6 things this immunologist does every night to sleep better and boost her immune system

6 things this immunologist does every night to sleep better and boost her immune system

More than two years after the emergence of a pandemic, we’re still struggling with outbreaks of Covid-19 — and that means building and maintaining a strong immune system should be a top priority. As an immunologist and functional medicine doctor, I always remind my patients that while genetics, diet and exercise all play a role … Read more

Flight attendant shares ‘genius’ trick to carry extra bag without paying luggage fee

Flight attendant shares 'genius' trick to carry extra bag without paying luggage fee

A flight attendant has offered his “genius” yet little-known trick to carry an extra bag on board without being charged a luggage fee. Miguel Munoz, who has worked in the travel industry for 10 years, claimed duty free bags “don’t count as carry-on baggage”. WATCH IN THE VIDEO ABOVE: Traveler stuffs neck pillow with clothes … Read more

Flu symptoms: Experts warn Aussies are in for a ‘severe’ flu season as cases spike

Flu symptoms: Experts warn Aussies are in for a 'severe' flu season as cases spike

As Australians brace for colder months, experts are warning this flu season could be one of the worst we’ve seen due to a combination of risk factors. Watch experts explain in the video above University of South Australia epidemiologist Professor Adrian Esterman told 7NEWS.com.au the upcoming flu season could be “severe”. “Numbers (for the flu) … Read more

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

Avocado prices: Why Australia farmers are dumping truckloads of the fruit despite massive food inflation

Avocado prices: Why Australia farmers are dumping truckloads of the fruit despite massive food inflation

It’s a scenario that would confuse and frustrate any Australian consumer – thousands of avocados being dumped amid the highest food price inflation in years. But farmers have defended the measure, saying it’s a necessary evil to prevent them going into the red. See in the video above: Staggering number of avocados found at Queensland … 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