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  • Wrist action little help in weight loss

    18 Oct 2016
    Fitbits and other wearable activity tracking devices could soon join exercise bikes and ab crunch machines in the list of fitness and weight loss technologies that fail to deliver...

  • Nutting allergies out

    18 Oct 2016
    Exposing babies to peanuts and eggs may head off a lifetime of unpleasant and potentially deadly allergies.As researchers puzzle over the proliferation of food and other allergies...

  • Too much gluten a disease risk

    18 Oct 2016
    High consumption of gluten is emerging as a risk factor in the development of coeliac disease.While much attention to now has been focused on when gluten in introduced into a...

  • In the name of the father

    20 Sep 2016
    Obese fathers may be passing on a lifetime of weight problems to their children and grandchildren.While mothers have long been considered the primary influence on the health of...

  • A text a day can keep the weight away

    20 Sep 2016
    A simple text message could be the secret weapon for dieting teens struggling to keep their weight down.Researchers from the Warwick Business School found that obese teens who had...

  • Allergy sufferers rejoice

    20 Sep 2016
    It is wattle season and for as many as one in five Australians this also means suffering from itchy eyes and nose tickles brought on from an allergy to pollen.However, a discovery...

  • Astronauts face a cosmic threat

    20 Sep 2016
    Even after they land safely back on earth, astronauts who have successfully ventured into deep space may pay a high health price for their endeavour.In a result that could dent...

  • Under the microscope

    15 Aug 2016
    Hereditary blindness cured?A Tasmanian-led research team has successfully altered eye tissue in a laboratory by replacing genes that cause blindness with normal genes.The team...

  • Sweeteners sabotage weightwatchers

    15 Aug 2016
    Millions of Australians regularly turn to artificial sweeteners to help them lose weight, but research has found that they might be doing more harm than good.University of Sydney...

  • Quit sugar messages no help in obesity battle

    15 Aug 2016
    Health messages demonising sugar, fat and other nutrients are too simplistic and are hampering efforts to tackle the obesity crisis and its related health problems, according to...

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