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.
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.
Kate Benson HEALTH THAT teenager who stays up all night playing computer games, then sleeps until midday could be trying to tell you something.
Tired and tested
Bronwyn McNulty Lack of sleep is a healthcare crisis in the making.
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.
Rachel Clun Many of us spend the work day hunched over a computer while seated at a desk.
Sarah Berry I've heard the word 'Ayurveda' bandied around for several years now.
Dr Peter Steidl Neuroscientist Dr Peter Steidl explains how we can overcome our brain's barriers to achieve our weight loss goals for good.
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,...
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.
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.