Health

Heavy drinkers consuming more than half of all alcohol

La Trobe University researchers have found the heaviest drinking 10 per cent of Australians drink over half the alcohol consumed in Australia, downing an average of six standard drinks per day.

Health

How your smartphone can encourage active living

Physical inactivity is the fourth leading risk factor for death globally and has reached the status of a global pandemic —a definition that is usually associated with infectious diseases like influenza.

Health

New tech taking telemedicine to the next level

Telemedicine has gone way beyond conference calls: new technologies allow doctors to monitor blood pressure and other vital signs—take x-rays even—and assist with operations from miles away.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers produce six antibodies to combat Zika virus

Researchers have generated six Zika virus antibodies that could be used to test for and possibly treat a mosquito-borne disease that has infected more than 1.5 million people worldwide.

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