Would you take a pill for quick muscle gains?

Forget pumping iron and sweating buckets in the gym: the future of muscle building might be as easy as...

9 body parts we don’t need… or do we?

The appendix may not be so useless after all — but what about our other puzzling body parts? Ellie McInerney...

Anti-ageing drug 3-5 years away thanks to Aussie research

Would you take a drug to prevent your body from ageing? It might seem like science fiction, but UNSW...

Say it ain’t so!

Some of our most cherished superfoods and health insights have come under attack from science in the past few...

How to get even fitter, scientifically

For the regular gym rats and bunnies out there, science has found the best way to help you get...

Your diet can age your DNA

The secret to ageing could be better maintenance of your DNA by simply eating the right foods. The DNA damage...

When you exercise may matter to your muscles

Between the 5am early birds, the midday mums and the 10pm late night bodybuilders, it seems that there really...

Work out now, burn fat later

New research from the University of Health Florida found that a hormone produced when you exercise — irisin —...

Too good to be true

The most unlikely things can be healthy. That is, until you read the fine print. These are studies that...

Jogging your memory: how running makes you smarter

We’ve long known that regular exercise can improve your memory, mood and smarts — all due to a process...