The Darling Downs region in Queensland's south-east is known for producing exquisitely marbled beef, and stats show human inhabitants are similarly far from lean.
Amy Corderoy A study from the Queensland University of Technology has found search engines are very bad at directing people to accurate information when they type in common language descriptions of their medical conditions.
Sarah Berry We already know our chairs are out to kill us.
Julia Medew An increasing number of obese children are suffering illnesses related to their weight, and posing new challenges for anaesthetists during surgery.
Nicky Phillips A new test can detect signs of ovarian cancer in four out of five women who have yet to show symptoms of the disease.
Nicky Phillips Flying surgical teams into Indigenous communities for short visits to perform cataract operations, a practice pioneered by Fred Hollows, is preventing the development of long term services that would better serve those in need.
Amy Corderoy Eating some types of sugar rather than others leaves you feeling hungrier and with less self-control when it comes to making decisions about food, a study out of the US indicates.
Ah the internet. How many hours we can waste trawling it to find the marvellous life hacks that will save us time.
Amy Corderoy A 20-year-old woman has developed carbon monoxide poisoning after smoking a hookah waterpipe, leading doctors to warn that smoking the traditional pipes could be dangerous.
Julia Medew Health Editor Poor judgment and the use of prescription drugs have been pinpointed as risk factors for elderly drivers who are having as many car accidents as young reckless road users.