Health & Medicine

WEARABLE tracking devices are set to become even greater sports analysis tools for local athletes thanks to an algorithm developed by WA and Victorian sports scientists and mathematicians.

PEOPLE with lung disease should exercise in small intervals throughout the day in order to safely maximise their physical activity, a review of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) studies has advised.

Getting pre-schoolers into SHAPES

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

GIVING kindergarten teachers a little guidance and a lot of freedom seems to be the best way to get sedate pre-schoolers moving.

PASS the carrot sticks and cheese mum—research suggests eating healthy food as a toddler can help kids do better in school tests 10 years later.

ALCOHOL sales at licenced premises in community hubs account for the majority of alcohol-related injury in Perth’s inner and outer suburbs like Subiaco and Ellenbrook respectively, while sales from bottleshops are responsible for most injuries in middle suburbs like Riverton.

WITH the mercury tipped to hit 39⁰C today and stay like that for most of the week many people may dash to Perth’s beaches to stay cool, but government agencies warn the heatwave can have serious health consequences and everyone needs to be mindful of this.

RESEARCHERS have found teenage girls with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are three-times more likely to have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) than girls without PCOS.

VITAMIN D supplements can control inflammation associated with chronic conditions such as obesity, heart disease or diabetes.

REALLY working up a sweat while exercising by ramping up intensity has eliminated the need to eat and drink in order to stabilise blood sugars before exercise in Type 1 diabetics.

WHEN it comes to the death of a loved one, who better to give you advice than someone who has been in a similar situation?

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