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  1. 21 February 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Online approach works in treating knee osteoarthritis

    Physiotherapy via Skype and online pain coping training is shown to be as effective in treating knee osteoarthritis, opening way for wider access.

  2. 13 February 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Taking back Valentine’s Day for love and health

    Valentine's Day has become more about promoting chocolates and stressing about relationships than about love, so here is a guide for making it a healthy day.

  3. 12 February 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why helping at home is good for kids

    They might complain about it, but doing chores can be good for children. Now a major study will find out exactly what they think about helping out at home.

  4. Podcast10 February 2017 - Up Close

    Taking Positive Psychology to a Group Level

    Research psychologist Lindsay Oades explains how positive psychology is being taken to a systems level to promote more skillful interaction within organisations

  5. 7 February 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    How a Mobile app will drive better mental health for cabbies

    After uncovering high levels of stress among taxi drivers, researchers are now developing a mental health mobile phone app to help them relax and exercise.

  6. 5 February 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Predicting premmies: The test that could save babies’ lives

    A simple, affordable and reliable test that predicts if a baby is likely to be born prematurely could help save lives and reduce anxiety for parents-to-be.

  7. 1 February 2017 - Science Matters

    Breakthrough in motor neurone disease research gives hope

    Copper could hold the key to a new treatment for those affected by Motor Neurone Disease, giving hope to those suffering from this devastating disease

  8. 28 January 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Caught! The cell behind a lung cancer

    Painstaking laboratory work and genetic analysis has uncovered error-prone basal stem cells as the likely culprits at the root of a major lung cancer.

  9. 27 January 2017 - Up Close

    Global warming’s companion crisis

    Environmental physicist Mark Sutton on how our fast growing 'nitrogen footprint' from agriculture and industry is reaching crisis levels, threatening our health

  10. 17 January 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Venomous stings and bites lie close to home

    An audit of the stings and bites from Australia's venomous creatures shows that bees and snakes are the biggest health threat, and your home is the danger zone.