Going barefoot: Strong 'foot core' could prevent plantar fasciitis, shin splints, and other common injuries Barefoot activities can greatly improve balance and posture and prevent common injuries like shin splints, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, bursitis, and tendonitis in the Achilles tendon.
Good' mozzie virus might hold key to fighting human disease A new virus has been discovered that is carried by one of the Australia's most common pest mosquitoes. The new virus -- known as Parramatta River virus -- infects only mosquitoes and doesn't pose any direct health risks to people.
Mother's age at birth may influence symptoms of depression in daughters The daughters, but not the sons, of women who give birth at age 30 or older are more likely to experience symptoms of depression as young adults.Researchers devise new diabetes diagnostic too Researchers have developed a new test to help diagnosis diabetes, which they say will lead to more effective diagnosis and patient care. The research shows how a genetic test can help doctors to differentiate between type 1 and type 2 diabetes in young adults.