Alexandra Alvergne It is a popular belief that women who live together synchronise their menstrual cycles, and that it’s mediated by their pheromones – the airborne molecules that enable members of the same species to communicate non-verbally.
The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said the report is the first documented case of sexual transmission of Zika from a woman to her male sex partner.
Elise Holland 'Fitspiration' is an growing online phenomenon but is it doing more harm than good?
Saimi Jeong Australia's peak AIDS organisations and scientists have announced an end to the AIDS epidemic, as the country joins the few nations in the world to have beaten the syndrome.
Amy Molloy He's the master of mind-body medicine. Now, Deepak Chopra is coming to Australia to share his secrets to "radical wellbeing". Amy Molloy reports.
Evelyn Lewin Being highly sensitive can make the world stressful and overwhelming but it also has surprising benefits.
Rania Spooner While anti-inflammatory drugs have long been used to ease some premenstrual symptoms, the causes have largely remained a mystery.
Suzee Skwiot "Yoga helps calm the nervous system and release toxins from your body. So it is only fitting that it would help heal and recover you from a hangover."
Locke Hughes Are you one of those people who's permanently a solid five to 10 minutes behind schedule?
Yoga and meditation
Gretchen Reynolds A new study reveals how mild, meditative activity can influence aging-related mental decline.
Jennifer Morton Good health starts on the inside, writes Jennifer Morton.
Susie Moore If you struggle with anxiety, insomnia or a combination of the two - this will sound familiar.
Jane Brody If you spend three or more hours a day in front of computer monitors, you are at risk of this condition.
Nicole Lenoir-Jourdan Living with the Alpha-gal allergy to mammalian meats has meant a complete lifestyle change, including adopting a vegan diet.
The bright side
Joanne Fedler "I come from a family of Oh My Godders, where everything was a potential calamity," Joanne Fedler writes.
James J. Hughes Emerging neuroscience suggests we'll soon be able to fix those with broken moral compasses and tune up our own internal morality.
Living with MS
Danielle Spinks Stigma and discrimination is the key reason people like me keep it quiet, writes Danielle Spinks this World MS Day.
Christopher Ingraham Are the happiness boosting effects of alcohol fleeting or long-lasting?
Suzanne Allard Levingston How Suzanne Allard Levingston got on top of the thyroid condition she had no idea she had.
Oliver Mol Oliver Mol found out the hard way why doctors are calling young people like him "the guinea pig generation".
Colby Itkowitz For the first 14 and a half years of Gordy’s life, Evan and Dara Baylinson had no reason to think their son could comprehend anything they said.
Clementine Ford Clem Ford knows from experience how terrifying anxiety can be. But you don't have to fight it all by yourself.
The Greatist Team There are a few simple things you can add to your morning routine to make the am feel less OMG how is it this late already?!
On the couch
Lucy Cavendish Her first experience with therapy was a failure. But a decade later Lucy Cavendish again sought counselling. This time it changed her life.
Adnan Catakovic Fertility expert Adnan Catakovic explains why services tailored to LGBTI parents are so important.
Australian mental health experts say combining treatments is best.
Evelyn Lewin While I do my fair share of worrying, the unhelpful habit I engage in more is overthinking," Evelyn Lewin writes.
Naomi Chainey On this awareness day, Naomi Chainey has a message for the Australian medical establishment.
Sarah Kaplan Women-only utopias exist mostly in fiction... and in the animal kingdom.
Linda Blair Pet therapy might sound like a bunch of quack, but are there real health benefits?
Camha Pham Camha Pham worked hard to find happiness, so why does she feel compelled to play it down?
Susie Moore Here are five very good reasons you should follow your dreams even when (and especially when) others don't approve.
Sing it loud
Sarah Wormwell Group singing is an ideal way to relieve anxiety and lower stress. So go on, raise the roof.
Sarah Knapton Marriage has long been thought to be beneficial - both in sickness and in health. But a study suggests that widows actually suffer less stress and frailty than wives whose husbands are still alive.
Life & love
Locke Hughes Once you accept that being grown up isn't exactly what you thought it would be, it can be pretty freeing.
Rewiring the mind
Sarah Berry The way you move, rest and think can change your brain, according to the latest in neuroplasticity. Here's how.
Karen Kaplan Your DNA doesn't determine when you lose your virginity, but it may play a larger role in the matter than scientists had thought.
Eryk Bagshaw Research shows more than 10 per cent of Australians aged between 30 and 34 believe people with anxiety are untrustworthy.
Lisa Walton Labelled disruptive from childhood and unable to hold down a job, when Lisa Walton was told she had ADHD, her life finally started to make sense.
Raziye Akkoc Here's what the researches say makes an apology more sincere and easier to accept.
Allie Shah Are there any lasting benefits to taking month-long challenges?
Patrick Lenton "I'm not embarrassed that I'm talking about poo - I'm embarrassed that you're rude enough to make me," writes Patrick Lenton.
Arianna Huffington Arianna Huffington recounts her road to becoming a sleep evangelist.
Cry it out
Cathy Jubb There are plenty of reasons to grab a box of tissues, shut the door and have a good bawl.
Andrea K. McDaniels For many transgender people, finding the right health care services can be stressful, frustrating and complicated.
Sarah Berry Expectations shape our experience of the world, so how do they affect our happiness.
Office air con
Sheree Joseph Yep, you better believe it, the patriarchy controls your office air conditioning too.
Danielle Paquette Writer Ann Friedman has some advice for employers who'd like to attract and retain top female talent:
Megan Blandford Asking for help can be hard, but it's worth it. Megan Blandford talks with three women who used coaching to make their lives better.
Eleni Pinnow The most alone I have ever felt was standing on my front porch on a chilly February evening. My sister had taped a note to the front door that said "Eleni, if you're the first one here don't go in the basement. Just call 911. I don't want you to see me like this. I love you! Love, Aletha."
Ariana Eunjung Cha A new study explored how stress reduction can help relieve physical discomfort.
Clem Bastow "I value sleeping alone above almost all else; the 'old-fashioned' set up of two twin beds in the marital bedroom (to say nothing of the exquisite heaven of two bedrooms) is my dream," writes Clem Bastow.
Kim Arlington One survey found working from smartphones and tablets adds two hours to the average working day.
Christopher Ingraham Hell might actually be other people – at least if you're really smart.
Laura Lea Goldberg How to optimise productivity and happiness when suffering from exhaustion.
Natalie Jacewicz Researchers have found a genetic explanation for why some chipper early birds turn glum in the wintertime.
Sue Palmer When you just don't feel right, don't ignore it like I almost did, Sue Palmer writes.
Sarah Berry Why it's good to have a healthy amount of self doubt.
Maeve Marsden * Especially when aggressively misogynistic, racist and homophobic posts and pages have been allowed to remain.
Paula Goodyer "If we can start to laugh a bit about STIs, it might make it easier to get serious about prevention and testing."