The festive season is fast approaching, and if you’re organising celebrations with family or friends, you might be grappling with a seemingly endless to-do list. But as you make these plans, it’s important to consider how you can best include any friends or loved ones living with dementia.
Spend some time scrolling social media and you’re all-but-guaranteed to see an ad promising to help you with targeted fat loss. These ads promote a concept known as “spot reduction”, claiming you can burn fat in a specific body area, usually the belly, with specially designed exercises or workouts. But can you actually target areas to lose fat?
A new collaboration between Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Digital Collections and Google Arts & Culture is set to bring a rich collection of historic Queensland photographs to global audiences.
A recent study from the University of Queensland has found that exposure to alcohol-related content on social media directly correlates with problematic drinking behaviours among young people.
From today, there are significant changes to how some common medicines are prescribed and dispensed in Australia. This means you could walk away from the pharmacy with 60-days’ worth of your usual medicine from a single prescription. Until now, most long-term medicines were only available for 30 days at a time. So the price of these medicines for some patients may effectively halve.
A 117-year-old piano, hand-painted by Cairns First Nations artist Susan Reys, recently made headlines in Brisbane. The piano, first found at an auction in Cairns, was featured in an orchestra performance. Its unique design and history showcase the artist's talent and cultural stories.
Ever wondered what some of Central Queensland’s iconic stations and newly established towns were really like in the nineteenth century? The recently published, Capricorn drover, could give you an idea.
Over 800 visitors from Southeast Queensland recently flocked to the Stonehouse Open Day Weekend, captivated by the rough-hewn stone buildings, magnificent draught horses, and an array of talented performers that brought the past to life.
By utilising rapid air technology, these innovative appliances are cooking up healthy, delicious meals while cutting down on power usage.
In most cases, pain and fever relief is as simple as a trip to your local supermarket for some paracetamol or ibuprofen. While both are effective at reducing pain, they work in different ways. So how do you know which one to choose and when?
Psychedelic medicine is on its way. But it’s not ‘doing shrooms with your shrink’. Here’s what you need to know
Many people in Australia, including psychiatrists, were surprised when earlier this year the medicines regulator down-scheduled MDMA, known colloquially as ecstasy, and psilocybin, from magic mushrooms. This means that under certain circumstances from July 1, authorised psychiatrists will be able to prescribe MDMA to treat post-traumatic stress disorder and psilocybin to treat depression that has not responded to other treatments. Patients must also undergo psychotherapy (talking therapy). It all sounds very certain but it’s not really.
Ever driven down the Bruce Highway and been greeted by a gigantic, glaringly bright tropical fruit? Or maybe you've turned a corner in Bowen to be confronted by an enormous mango?
Do you sit or stand? That is the question about 7,000 men around the world have been asked about how they pee.
Microcredentials can address critical skills gaps. They offer a way to update and progress your career without the long-term commitment and expense of a traditional graduate qualification. However, all this flexibility can be confusing and it may not be clear whether a microcredential is the right choice for you. Here are four things to consider.
Cosplayer Stephanie Vander Heyden, better known as AltF4, will be showing off her otherworldly costume skills at Oz Comic-Con.
Fiction, to quote Julia Prendergast, is an “apt vessel for capturing the haunting incompleteness of human experience”. These three novels, each in their own ways, effectively tackle that incompleteness.
What makes for the ultimate beer drinking experience? Some like theirs in a frosty glass, others with a wedge of lime. But when it comes to froth – or the head as it’s commonly known – what’s the best amount and how can it be achieved?
When people decide it’s time to lose weight, they’re usually keen to see quick results. But does slow and steady really win the weight-loss race? Or is fast weight loss just as effective and safe?
Armed with a paintbrush, Anne Dufficy creates pieces that transcend borders and cultures, connecting her unique story to her mission with Operation Mazurka, an Australian contingent tasked with implementing the security provisions of the Egyptian-Israeli Treaty of Peace.
There’s a common misconception that discussing sex encourages young people to have sex earlier. However, research suggests the opposite and information can actually delay sexual activity.
A recent study challenges the famous adage a healthy mind in a healthy body and questions the importance of exercise for both brain health and cognition. Who is right and who is wrong? Here’s what the science says.
What do the new WHO guidelines mean for people who have switched to artificial sweeteners for health reasons? Should they just go back to sugar?
If you're gluten-sensitive, this could be your passport to a world where you don't have to choose between your love for beer and your dietary restrictions.
If you like your rock music fast and loud, you need to check out the new single "Queenslander" from Hervey Bay four piece, City Council.
When children steal, naturally parents can be very concerned. They might wonder if they’ve taught their child correctly, whether it’s just a phase or whether they’re going to have a young offender on their hands.
Vapes are unquestionably popular, with many who vape saying they are trying to quit or to cut down on cigarettes. But can vapes actually help significant numbers of people quit smoking?
Year 11 and 12 pupils at Cooktown State High School received an up-close glimpse into the world of agriculture through a three-day Ag Inspirations event in the Cooktown/Lakeland area.
How long do you spend staring at a screen every day? According to one report, the average person spends about seven hours a day on screens connected to the internet. And that figure is going to be even higher if your job is mainly done in front of a computer.
It’s no surprise exercise is one of the first things we turn to when we decide it’s time to lose weight. But does exercise help you lose weight, or is it just diet?
Even in the best of times, managing your finances is hard. Every day, you’re making complex financial decisions (some of which carry huge ramifications) and there are more financial products and services available than ever before. Navigating this minefield can be overwhelming and lead to financial anxiety. Being financially literate helps. But what does “financial literacy” mean in practice?