Rachel Clun New research suggests that by thinking positively about the way we've slept, people can actually perform better at work and school.
Sarah Berry A nightcap may be nice, but is likely to lead to a fragmented night's sleep.
Scientists have found evidence that a lack of sleep causes changes in brain activity that lead to people feeling hungrier and craving more fattening foods.
Julia Medew PREGNANT women who sleep on their back or right side the night before giving birth are twice as likely to have a stillborn baby compared with those who sleep on their left side, a study has found.
Australians may live in 'the lucky country', but we would be a whole lot happier if we could just get more sleep, says a leading psychologist.
Amy Corderoy HEALTH SLEEPING medication that is linked to falls and fractures is still being taken by many elderly people, a study of patients from a Sydney hospital has found.
Tired and tested
Bronwyn McNulty Lack of sleep is a healthcare crisis in the making.
Kate Benson HEALTH THAT teenager who stays up all night playing computer games, then sleeps until midday could be trying to tell you something.
Amy Corderoy HEALTH PARENTS have been warned against using devices designed to keep babies sleeping on their backs, as they can increase the risk of infant death instead of preventing it.
Leslie Baker There's still plenty you can do to add years to your life. These 10 ways are easy and have more significance than most of us realise.
Rachel Clun Many of us spend the work day hunched over a computer while seated at a desk.
Sarah Knapton Why failing to switch off gadgets at night could be powering obesity.
Sarah Berry We are seeing a surge in popularity of this ancient food practice. This is why.
Health and fitness
Rachel Clun While there's nothing run with taking up a new exercise or diet regime, there are a few fads at the moment that it's best to avoid – for the good of your health.
Sarah Berry I've heard the word 'Ayurveda' bandied around for several years now.
Sarah Berry Overheating, vomiting, enduring electric shocks, dehydration, bruises, cuts, kidney-failure and cardiac damage are just some of the potential risks of such high-intensity forms of fitness.
Jesinta Campbell reveals her training tips for The Canberra Times Fun Run on September 7.
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,...
Dr Peter Steidl Neuroscientist Dr Peter Steidl explains how we can overcome our brain's barriers to achieve our weight loss goals for good.