Excessive hours of sitting to watch TV has been linked to an increased risk of dying from inflammatory diseases like Alzheimer's and diabetes, according to an Australian study.
The very low carbohydrate, high fat ketogenic diet has been linked to improved memory and longevity in mice, although it did lead to weight gain.
Yoga has been shown to lessen the symptoms of depression, psychologists meeting in the US have been told.
Chronic pain is costing many Australians more than their wellbeing. It's also increasingly eating away at their bank balances.
Australians' unhealthy penchant for pizza and cake could be helping to fuel the obesity epidemic as portion sizes grow to gigantic proportions.
Concern has been raised over the frequent prescription of a common medication to treat heartburn and reflux.