Inspired living: Cultivating self-motivation and purpose

18 July

Self-inspiration is a transformative process, igniting our internal drive and pushing us toward our goals with newfound energy and enthusiasm.  It is the spark that fuels our passion, creativity, and resilience. Inspiration is not a fleeting moment...[Read More]

Toddler milk ‘a myth that needs to be busted’

17 July

Marketing guidelines for infant and toddler formulas need to be scrapped and replaced with a stricter code of practice, leading health organisations say. The Australian Medical Association (AMA) wants the voluntary, self-regulated industry agreement...[Read More]

Millions needed for life-saving diabetes devices

17 July

A funding boost of $200 million is needed to subsidise technology for diabetics who can’t afford potentially life-saving devices which help monitor and deal with the chronic disease. Diabetes Australia Group has published a report with economic...[Read More]

Creating a stress-free environment: Top 10 tips

11 July

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by everyday responsibilities.    Whether you live alone or with an active family, the clutter and chaos that often accompany busy people can contribute to stress and anxiety.   Here...[Read More]

Longer life expectancy in Australia

3 July

Australians are living longer compared to 20 years ago but are spending more time battling health conditions. A flagship study run by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare also found no improvement in First Nations infant and child death...[Read More]

Fresh bid to aid Aussies with neurological conditions

26 June

Improved care for millions of Australians suffering debilitating neurological conditions will be the focus of a national summit on the issue. Neurological Alliance Australia is holding the event at Parliament House, in Canberra, on Tuesday and aims...[Read More]

Spotlight on long COVID as millions spent on research

12 June

Australians suffering long-term impacts from COVID-19 could soon receive answers as the government spends nearly $15 million to research the enigmatic symptoms. Though many people who catch COVID-19 recover within a few weeks, some continue to...[Read More]

Easy Ways to Start (or Restart) a Fitness Regime in Your 60s

6 June

If you’re over 60, regular exercise is essential for maintaining health, energy, and independence. It reduces the risk of serious conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis.    However, starting or restarting a fitness regime...[Read More]

Gut health identified in combating Parkinson’s disease

29 May

Australian researchers hope to slow or stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease by targeting the gut rather than the brain. A Queensland University of Technology team has been awarded $4 million for the four-year trial that will look at...[Read More]

How helping others can also benefit you

23 May

It’s common knowledge that showing kindness or compassion is good. However, are you aware that being helpful also benefits your mental health?   In this post, we’ll examine some key advantages of showing kindness to others.   1. It improves...[Read More]

Care network to take the collective fight to cancer

22 May

A new network linking cancer services across the nation will aim to improve outcomes and experiences for all Australians affected by the disease. The Australian Comprehensive Cancer Network is a pioneering initiative that aims to address significant...[Read More]

Top 10 Essentials for Lifelong Health and Wellness

16 May

Creating a sustainable approach to health and well-being involves habits and practices that enhance physical, mental, and emotional health over the long term.    Here’s a top 10 list to help maintain ongoing health and well-being:   Balanced...[Read More]

$588 million to set up a low-intensity mental health service

15 May

Efforts to address Australia’s shortage of general practitioners and ease pressure on clogged emergency departments have been labelled a lost opportunity by the nation’s peak medical body. Tuesday’s budget includes $588 million to set up a...[Read More]

Harmonising Life: Ten Tips for Achieving Mindful Work-Life Balance

9 May

Work-life balance is a highly personal and continuously evolving quest. It’s about managing your professional and personal lives in a way that minimizes stress and maximises well-being.    This balance isn’t one-size-fits-all; what works for...[Read More]

CSIRO develops red meat powder to beef up drinks, snacks

8 May

Fancy a steak in your shake? Beef lovers can look forward to the next best thing, with a new red meat powder set to boost beverages and snacks. Developed by national science agency CSIRO, Just Meat protein powder may appear an unlikely choice for...[Read More]