Independent and trusted advice and guides about medical conditions, including information about food allergies, insomnia, ageing, and cardiovascular health.

healthy ageing

Healthy ageing

Protect against diseases and conditions commonly associated with ageing by taking an active role in your health care.

27 Dec 2013 | The key to independent living and quality of life is good health, and it’s never too soon to start thinking about it.

CHOICE reviews blood pressure monitors

Blood pressure monitor reviews

Do blood pressure monitors work, and could you benefit from owning one?

24 Nov 2013 | One in seven Australian adults suffer from some form of high blood pressure. If you’re one of them, monitoring your condition regularly at home with a blood pressure monitor can be useful.

Hayfever or seasonal allergic rhinitis

Hayfever treatment

We review your treatment options for managing hayfever symptoms.

1 Oct 2013 | There are several types of medication available over-the-counter or by prescription for the treatment of symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, congestion, itchy throat and burning eyes. Which work best?


Pregnancy supplements

Which ones should you take, and which should you avoid?

23 Jul 2013 | Most pregnant women take supplements, including vitamins, minerals, herbs, and other alternative medicines. While some are useful, others can do more harm than good.


Migraine and headache pain relief

From acupuncture and herbal remedies to OTC and prescribed medicines, we reveal which headache and migraine treatments actually work.

18 Apr 2013 | If you’re concerned about overusing painkillers, there are some effective alternatives.

Hearing aids

Saving on hearing aids

You may be able to save thousands on a top-range hearing aid.

20 Feb 2013 | One in six Australians suffers hearing loss, but top-end aids can cost a small fortune. We've surveyed the market to find out how and where you can save.



From therapist's couch to virtual couch, we look at your treatment options.

1 Feb 2013 | Treatments for anxiety may include psychological therapies, medication and self-help.


Baby thermometer reviews

A good thermometer is a must-have for any home with kids.

25 Jul 2012 | We review 10 digital probe thermometers that are suitable for babies and toddlers, as well as older children and adults.


Online health tests

Give yourself a health check with these online resources.

22 Jun 2012 | We've selected online health tests from reputable sources to help determine your current health status and future health risks.



Who's getting it and why?

8 May 2012 | We look at the different types of diabetes, as well as pre-diabetes, and the latest research into causes and prevention.

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