Health

Thu 23 May 2019

Couple face losing their 50 nights’ sleep a year

premium_icon Couple face losing their 50 nights’ sleep a year

A Queensland couple caring for their extremely disabled adult son fear they will soon lose access to occasional breaks under the National Disability Insurance...

Cure for obesity: Stop eating (during these hours)

premium_icon Cure for obesity: Stop eating (during these hours)

Going hungry over a certain period each day can help protect against the risks of a high-fat, high-sugar diet, a study has found.

Wed 22 May 2019

Male nurse barred from practising for six years

premium_icon Male nurse barred from practising for six years

He was found not guilty of sexual offences against women in three separate trials but this male nurse has been barred from applying for registration.

Daughter pleads for mum’s ‘last hope’

premium_icon Daughter pleads for mum’s ‘last hope’

THIS Queensland woman has already beaten cancer, many times - this is her last hope and she needs your help.

Black lung: Mines minister clears the air about x-rays

premium_icon Black lung: Mines minister clears the air about x-rays

1.30pm: THE Queensland Mines minister has cleared the air over x-rays for miners to check for black lung disease.

Vaccine warning as kids die of flu

Vaccine warning as kids die of flu

Authorities have made an urgent call on the flu vaccine after 26 people, including three children, have died in Victoria alone.

30 second autism brain test breakthrough

premium_icon 30 second autism brain test breakthrough

Scientists have taken the first step in developing a breakthrough autism diagnosis test that would cancel out lengthy sessions with clinicians.

Family devastated after bullying drove man to take his life

premium_icon Family devastated after bullying drove man to take his life

The last words Sunshine Coast student Lloyd Copper shared with his loved ones truly captured the kindness of his soul.

Tue 21 May 2019

How food packaging lies to you

How food packaging lies to you

When you do the weekly shop, the products on the shelves lie to you. An Aussie mum has a clever idea to stop this once and for all.

Snoring linked to cancer in women

Snoring linked to cancer in women

WOMEN suffering sleep apnoea are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than those without the sleep disorder, experts reveal.

Got the sniffles? Don't visit aged care homes

Got the sniffles? Don't visit aged care homes

At least 54 people have died from influenza this season

Blow to patients of home doctor service

premium_icon Blow to patients of home doctor service

A Queensland home doctor service could be shut down — impacting thousands of patients — over allegations it owes the tax office close to half a million dollars.

Queensland’s Metafit guru dies at 37

premium_icon Queensland’s Metafit guru dies at 37

Just weeks ago he was pictured climbing Mt Warning. Now Gold Coast-based fitness leader Daniel Wilson has died, prompting a flood of tributes.

Young BMX rider in fight for his life after horror crash

premium_icon Young BMX rider in fight for his life after horror crash

BMX rider Jack Humphreys is facing the fight of his life after suffering a horror racing accident while competing in Atherton last month.

New dads only group launches on Sunshine Coast

premium_icon New dads only group launches on Sunshine Coast

A bunch of Coast dads armed with nappies, dummies and prams are turning to each other for support rather than battling the unknowns of fatherhood alone.

Teen’s ‘arthritis’ was actually a tumour

Teen’s ‘arthritis’ was actually a tumour

The mother of a Scottish teenager who died on the weekend has lashed out at doctors who allegedly misdiagnosed her daughter’s cancer.

Worst region for paramedic assaults named

premium_icon Worst region for paramedic assaults named

Queensland Ambulance Service leaders are demanding action after one Queensland region recorded more than half of paramedic assaults in the past financial year.

How chilling diagnosis gave Mackay man the drive to succeed

premium_icon How chilling diagnosis gave Mackay man the drive to succeed

It was meant to be a celebratory trip to Japan, but it turned Jay Cameron's life upside down.

West Moreton Health board boosted by local GP

premium_icon West Moreton Health board boosted by local GP

The new addition was welcomed to the team alongside a number of reappointments

Mon 20 May 2019

REVEALED: The sexual infections on the rise across Ipswich

premium_icon REVEALED: The sexual infections on the rise across Ipswich

The rising rates of sexually-transmitted infections has prompted Queensland Health to start an awareness campaign.

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