Health

Mon 21 Oct 2019

Foetus ‘thrown out’ after miscarriage nightmare

premium_icon Foetus ‘thrown out’ after miscarriage nightmare

A professor of public health has spoken out about her horror miscarriage experiences in hospital. Passing out from pain, ignored by doctors, and her lost baby...

Sun 20 Oct 2019

Young girl burnt in campfire incident

premium_icon Young girl burnt in campfire incident

A teenager was taken to hospital with multiple injures.

US Army reveals how to fall asleep in 2 minutes

US Army reveals how to fall asleep in 2 minutes

DO YOU have problems falling asleep? The US Army has revealed the ultimate trick it uses to help military personnel get to sleep in two minutes.

Breakthrough drugs approved for PBS will never be subsidised

premium_icon Breakthrough drugs approved for PBS will never be subsidised

Cancer, mental health and arthritis drugs approved for the PBS will never be listed despite a government promise. This is why. SEE THE LIST OF MEDICINES

LNP: Health minister needs to sort out sacking debacle

premium_icon LNP: Health minister needs to sort out sacking debacle

THE LNP is calling on the Health Minister to come to Bundaberg and “sort the mess out” following the sacking of former health boss Adrian Pennington.

Exercise before breakfast 'burns more fat'

Exercise before breakfast 'burns more fat'

New research shows that people who exercise before eating breakfast burn more fat and improve how their bodies respond to insulin.

‘Sadness is not sickness’: Experts’ controversial warning

premium_icon ‘Sadness is not sickness’: Experts’ controversial warning

Psychologists warn that “normal” sadness and anxiety can be over-diagnosed as depression – as teachers call on parents to make kids more emotionally resilient.

Sat 19 Oct 2019

Measles cases flying in from NZ

premium_icon Measles cases flying in from NZ

As the number of Queensland measles cases continues to climb, the state’s Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young has warned of a New Zealand epidemic.

Follow this diet? It’ll backfire big time

premium_icon Follow this diet? It’ll backfire big time

It’s a pattern of dieting all too many of us are falling into, and it can actually have the opposite effect to what we intend.

Exotic plant putting tired people to sleep

Exotic plant putting tired people to sleep

A special ingredient found in the South Pacific is on the rise in popularity, and it’s heading our way in bigger quantities to Aussie shores

Surgeons give woman new face

Surgeons give woman new face

Aussie doctors have ended a young woman’s “life of shame” after removing a mass of facial tumours with stunning results. WARNING: GRAPHIC

Chris Hemsworth’s insane new workout vid

Chris Hemsworth’s insane new workout vid

“It was so hot my shirt literally burst into flames,” the Aussie star joked as he shared this super-intense, sweaty workout sesh with fans

Mum’s plea for answers, support, after son’s death

premium_icon Mum’s plea for answers, support, after son’s death

Jayne Moore watched as her son, Jake, ate the last pancake, then she went off to bed. It was the last time she saw him alive.

Fri 18 Oct 2019

Win for medical marijuana firm

premium_icon Win for medical marijuana firm

A medical marijuana outfit has cleared some of the last regulatory hurdles ahead of starting production at two Queensland facilities, including one at Southport

Poo joggers: why they do it

premium_icon Poo joggers: why they do it

It seems inexplicable, or just plain disgusting, but there can be simple physical reasons why joggers need to answer the call of nature in a hurry

Mum dies after sexual organs removed

Mum dies after sexual organs removed

Alisa Tepikina died in “excruciating pain” pain after her doctor made a fatal error — and now faces criminal charges over the incident

Diners sick, roaches found in popular Indian eatery

premium_icon Diners sick, roaches found in popular Indian eatery

A popular Indian restaurant has been hit with a hefty fine after customers left very sick and council inspectors found roaches in a filthy kitchen last year.

‘At 21, my career in aged care already feels doomed’

‘At 21, my career in aged care already feels doomed’

As the youngest Australian addressing the Royal Commission into Aged Care, there are so many things I want to say. Not least how hard it is to keep doing the job I...

My son was standing in his cot covered in blood

premium_icon My son was standing in his cot covered in blood

A cot covered in blood is an image that will stay with this Father It made him determined to turn their experience with haemophilia into something positive.

‘I admit to that’: PM’s important confession

‘I admit to that’: PM’s important confession

One of the most valuable pieces of advice Scott Morrison received before he entered parliament had absolutely nothing to do with politics

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