A new test can detect signs of ovarian cancer in four out of five women who have yet to show symptoms of the disease.
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 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.
Dan Harrison 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.
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.
Amy Corderoy Imogen Cunningham did not realise she was slowly poisoning herself with her addiction to over-the-counter pain pills.
Amy Corderoy Children who are forced to have long naps at preschool could develop sleeping problems later on, new research indicates.
Now’s the perfect time to tell the mum in your life just how much she means to you.
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The fashion and the glamour from the 57th Logie Awards red carpet.
North Launceston Football Club's Red & Aqua Masquerade Ball at Aurora Function Centre, Invermay. Photo by Kassie Yates
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Riverside Cricket Club's Dinner at Cataract on Paterson, Launceston. Photos Kassie Yates
Letters for Tuesday, May 05, 2015