Health

Sat 1 Jun 2019

Cancer breakthrough happened by chance

Cancer breakthrough happened by chance

Little Isla battled leukaemia aged just four and suffered horror side effects of chemo. New research could stop that happening to others.

Fri 31 May 2019

Head injury gives barista freakish talent

Head injury gives barista freakish talent

After hitting her head during a serious accident six years ago, this Qantas barista discovered she had an incredible new ability.

Australia’s worst smoking hot spots revealed

Australia’s worst smoking hot spots revealed

A shocking new study reveals which Australian localities house the majority of smokers. How does your suburb rank?

Thu 30 May 2019

World’s tiniest baby surprises everyone

World’s tiniest baby surprises everyone

When baby Saybie was born five months prematurely, doctors said she wouldn’t survive the hour. But she bravely fought back.

Vaccine shortage as 139 die from flu

Vaccine shortage as 139 die from flu

Australia has ordered an extra 400,000 doses of the flu vaccine as the health system struggles to keep up with demand in killer flu season.

Wed 29 May 2019

This mum is 51 but looks just 20

This mum is 51 but looks just 20

This mum has revealed how she turned back the clock, saying her body is now that of someone 30 years younger — and men love it.

Plum results from human trials

Plum results from human trials

Sweet, juicy plums from our region could just prove to be the best medicine for chronic health problems.

‘Get your facts straight’: Surgeon hits out

‘Get your facts straight’: Surgeon hits out

ONE of Australia’s best-known surgeons has lashed out at Georgie Gardner after she asked him to explain the six-figure costs of his operations.

Aussies falling short on gut health

Aussies falling short on gut health

Awareness of gut health is at its highest thanks to new food and health trends, but two-thirds of Aussies aren’t eating enough fibre.

Tue 28 May 2019

Vegan blogger forced to give up diet that made her famous

Vegan blogger forced to give up diet that made her famous

A popular vegan blogger has been slammed after recently revealing a shocking detail about her lifestyle that’s left fans furious.

Waleed opens up about son’s autism

Waleed opens up about son’s autism

The Gold Logie winner, who rarely speaks publicly about his family, shared a very personal story on The Project.

Mon 27 May 2019

Married women ‘die sooner’ than men

Married women ‘die sooner’ than men

NEW data has revealed a married women are more likely to “die sooner” than single ladies — but it doesn’t apply to their husbands.

What happens to your body from 30

What happens to your body from 30

Honestly, turning 30 isn’t as bad as it seems. There’s a real upside to the fourth decade of life, especially when it comes to your body

Mercedes reveals world’s safest car

Mercedes reveals world’s safest car

German brand has showcased its future safety technology with an Experimental Safety Vehicle that will have massive a impact on your next car.

The woman with 2500 personalities

The woman with 2500 personalities

Her childhood was so traumatic she developed 2500 different personalities to deal with the horrific abuse she suffered. Now Jeni Haynes has found justice.

Sun 26 May 2019

Aussie tot diagnosed with extremely rare medical condition

Aussie tot diagnosed with extremely rare medical condition

Blake Fechlie lives in a body that constantly fails him. For more than a year the toddler’s extreme condition was misdiagnosed.

Sat 25 May 2019

Death toll reaches 63 this flu season

Death toll reaches 63 this flu season

Killer cold and flu season has already claimed 63 lives, as flu cases hit record highs. Health authorities warn against skipping vaccines.

Fiona Falkiner’s confession: ‘Unfit and terrified’

Fiona Falkiner’s confession: ‘Unfit and terrified’

It took only ten minutes for Fiona Falkiner to feel embarrassed and shamed — but this story is a familiar one for all of us.

Fri 24 May 2019

Big myth around the flu shot

Big myth around the flu shot

LAST year 50 per cent of Aussies said they weren’t planning on getting the flu vaccine.

Thu 23 May 2019

‘My mum’s cancer shouldn’t have been a death sentence’

‘My mum’s cancer shouldn’t have been a death sentence’

She was 59, healthy and spent her adult life caring for others as a nurse. She knew what awaited her and she hid it from us, writes Bachelorette Georgia Love.

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