Nicotine exposure in the womb produces behavioural changes in babies similar to those found in newborns of women on heroin or crack cocaine during pregnancy.
The latest Australian dietary guidelines haven't ignored the youngest members of society, devoting an entire edition to babies under the age of 12 months.
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Cancer is a word that strikes fear into all of us. So what foods can we eat to reduce our risk of suffering from any form of cancer?
Australians have one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. What do you need to know to protect yourself?
While ‘cancer’ can be a very scary word, better understanding it is the key to reducing the toll it takes on the community.
Regularly taking aspirin could halve the risk for developing a hereditary form of colorectal cancer.
Cancer is the name given to a large number of diseases of the cells – which are the basic structural units of all the organs and tissues in our bodies.
A Brigham and Women's Hospital study challenges the theory that women who eat less meat may lower their risk of breast cancer.
Did you know prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australian men? Every year in Australia, about 20,000 new cases are diagnosed and about 3,000 men die from the disease.
With Movember in full swing, an annual campaign to get people talking about men’s health and raise awareness and understanding of the health risks men face, it’s a timely reminder to think about prostate cancer and provide some information to help you determine whether you’re at risk.
Running is one of the oldest and most effective forms of exercise, but getting started is the hardest part. Read about the benefits of running for your physical and mental health. There are also helpful tips to prepare for your first fun run.