Health

Tue 23 Apr 2019

Woman suddenly wakes after 28 years

Woman suddenly wakes after 28 years

Munira Abdulla was left completely unresponsive when a bus rammed into her car. Now, 28 years later, she’s defied the odds.

Mon 22 Apr 2019

When we lose weight, where does it go?

When we lose weight, where does it go?

THE world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.

Sun 21 Apr 2019

Psychopaths versus sociopaths: what is the difference?

Psychopaths versus sociopaths: what is the difference?

PSYCHOPATH and sociopath are popular psychology terms to describe violent monsters born of our worst nightmares. And they hide among us.

'Your son is going to die today'

'Your son is going to die today'

Jody Daetz was 17 when leukaemia struck, now his mother is on a mission to help others.

Sat 20 Apr 2019

Rallying behind Romeos

Rallying behind Romeos

Community rallies behind the Romeo family after one of their children has been diagnosed with cancer

Happy news! Masturbation actually has health benefits

Happy news! Masturbation actually has health benefits

CONDUCT an Internet search for “masturbation,” and you will find hundreds, if not thousands, of slang phrases for the act.

A few minutes is all it takes to save a life

A few minutes is all it takes to save a life

When Murray Sturgess received his bowel cancer kit in the mail last July he was pretty confident; this was one test he would have no trouble passing.

Thu 18 Apr 2019

‘My baby turned blue in my arms’

‘My baby turned blue in my arms’

THE first time Susan held her baby, she went blue and had to be revived by doctors. Two years later she calls little Carla a “miracle”.

Wed 17 Apr 2019

Bacon increases the risk of bowel cancer

Bacon increases the risk of bowel cancer

BAD news for bacon lovers — 25g of processed meat daily — equal to one rasher or two-thirds of a sausage — fuels cancer twice as much as previously thought.

Measles alert after new case confirmed

Measles alert after new case confirmed

Queensland Health has issued a new measles alert after a man returned to Brisbane from overseas with the highly contagious virus.

Paramedic’s ‘embarrassing’ 15 minute mistake

Paramedic’s ‘embarrassing’ 15 minute mistake

Natalie Kunicki was in bed when she heard an unusual noise. Too embarrassed to seek help she tried to go back to sleep, with devastating consequences.

This sign could make you a better driver

This sign could make you a better driver

Most people don’t think twice when they pass a billboard, but some have been proven to immediately improve your motoring skills.

Sun 14 Apr 2019

Man gets $1000 of Botox injected into his scrotum

Man gets $1000 of Botox injected into his scrotum

There’s a spike in the number of Aussie men dropping their hard earned cash on cosmetic surgery to a part of their body not many see.

Bill Shorten thanked by cancer patient for health policies

Bill Shorten thanked by cancer patient for health policies

A BREAST cancer patient has thanked Bill Shorten for his health policies while ScoMo had trouble telling Korea and China apart.

Thousands not keeping up with cervical cancer screenings

Thousands not keeping up with cervical cancer screenings

Health experts are concerned Queensland women are missing out.

Sat 13 Apr 2019

'Footy family' rallies around Sonny

'Footy family' rallies around Sonny

Despite a tough battle with leukaemia, Sonny Carmichael has had a world of support behind him from his family, as well as the Dalby Diehards community.

Baby product recalled after 32 deaths

Baby product recalled after 32 deaths

A DANGEROUS baby sleeper has disappeared from online retailers in Australia after being linked to dozens of infants deaths in the US.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Siblings separated by deadly bug

Siblings separated by deadly bug

An Aussie family has been ripped apart after the “unthinkable” happened to their 18-year-old daughter — leaving her fighting for life.

Why GPs are pushing you out the door

Why GPs are pushing you out the door

IF you’ve visited the doctor in Australia recently, you may have noticed them impatiently looking at their watch. This is why.

People breathe farts out of their mouths

People breathe farts out of their mouths

Bad news for fart holders — an expert has revealed gas can be reabsorbed into your circulation and exhaled.

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