Memang benar kita memerlukan vitamin dan mineral. Tapi mendapatkannya dari suplemen tidak sama dengan mendapatkannya dari makanan.
Sebuah ulasan dari 180 penelitian menemukan bahwa konsumsi suplemen tidak memberikan dampak yang signifikan, malah beberapa jenis justru membahayakan.
Sitting can do more than give you a headache. It is linked to diabetes and obesity.
Researchers are learning even more about how a sedentary lifestyle is bad for our bodies. A recent study shows a link between sitting patterns and diabetes in older people.
People take shelter during the floods in Mozambique.
While disaster insurance would go a long way in averting losses, demand for cover is still lower than expected.
Toddlers diets are strongly correlated with their mum’s diet.
Monkey see, monkey do: it's important to be a good food role model.
Retailers of sexbots claim their use stops men targeting women and children with sexual violence.
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Rather than solving any problems, sex bots could be empowerment tools for those who sexually offend against women and children. But more evidence is needed to know for sure.
More and more people are being drawn into slums in Ghana’s capital city, Accra.
Self-organisation initiatives taken by slum residents across Africa can help urban development.
Yes, we need vitamins and minerals. But getting them from supplements isn’t the same as eating them in food.
A new review of 180 studies found little or no protective effects from taking dietary supplements, and actually found some harm.
Penyebab sakit punggung pada anak-anak dan remaja belum jelas.
Para orang tua tidak semestinya khawatir berlebihan tentang beban tas punggung menyebabkan problem di masa depan bagi anak-anak mereka.
Archbishop Philip Wilson leaves Newcastle Local Court after being found guilty of concealing child sexual abuse.
The finding in the Newcastle Local Court will have huge implications for the Catholic church and other institutions worldwide.
The causes of back pain in children and teenagers are currently unclear.
A new study has found no evidence to suggest a link between carrying a heavy backpack and back pain in these age groups.
Gay conversion therapy is often carried out in the name of religion.
From injection of a morphine derivative to the administering of electric shocks, gay conversion therapy here has a painful legacy.
Coal seam gas extraction has increased social stress in Darling Downs.
University of Queensland
Research into Queensland's Darling Downs area has found social stress caused by housing pressure, population shifts and the 'two-speed economy' of coal seam gas.
Civil war has raged in Syria for seven years.
AAP/ Youssef Badawi
If states are permitted to determine when force is warranted, outside the existing legal framework, the legitimacy of that framework may be fatally undermined.
The Loy Yang station will be the site of a new hydrogen fuel project.
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AGL has announced plans to use coal to make hydrogen fuel at its Loy Yang A station in Victoria's Latrobe Valley. Wait, isn't coal made of carbon, not hydrogen? Yes, but here's how the process works.
At the moment, at least 21,919 people are known to be facing death sentences around the world.
A new report from Amnesty International reveals that while the number of countries that impose the death penalty is shrinking, there is still a long way to go before it is abolished altogetehr.
Pasta has a low glycaemic index.
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A recent study was reported to have found that eating pasta wouldn't make you put on weight, This is actually true, so long as you're following a low GI diet.
A sheep undergoing live export in 2017.
Footage of sheep transport conditions have shocked many, but live export has a long history in Australia.
Penelope and the Suitors, by J.W. Waterhouse (1912).
It may seem incredible that some 2,500 years since the Homeric epics, women are still silenced in public. But the myths of Archaic Greece resonate today in disturbing ways.
Floods in South East Queensland follow a 40-year cycle, and planners should take note.
Engineering practice assumes that floods are randomly distributed but science suggests they are not. This raises questions about the reliability of flood infrastructure and management strategies.
Al Gore’s climate change advocacy was rejected out of hand by his political opponents.
Too often, we automatically dismiss ideas with unsettling implications. We need to focus on evidence, and on ordinary fairness and compassion towards others.