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Tackling the growing burden of obesity and its associated diseases requires a multifactorial approach, writes Louis Roller. Obesity may be defined as an increase in body fatness resulting in impaired …

Spending more time playing outside could protect children from short-sightedness as they grow up, according to a study published this week by Professor Mingguang He from the Centre for Eye …

Sedentary behaviour, including too much time sitting down, is the new smoking, says the Heart Foundation.

Physical exercise can have an anti-ageing effect, according to a German study presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress over the weekend. “This latest research out of Europe highlights …

A Peer Health Coaching Program from mental health charity, SANE Australia, in partnership with Neami National, aims to change the fact that Australians living with mental illness – especially severe, …

TV personality, model and fitness fan Jesinta Campbell will be striding it out at the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival, having been named the official event ambassador for 2015. Joining more …

Sitting too much, known as sedentary behaviour, has been linked to increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and premature death according to a recent Canadian study, the National Heart Foundation …

During National Diabetes Awareness Week 2015, which runs from 12 to 18 July, WentWest – the Western Sydney Primary Health Network – is encouraging local residents to consult their GP …

Australian women are putting their heart health at risk by not being active enough – and the National Heart Foundation of Australia is urging women to get moving as Go …

Australian parents need to relax their guard, allow their children to play outdoors and enjoy all the benefits that physical activity brings, the National Heart Foundation said today. National Heart …

Childhood inactivity may have an impact on later weight gain and chronic disease-risk in people as young as 15, according to new research led by the University of Sydney. The …

Pharmacists can play a key role in helping their customers to be more active, writes 2010 PSA Pharmacist of the Year Karalyn Huxhagen. As pharmacists we are all aware that …