Vegetarians are 32 per cent less likely to be hospitalised or die from heart disease than people who eat meat and fish, scientists at England's Oxford University say.
Melissa Davey Initial signs of heart disease can be seen in children as young as 12 who have a high intake of sugary drinks, Sydney researchers have found, which could have implications for death rates in the...
Mark Metherell MADDISON WATKINS is one of six children born in Australia every day with congenital heart disease whose life has depended on a series of delicate open-heart operations.
Paula Goodyer We put ham in our sandwiches and chorizo in pasta. There's pepperoni on the Friday night pizza, sausages at Saturday morning soccer and bacon with Sunday's big breakfast.
Nick Collins Forget waist to hip ratios or measuring your BMI, waist to height ratio is a better predictor of health and longevity, new research says.
Paula Goodyer Emotional health is the Cinderella of cardiac recovery. If you're one of the 50 per cent of people who survive a heart attack, there will be a focus on getting you back on track physically.
Paula Goodyer Many people survive a heart attack only to find themselves struggling with depression
Charmaine Yabsley Swimming is a great workout, whatever your age or fitness ability.
Paula Goodyer Researchers are studying the psychological benefits of a Mediterranean diet.
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Paula Goodyer The heart friendly diet that might feed a good mood.
Lissa Christopher Acupuncture can reduce hay fever symptoms, new research shows.
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Paula Goodyer The milk section of the supermarket is overflowing with options so how do you pick the right one for you?.
It's followed by millions of people, doesn't leave you starving and keeps you eating fresh, fun food.
MINNEAPOLIS: A Mediterranean diet with extra servings of olive oil or mixed nuts reduced the risk of a first heart attack, stroke and death by almost 30 per cent in less than five years, according to...
Sarah Berry While we take vitamins and supplements to improve our health, new research confirms they can be more of a hindrance than a help.
Paula Goodyer A new book links seed oils to cancer but nutritionists disagree.
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Paula Goodyer Where should you get the good oil on fat? Hint: don't ask a lawyer
Paula Goodyer Low-fat, lactose-free, soy or organic - the varieties and the claims can be bewildering.
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 Fish oil's reputation for protecting our hearts and minds has taken some hits lately. Despite earlier promises of a benefit for ageing brains, one study reported last year that omega-3 supplements...