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Asthma risk factors include smoking, dust mites, and environmental pollutants, as well as many others. Steering clear of these risk factors can hel...


Potential signs of asthma in babies include flared nostrils, lethargy, and coughing. Learn more about the signs of asthma in babies and when to see...

Stress & Anxiety

Cutting is a type of self-harm. Although it can be a challenging habit to break, there are many ways to prevent yourself or others from cutting. Le...

The Conversation (AU) - Health

People with disability face a number of barriers to justice, not least that crimes against them are often seen as less serious. This needs to stop.


A study of mice has uncovered an anti-inflammatory mechanism, involving a brain hormone through which good sleep can slow plaque buildup in arteries.

Mental Health

I remember my doctor telling me, 'Now, don’t get hooked on these sweetheart,' but it was too late. I already was. This is the story of my opiate ad...


New research finds that a compound in a traditional Japanese medicinal plant could boost cellular health and protect against the ill effects of aging.

The Conversation (AU) - Health

Doing the vacuuming or taking the dog for a walk? Pick up the pace – these bursts of incidental exercise could be key to improving your fitness.

The Conversation (AU) - Health

Ageing populations and efforts to medicate to prevent disease are both factors that have driven up the use of pharmaceuticals, but we have inadequa...


Baby flutters are the initial movements of the developing fetus that a pregnant woman can feel. Learn what baby flutters feel like and what to expe...


Cesarean wound infections occur when bacteria enter the incision. In this article, we look at the causes, types, and treatments for post-cesarean w...

The Conversation (AU) - Health

Thousands of Australian men have vasectomies each year. These surgeries are successful in more than 99% of cases.