Makiko Kitamura 11:58pm Vitamin D shows no benefit in fighting cancer or heart disease, study says.
LAUREN SMELCHER SAMS 11:57pm One author – and former anorexic – says they often do more harm than good.
Brigid Delaney It's time to stop worrying about the week ahead and rethink your sleep habits.
Because beauty, and people, come in all shapes and sizes.
Keeping sperm from being ejaculated may provide the key to creating a birth control drug for men.
Jessica Grose We barely ever mention how male behavior can affect sperm quality.
Melissa Davey "I don’t go outside, I’m an ugly duckling. What’s the point of living?"
The happy diet
Dr George Blair-West The important link between life meaning and weight loss.
Richard Gray They could be memories passed down in genes from ancestors.
Anea Bogue Breaking the long-standing and deeply-rooted taboo around the subject of menstruation.
Sydney Trent Standing up at your desk may energize you, but it's also tough on your legs.
Jacinta Tynan Jacinta Tynan learnt the hard way that there are consequences to being candid.
Dianne Blacklock After years of marriage and child-rearing, author Dianne Blacklock finds herself smugly single.
Effie Mann Take a look at the ladies loos at Jacksonville International Airport.
Kendall Powell New research focuses on finding ways to tame nausea.
No princess toys
Annie Colbert Keep your pretty pink toys, because these girls don't need them.
EFFIE MANN You will see skin and you will see all her passion, and it will be awesome.
Annie Colbert World domination must wait — Colonel Meow is sick.
Kurt Wagner The Mercy Academy, an all-girls preparatory school in Louisville, Kentucky, is making waves nationally for its ad campaign telling young girls "You're Not A Princess," and encouraging them to "Prepare for real life."
There is no such thing as perfect-looking labia. Full stop. So why are women feeling pressured into undertaking unnecessary surgery? Fortunately, there are signs of a backlash against the disturbing trend for a "designer vagina", writes Melissa Jacob.
HAMISH BOLAND-RUDDER Lazing in the middle of a kangaroo mob just a half hour drive from city suburbs is a truly incredible tale of survival, rarely seen in the animal kingdom: an albino kangaroo that has survived beyond its childhood.
Linda McSweeny The evidence keeps mounting - even if you jog, swim or go to the gym, sitting for long periods can kill you, writes Linda McSweeny.
MEX COOPER Gender does not influence what people worry about as much as other characteristics, a new survey has found.
Paul Offit Alternative remedies have been part of scientific medicine for centuries, but which ones should we be taking?
Susie Burrell If you obsess over diet and exercise you could be suffering from orthorexia, writes nutritionist Susie Burrell.
SARAH BERRY Those who seemingly "have it all" remain unsatisfied.
KASEY EDWARDS One author on how taking oral contraceptives left her suffering bouts of anxiety and paranoia.
Brian Palmer Studies suggest life partners live longer, are happier... and fatter.
Amy Molloy You don't have to sit cross-legged or close your eyes - all you need is an open mind and a few minutes each day.
Effie Mann The Beautiful Cervix Project celebrates intimate and unique selfies.
Aviva Lowy Take mild painkillers and keep active.
Me time: not trivial
Damon Young Jane Austen spent hers writing Pride and Prejudice.
Susie Burrell Tips for combating exhaustion.
SARAH BERRY Few women are satisfied with their appearance.
Paula Goodyer Pro-chocolate headlines don't tell the full story
SARAH BERRY According to Michael Mosley, arguably the most famous human-health guinea pig on the planet.
Nick Collins New study shows patients who adopted healthy diets, exercise regimes and ‘‘stress management’’ techniques developed chromosomes that appeared similar to those of a younger person.
Foods to avoid
Susie Burrell Some foods offer so little nutritionally that nutritionists would rather not eat them at all.
Michelle Bridges Celeriac coleslaw and rare roast beef sandwichRoast beef and celeriac is a fantastic flavour combination!
Rise and shine
Evelyn Lewin Having trouble sleeping? Forget pills and counting sheep, there's an easier way and it works like a dream.
JOSEPHINE TOVEY The easy-to-consume Internet is proving a powerful opponent to the book.
Music: good for you
Laura Donnelly Listening to music has long been seen as a remedy for heartbreak, but now a study has found that it can, in fact, strengthen the heart and improve vascular health.
Early risers win
Melissa Shedden Recent international studies have revealed late risers tend to be hungrier and fatter than morning people, suffer from poorer memory and more pain, may be extroverted and have sex more often.
SIMONE MITCHELL Oh boy. This resonates. In a fairly uncomfortable way.
AMY CORDEROY Women who give birth under the primary care of a midwife are more likely to have full-term births and fewer medical interventions.
Compiled by Rachael Dove and Simone Mitchell "I often smoke a cigarette on a Saturday". Wait, what?
NICKY PHILLIPS Sydney researchers have developed a new class of cancer drugs, the first to target the internal structure of tumour cells.
Neil Connor Patients in China are swarming to acupuncture clinics to be given bee stings to treat or ward off life-threatening illness, practitioners say.
Paula Goodyer A new way of looking at alcohol (that makes a lot of sense).
A Wellington woman could have been dead for two hours before she was found in her bed in a locked hospital ward - despite being observed every 15 minutes by nurses.
Paula Goodyer Dementia might not strike until late in life, but the problems that increase the risk start earlier than we think. Here's what we should be doing to look after our older selves.
MICHAEL LALLO An emotional Kate Langbroek revealed live on radio this morning that her 10-year-old son Lewis has conquered his battle with cancer.
Ask the counsellor
ELLY TAYLOR "My husband and I had a baby six months ago. Now my mother-in-law is driving me crazy".
The series features photos of adults holding their most awkward childhood snapshots, and aims to make "people to be proud of who they’ve become."
AMY CORDEROY Daily Life health blogger Amy Corderoy travels to Indonesia to learn more about the fight against multi-drug resistant tuberculosis.
SIMONE MITCHELL "It's like Santa for your vagina!"
Alice Williams Sometimes ‘healing’ turns into a kind of puritanism bordering on self-obsession.
Ask a counsellor
ELLY TAYLOR "My husband and I have started arguing more and I don't know why."
Don't look to online calculators of ''biological age'' for an answer.
Jessica Winter One writer argues that Instagram distills the most crazy-making aspects of the Facebook experience.