White-tail spider bite – symptoms and treatment

Although a white-tail spider bite can be painful and cause temporary skin irritation and inflammation, experts now say it’s very unlikely

Cholera: Signs, symptoms and treatment

What is cholera? Cholera is a highly contagious bacterial infection of the bowel caused by eating food or drinking water

What Types of Foods Can Help With Pain Management? Dr. Jennifer Stevens

If you have chronic pain problem, you can start with eating more fruits and vegetables and unrefined grains. Trying to

Mosquito-borne disease prevention

Most people have been bitten by a mosquito at some time in their lives. Usually this causes no more than

Glycaemic index

The glycaemic index (GI) is a measure that applies to carbohydrate-containing foods and gives some clues as to whether eating

Give bitter foods a second chance

Despite their health benefits, bitter foods such as broccoli can put people off. New research finds that the taste perception

Do unusual eating behaviours point to autism?

The earlier autism is picked up, the sooner a child can begin behavioural treatment, especially during the critical preschool years.

Reducing our diet of ultra-processed foods

Obesity and chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes are driving premature deaths in Australia and around the world. A

How has fast food changed over the past 30 years

Fast food has remained a popular food choice for decades. Yet despite the push for having healthier options on the

Dietary vitamins may protect against cataract

When the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, it’s known as a cataract. Cataracts are more common as people age

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