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The majority of Australians will struggle with back pain in their lifetime, but research commencing at the University of Canberra may offer a new solution through Pilates exercise. Master of …

Blueberries, citrus fruits and red wine may reduce erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a new collaborative study. The new data reveals certain flavonoids called anthocyanins (found in blueberries, cherries, blackberries, …

It’s all too easy for patients to make New Year’s Resolutions, writes Karalyn Huxhagen, and then abandon them… but pharmacists can help keep them on track. I am sure we …

More than a quarter of Australians aren’t able to maintain their desired health goals even for a week, according to new research by Weight Watchers. The vast amount of food …

An unprecedented overview of physical activity and public health across the globe has reinforced the need for a comprehensive policy response in Australia, the Heart Foundation said today. The Global …

Gold Coast state primary school children are suffering from a lack of physical education, with schools failing to prioritise or promote its importance on the curriculum, new research shows. This …

Heart Foundation Walking has been hailed as a best practice example for positively impacting the health of Australia’s socioeconomically disadvantaged groups. The debate piece, published in the International Journal of …

A finding that cardio-respiratory fitness is more important than fat loss for people suffering so-called ‘Syndrome X’ has landed a Queensland researcher a New Investigator Award. Joyce Ramos, a PhD …

This Mental Health Week, the Heart Foundation is highlighting the wider health benefits of nature-based physical activity, including hiking and bushwalking among other activities. National Heart Foundation CEO, Mary Barry, …

Around 37,000 Australian cancer cases could be prevented each year largely through lifestyle change, according to a new study of cancer incidence and preventable causes in Australia. The study, funded …

New research from the Australian Sports Commission shows that nearly all parents can see the health and social benefits of having their children involved in sport. The finding was revealed …

On World Heart Day, the Heart Foundation has revealed Aussie kids are choosing to spend “truly disturbing” amounts of time sitting and staring at various electronic gadgets, instead of being …