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Muscle workout: biceps

Biceps are found on the front of the upper arm between the shoulder and the elbow. Bicep muscles are essentially used in lifting and pulling movements and help bend the forearm towards the upper arm as well as turning the palm forward or upward.

Muscle workouts

Muscle workout: deltoids

The deltoid muscle is the rounded, triangular shaped muscle on the top of the shoulders. The deltoids are responsible for lifting the arm and helping the shoulder to move.

Muscle workouts

Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that causes symptoms such as diarrhoea and cramping abdominal pain. While there is currently no cure, there are treatments available.

Gastrointestinal Health

Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all in recent years, with far-ranging health benefits being described. But what are the real benefits, and what’s the best way to take it?

Nutrition & Weight

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world, but the good news is 9 out of 10 bowel cancers can be treated, if caught early enough.

Health Events

Multiple sclerosis (MS)

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic (long-term) disease that affects the central nervous system. In MS, the protective sheath (known as myelin) that surrounds the nerve fibres in the brain and spinal cord becomes damaged. ... What are the symptoms of multiple sclerosis?

First Aid & Self-Care

Chickenpox

Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease that’s caused by infection with a virus. Most children with chickenpox develop an itchy rash that lasts for about 10 days.

Kids' & Teens' Health

Pneumonia

Symptoms of pneumonia usually depend on the cause, but common symptoms include cough, chest pain, fever and breathlessness. Young people usually recover quickly, but many people feel tired for several weeks afterwards.

Respiratory Health

Video: Bowel cancer - Anton Enus

My first reaction was, I didn’t really believe that. I thought maybe I’m dreaming this, maybe I didn’t hear properly, I’m a bit sort of under anaesthesia and I wasn’t quite understanding what the ENT guy was saying, and then it took a while to sink in.

Bowel cancer

Chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) — also called myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) or ME/CFS — is a complex condition. It causes extreme fatigue, sleep problems, pain and other symptoms.

First Aid & Self-Care

Eczema

Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a type of chronic skin inflammation causing dry, itchy skin. Find out about skin care measures to treat eczema. 

Skin & Hair

Melanoma

Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer. Most melanomas arise as a new spot on previously normal skin, rather than from a pre-existing mole.

Skin & Hair