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Health and Wellbeing 8 min read

Australians are embracing ‘mindful drinking’ – and the alcohol industry is also getting sober curious

by Dr Tamara Bucher and Melanie Pirinen

Alcohol-free wines, beers and spirits are increasingly sophisticated, driven by consumers taking more care in what they drink — and how they choose to drink.

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A life purpose born from mother’s trauma

Health and Wellbeing 11 min read

A life purpose born from mother’s trauma

by Carmen Swadling

Every day in Ethiopia 27 to 33 women die due to birth-related complications. Teketo Tegegne has made it his life’s purpose to protect new mothers and future generations.

Move over Lucifer, there's a new Seitan in town

Health and Wellbeing 6 min read

Move over Lucifer, there's a new Seitan in town

by Dr Kerith Duncanson

The vegan meat alternative with the devil in the detail.

Tempted by pills and potions to make you look younger?

Health and Wellbeing 7 min read

Tempted by pills and potions to make you look younger?

by Professor Clare Collins

Save your cash - a healthy diet is far more effective.

Tackling concussion

Health and Wellbeing 13 min read

Tackling concussion

by Rosemarie Milsom

A game-changing collaboration aimed at reducing the risk of concussion in sport is set to transform the way footy is played.

The sperm discovery that’s set to both create and save lives

Health and Wellbeing 10 min read

The sperm discovery that’s set to both create and save lives

by Joe Frost

Aiding cancer research and helping to solve major issues with male fertility? It’s all in a day’s work for the humble sperm.

I’ve been diagnosed with iron deficiency, now what?

Health and Wellbeing 10 min read

I’ve been diagnosed with iron deficiency, now what?

by Dr Amanda Patterson and Jacklyn Johnson

From the causes of iron deficiency to supplements and side effects, here's what you need to absorb.

Weight gain during pregnancy: how much is too much?

Health and Wellbeing 8 min read

Weight gain during pregnancy: how much is too much?

by Professor Clare Collins, Dr Jenna Hollis and Professor Siân Robinson

Experts weigh in on pregnancy weight gain, why it's so important and tips to maintain a healthy pregnancy weight.

Why men wake up with erections

Health and Wellbeing 8 min read

Why men wake up with erections

by Dr Sergio Diez Alvarez

The hard facts about the “nocturnal penile tumescence” a.k.a. the morning penile erection.

A tale of unlikely 'iso' pals

Health and Wellbeing 7 min read

A tale of unlikely 'iso' pals

by Gemma Wolk

Meet the kindy kids and aged care residents in the Hunter region who, after months of written letters back and forth, found the COVID silver lining.