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Researchers find link between the gut and inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease A change in diet is part of treating inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

How to get kids to eat vegetables?

Getting kids to eat their veggies can be a challenge. New research finds that there is merit in the advice

How food choices can cut cancer risk

Diet is an important modifiable risk factor for changing the risk of cancer. Knowing just how much individual foods and

Food waste habits uncovered in US survey

Food waste Food waste is a widespread and increasingly urgent global problem. The Food and Agriculture Organisation estimate that as

What does your walk say about your health?

How fast an older person walks – their ‘gait speed’ – has been used as a proxy for health for

Other therapies beat drugs for agitation and aggression

Antipsychotic drugs are commonly prescribed to people with dementia but music and massage can be at least as effective in

The man with a brewery in his gut

Sometimes there are cases that completely flummox the medical establishment. So it was in the case of a healthy, 46-year-old

Anxiety and depression in first-time fathers

There’s been a significant body of research into the experiences of women going through childbirth. They can face serious health

What are the long-term risks of taking heartburn drugs?

Most of us will have experienced heartburn at some point. Heartburn occurs when stomach acid or food refluxes from the

How to keep cool in a heatwave

Nine of Australia’s 10 hottest years on record have occurred since 2005 and last year was our third-warmest. These rising

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