High meat diets may pose a kidney risk, Science Online, 20 Mar 2003
Dr Hungerford tracks our lost nutrients
Source: The Land - NSW, Australia Posted on: 26 March 2009
To put in a pacemaker in a 70-80 year old costs the Australian government $30000 .... In cases of serious body toxicity, chelation therapy may be necessary, ... Click here for full story on loss of nutrients in food
US top court: FDA-approved labels no legal shield
Source: Reuters UK Posted on: 4 March 2009
By Lisa Richwine and James Vicini WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) The US Supreme Court ruled against the drugmaker Wyeth (WYE.N) on Wednesday, holding that pharmaceutical companies can be held liable for harm from medicines that carry warnings approved by federal regulators ... Click here for full story on FDA Approved labels no legal shield
Staying Mentally Active prevents Dementia: study
Source: AM - ABC Radio Posted on: 15 July 2008
By Jane Cowan - If you're looking forward to slipping into a sleepy retirement anytime soon as some of us are, this story might have you thinking twice. Australian scientists have, for the first time, shown how staying mentally active can help stave off dementia .... Click here to view Staying mentally active story.
Doctors in for a dose of alternative medicine
Source: The Age - Melbourne,Victoria Posted: 5 July 2008
By Nick Miller - Is a move by the college of GPs to set up a faculty examining natural therapies enlightened or opening the door to quackery? It's important to keep an open ..... Click here to view full article on Alternative medicine.
Source: Health & Wellbeing Posted: 24 June 2008
Exercise is important whether you need to lose weight or not. In fact, being fat but fit is considered healthier than being a skinny slob.Click here to view.
Parkinson's find right under scientists' noses
Source: ABC News Posted: 19 June 2008
Australian scientists have made a major breakthrough in research into Parkinson's disease....Click here for view the broadcast.
Mate, you're early
Source: ABC Health & Wellbeing Posted: 12 June 2008
By Peter Lavelle - Premature ejaculation is the most common of all male sexual complaints. Most men are loath to talk about it, but it can be effectively treated...... Click here for full article on premature ejaculation.
Revealed: How Split Families get along
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney, NSW Posted: 28 May 2008
Lawrie Moloney, the head of the Department of Counselling and Psychological Health at La Trobe University, said the findings revealed there was "lots of ..... Click here to read full article.
Google Offers Personal Health Records on the Web
Source: New York Times Posted on: 21 May 2008
By STEVE LOHR After a year and half of development, Google began offering online personal health records to the public on Monday. The Internet search giant’s service, Google Health, ... Click here to view Personal Health Records story.
The Genetically Modified Smile
Source: Wellbeing & Health ABC Posted: 1 May 2008
By Peter Lavelle - Half all happiness is in the genes, say psychologists. But even if you're naturally a misery-guts, you can change. Do you sincerely want to be happy? Of course you do..... Click here to read full article.
The Power of the Placebo
Source: Business Spectator - Melbourne Posted: March 2008
According to the Department of Health: “Evidence shows therapy is as effective as drugs in the short term and longer lasting in the long term.Click here for full article
Gene breakthrough in Motor Neurone Disease
Source: ABC News - Posted on: March 2008
Australian scientists have made an important discovery about what causes the devastating illness, motor neurone disease. They have found it's an abnormal gene which kills the nerves from the brain to all the muscles in the body. Click here to view video on gene breakthrough
Health insurance hike 'will hurt'
Source: The Australian - Posted on: 6 March 2008
CONSUMER groups say working families will struggle to pay the five per cent hike in private health insurance on top of rising groceries, petrol and housing prices. Click here for more on Health Insurance hike
Scans show what really goes on inside the head of that stroppy teenager.
Source: The Times - Posted on: March 2008
A little-known region of the brain has been pinpointed as a key factor in the transformation of mother’s little darling into a rude and moody adolescent. Click here for more on the study of the brain