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2 days ago
Amputation: one of the calamities of diabetes
Amputation: one of the calamities of diabetes

Omeshnie Naidoo chatted to Gerda du Toit, the bilateral amputee who finishes a 4 000km cross-country trip, ‘Riding for a Limb’.

Lifestyle
3 days ago
Technology transforms simple eye test
Technology transforms simple eye test

Today’s prescription spectacle lenses are a miracle of technology. HELEN GRANGE tried the Zeiss experience.

Lifestyle
11 days ago
Green cosmetics, a healthy alternative
Green cosmetics, a healthy alternative

Consumers are advised to read labels and do their own research.

Lifestyle
15 days ago
Vaccine hope for HIV sufferers
Vaccine hope for HIV sufferers

New drug will improve the life expectancy of those with virus.

Lifestyle
16 days ago
Spotlight on men's health
Spotlight on men's health

One in eight South African males have a risk of getting cancer in their lifetime.

Lifestyle
16 days ago
Right foods, exercise, sleep is key to fighting the flu
Right foods, exercise, sleep is key to fighting the flu

It’s cold and flu season, with susceptibility often blamed on a poor immune system.

Lifestyle
16 days ago
You could also be walking on sunshine
You could also be walking on sunshine

There is a common misconception that we South Africans get plenty of sun and accompanying vitamin D. But the research suggests otherwise.

Lifestyle
16 days ago
Series inspires safe sex
Series inspires safe sex

Watching television can have a big impact on young people’s attitudes towards HIV/Aids and safe sex.

Lifestyle
17 days ago
New cigarette law may not stop smokers: study
New cigarette law may not stop smokers: study

Helvin Manuel, an MBA graduate of the University of Stellenbosch Business School, found that law alone would not be enough ...

Lifestyle
17 days ago
Shocking truth about 'life-saving' drugs
Shocking truth about 'life-saving' drugs

Patients treated with steroids six times more prone to infections.

Lifestyle
25 days ago
How can we stop the epidemic
How can we stop the epidemic

Diabetes is rising rapidly in South Africa. What can be done? Helen Grange asks the experts.

Lifestyle
26 days ago
Government pushes plain cigarette packs
Government pushes plain cigarette packs

Pictures warning about health risks of tobacco may also appear.

Lifestyle
39 days ago
Penis operation highlights past, future of organ transplants
Penis operation highlights past, future of organ transplants

Worldwide, there have been faces, tongues, hands, legs, uteruses – and now the third penis transplant.

Lifestyle
39 days ago
SA experiencing a ‘perfect storm of hypertension’
SA experiencing a ‘perfect storm of hypertension’

High blood pressure is commonly regarded as a silent killer responsible for half of all strokes, 40 percent of heart attacks ...

Lifestyle
45 days ago
Can you outrun depression?
Can you outrun depression?

A study suggests that regular exercise can increase the levels of crucial neurotransmitters involved in depression.