Treating depression and anxiety
Paula Goodyer For many herbs and supplements claiming to improve mental health the jury is still out.
Paula Goodyer Depression isn't all in the mind - it can cause changes in the body that raise the risk of heart disease
Shari Roan EATING food containing trans fats and saturated fats could contribute to depression.
Louise Hall Almost 15 per cent of preschoolers have abnormally high levels of depression and anxiety, and a difficult temperament at five months of age is the most important early warning sign, a study has found.
Matty Silver Sex should be considered a significant exercise for burning calories – that’s the happy conclusion reached in a study.
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,...
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?
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.
Paula Goodyer Calling people fat doesn't make them thin - and it may make weight problems worse.
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.
Waste of money?
Paula Goodyer Are multivitamins a way to plug nutritional gaps - or a waste of money?
Nanci Hellmich Need more motivation than looking and feeling better? Here it is.
Peter Munro The rage would come without warning. He once punched through the bathroom wall after failing to fit a tie around his neck, so muscled had it become.
Nisha Lilia Diu As a major study finds meditation can be as effective as antidepressants in relieving anxiety, Nisha Lilia Diu takes part in a mindfulness class.
Paula Goodyer It's not just post-natal depression that's hard on mothers - it's also the guilt that goes with it.
Despite its benefits, the poses and the chanting can be too much of a stretch for some males.
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...
Dreaming wistfully of a good night’s rest? You’re not alone: insomnia has reached epidemic proportions. Hannah Betts delves into those dark hours when sleep slips out of reach.
Jasper Copping If your pet puts on weight, you might assume it is simply the result of having an animal with a voracious appetite, perhaps combined with being an indulgent owner.
Paula Goodyer Should you take a daily multivitamin pill? There's no easy answer to this, partly because results of research into multivitamin pros and cons are so conflicting, and partly because it depends on who...