What doctors won't do
Do doctors practice what they preach? Amanda Sheppeard and David Brill reveal what doctors will and won’t do when it comes to their own health.
Preventing travellers’ diarrhoea
Whether you’re heading off to Bali, Bengal or Bangkok, chances are you’ll encounter a few tummy troubles along the way. Find out what to do about it.
Porn: Who’s losing out here?
Internet pornography is now the main sex educator for adolescents but instead of enhancing their love lives it’s giving them a distorted view of sexuality, says one expert.
Back in the Lyme-light
While health authorities have found little evidence of the tick-borne illness, Lyme disease in Australia, others believe we’re in the throes of an epidemic. Dr Elizabeth Lord speaks to both camps.
Pregnant at 50: Why not?
Late age pregnancy is fraught with difficulty yet more women than ever are giving it a go. Here we speak to an older new mum and two prominent fertility experts about what’s involved.
Relaxing the Maharishi way
When Indian guru, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi introduced transcendental meditation to the Western world in the 60s, most dismissed his teachings as bohemian nonsense but the tide has now turned.
Oral sex and cancer: the facts
With the growing popularity of oral sex comes an increased threat of head and neck cancers. But before you panic, read the facts and then determine if you’re really at risk.
The problem with Xanax®
Not so long ago Valium® addiction was widespread especially among stressed-out housewives but today Xanax® is the one addiction specialists dread, and for good reason it seems.