Determine the personal and scientific realities of Australia's obesity epidemic with SBS's new three-part weekly documentary series: 'The Obesity Myth', debuting on Monday 4 September on SBS at 7.30pm. #TheObesityMyth
Without psychological adjustments, my great personal weight loss achievement is still undercut by my obesity obsession.
It wasn't until Joshua was in his late 20s that the kilos really started to pile on. Having already been through depression and drug addiction, he was determined to ensure that obesity wouldn't be his...
Common sense dictates that you can't catch obesity simply by standing next to a larger person, writes Helen Razer. So why is the topic of obesity such a source of discomfort and anger for so many non-...
Challenging misconceptions about obesity as a lifestyle choice, this episode features patients such as 26-year-old Felicity; former gridiron player Robert; and Wayne, whose diabetes means he faces a f...
A conversation about our evolving attitudes towards fatness.
Adolescent Arab-Australians are among the most likely groups in the country to be classified as overweight or obese. Ruby Hamad asks if culture and genetics are to blame or whether something else is a...
Doctors have to deal with death every day but that doesn't mean it's easy to cope when they lose a patient.
There are two schools of thought to explain people's height phobias: evolutionary and behavioural.
Although it may appear you're “switching off” when you fall asleep, the brain is far from inactive.
When it comes to mental health, experts say we should turn our attention to infants.
If we change while our self-image remains the same, then there will be a deep abyss between who we are and who we think we are.
Sure, you have to die of something, but you may not have to die so soon - and you could be healthier, wealthier and happier in the meantime.
"It’s a chronic disease, so it’s not something that’s going to be fixed. "
When Jordy Cernik developed Cushing's Syndrome, he also lost his ability to feel fear. Cernik talks to SBS about how it feels to live without ever feeling afraid...
Mental Health Month aims to show poor mental health in a “positive light”. Here, Helen Razer intentionally uses the day after the international awareness day to...
Fertility, mood disorders and weight gain are just a few of the things that may be governed by your circadian clock.
All mental health conditions attract stigma and stereotypes but few are more misunderstood than personality disorders.
Taking the occasional mental health day is more important than you might think.
At the start of this year, Jessica Hay weighed almost 200 kilograms. Since then she has lost almost six dress sizes, regained a strong sense of health and...
A new study found that being a caregiver for an animal can take a serious mental, social, and financial toll.
Immediate cash incentives have been shown to be more effective in helping people quit, and cost us less in the long-run.
Like her, I have fibromyalgia, a debilitating condition that affects mostly women — and that, too often, isn’t taken seriously.