"health" tag

Protein could give IVF couples hope

One protein is critical for the beginning of life.

This is how a heart becomes a heart

A “synchronised dance” of thousands of genes generates a healthy heart, but one faux pas may result in congenital heart defects.

Teenage brains in the digital world

When it comes to technology, adults won’t be able to keep up with their children.

Can the shape of the glass affect your drinking habits?

Have you ever finished a drink almost twice as fast as your friends?

Vitamin D’s impact on infection

Low levels of sun exposure may be putting you at risk.

Allergen overdose

Over the past 20 years, allergies have grown steadily in Australia. Some researchers believe that it is because our immune system doesn’t fight against as many diseases as it use to. Are we…

Obesity linked to early-life antibiotics exposure

Antibiotics may promote fat growth and alter the human microbiome.

New cancer drug key to male contraceptive pill

Scientists believe they are a step closer to developing a male contraceptive pill after they developed a cancer drug that interrupted sperm production in mice.

Why do we sneeze?

Sneezing helps us reboot our body.

Fixing a broken heart

A molecule that turns stem cells into heart cells could be the answer.

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