Ken Hakuta—a multimillionaire better known as host of the Dr. Fad TV show—famously said, “Contrary to what most people believe, fads are made, not born.” On the more cerebral side, Nobel prize-winning scientist Eric Betzig pronounced, “Science goes through fads, and there are big ups and crashes.” Add those twoRead more

WHO: “The impact of dementia on caregivers, family and societies can be physical, psychological, social and economic.” [Neil Moralee / Flickr] This article is part of our special report Is Europe ready for Alzheimer’s?. The European Union is stepping up efforts to combat dementia, but is being urged to do more, asRead more

Katrina Kane and Chris Shannon said the service provided them with a lot of support.ABC NEWS: RACHEL RIGA A Brisbane hospital is taking an alternative approach to helping couples struggling to conceive, by offering a natural fertility program that focuses holistically on health issues. The Mater Mothers’ Hospital Natural FertilityRead more

In low-rent outer suburbs, almost one in six households could not afford to keep their house cool and went without meals. ChameleonsEye/Shutterstock Private renting continues to expand at the expense of home ownership, newly released ABS statistics show. More than one in four Australians (27%) are now tenants of a private landlord (2017-18).Read more