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19 December 2015, 09:00am
Cancer: Bad luck or bad choices?
Cancer: Bad luck or bad choices?
Lifestyle

Jeremy Laurance looks at a clash of scientific titans over the question of what causes cancer.

15 December 2015, 12:45pm
Memory loss – just stress or is it more serious?
Memory loss – just stress or is it more serious?
Lifestyle

More and more people seek help because they feel that their memory has worsened

14 December 2015, 10:50am
Flu meds: Paracetamol a waste of time?
Flu meds: Paracetamol a waste of time?
Lifestyle

Paracetamol shows no significant change in body temperatures after use by flu sufferers, researchers find.

14 December 2015, 10:00am
Why ageing benefits women
Why ageing benefits women
Lifestyle

Scientists believe that women's brains become sharper than men's in their old age

10 December 2015, 08:08am
When a sexual issue is just that
When a sexual issue is just that
Lifestyle

Could it be that doctors are too quick to diagnose sexual issues as medical disorders?

10 December 2015, 08:08am
Getting fat? Blame your father
Getting fat? Blame your father
Lifestyle

Research has shown that a man's weight could affect the DNA in his sperm.

9 December 2015, 3:30pm
Can a deadly virus beat brain cancer?
Can a deadly virus beat brain cancer?
Lifestyle

Lassa is the cause of a particularly nasty fever endemic, yet scientists hope it will hunt down and kill cancer cells.

9 December 2015, 1:23pm
Banting? Don't stop your meds
Banting? Don't stop your meds
Lifestyle

Despite seemingly miraculous health turnaround while on this diet, health experts have warned against stopping medication

9 December 2015, 09:59am
Nigella’s take on clean eating
Nigella’s take on clean eating
Lifestyle

Celebrity cook Nigella Lawson says fad diets can be used to mask serious conditions such as eating disorders.

9 December 2015, 08:17am
Energy drinks linked to diabetes
Energy drinks linked to diabetes
Lifestyle

Youngsters are warned against the health risks of too much energy drinks.