Published Articles

Push-ups test: how many reveal a heart risk?

It's a simple, no-cost method to help doctors check for heart disease risk, researchers say.
18 February 2019

Ready-to-eat meals linked to greater risk of dying

Eating more ultra-processed foods such as preserved meats could mean early death: study.
12 February 2019

Millennials face increased cancer rates because of obesity crisis

Trends in young adults is a sentinel for future disease burden, says expert.
05 February 2019

Doctors 'reassured' on statins in over-75s

The drugs show benefits in older patients and may be justified in all age groups, Aussie research shows.
01 February 2019

Heavy drinkers can alter their DNA

Findings may help explain why alcoholism is so 'powerful' and could lead to new treatments, says study.
31 January 2019

Is skipping breakfast best for losing weight?

Those who drop the morning meal are nearly half a kilo lighter, researchers say.
31 January 2019

Just how unhealthy are fish and chips?

Eating fried foods regularly raises risk of early death in women over 50, say researchers.
24 January 2019

Oncologists in spat with exercise experts over patient advice

Guideline may cause 'considerable angst' among patients unable to meet the level, academics say.
18 January 2019

Problematic: Aussie baby boomers hitting the bottle

An estimated 400,000 more people now drinking at risky levels, study shows.
15 January 2019

6 reasons to stop suggesting supplements

Doctors have recommended fish oil and multivitamins 'for years' without evidence to support it: JAMA.
11 January 2019