Breastfeeding provides babies with the nutrients they need in their first months of life.
Babies should be exclusively breastfed (or formula-fed) for the first six months, before introducing pureed meats, legumes, vegetables and fruits.
The study contains some good news for people who drink a lot of coffee.
The study only showed a correlation between drinking coffee and living longer, but it's still plausible coffee caused the effect.
China is Australia’s largest trading partner.
Eighty years ago, we were just as scared of the Japanese buying our assets as we are of the Chinese today. So what does this say about the future of Australia in the Asia-Pacific region?
Australian Antonio Bagnato is on death row in Thailand, convicted of the murder of Wayne Schneider in 2015.
Australian national Antonio Bagnato is on death row in Thailand as that country resumes executions. The federal government must use all diplomatic means to push its anti-death penalty stance.
Statue of Eros of the type of Centocelle. Roman artwork of the 2nd century AD, probably a copy after a Greek original.
Erotic spells were a popular form of magic in ancient Greece and Rome. Ancient spells were often violent, brutal and without any sense of caution or remorse.
Men respond better to structured “weigh-ins” than women.
For some people, self-weighing could be the key to losing or keeping weight off; while for others, it may do harm.
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.