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Switching patients to generic epilepsy drug wasn’t without risk, MedSafe says

Officials with the medicines regulator spoke today as part of an inquest into the deaths of six people who were taking the drug Logem.

Officials with the medicines regulator spoke today as part of an inquest into the deaths of six people who were taking the drug Logem.

New COVID-19 case recorded in New Zealand

Tuesday February 23: A new community case of COVID-19 has been recorded in Auckland, hours after the city moved back to alert level 1.

Tuesday February 23: A new community case of COVID-19 has been recorded in Auckland, hours after the city moved back to alert level 1.

Stay away from these bad workout habits if you want to lose weight

While getting into the gym and working out is a great first step to losing weight, it’s easy to accidentally fall into some bad habits

While getting into the gym and working out is a great first step to losing weight, it’s easy to accidentally fall into some bad habits

Drinking six cups of coffee per day can increase risk of cardiovascular disease

Drinking six or more cups of coffee per day could heighten your risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

Drinking six or more cups of coffee per day could heighten your risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

Exercises to ease lower back pain

If you suffer from lower back pain, try these exercises you can easily do at home. They can help increase your flexibility and perhaps alleviate some of your discomfort.

If you suffer from lower back pain, try these exercises you can easily do at home. They can help increase your flexibility and perhaps alleviate some of your discomfort.

Best workouts while you work

If you have a desk job, but hit the gym every night I have some bad news for you. You’re not getting enough exercise! It’s true. No matter how much physical activity you d

If you have a desk job, but hit the gym every night I have some bad news for you. You’re not getting enough exercise! It’s true. No matter how much physical activity you d

Why we should exercise as a family

We’ve all heard the saying ‘The family that plays together stays together’, so it makes sense experts are encouraging parents to get kids involved when they exercise.

We’ve all heard the saying ‘The family that plays together stays together’, so it makes sense experts are encouraging parents to get kids involved when they exercise.

Aromatherapy ideas to help you sleep

This video highlights some bedtime aromatherapy techniques to help relax the body and mind and let go of the stresses of the day, including bath salts, pillow sprays and arom

This video highlights some bedtime aromatherapy techniques to help relax the body and mind and let go of the stresses of the day, including bath salts, pillow sprays and arom

Holiday Inn Cluster 'increasingly under control'

Saturday February 20: Victorian Health Minister Martin Foley said the Holiday Inn cluster is "increasingly under control" after the state records no new COVID-19 cases overnight.

Saturday February 20: Victorian Health Minister Martin Foley said the Holiday Inn cluster is "increasingly under control" after the state records no new COVID-19 cases overnight.

Never ignore these types of chest pain

Chest pain could be due to a number of reasons, ranging from anxiety to serious heart issues

Chest pain could be due to a number of reasons, ranging from anxiety to serious heart issues

Simple and healthy snacks to enjoy while working from home

Working from home certainly has its perks, but it can also lead to unhealthy habits like excessive snacking

Working from home certainly has its perks, but it can also lead to unhealthy habits like excessive snacking

Experts recommend these top coffee alternatives to wake you up

It’s hard to forgo coffee’s energy-boosting ability or rich complex flavors

It’s hard to forgo coffee’s energy-boosting ability or rich complex flavors

Try these heart-healthy activities instead of ‘standard’ cardio

It’s not surprising that those with an active lifestyle enjoy benefits such as a healthier cardiovascular system, better oxygen flow and lower blood pressure

It’s not surprising that those with an active lifestyle enjoy benefits such as a healthier cardiovascular system, better oxygen flow and lower blood pressure

Dealing with Zoom fatigue

The novelty of Zoom has worn off, and online events have become a chore. How can we combat Zoom fatigue?

The novelty of Zoom has worn off, and online events have become a chore. How can we combat Zoom fatigue?

Ways to de-stress in 10 minutes

This past year has been very stressful. Here are some ways to relieve your stress in 10 minutes or less.

This past year has been very stressful. Here are some ways to relieve your stress in 10 minutes or less.

These exercises may be doing more harm than good

Working out can provide major benefits but for some it can also cause issues

Working out can provide major benefits but for some it can also cause issues

Easy ways to reduce and relieve anxiety

Anxiety can be overwhelming and debilitating at times, which is why it’s important to find ways to ease the tension and healthily handle it

Anxiety can be overwhelming and debilitating at times, which is why it’s important to find ways to ease the tension and healthily handle it

Melbourne’s ‘hot hotel’ evacuated

A second Victorian quarantine hotel has had to be evacuated with 31 COVID-19 positive or symptomatic patients moved from the city to Albert Park.

A second Victorian quarantine hotel has had to be evacuated with 31 COVID-19 positive or symptomatic patients moved from the city to Albert Park.

First shipment of Pfizer vaccine to arrive in Australia this week

The first shipment of 80,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine is due to arrive in Australia this week.

The first shipment of 80,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine is due to arrive in Australia this week.

New Melbourne exposure sites revealed

Four new locations in Broadmeadows and Pascoe Vale have been revealed as exposure sites.

Four new locations in Broadmeadows and Pascoe Vale have been revealed as exposure sites.

300 days of sunshine causing ‘major headaches’ for local migraine sufferers

Doctors are claiming exposure to UV rays is now a "unique trigger" for the debilitating condition.

Doctors are claiming exposure to UV rays is now a "unique trigger" for the debilitating condition.

SA races to trace potential Melbourne outbreak exposures

SA Health Authorities are racing to trace hundreds of South Australians who may have been exposed to Melbourne's COVID-19 outbreak.

SA Health Authorities are racing to trace hundreds of South Australians who may have been exposed to Melbourne's COVID-19 outbreak.

Fears thousands exposed after positive case at Melbourne Airport cafe

There are fears up to 5000 people in Melbourne could have been exposed to the virus after a positive case worked at a Melbourne Airport cafe.

There are fears up to 5000 people in Melbourne could have been exposed to the virus after a positive case worked at a Melbourne Airport cafe.

Energy drinks may contribute to 'serious heart conditions'

A new study has discovered that energy drinks may contribute to "possible serious heart conditions".

A new study has discovered that energy drinks may contribute to "possible serious heart conditions".

Here are the best home remedies for your headache

Headaches are a common ailment that can really disrupt your day-to-day life

Headaches are a common ailment that can really disrupt your day-to-day life

How to get the most out of your sleep

Expert reveals must-know tips and what to avoid

Expert reveals must-know tips and what to avoid

Medical device blamed for Melbourne's Covid cluster

Dr Stephen Parnis says he's 'shocked' a prohibited nebuliser was used in hotel quarantine and is now being named as the source of the cluster spreading to guests and staff.

Dr Stephen Parnis says he's 'shocked' a prohibited nebuliser was used in hotel quarantine and is now being named as the source of the cluster spreading to guests and staff.

How to enjoy Valentine's Day without ruining your diet

Valentine's Day is right around the corner

Valentine's Day is right around the corner

Coffee 'reduces heart failure risk'

New research has suggested that drinking one or more cups of caffeinated coffee per day may reduce the risk of heart failure

New research has suggested that drinking one or more cups of caffeinated coffee per day may reduce the risk of heart failure

Hotel quarantine worker tests positive in Melbourne

Monday February 2: Victoria Police Minister Lisa Neville says it appears no breach has occurred after a hotel quarantine worker at the Holiday Inn in Melbourne tested positive for COVID-19 last night.

Monday February 2: Victoria Police Minister Lisa Neville says it appears no breach has occurred after a hotel quarantine worker at the Holiday Inn in Melbourne tested positive for COVID-19 last night.

Melbourne narrowly escapes COVID outbreak

Melbourne has escaped the threat of another coronavirus wave in the face of a recent case in a hotel quarantine worker.

Melbourne has escaped the threat of another coronavirus wave in the face of a recent case in a hotel quarantine worker.

WA’s snap five-day lockdown comes to an end

Residents in Western Australia who were subject to the snap five-day lockdown can enjoy freedom again after the state recorded no community transmitted cases of COVID-19 during the period.

Residents in Western Australia who were subject to the snap five-day lockdown can enjoy freedom again after the state recorded no community transmitted cases of COVID-19 during the period.

Women who work outdoors 'have reduced breast cancer risk'

Women who work outdoors have a reduced risk of developing breast cancer, a new study has suggested.

Women who work outdoors have a reduced risk of developing breast cancer, a new study has suggested.

Eating too much white bread and pasta can increase heart disease risk

Having too many refined carbs such as white bread and pasta in your diet could increase your risk of heart disease.

Having too many refined carbs such as white bread and pasta in your diet could increase your risk of heart disease.

Fitness routine for a strong, healthy back

Can't shake off the pain on your back? Here is a great workout routine to strengthen your back and say goodbye to pain!

Can't shake off the pain on your back? Here is a great workout routine to strengthen your back and say goodbye to pain!

The best H.I.T.T circuits to do at home

In this video, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick high intensity tactical training circuits aimed at enhancing

In this video, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick high intensity tactical training circuits aimed at enhancing

Exercises to help strengthen your knees

In this video, leading fitness instructor Scott Laidler runs through some exercises aimed at strengthening your knees while staying fit and healthy

In this video, leading fitness instructor Scott Laidler runs through some exercises aimed at strengthening your knees while staying fit and healthy

How to do tour own mental health check

The new year starts with people getting their bodies in shape, but also do a check up of your mental health.

The new year starts with people getting their bodies in shape, but also do a check up of your mental health.

Vitamin C could be key to treating bleeding gums

Upping your intake of vitamin C could be key to treating gum disease, a new study has found.

Upping your intake of vitamin C could be key to treating gum disease, a new study has found.

How to boost your flexibility

Maintaining good flexibility is an important part of staying fit and active. In this video, personal trainer Scott Laidler demonstrates a variety of stretches to help boost yo

Maintaining good flexibility is an important part of staying fit and active. In this video, personal trainer Scott Laidler demonstrates a variety of stretches to help boost yo

Exercises to help improve core strength

In this video, fitness instructor Jenny Pacey runs through the correct positioning and technique for a set of exercises aimed at strengthening your core

In this video, fitness instructor Jenny Pacey runs through the correct positioning and technique for a set of exercises aimed at strengthening your core

The best leg exercises to do at home

Personal trainer Christina Howells demonstrates a series of workouts aimed at toning your legs and strengthening the surrounding muscles. Each exercise has a variation for beg

Personal trainer Christina Howells demonstrates a series of workouts aimed at toning your legs and strengthening the surrounding muscles. Each exercise has a variation for beg

Make room for mushrooms on your plate

There’s plenty of good reasons to include more mushrooms in your diet

There’s plenty of good reasons to include more mushrooms in your diet

Girl receives 3D printed ear

A Queensland schoolgirl has become the first patient in the state to receive an ear transplant with an ear reconstructed using a 3D printer.

A Queensland schoolgirl has become the first patient in the state to receive an ear transplant with an ear reconstructed using a 3D printer.

Why breakfast is the key to losing weight

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day - especially if you're looking to shed a few pounds.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day - especially if you're looking to shed a few pounds.

These herbs and spices will help reduce inflammation

While inflammation is the body’s way of fighting off infection sometimes it can get out of hand and become chronic

While inflammation is the body’s way of fighting off infection sometimes it can get out of hand and become chronic

Trees can 'positively influence mental health'

Seeing trees on a daily basis can positively influence mental health, a new study has suggested

Seeing trees on a daily basis can positively influence mental health, a new study has suggested

Five-minute afternoon naps can improve your memory

There's no need to feel guilty about that afternoon nap, according to a new study, snoozing for at least five minutes can improve your memory and make your brain more agile

There's no need to feel guilty about that afternoon nap, according to a new study, snoozing for at least five minutes can improve your memory and make your brain more agile

The scientific reason why laughter is actually the best medicine

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “laughter is the best medicine,” but did you know it’s actually true?

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “laughter is the best medicine,” but did you know it’s actually true?

2021 Tech resolutions & sticking to them

Sometimes using your phone more often can help you keep up healthy habits.

Sometimes using your phone more often can help you keep up healthy habits.

How to quit smoking for good

There are many products out there to help you ditch the cigarettes, but there are also plenty of ways that you can help yourself.

There are many products out there to help you ditch the cigarettes, but there are also plenty of ways that you can help yourself.

Plant-based diets best for losing body fat and curbing hunger pangs

Plant-based diets could be best for losing body fat and curbing hunger pangs, a new study has suggested.

Plant-based diets could be best for losing body fat and curbing hunger pangs, a new study has suggested.

Training for a Time Goal? Follow these Tips

Training for a time goal is about more than just 'running faster'. This video offers tips on how to improve your time

Training for a time goal is about more than just 'running faster'. This video offers tips on how to improve your time

Exercises to help build your glutes

In this video, fitness instructor Jenny Pacey demonstrates a set of exercises aimed at tightening your glutes, include the Bulgarian split lunge, squat variations and side leg

In this video, fitness instructor Jenny Pacey demonstrates a set of exercises aimed at tightening your glutes, include the Bulgarian split lunge, squat variations and side leg

Exercises to help strengthen your abdominals

Personal trainer and fitness expert Jenny Pacey demonstrates the correct positioning and technique for a set of exercises to work out your abdominal muscles

Personal trainer and fitness expert Jenny Pacey demonstrates the correct positioning and technique for a set of exercises to work out your abdominal muscles

The best core strength exercises to do at home

Personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of exercises aimed at strengthening your core and working the surrounding muscles

Personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of exercises aimed at strengthening your core and working the surrounding muscles

Here’s how to get motivated to work out, according to TikTok

Staying active can be difficult, especially in quarantine when you’re used to staying indoors and lounging

Staying active can be difficult, especially in quarantine when you’re used to staying indoors and lounging

Tough childhood 'has long-term health implications'

People who have endured a tough childhood are more at risk of developing long-term health conditions.

People who have endured a tough childhood are more at risk of developing long-term health conditions.

How to eat healthy when ordering takeout

According to nutritionist Karen Ansel, ordering takeout food can be healthy despite its “bad reputation” .

According to nutritionist Karen Ansel, ordering takeout food can be healthy despite its “bad reputation” .

Women with premature ovarian insufficiency hit with more severe menopause symptoms

Just like menstruation in the decades before it, menopause affects all women differently.

Just like menstruation in the decades before it, menopause affects all women differently.

Life in lockdown: Everything you need to know about sleep

The coronavirus pandemic has played havoc with almost every facet of our waking lives, from work, education and finances to travel, leisure and social freedoms. And it seems it has also had a knock-on impact on our slumber time too. Here, the PA ...

The coronavirus pandemic has played havoc with almost every facet of our waking lives, from work, education and finances to travel, leisure and social freedoms. And it seems it has also had a knock-on impact on our slumber time too. Here, the PA ...

Just one portion of fried food a week 'could lead to increased risk of serious heart disease'

Just one portion of fried food a week could lead to an increased risk of serious heart disease and stroke.

Just one portion of fried food a week could lead to an increased risk of serious heart disease and stroke.

How does stress affect the immune system?

Throughout winter and lockdowns, it’s important to keep the immune system strong and healthy to help safeguard against influenza, colds and viruses that are more prevalent throughout the colder weather.

Throughout winter and lockdowns, it’s important to keep the immune system strong and healthy to help safeguard against influenza, colds and viruses that are more prevalent throughout the colder weather.

Here are the best morning workouts

While exercise has a ton of benefits in general, experts argue that early workouts may have more positive effects.

While exercise has a ton of benefits in general, experts argue that early workouts may have more positive effects.

Inexpensive equipment for exercising at home

Exercise is one of the most valuable things we can do for our health. How can we get started without spending thousands of dollars on an elliptical or treadmill?

Exercise is one of the most valuable things we can do for our health. How can we get started without spending thousands of dollars on an elliptical or treadmill?

US coronavirus death toll surpasses 400,000

The US coronavirus death toll has exceeded 400,000.

The US coronavirus death toll has exceeded 400,000.

Try Feng Shui to feel happier working from home

If working from home is becoming a chore, try activating the good energy in your life through Feng Shui.

If working from home is becoming a chore, try activating the good energy in your life through Feng Shui.

Workouts for those 50+

As you grow older, to stay healthy you may have to switch up workout plans.

As you grow older, to stay healthy you may have to switch up workout plans.

Exercises for a low impact workout

In this video, leading fitness instructor Scott Laidler demonstrates a low-impact workout which is gentle on the joints

In this video, leading fitness instructor Scott Laidler demonstrates a low-impact workout which is gentle on the joints

Exercises to strengthen your arms

Learn how to strengthen and tone your arms with this set of exercises devised by personal trainer and fitness expert Jenny Pacey

Learn how to strengthen and tone your arms with this set of exercises devised by personal trainer and fitness expert Jenny Pacey

The best abdominal exercises to do at home

In this video, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells runs through a series of exercises aimed at building your stomach muscles and strengthening y

In this video, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells runs through a series of exercises aimed at building your stomach muscles and strengthening y

Dozens of Australian Open stars in isolation and unable to practice

Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley provides an update on the Australian Open after two of the events charter flights carrying players and staff were found to have COVID-19 positive cases onboard.

Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley provides an update on the Australian Open after two of the events charter flights carrying players and staff were found to have COVID-19 positive cases onboard.

India starts world's largest COVID-19 vaccination drive

Indian authorities hope to give shots to 300 million people, roughly the population of the United States.

Indian authorities hope to give shots to 300 million people, roughly the population of the United States.

New COVID-19 alerts across Sydney’s west

There are fresh COVID-19 alerts across Sydney's west as health authorities in NSW plead for more people to get tested.

There are fresh COVID-19 alerts across Sydney's west as health authorities in NSW plead for more people to get tested.

Coronavirus alert issued for second Australian Open charter flight

Close to 50 Australian Open players are unable to train for two weeks after being on flights with COVID-19 infected people.

Close to 50 Australian Open players are unable to train for two weeks after being on flights with COVID-19 infected people.

Stranded Australians overseas spending up to $15,000 to get home

Australians stranded overseas are spending up to $15,000 to get home after Emirates announced it is suspending flights to the East Coast states of Australia.

Australians stranded overseas are spending up to $15,000 to get home after Emirates announced it is suspending flights to the East Coast states of Australia.

Wellness and health in 2021

2020 was a tumultuous year which made many of us reconsider key aspects of our lives, including our own wellness.

2020 was a tumultuous year which made many of us reconsider key aspects of our lives, including our own wellness.

Evidence shows Type 2 diabetes can be reversed

Evidence collected from around the world has revealed that Type 2 diabetes can be reversed.

Evidence collected from around the world has revealed that Type 2 diabetes can be reversed.

Eating junk food 'will cancel out positive effects of a healthy diet'

Eating junk food will cancel out all the positive effects of a healthy diet, a new study has suggested.

Eating junk food will cancel out all the positive effects of a healthy diet, a new study has suggested.

UK vaccine rollout reaches 1.5 million people

More than 1.5 million people across the UK have already received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.

More than 1.5 million people across the UK have already received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.

Coffee, it does a body good

Coffee has many compounds and attributes which has many benefits to your body.

Coffee has many compounds and attributes which has many benefits to your body.

Foods that increase Alzheimer’s risk

Health experts say certain foods can lead to an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease and other brain ailments.

Health experts say certain foods can lead to an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease and other brain ailments.

How much exercise do you really need?

Making your workouts more vigorous will allow you to work out less throughout the week and live longer.

Making your workouts more vigorous will allow you to work out less throughout the week and live longer.

Higher sensitivity to booze can predict alcoholism

Binge drinkers who get pleasure from boozing are more likely to develop alcoholism later in life, researchers from the University of Chicago Medicine have discovered.

Binge drinkers who get pleasure from boozing are more likely to develop alcoholism later in life, researchers from the University of Chicago Medicine have discovered.

Here are the benefits of Dry January

Following the holidays and 2020 as a whole, Dry January may be the one break needed more than ever.

Following the holidays and 2020 as a whole, Dry January may be the one break needed more than ever.

Health tips your body will thank you for

Prioritize your health in 2021 by following these tips.

Prioritize your health in 2021 by following these tips.

5 tips to take a break from alcohol

Studies show that alcohol sales have spiked during the lockdown.

Studies show that alcohol sales have spiked during the lockdown.

7 healthy foods you should avoid when sick

It may seem counter-intuitive, but these 7 healthy foods could hinder your recovery.

It may seem counter-intuitive, but these 7 healthy foods could hinder your recovery.

Lack of sleep is causing your sugar cravings, study reveals

The analysis can be found in the 'Journal of the American Heart Association'.

The analysis can be found in the 'Journal of the American Heart Association'.

Coronavirus: Hundreds of thousands more COVID-19 deaths possible amid vaccine developments in US

Disturbing new modelling in the US has predicted COVID-19 will have claimed 500,000 American lives by the end of the month as the roll out of vaccines could take years, instead of months.

Disturbing new modelling in the US has predicted COVID-19 will have claimed 500,000 American lives by the end of the month as the roll out of vaccines could take years, instead of months.

5 lifestyle hacks to help with anxiety

While there's no miracle cure for anxiety, these simple life changes may help reduce it.

While there's no miracle cure for anxiety, these simple life changes may help reduce it.

Realistic health and fitness resolutions

Instead of setting huge new years resolutions, try setting smaller more reasonable goals. That way you will start 2021 off with some wins.

Instead of setting huge new years resolutions, try setting smaller more reasonable goals. That way you will start 2021 off with some wins.

Tight core and arms in one easy move!

Get your body ready for the new year. Try this fast and effective move that will leave you feeling nice and tight.

Get your body ready for the new year. Try this fast and effective move that will leave you feeling nice and tight.

Bounce into fitness

Looking for a more intense workout…or trying to get back into fitness after an injury? Well then, some experts say you should strap on a pair of rebound boots. The boot cr

Looking for a more intense workout…or trying to get back into fitness after an injury? Well then, some experts say you should strap on a pair of rebound boots. The boot cr

5 fitness mottos to keep you moving

Do you tend to find yourself in need of extra motivation to continue working out? These 5 mottos may do the trick!

Do you tend to find yourself in need of extra motivation to continue working out? These 5 mottos may do the trick!

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