LONDON: Allergies are a consequence of asthma, not a cause of it, the largest genetic study of the condition has concluded.
Sarah Berry We take it for granted, but the way we breathe can affect our physical and emotional health, from burning more fat to giving us a six pack.
Carole Hungerford might be a GP, but she is not a fan of the way the business of medicine works. Not even close. ''Mainstream medicine is run by the drug companies.
Annabel Ross What's naturally sweet, low-calorie and good for you too?
Paula Goodyer What's the most common food allergy in children? Hint: it's not peanuts.
Mark Metherell There's sobering news for drinkers this Christmas, and that includes people who do not drink alcohol.
Kate Hagan AUSTRALIAN doctors will inject botox into the larynx of patients with severe asthma in an effort to relax muscle spasms that may be causing them difficulty breathing.
Belinda Tasker, National Medical Correspondent A world-first clinical trial is hoped to help relieve the chronic breathlessness felt by asthmatics by injecting Botox into their vocal cords.
Bridie Smith SCIENCE has confirmed what men around the world have always known to be true: the man cold is real.
Amy Corderoy The federal government has spent nearly $30 million over the past five years subsidising alternative medical treatments that are unproven for many conditions and could be dangerous to some patients.
If anything we eat is worthy of being called a ''superfood'' it has to be fish. Studies have proven fish oil can help alleviate a seemingly endless list of conditions, from heart disease to...
Luke Malone Which natural cold and flu remedies work and why.
Lavinia Rodriguez How you can get yourself addicted to exercise.