Can having surgery affect your memory?
“Mum never came back to her normal self. The effect of the anaesthetics never wore off,” writes Louise Hallinan. She believes her mother’s diagnosis of dementia was directly related to her hip surgery.
The simple trick to losing weight
Controlling your appetite will be easy with this one simple trick.
Government may be forced into My Health Record backdown
The head of the Australian Medical Association has vowed to do "whatever it takes" to protect patient privacy ahead of a meeting with Health Minister Greg Hunt.
New test results: Bottled water is LESS healthy than tap water
In the season two premiere of ABC’s War on Waste, popular water brands were tested against tap water – and the results are certainly eye-opening.
The little-known iPhone trick that will save you in an emergency
A little-known iPhone feature that calls for help in a time of emergency, has gone viral on social media. Find out how to set it up on your iPhone here.
Dr Michael Mosley: 10 steps to a younger brain and sharper memory
The doctor and science journalist shares his 10-point plan to keeping a youthful mind.
This is the diet recommended for older people
Forget restrictive diets. You’re going to like this one, we promise – it even involves butter!
7 surprising foods that exceed the recommended daily sugar intake
Don’t be fooled – it’s not just sweets and chocolate doing you harm.
The incredible side effects of drinking green tea
How old is too old for cholesterol lowering medications?
Statins save countless lives, but there’s a growing concern among doctors about whether or not people over 65 should be taking them.