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16 Oct 2009Join us for some fun in 2010

As part of our 50th anniversary celebrations in 2010, the Natural Health Society (NHS) is inviting our members to join the NHS Committee in festivities at the 2010 National Folk Festival (NFF) next Easter. read more >

16 Oct 2009Stretch test for health

A simple sit-and-reach test could become a quick measure of your risk for early mortality from heart attack or stroke. read more >

16 Oct 2009Findings support acupuncture

After 3,000 years of mystery, the secrets of acupuncture have been unlocked by Curtin University of Technology researchers. read more >

21 Aug 2009Man and His Meat

As a part of what he calls “the rare species of male vegetarians” 17-year-old high school student, Blair McVicar, says he commonly experiences comments that question his masculinity once his diet choice is revealed. read more >

21 Aug 2009A toast to mushrooms

Next time you sit down to a meal with some mushrooms, try toasting them with a cup of green tea – they could both help protect you from breast cancer. read more >

21 Aug 2009Help us celebrate turning 50!

The 50th Anniversary of the Natural Health Society of Australia is fast approaching, and we are asking all of our supporters to help mark this incredible milestone in 2010. read more >

30 Jun 2009Rebound to health

Exercise sounds like hard work and can be boring, so in spite of its vital role in health, most people just don’t do it. read more >

30 Jun 2009Go the greens!

The news just keeps getting better and better for those who love to eat their greens. Last month we told you about folate lessening the severity of allergy and asthma symptoms. Now, world-first research has proven that folate reduces bowel cancer risks. read more >

30 Jun 2009Eating Mushrooms Slashes Breast Cancer Risk

Regular mushroom consumption can greatly decrease a woman's risk of breast cancer, with scientists finding that women who ate at least 10 grams of button mushrooms per day were 64 percent less likely to develop the disease. read more >

29 May 2009Sleeping with the enemy

It has been linked to learning impairment, stroke and premature death. Now UNSW research has found that snoring associated with sleep apnoea may impair brain function more than previously thought. read more >

29 May 2009An answer for allergies and asthma

Folic acid (vitamin B9) - long known to reduce the risk of spinal birth defects - may also suppress allergic reactions and lessen the severity of allergy and asthma symptoms. read more >

29 May 2009Real Flower Power

Next time you visit a friend or loved one in hospital, make sure you take along a potted plant! It's simple presence can do wonders for speeding recovery. read more >

9 Apr 2009Power Lines Linked to Alzheimer's and Senile Dementia

Living near power lines may significantly increase a person’s risk of death from Alzheimer’s disease or senile dementia read more >

9 Apr 2009Here’s to a Happy Easter!

With Easter now upon us, do we need to feel guilty about eating chocolate? read more >

9 Apr 2009Don’t blame it on mum

Mothers of anxious children are often concerned they are somehow contributing to their child’s anxiety by being over-protective or over-involved. read more >

5 Mar 2009Take control of your health

Addressing the growing hunger of Australians for the tools to take control of their own health and wellbeing will be the focus of the Annual Natural Health Society Seminar this month. read more >

5 Mar 2009Get off your butt!

Sitting down is about to join smoking and junk food on the list of vices that increase your risk of diabetes and heart disease. read more >

5 Mar 2009Cancer deaths preventable

Nutrition and exercise, key planks of the Natural Health Society of Australia’s approach to good health and longevity, have been ear-marked by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) as critical factors in preventing cancer, obesity, heart disease and diabetes read more >

29 Jan 2009Tired of being tired

Feeling tired and grumpy may well be the least of your concerns if you are not getting enough sleep. Chronic sleep loss can contribute to significant health problems. read more >

29 Jan 2009Why your office could be making you sick

It's a sneaking suspicion many of us have had at one time or another - and a new QUT study has confirmed it - working in open-plan offices is bad for our health. read more >

29 Jan 2009Screen time health warning for kids

Surprise, surprise! New research has determined that children and young teenagers who spend more than two hours a day in front of computers or televisions are significantly less likely to be fit. read more >

16 Dec 2008Preventable injuries kill 2000 children every day

More than 2000 children die every day as a result of unintentional or accidental injuries and every year tens of millions more worldwide are taken to hospitals with injuries that often leave them with lifelong disabilities. read more >

16 Dec 2008Seeing red over meat

Meat eaters may think twice about swallowing that next bite of steak once confronted with new evidence that red meat could contribute to an increased risk of cancerous tumours. read more >

16 Dec 2008How do girls grow?

Insufficient vitamin D can stunt growth and foster weight gain during puberty, according to a new study of girls living, ironically, in sun-drenched California read more >

24 Oct 2008Let’s go googling

It seems like Google may have the answer to even more than we thought. According to scientists, searching the web may possibly improve brain function. read more >

24 Oct 2008Still a lot of junk

Could the Australian food sector be running scared in the wake of a growing outcry over the deluge of junk food advertising to children? read more >

24 Oct 2008Fruit and veggies for cancer patients

More and more scientists are coming out in support of humble fruit and veggies, with a study by Californian biochemists showing their benefits in the treatment of cancer patients. read more >

23 Sep 2008Don’t forget to exercise

Health experts are urging older people to get active after proving for the first time that just 20 minutes of activity each day can prevent memory deterioration. read more >

23 Sep 2008Think fat, lose health

Be warned – just thinking you would like to lose weight could cause you to become ill. And the more kilos you want to lose, the sicker you could become! read more >

23 Sep 2008Add some spice to your life

Turmeric, an Asian spice found in many curries, has a long history of use in reducing inflammation, healing wounds and relieving pain, but can it prevent diabetes? read more >

29 Aug 2008Things really do get better with age

Conventional wisdom which sees ‘oldies’ depicted as grumpy old men and women has now been turned on its head. read more >

29 Aug 2008What are we doing to our children? #2

On top of the news that NSW is the ADHD drug capital of Australia comes a warning that even more children across Australia would be labelled with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder under new guidelines proposed by The Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP). read more >

29 Aug 2008So, you’re having a baby!

Expectant mothers relying on pregnancy vitamin supplements to meet their own and their developing baby’s needs may be missing out on some crucial nutrients. read more >

15 Aug 2008Contraceptive pill is on the nose

As if finding a perfect life partner isn’t hard enough, we now learn that taking the contraceptive pill can affect a woman’s ability to sniff out an ideal mate. read more >

15 Aug 2008You are never too old

All those older couch potatoes out there who think it’s too late for them to get up and get active need to think again! read more >

15 Aug 2008Something to sleep on

School kids who don’t get enough sleep not only turn grumpy and lethargic, but can also expect to get lower marks at school. read more >

31 Jul 2008Fracturing the myths

Osteoporosis is one of the most rapidly increasing diseases in the western world, yet many people are unaware of the lifestyle factors that can help produce healthy bones for life. read more >

31 Jul 2008A baby's smile is a natural high

UQ medical graduate and US-based developmental pediatrician, Dr Lane Strathearn, has found a baby’s smile can trigger much more than just a fuzzy feeling for a new mother. read more >

31 Jul 2008It’s not worth dying for

Despite the health risks, Australia is in no hurry to ban the use of trans fats, with a call this week by the NSW Greens for Australia to follow the lead of some overseas countries and US States in implementing a ban falling on deaf ears. read more >

11 Jul 2008Keys to good health and happiness revealed

With its focus on the keys to preventing some of today’s major illnesses, the Natural Health Society’s Annual Natural Health Seminar last month was given a big thumbs up. read more >

11 Jul 2008Cervical cancer vaccines under fire

Cervical cancer vaccines have come under increasing fire in the wake of disturbing reports of adverse reactions in women and girls, and a warning against the vaccination of older women. read more >

11 Jul 2008More than a pinch of salt

Australians may be aware that too much salt in their diet leads to health problems but most do not understand how to work out the salt content from the nutrition labels. read more >

20 Jun 2008Wake up Australia!

All Australians have been given a rude wake-up call with the disturbing news that our so-called “lucky” country has the highest levels of obesity in the world. read more >

20 Jun 2008No miracle pills for cancer

Australian women have been warned against looking for a ‘miracle’ pill to prevent breast cancer in the wake of the current push for osteoporosis drugs to be given to women at high risk of the disease. read more >

20 Jun 2008Ready for a yawn?

If you are reading this story, chances are you will start yawning before you reach the end! read more >

30 May 2008An apple a day

Nothing could be more appropriate for Bowel Cancer Awareness Week, beginning on June 8, than its adoption of Red Apple Day as one of the main highlights of the public awareness campaign. read more >

30 May 2008The world’s biggest killers

The world’s leading killer, heart disease, will claim a growing number of victims in coming years, according to findings released in May. read more >

28 May 2008Seminar focus on fight against illness

Addressing growing public hunger for the tools to fight against illnesses such as allergies, cancer and depression will be the focus of the Annual Natural Health Society seminar in June. read more >

12 May 2008Can Vegetarian Diets Make You Ill?

Eating vegetarian can do more harm to your health than good, unless done correctly. Those changing to a vegetarian diet need to be aware of the common mistakes that can undermine the health benefits of vegetarian eating. read more >

12 May 2008Keep an eye on the kids

While overall rates of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use are on the decline in Australia, the risky behaviour of teenagers and young people is still of considerable concern. read more >

12 May 2008No need to be sick

Australia is definitely sick! One in 36 women risk dying of breast cancer, one in three people will develop an allergy at some stage in their lives and one in five will suffer from depression during their lifetime. read more >

2 May 2008Answers for asthma

Question: What do Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the UK have in common, apart from being primarily English-speaking countries? Answer: They top the world for asthma rates. read more >

1 May 2008Prevention is better than cure, naturally!

Natural health strategies should be the focus of the national preventative health agency proposed by the Health Stream of the 2020 Summit in April. read more >

1 May 2008The Cholesterol Myth

Is cholesterol really the lead cause of coronary heart disease? How is it that French people have the same cholesterol levels as British and Americans, yet have only one-third the rate of heart disease? read more >

18 Apr 2008Join us at Brisbane’s Gluten Free Food and Allergy Show

With the Annual Gluten Free Food and Allergy Show now well and truly cementing its reputation as a showcase for healthier living, the Natural Health Society will be heading north this year for the Brisbane Show in May. read more >

18 Apr 2008Don’t believe everything you hear – or read!

It almost defies belief, but in their pursuit of sensationalist headlines, media outlets around the world appear to have been drawn in hook, line and sinker by an old and somewhat dubious review of vitamin supplements. read more >

17 Apr 2008Focus must shift to natural therapies

Australia’s health system would be radically overhauled under proposals put to the Federal Government’s 2020 Summit by the Natural Health Society of Australia. read more >

8 Apr 2008Almost a miracle

“After four years of dependence on such medicines as cortisone and allied drugs and endless quantities of painkillers, it is almost a miracle to find that, in spite of assurances from the medical profession, there is an alternative in Natural Health.” read more >

8 Apr 2008Mobile phones on the brain

Some 14 months of objective research by a top Australian neurosurgeon has brought to light a finding that many have feared for so long – that prolonged use of mobile phones can lead to brain tumours. read more >

7 Apr 2008Lifestyle focus on new health campaign

The impact of lifestyle related diseases on community health has become the focus of a ground-breaking program introduced by one NSW local government area, Penrith City Council. read more >

27 Feb 2008A world-wide push for better health

The Natural Health Society of Australia has launched its new website in a major push to improve the health and wellbeing of people worldwide. The website,, is loaded with information on natural health ... read more >

12 Dec 2007Enjoy the festivities – and recover later!

Are you feeling a bit stodgy and literally ‘fed up’ after the Christmas and New Year festivities? read more >

29 Nov 2007Australians health at risk

The health of current and future generations of Australians will be put at risk by any decision to allow genetically modified crops to be grown in NSW. read more >

15 Nov 2007Arthritis sufferers at unnecessary risk

Millions of Australian arthritis sufferers risk life-threatening illnesses due to the heavy reliance on anti-inflammatory drugs as treatment for the disease. read more >

5 Nov 2007Beware what you eat!

For some people the news may not seem all that palatable, but for all of us hoping to avoid cancer our best chance lies in topping up our intake of fresh vegetables and fruits. read more >

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Stretch test for health

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Findings support acupuncture

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