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Viva: How to cut down on sugar

Nearly two-thirds of Australian adults are either overweight or obese, and dieticians suspect people's appetite for all things sweet is a major contributing factor.
Strategically planned gym sessions could become a key component of chemotherapy cancer treatment. A trial in Melbourne has found monitored exercise programs can prevent the harsh effects of toxic drugs on the cardiovascular system.
A Victorian Supreme Court Judge's decision to ban a woman wearing a full-face veil from his courtroom has been described by the Islamic Council Of Victoria as a "breach of human rights". The incident has also renewed calls from the state's...
New research suggests that mothers who take antiobiotics during pregnancy could be exposing their children to a higher risk of infection and hospitalisation. But doctors are urging caution, saying that GPs shouldn't - for now at least - change the...
Police in Israel have recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be charged with two counts of alleged corruption after a long running investigation involving bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
Navigating the Australian health system, understanding what the doctors say and remembering all the information they give you can be confusing, even if you grew up in Australia.And if you're new to the country it's even harder.But there's an...
United States President Donald Trump has criticised the #MeToo movement, after two of his staffers resigned over domestic abuse allegations.He says lives and careers are being broken without what he calls,  "due process".
The Productivity Commission has questioned the effectiveness of the decades-old "four pillars" banking policy. It comes as a banking Royal Commission is scheduled to begin next week, and as bank executives begin to face closer scrutiny.
With over 2,900 athletes from 90 countries participating in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, the event has already broken previous participation records. But will the most significant legacy of this...
Damir Posavac speaks with the new manager of Melbourne Knights Football Club, Aljoša Asanović.
The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called on the states and territories to back his government's national redress scheme for survivors, created in response to the report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
China's ban on foreign waste, which came into effect at the start of the year, is piling pressure on Australia's recycling industry. There is a renewed focus on reducing rubbish, particularly plastic, to cut down on the need for recycling. One...
Investing in an overseas property could put a big dent in your bank account if you overlook the risks. But if done right, you could end up with a comfortable home away from home or a winning investment property at your favourite holiday destination.