Health

Nearly a million people paid to save this baby’s life

In two days more than 950,000 Belgium, almost one in 10 of the country's population, people pledged US$2.1 million for the single course of treatment that may save the life of Pia Boehnke that is only available only in the US.

Beautiful but slightly scary: why man could not sleep

When Luis Navarro, who always woke up struggling to breathe, posted three photographs of his cat as he slept, the reaction was intense with some saying it was just affection where others stated the cat is a would-be murderer.

Unthinkable life of an aged care worker

"By 8am, eleven of my 24 residents are expecting to be sitting in the dining room washed, dressed and ready for their meal. Let's break that down. That's 8 minutes and 18 seconds per resident!"

Dementia risk reduced by healthy lifestyle

"Some people believe it’s inevitable they’ll develop dementia because of their genetics. However it appears that you may be able to substantially reduce your dementia risk by living a healthy lifestyle.”