Bipolar

Treating depression and anxiety

Depression and anxiety – can over the counter pills really help?

Paula Goodyer For many herbs and supplements claiming to improve mental health the jury is still out.

Here's the catch

Fish oil.

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...

Chew on this

Fishing for answers

Fish oil. Photo: Paul Jones.

Paula Goodyer Fish oil might not fix dementia, but it could make a difference to our moods or our hearts

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Roxon rejects plea for cheaper medicine

Pills

Kate Hagan THE Health Minister, Nicola Roxon, has turned down a request from a coalition of 60 health groups to expand the government's list of subsidised medicines, leaving thousands of seriously ill...

Roxon rejects plea on drugs

Nicola Roxon.

Kate Hagan Health Minister Nicola Roxon rejects a plea from a coalition of 60 health groups to expand the government's list of subsidised medicines.

Teenagers' sleep a clue to mental health risk

Kate Benson HEALTH THAT teenager who stays up all night playing computer games, then sleeps until midday could be trying to tell you something.

Sport and support key to managing highs, lows

SUSAN ALLAN will never lead a completely normal life but early intervention has given her the sort of freedom undiagnosed sufferers can only dream of.