Category: Health

Colouring calms the mind at the World Science Festival

In this hectic life today, juggling work, family and fun. But somewhere along the line humans need to find an effective way to unwind. A workshop at the World Science Festival may have an unusual solution. Maudy Veltema reports.

Posted in Arts, Entertainment, Health, Human Interest, News, QUT News, Science, Television, World

Pyjama party raises funds for cancer

Many women would hate to be seen in an upmarket hotel in their PJ’s – it’s just not the done thing! But if it raises money for cancer prevention, why not? And that’s what dozens of women have done. Talissa

Posted in Funny, Health, News

Queensland legalises medicinal cannabis

Medicinal cannabis will soon be legal to access in Queensland. State Parliament passed the legislation, the first of its kind in Australia. Those suffering life-threatening conditions have welcomed the changes. Lily Nothling reports.

Posted in Health, News, Politics, State

AMA Queensland raises midwife concerns

The Australian Medical Association says Queensland mums and babies are increasingly being put at risk in births where only a midwife is present. The doctors have urged the state government to intervene. Johnny Tsui reports.

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Bikes take over Brisbane roads for Ride2Work Day

There’ve been more bikes on Brisbane’s roads today with the annual Ride to Work event. And those who took part were rewarded with a free breakfast. Samantha Chariton reports…

Posted in Health, National, News, QUT News, Television, Transport

Free mobile showers offered to homeless

First they designed a mobile laundry for homeless people, now two innovative Queenslanders are offering free showers-on-wheels. And to mark World Homeless Day, they set up their mobile services in the heart of the city. Natalie O’Brien reports.

Posted in Health, Human Interest, News

Walking towards better heart health

It’s that time of year when Queenslanders are urged to swap their desks for the outdoors in the name of a healthier work force. The initiative is all part of “Walk at Work” Week. Rhiannon Kallio reports.

Posted in Health, Human Interest, News, QUT News, Television

QUT develops robot to improve diet

Technology is developing at an increasing rate and one Queensland researcher is using robotic technology to help improve people’s diets. Jacob Miley reports.

Posted in Education, Health, News, QUT News, Science, State, Technology, Television

Capilano releases new healthier honey

Queensland is set to harvest the export benefits of a unique type of honey, clinically proven to benefit the digestive system. The Brisbane based supplier has its sights set on the massive Chinese market. Jake Ten reports.

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Grandmother celebrates 105th birthday

We all know birthdays come along each year, but on Thursday one Brisbane lady blew out the candles on her cake for the 105th time. Noor Gillani reports.

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