Gestational diabetes app helps healthcare workers keep a close eye on pregnant women

Gestational diabetes app helps healthcare workers keep a close eye on pregnant women

Posted May 10, 2018 05:11:32 Photo: If left untreated, the disease can be deadly and has the potential to cause premature birth, overweight babies and pre-eclampsia. (Unsplash.com: Janko Ferlic, CC-0) A smartphone app, developed by Australian scientists and health workers, is helping Queensland mothers-to-be protect themselves and their babies from …

‘Fancy footwork’ by grandfather with walking cane helps nab armed suspect

‘Fancy footwork’ by grandfather with walking cane helps nab armed suspect

Posted May 05, 2018 08:35:14 Related Story: Toddler rescued from train tracks by quick-acting student A grandfather has been praised for deftly tripping an armed suspect who was running from the police, allowing officers to make an arrest. The man, identified only as “Bill” by police, had just left a …

You already know exercise helps with depression, now the numbers show it can prevent it too

You already know exercise helps with depression, now the numbers show it can prevent it too

Posted May 01, 2018 20:55:00 Photo: We’ve been hearing that exercise is good for mental health for a long time, now here is the data to prove it. (Unsplash: Mārtiņš Zemlickis) Related Story: Central Queensland duo using exercise to boot depression and anxiety Related Story: What you eat could help …

Charity helps Defence families strengthen bonds and stay connected

Charity helps Defence families strengthen bonds and stay connected

Updated April 25, 2018 06:39:34 Photo: The Family Ties program looks for ways to help serving soldiers and veterans connect with their families. (Supplied: Soldier On) Family support is vital for many people, but what happens if that network starts falling apart? The pressures of working in the Australian Defence …

Dementia project run by Alzheimer’s WA helps one country town learn to carry on with life

Dementia project run by Alzheimer’s WA helps one country town learn to carry on with life

Posted April 21, 2018 08:13:38 Photo: Laurie and Jane Parkin say York’s dementia awareness program has given them reassurance. (ABC News: Emily Piesse) It was a comment from her boss two years ago that led Jane Parkin on a life-changing investigation. The 64-year-old was working as a pre-primary and kindergarten …

Commonwealth Games: Sally Pearson helps support teammate in 100m hurdles final – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Sally Pearson helps support teammate in 100m hurdles final – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 14, 2018 07:16:15 Photo: World-champion hurdler Sally Pearson is known for her willingness to be on hand for her teammates. (AAP: Dean Lewins) Related Story: ‘Gutted’ Pearson withdraws from Commonwealth Games with injury Related Story: Bird-Smith driven by Pearson’s plight as Australia wins in men’s and women’s walk …

Cristiano Ronaldo bicycle kick goal helps Real Madrid down Juventus in Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo bicycle kick goal helps Real Madrid down Juventus in Champions League

Updated April 04, 2018 09:32:22 Video: Cristiano Ronaldo scores with bicycle kick (ABC News) Related Story: Real’s remarkable Ronaldo again delivers when it matters Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 119 Champions League goals in his storied career, and his bicycle kick in a 3-0 win over Juventus is being lauded as …

Matthew Renshaw helps Queensland to Sheffield Shield win ahead of joining Australia’s Test squad

Matthew Renshaw helps Queensland to Sheffield Shield win ahead of joining Australia’s Test squad

Posted March 27, 2018 18:59:33 Photo: Matthew Renshaw made an unbeaten 81 to help the Bulls win the Sheffield Shield final. (AAP: Glenn Hunt, File) Related Story: Matthew Renshaw to fly to South Africa to join Australia squad Matthew Renshaw has guided Queensland to an eighth Sheffield Shield title with …