Julia Medew Thousands of Australians could benefit from a combination of two drugs that help people lose weight, but only if they can tolerate side-effects including depression, heart palpitations and insomnia,...
Matty Silver Sex should be considered a significant exercise for burning calories – that’s the happy conclusion reached in a study.
Chew on This
Paula Goodyer We've known for a while that exercise can improve depression but could a healthier diet also help tame the black dog?
Chew on This
Paula Goodyer According to an expert who specialises in eating disorders, tuning into your body's inner appetite signals is more useful than observing external food 'rules'.
Rose Powell Jordan loved being a vegan. Until it evolved into something far more dangerous.
Paula Goodyer Calling people fat doesn't make them thin - and it may make weight problems worse.
Treating depression and anxiety
Paula Goodyer For many herbs and supplements claiming to improve mental health the jury is still out.
Sarah Berry Few know what actually gluten is, only that it will make you fat, lead to bloating and that eating it is akin to satanism.
Rose Powell An ad alleging links between autism and dairy foods sparks online outrage.
Rushing Women's Syndrome
Sarah Berry Medical professionals have poured scorn on Lisa Curry's claims to suffer from "Rushing Women's Syndrome", saying the condition does not exist and warning the label could be harmful.
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 Depression isn't all in the mind - it can cause changes in the body that raise the risk of heart disease
Susie Burrell It often comes as a surprise to clients that it is not the one-off treats or restaurant or fast-food meals that send our diets off the rails, rather it is the poor dietary habits that become so...
Paula Goodyer How do you cope when someone you love has a problem with alcohol?
Paula Goodyer Blind Drunk is a new book about an
Melissa Shedden Think back to this morning's alarm. Were you up at the crack of dawn before it even sounded, awake and alert? Or did the repetitive blaring eventually drag you from your slumber, dazed and slapping...
Melissa Shedden New research shows burning the midnight oil can affect our happiness, health and even personality type.
Sarah Berry Sex may be the more exciting exercise equivalent to pounding the pavement. And, when it comes to sex, we hardly need the extra motivation of exercise.
Paula Goodyer We're used to the idea of getting a shot of energy from a drink spiked with caffeine - but how about a dose of tranquillity in a drink with a hit of calming chamomile?
Paula Goodyer After a tsunami of energy drinks, could relaxation drinks be the next wave?