Signs and symptoms of brain tumor by parents whose little boy’s behavior was dismissed as ‘attention seeking’

Signs and symptoms of brain tumor by parents whose little boy's behavior was dismissed as 'attention seeking'

Devastated parents have spoken out about how doctors dismissed their little boy’s behavior as “attention seeking” – when he was actually suffering from a brain tumour. The parents of three-year-old Arthur Ridout spent months begging medics to take the little boy’s symptoms seriously. His mum Lauren, from the UK, took her son to the doctor … Read more

Long COVID: QLD researchers probe link between illness and chronic fatigue syndrome

Long COVID: QLD researchers probe link between illness and chronic fatigue syndrome

The “symptom overlap” between long COVID and chronic fatigue syndrome patients has prompted a team of Queensland researchers to investigate if the two illnesses are essentially the same thing. They’re also seeking to answer whether drugs for one illness can be repurposed to treat the other. Amid the infancy of research into the pandemic phenomena … Read more

Signs and symptoms of kidney cancer by uni student who thought heartburn was from drinking too much

Signs and symptoms of kidney cancer by uni student who thought heartburn was from drinking too much

A student has told of her agony after the heartburn doctors told her was from drinking at uni actually turned out to be incurable cancer. British woman Georgia Ford said she developed a ‘choking’ cough last April and sickness soon after, but a doctor put this down to the amount of alcohol she was drinking … Read more

Chanelle Moles given devastating news she has months to live after stage four colon cancer diagnosis

Chanelle Moles given devastating news she has months to live after stage four colon cancer diagnosis

A mum of two who struggled with exhaustion has been given the devastating news she has just months to live after discovering she was actually suffering from an aggressive form of cancer. Chanelle Moles, from the Perth suburb of Fremantle, was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer in October 2020 shortly after the birth of … Read more

Deadly hepatitis strain spreads across US with five children dead amid 109 cases

Deadly hepatitis strain spreads across US with five children dead amid 109 cases

US health officials say they are investigating 109 cases of severe hepatitis of unknown origin in children, including five reported deaths. The cases have been identified over the past seven months in 25 states and territories, Dr Jay Butler, deputy director for infectious diseases at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said … Read more

Aussie scientists’ huge step towards eradicating disease

Aussie scientists' huge step towards eradicating disease

Aussie scientists have taken a huge step towards eliminating malaria, a disease that has long outsmarted researchers. A team from the Australian National University has cracked a key piece of the puzzle about what makes malaria vulnerable to some drugs and resistant to others. Dr Sarah Shafik from the ANU Research School of Biology explained … Read more

Former Miss World Australia turned Channel 7 cricket presenter Erin Holland ‘physically broken’ as she tells of IVF struggle

Former Miss World Australia turned Channel 7 cricket presenter Erin Holland 'physically broken' as she tells of IVF struggle

Former Miss World Australia Erin Holland has shared a candid message about her IVF struggles, admitting to feeling “physically broken”. Erin, who is a presenter for Channel 7 cricket, said she feels “guilt” about letting down her husband, cricketer Ben Cutting, 35. WATCH IN THE VIDEO ABOVE: Former Miss World Australia Erin Holland shares workout … Read more

Time-restricted eating is no better than counting calories, study finds

Time-restricted eating is no better than counting calories, study finds

In a blow to believers in time-restricted eating – a form of intermittent fasting whereby people eat only during a restricted window of time each day – researchers in China have found the method has no significant benefits compared with simple calorie restriction in battling obesity. “Our data suggest that caloric intake restriction explained most … Read more

Spastic paraplegia (SPG56) brings together Queensland toddler Tallulah Whitrod and other patient Alissa Lim

Spastic paraplegia (SPG56) brings together Queensland toddler Tallulah Whitrod and other patient Alissa Lim

Toddlers chuckling and smiling as they zip around on wheelchairs is not a common sight at a children’s birthday party. But Sunshine Coast mum Golden Whitrod wants to make it just as conventional as the jumping castle in the background. WATCH IN THE VIDEO ABOVE: Tallulah lights up the world with her cheeky smile For … Read more