LifeStyle: Health

'This is a great moment in Australian medical history'

Wednesday  06:56,   21 march 2018

Pre-exposure prophylaxis, known as PrEP, will be listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme for as little as $6.40.Health Minister Greg Hunt today confirmed that pre-exposure prophylaxis medicine, known as PrEP, would be government subsidised from [...]

People in Relationships Gain Weight Because They Don't Care about Their Looks

Wednesday  06:55,   21 march 2018

<p>New research from Australia reveals that, despite being healthier overall, individuals in relationships tend to weigh more than their single counterparts.</p>The study, published last month in the PLOS One, is based on data from 15,001[...]

Does training one bicep grow the other?

Wednesday  03:11,   21 march 2018

Volunteers are wanted for a new study at Edith Cowan University.That's a theory Perth researchers will put to the test as recruiting gets underway to study a phenomenon known as the "cross-transfer"[...]

Rockmelon listeria outbreak: How to reduce your risk of infection

Wednesday  00:22,   21 march 2018
ABC News

Rockmelons on the shelf are now safe to eat, but symptoms of listeria infection can take between eight and 90 days to appear.The deadly outbreak, which has been traced to a rockmelon farm in southern New South Wales, has affected at least 19 people[...]

This is where fat goes when you lose weight, according to scientists -- and research suggests doctors and dietitians have got it all wrong

Tuesday  06:56,   20 march 2018
Business Insider Australia

<p>Have you ever thought about exactly how fat disappears from your body?</p>But have you ever thought about exactly how fat disappears from your[...]

Dental report finds only half of all Australians brush their teeth twice a day

Tuesday  06:10,   20 march 2018
ABC News

The country's first comprehensive dental health report card has found some pretty gross stats.A leading think-tank has published the country's first comprehensive Oral Health Tracker and found a series of damning statistics about the state of[...]

How to get ripped like Alicia Vikander did to play Lara Croft in 'Tomb Raider' -- which she put on almost 6kgs of muscle for

Tuesday  05:31,   20 march 2018
Business Insider Australia

<p>Here are some of the workouts that got Alicia Vikander in shape for the new 'Tomb Raider' movie.</p>This time the studio is stepping back to present the origin story of Lara Croft, a young woman from a privileged family trying to[...]

Measles alert after passenger who flew from Bali to Tulla falls ill

Tuesday  03:29,   20 march 2018
The Age

Passengers on a flight from Bali are being warned to look out for symptoms of measles after a co-passenger was diagnosed. People who took a flight from Bali to Australia two weeks ago should watch for symptoms of measles after a fellow passenger[...]

Woman admits to hiding weight gain after losing 50 kilos

Tuesday  02:33,   20 march 2018

<p>A New Zealand blogger has admitted to hiding secret weight gain after incredible social success for losing 50 kilos following the Keto diet.</p>The Keto diet is a high-fat low-carb eating plan attributed to rapid weight[...]

Want to build huge muscles? Two bodybuilders reveal how it's done

Tuesday  00:02,   20 march 2018

<p>Bodybuilders Mike Rashid and Calum von Moger know a thing or two about working out.</p>Between the two of them, these muscle gods have more than 3 million Instagram followers — most of them likely keen for their advice on how to get[...]

Australians in the dark about when to put on sunscreen

Monday  12:40,   19 march 2018
ABC News

Most Australians still do not know when they should put on sunscreen, despite millions of dollars spent over three decades promoting the "slip, slop, slap" sun awareness campaign, research reveals.The latest data from the Cancer Council[...]

What a Lactation Consultant Wants Breastfeeding Mums to Know About the Keto Diet

Friday  04:25,   16 march 2018

Breastfeeding your little one can be a powerful form of bonding and provides a myriad of benefits for both mum and baby, but it can also bring a laundry list of questions, including what you should and shouldn't eat, drink, and do.Breastfeeding[...]

9 foods you thought were healthier than they are

Friday  03:07,   16 march 2018
Business Insider Australia

Countless products in the health foods isle of your local grocery store don't belong there. Many of them boast labels like low or reduced fat. The problem with low-fat products is simple.&nbsp;Countless products in the health foods isle of[...]

Dentists say brushing teeth twice a day is important, but when exactly?

Friday  01:56,   16 march 2018

We teach children to brush their teeth twice a day, and hopefully we're all still doing that as adults. But when exactly should that brushing happen?&nbsp;But when exactly should that brushing[...]

A male contraceptive pill a step closer

Thursday  22:51,   15 march 2018

A safe and effective hormone-free male contraceptive pill could be on the market within the next five to 10 years, a Melbourne researcher says.Australian researchers are developing a hormone-free male contraceptive pill that wouldn't impact libido[...]