Body clock affected by diet image of baby yawning

Body clock is affected by what we eat and when

Diet has an impact on the body's circadian clock, research has found.

11 Jul 2014 | Travellers with jet-lag, teenagers who sleep till mid-afternoon, and sufferers of narcolepsy and insomnia may need to change their diet and mealtimes.

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ACEmobile app screens for dementia

New app should make screening for dementia easier and more reliable.

11 Jul 2014 | ACEmobile, a recent iPad app, can help doctors and nurses screen patients for dementia.

Obesity shortens life expectancy an obese man in a crowd

Extreme obesity may cut life expectancy by 14 years

Obesity on par with smoking in the life expectancy stakes.

11 Jul 2014 | A study has found that the extremely obese have, on average, a significantly reduced life span.

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Adobe patches Flash Player

A flaw in the well-known software program could allow hackers to steal your login details if you don't update your browser.

10 Jul 2014 | Flash Player hole could let hackers steal login details for sites such as eBay, Twitter and Google. Browser updates are critical to patch vulnerability.

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Rents in Sydney climb despite predictions

House hunters priced out of the market turn to rentals.

10 Jul 2014 | Asking prices for Sydney rentals have jumped to a new high as would-be first-home buyers are forced to rent.

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Qantas won’t pass on carbon tax repeal savings

Doubt raised over whether consumers will see Abbott’s promised $550 annual saving.

10 Jul 2014 | Airline Qantas joins growing list of companies saying the repeal of the carbon tax won’t reduce prices for consumers.


Curtain falls on Crazy John's

Discount mobile retailer to be shut down in September.

10 Jul 2014 | It's the end of an era for mobile phone retailer Crazy John's as Vodafone announces closure in September 2014.

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Gardasil vaccine blood clot risk refuted

Danish study refutes link between HPV vaccination and increased risk of blood clots.

10 Jul 2014 | There’s no association between the HPV vaccine Gardasil and an increased risk of blood clots, concludes a large Danish study.

Toddler eating a piece of bread

Everyday foods making toddlers eat too much salt

More than half of toddlers are eating salt beyond the recommended daily upper limit.

10 Jul 2014 | Toddlers are being put at risk of high blood pressure, stroke and coronary heart disease later in life due to excessive salt intakes from everyday foods.

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Printed e-label breakthrough

Advance in printed diode technology has potential to connect paper to the internet.

9 Jul 2014 | Printable e-labels provide yet another means of data storage and communication embedded in or on objects, with a new development potentially enabling communication at mobile phone frequencies.

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