Health

Wed 26 Feb 2020

Shortage of Aussie hospital beds as coronavirus fears grow

premium_icon Shortage of Aussie hospital beds as coronavirus fears grow

Australia’s hospitals would be severely stretched and beds may be rationed if the coronavirus becomes widespread, an infectious diseases expert has warned.

How hearing aids can delay onset of dementia

premium_icon How hearing aids can delay onset of dementia

Melbourne researchers have found hearing aids could play a significant role in preventing dementia in old age. See how the device can increase brain capacity.

Father-to-be dies after allergic reaction

premium_icon Father-to-be dies after allergic reaction

Alexander Hall had no idea he was allergic to barramundi until a night out ended in tragedy. His devastated wife has remembered him as a man 'so full of love'.

Former porn star defends weight loss snap

Former porn star defends weight loss snap

Jenna Jameson posted a 'long awaited' update on her 40kg weight loss journey but the former adult star was forced to shut down trolls.

’It’s coming’: How to prepare for virus

’It’s coming’: How to prepare for virus

A virologist says Australians should be stocking up on toilet paper, prescription meds and pet food before coronavirus sweeps through the country.

Teen dies in freak eating accident

Teen dies in freak eating accident

Abby Beaumont was a fit and healthy teenager until she suddenly collapsed in her kitchen a few hours after eating dinner.

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