Alcohol has several negative effects on post-exercise recovery and rehydration, and should be avoided after sport and exercise
Disease and disorders can affect how we see. Can the images in painted artworks tell us something about the state of an artist's vision?
Haemorrhoids can be painful, and may sometimes require surgery. We don't know exactly why they can become problematic but there are some things you can do to reduce the risk of getting them.
If your child has a problem with defiant behaviours, there are a number of things you can do to avoid standoffs and reduce the chance of meltdowns. Here's how.
Doctors may say you're "too old" for surgery, but what they actually mean is too frail.
Doctor communication is an important part of their education. But they can't have unlimited empathy for their patients either, or they'd never get the job done.
Probiotics have been proclaimed by many as the answer to all sorts of health issues and conditions. But what exactly are probiotics? And, more importantly, should you be taking them?
New guidelines outline language practitioners should use when caring for transgender kids.
New research has discovered brain receptors that sense heat also play a hand in appetite.
If you haven't had kids you probably haven't given much thought to your pelvic floor muscles. But 5 out of 5 experts say all women should regularly exercise them.
Yes, bacteria can accumulate on tea towels. But most of the bacteria the researchers found are not responsible for food poisoning or other gastrointestinal symptoms.
Pregnant women should get the flu shot to protect themselves, and their child for the first 6 months of life.
While acclimatising is more important, here's the training you should undertake to go mountain-climbing.
You can't know how altitude will affect you until you're up there. Here's why people have different reactions to less atmospheric oxygen.
The obesity epidemic, the flu epidemic, the opioid epidemic... in the 21st century, everything seems to be an "epidemic". But what does the term actually mean?
To compensate for unmet social needs, people project lifelike qualities onto objects to feel connected. But this doesn’t fully meet people’s needs, so they collect more and more objects.
Parents aren't taught how to verify the health information they find online. So here are some ways to ensure the sources are credible and trustworthy.
Stating a majority of people won't benefit from a vaccine ignores the purpose of immunisation programs.
The only way to get through a breakup is to experience your emotions, but not brood on them.
An increase in condomless sex in PrEP users is predictable as preventing HIV is the key motivator for condom use among gay and bisexual men.
Monkey see, monkey do: it's important to be a good food role model.
Paramedics face traumatic situations every day. They need policies to ensure support is provided in the immediate aftermath of trauma, and early access to mental health care.
Listen up. Today we're hearing all about why your ears pop when you go up, up, up and away.
Research shows for every 100 healthy adults vaccinated against influenza, 99 get no benefit.
At least half the food eaten by the first Australians came from plants. And in terms of medicines, many different parts of plants were used.