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People suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can find symptom relief with a variety of dietary changes. Results from a new trial show that no one fixed approach will work for everyone, but there is merit in taking the principles behind the spectrum of dietary options and adapting to ‘what works’ for a person.
Alzheimer’s doesn’t have to be your brain’s destiny, says neuroscientist and author of “Still Alice,” Lisa Genova. She shares the latest science investigating the disease — and some promising research on what each of us can do to build an Alzheimer’s-resistant brain, listen now.
Nearly 7 million Australians know someone with multiple sclerosis (MS) yet research has revealed the disease is worryingly misunderstood. A Galaxy poll commissioned by MS Research Australia shows the majority of Australians don’t know what MS is and less than half can identify the early symptoms.
Optometrists nationwide rejoiced when Sid the Seagull updated his iconic Cancer Council message to slip slop slap, seek, SLIDE. However, the image of a seagull with sunglasses only went part way to educating consumers about the importance of wearing sunglasses every day.
Most Australian adults would know they’re meant to eat two or more serves of fruit and five or more serves of vegetables every day. Whether or not they get there is another question. Genevieve James-Martin, Gemma Williams and Malcolm Riley explore why we need to eat so many and how big is an actual serve.
Fasting diets don’t produce superior health benefits despite increasing in popularity, say US researchers.
Matcha is an excellent ingredient for the skin keeping it clear and youthful. Matcha works from both the inside out when you drink it as a green tea and from the outside in when you use it as a face mask.
The Mayo Clinic in the US has highlighted that the best defence women have for breast cancer prevention is nutrition and an active lifestyle.
It’s time to stop demonising saturated fats and focus on a healthy lifestyle to prevent heart disease, some experts say.
Taking up exercise at any age is worthwhile for the brain, Australian research shows.