has HIV, and almost half of those who carry the virus do not know they are infected, a study has found.

Body work

Massage: what's best for you?

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Rachel Browne Shiatsu or Swedish, remedial or reflexology - what you need and why.

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Take the pressure off

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SHIATSU How it works

Future eating

The healthy baby diet

Baby

Teresa Cutter What a woman eats during pregnancy will affect not only her health but also the growth and development of her baby.

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What supp

Food with benefits

Cacao beans.

Sarah Berry They're not all created equal. These are the superfoods that deliver on their promises.

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