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Potential treatment uncovered for chronic disease

A recent study published in Nature has revealed that a protein compound called IC7Fc has the potential to improve glucose metabolism, prevent weight gain...

Plant protein linked to longevity

An observational study with 70, 696 participants has shown that eating plant protein is associated with lower risk of death. The study has suggested encouraging...

Full fat milk, yoghurt and cheese receives a tick

Based on a substantial review of current research, the Heart Foundation now recommends unflavoured full-fat milk, yoghurt and cheese as a healthy...

Diabetes Victoria getting back to basics on video

Diabetes Victoria is launching a ‘Back to Basics’ campaign during National Diabetes Week (July 14-20), educating people about diabetes, one of the most misunderstood...

Research project focus on PTSD in emergency units

UNSW Sydney and insurer EML will undertake a three-year project to better understand and treat the links between post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression...

Updates to MedicineWise app help ease carer role

Funded by Family and Community Services NSW, updates to the free NPS MedicineWise app now enable carers and healthcare workers of one or more...

Aussie flu vaccine set to begin trials across US

A more effective seasonal flu vaccine developed in South Australia is about to be tested in clinical trials across the US. Dr Nikolai Petrovsky, Flinders...

Confirmed: exposure to bacteria begins in womb

Australian researchers have settled a longstanding controversy as to whether the womb is sterile. A new study based on contamination controls has confirmed that exposure...

Podcaster’s ‘formula’ is helping Aussies to sleep

“Boring may well be better when it comes to finding your formula for sleep,” says global ‘sleep master’ Drew Ackerman, whose podcast, ‘Sleep with...

Impact of climate change on nutrition: new report

Blackmores Institute has released the report, ‘Sustainable Nutrition’, a scientific literature review that assesses climate change and its predicted impact on human nutritional needs,...

Why iron overload could spell disaster: new study

New research reveals that while high iron levels act against anaemia, they too can result in serious health problems. The impact of excess iron, in...

Physio helping women to laugh without leaking

World Continence Week motivated the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) to join forces with the Continence Foundation in the quest to increase awareness and support...
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