Wellness

Obesity might be linked to lower chance of getting hospice care

Obesity might be linked to lower chance of getting hospice care

The heavier someone is, the less likely they are to have what many people might call a “good death” with hospice care or the...
Sleeping your way to better health

Sleeping your way to better health

It is easy to forget that health and overall well-being are a combination of many factors when diet and exercise get most of the...
Scientists unveil a giant leap for anti-aging

Scientists unveil a giant leap for anti-aging

UNSW researchers have made a discovery that could lead to a revolutionary drug that actually reverses ageing, improves DNA repair and could even help...
Meal prep: A helpful healthy eating strategy

Meal prep: A helpful healthy eating strategy

Who hasn’t left work late with a growling stomach but little energy to shop and cook? A busy schedule is one of the top reasons...
How to stay active everyday

How to stay active everyday

In addition to eating high-quality foods, physical activity can help you reach and maintain a healthy weight. Getting regular physical activity is one of the...
Obesity should be managed before pregnancy for best outcomes

Obesity should be managed before pregnancy for best outcomes

More than 50 per cent of women are now overweight or obese at the start of a pregnancy, however pregnancy may not be the...
Physical and mental exercises protect memory by rewiring the brain

Physical and mental exercises protect memory by rewiring the brain

For the first time, researchers have revealed that progressive resistance exercise (high intensity strength training) and computerized cognitive training (brain training) produce unique changes...
Help at hand for people watching their weight

Help at hand for people watching their weight

Researchers from the University of Sydney have developed a portable and easy-to-use method to help people estimate portion size using only their hands. In the...
5 ways to get a good night's sleep

5 ways to get a good night’s sleep

We devote around seven to eight hours to sleep each night in adulthood and ten to 12 hours in childhood. This amounts to around...
Increasing muscle strength can improve brain function

Increasing muscle strength can improve brain function

Increased muscle strength leads to improved brain function in adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), new results from a study led by the University...