The heart foundation and the dietitians association of association of Australia have slammed Chef Pete Evans’ spray about the Paleo diet on social media.
People who live in low-density housing in Melbourne's outer suburbs are at risk of developing heart disease and becoming obese due to a lack of exercise, a study by the Heart Foundation has found.
This month the Federal Court decided that private companies have the right to control human genes in an important test case. A sensible win for private investment in research or a scary corporatisation of our shared genes? Jane Lyons sequences the debate.
West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak was "preventable" and is on the hands of "complacent" institutions that have failed to heed stark early warnings, says an Australian aid worker who has returned from Monrovia.
They are three terrible words that change your life: "You have cancer."
Last week the NSW government announced it would conduct a trial into the use of cannabis in providing relief for those suffering a range of debilitating or terminal illness. Since then debate has raged over how the drug will be monitored if it is legalised. But for two Maitland women the solution is simple– help people to help themselves.
Australians are self-funding more and more of their own health costs, with growth in spending from state and federal governments at a record low.