Health

physical and mental health

It's time we saw past the mental illness in people living with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to check their physical health too, write Simon Rosenbaum, Katherine Samaras and Scott Teasdale.

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Snoring has been linked to serious health conditions such as obstructive sleep apnoea and cardiovascular disease, writes Jason Amatoury.

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Cancer Council NSW’s latest ­advice to strictly regulate electronic cigarettes like ­tobacco products is well meaning, but misguided and could be harmful, writes Colin Mendelsohn.

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For the first time, Australian researchers have found a link between a father's stress levels and learning and memory ability in his offspring and that these negative effects can be reversed by probiotics.

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Children and teens who are given alcohol by their parents are twice as likely to be drinking full serves of alcohol by age 15 or 16 but are less likely to binge drink, a UNSW study has found.

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Those at highest risk of developing bipolar disorder exhibit weak connections in the emotional areas of the brain, new Australian research reveals.

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Weight-lifting can help over 55s improve brain function and muscle strength.

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A registered nurse and a high school graduate are among the Indigenous students who will study medicine at UNSW after completing the intensive Pre-Medicine program.

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German and Australian scientists have discovered a molecule able to silence pain receptors under the skin, giving new hope to millions of people living with the devastating effects of diabetic neuropathy.

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About a quarter of medical students show symptoms of depression, and one in ten report suicidal thoughts, writes Ute Vollmer-Conna.

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