Sleep deprivation could be adversely impacting your life in many ways.
11 Aug 2011 |
As Australians adopt busier lifestyles, we’re also becoming more sleep deprived. CHOICE outlines why you may need more zzzzs.
Protect against diseases and conditions commonly associated with ageing by taking an active role in your health care.
27 Apr 2011 |
The key to independent living and quality of life is good health and it’s never too soon to start thinking about it.
One in six Australians will experience an episode of depression at sometime in their lives.
15 Oct 2010 |
Fortunately, a range of effective and affordable treatments is available, ranging from talking therapies to certain drugs, and may be more affordable than you imagine.
Do you need one and do they work?
7 Jul 2010 |
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.
Early testing can help reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.
25 May 2010 |
If you’re aged over 45, it’s time to get your cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk checked. We outline an action plan for cardiovascular health.
A new treatment for varicose veins looks promising but there’s a danger unqualified operators could benefit at the expense of patients.
26 May 2009 |
Varicose veins can be painful, uncomfortable and lead to serious health consequences if left untreated.
CHOICE investigates why nut allergy rates are now soaring, and what you can do if you think you have an allergy.
24 Mar 2009 |
Australia has one of the highest allergy rates in the world, and the number of people affected is growing at an astonishing rate.
How to counter the risk of hearing loss but not miss out on entertainment.
3 Dec 2008 |
Excessively loud music or video can damage your hearing.
We run through the top five numbers and what you should be aiming for as a healthy adult.
28 Nov 2007 |
There are lots of numbers and measurements used to describe health. We explain what they all mean.
Costs of hearing aids can vary greatly so make sure you shop around.
10 Jul 2006 |
Around 22% of Australians aged 15 and over are hearing-impaired, and each year more than 100,000 of them choose to be fitted with hearing aids.