St Kilda defender Dylan Roberton ruled out for AFL season due to unexplained heart problems

St Kilda defender Dylan Roberton ruled out for AFL season due to unexplained heart problems

Updated May 03, 2018 14:09:44 Photo: Doctors are running further tests to get to the bottom of Dylan Roberton’s heart problems. (AAP: Joe Castro) Related Story: St Kilda’s Dylan Roberton set for series of tests after scary on-field collapse Dylan Roberton is unlikely to play in the AFL again this …

Golden casket containing the heart of French queen consort Anne of Brittany rescued from thieves

Golden casket containing the heart of French queen consort Anne of Brittany rescued from thieves

Updated April 24, 2018 12:39:26 A priceless 16th-century casket containing the embalmed heart of a French queen consort has been found after it was snatched by thieves earlier this month. The theft of the 500g solid golden box containing Anne of Brittany’s heart had fuelled fears the relic would be …

New smart steering wheels monitor heart rate to target truck driver fatigue

New smart steering wheels monitor heart rate to target truck driver fatigue

Updated April 22, 2018 10:55:34 Photo: Long and irregular hours don’t stop Adam Craig from enjoying his job. (ABC News: Tamara Penniket) Fourteen-hour days and middle-of-the-night starts are not unusual for Goulburn truck driver Adam Craig. Long and erratic shifts aside, he loves his job. But they can take their …

Caffeine might help people with heart troubles, research says | Life and style

Drinking coffee and tea every day may actually benefit people with heart troubles. New research has linked caffeine consumption from the two popular drinks to decreased rates of arrhythmias, or abnormal heart rhythms. • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon But the researchers …

St Kilda defender Dylan Roberton to miss 1-2 weeks as he undergoes heart tests after on-field collapse

St Kilda defender Dylan Roberton to miss 1-2 weeks as he undergoes heart tests after on-field collapse

Updated April 16, 2018 17:05:50 Photo: St Kilda defender Dylan Roberton received medical attention and later went to hospital after collapsing against Geelong. (AAP: Joe Castro) St Kilda defender Dylan Roberton is likely to miss one to two weeks as he undergoes a series of tests following his frightening collapse …

Up to 10,000 children in East Timor could have rheumatic heart disease, study finds

Up to 10,000 children in East Timor could have rheumatic heart disease, study finds

Posted April 16, 2018 05:05:51 Photo: Timorese registrars Dr Mario Noronha and Dr Sonia Lopes Belo in Darwin. (ABC News: Lucy Marks) Related Story: East Timor penicillin program ‘saving lives’ A new study has found children in East Timor have among the highest rates of rheumatic heart disease in the …

Beetaloo Basin: What do we know about the region at the heart of the NT fracking debate?

Beetaloo Basin: What do we know about the region at the heart of the NT fracking debate?

Posted April 15, 2018 06:17:25 Video: NT grapples with environment and economy fracking dilemma (ABC News) Love it or hate it, a decision on fracking in the Northern Territory appears imminent. After 15 months of research and community consultation, the Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing concluded the challenges and risks …

Flying doctors call for funding increase after ‘eye opening’ report into heart health

Flying doctors call for funding increase after ‘eye opening’ report into heart health

Updated March 28, 2018 12:08:35 Millions of regional Australians love life on the land but country living could be leading to serious heartache. Regional Australians are 1.6 times more likely to be hospitalised due to heart disease compared to their city counterparts, new research by the Royal Flying Doctor Service …

Arnold Schwarzenegger stable after undergoing heart surgery to replace valve

Arnold Schwarzenegger stable after undergoing heart surgery to replace valve

Updated March 31, 2018 06:55:37 Photo: Arnold Schwarzenegger retained his Austrian dual citizenship while serving as governor of California. (Reuters: Lisi Niesner ) Actor and former bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger underwent heart surgery to replace a valve that was originally replaced 20 years ago, waking up with the words “I’m back” …

Commonwealth Games: Cyclist Georgia Baker keeps father’s memory close to her heart

Commonwealth Games: Cyclist Georgia Baker keeps father’s memory close to her heart

Updated March 30, 2018 06:07:47 Photo: Georgia Baker (L) is confident of going onto the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (Twitter: Georgia Baker) Map: Surfers Paradise 4217 Georgia Baker knows a few things about adversity. The Australian cyclist will head to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games to chase gold, but is aware …