So-called "fat-burning" supplements can cause liver damage, study finds.
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.
Health and fitness
Rachel Clun While there's nothing run with taking up a new exercise or diet regime, there are a few fads at the moment that it's best to avoid – for the good of your health.
Jesinta Campbell reveals her training tips for The Canberra Times Fun Run on September 7.
Want to live a long life?
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).
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.
Livia Gamble Many people believe that eating several smaller meals a day aids in weight loss, but a new study suggests otherwise.
Despite its benefits, the poses and the chanting can be too much of a stretch for some males.
Siobhan Moylan Siobhan Moylan finds out what's behind the fall in bottled water's popularity.
Renae Leith-Manos For the most part, exercise is an elixir for health, but you have to know your limits.
Nick Galvin Don't let runner's toes, chafing or a case of the trots spoil your bolt to the finish line.
Melissa Shedden Want an extra boost in the bedroom? Load up your trolley with these all-natural aphrodisiacs.
The good food
Graham Osborne This humble root is a veritable elixr in plant form. Just ask the ancient Romans.
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.
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...
Rachel Browne Shiatsu or Swedish, remedial or reflexology - what you need and why.
SHIATSU How it works
Teresa Cutter What a woman eats during pregnancy will affect not only her health but also the growth and development of her baby.
Sarah Berry They're not all created equal. These are the superfoods that deliver on their promises.
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.