Rachel Clun New research suggests that by thinking positively about the way we've slept, people can actually perform better at work and school.
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.
Sarah Berry A nightcap may be nice, but is likely to lead to a fragmented night's sleep.
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.
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.
Tired and tested
Bronwyn McNulty Lack of sleep is a healthcare crisis in the making.
Rachel Clun We’ve all done it: Stayed on the couch watching Girls instead of getting up and doing the dishes, ultimately putting off our bedtime.
Paula Goodyer It’s never easy when someone you love becomes dependent on a drug – but in the case of ice, you also have to cope with their chaotic behaviour.
Treating depression and anxiety
Paula Goodyer For many herbs and supplements claiming to improve mental health the jury is still out.
Road test: Oil pulling
MJ Angel Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic practice that involves swishing a cold-pressed oil around your mouth first thing in the morning for about 20 minutes to remove toxins and impurities.
Sarah Berry You can get good gains from doing nothing, you may be better off steering clear of gel packs and blisters can be a very bad sign; the tips for making it through a big race are rather surprising.
Jean-Claude Vacassin Forget endless cardio sessions; if you want to burn fat it's just as much about the food you eat and the weights you lift.
Clifford Fram You can drink as many green smoothies as you like, but no immune-boosting magic potion is going to protect the average person from catching a cold or the flu.
Sarah Berry Why one woman is making it her mission to travel the distance to the moon and back in one year in honour of her mother.
Paula Goodyer It's not just post-natal depression that's hard on mothers - it's also the guilt that goes with it.