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Even our pets are obese!

More than half of the pets seen by South African vets are overweight or obese, writes Helen Grange

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Is sugar addiction real? How to cut down…

Opinions are divided over whether sugar addiction is real

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The sweetest addiction is hardest to kick

Former model Karen Thomson told Lindsay Ord how she tamed the demons that caused addictions to cocaine, alcohol and sugar

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Measures for health
May 30 2014 at 14:00

South Africans are among the fattest in Africa. Professor Nola Dippenaar, right, tells a meeting in Durban that strategies to improve weight and health are actually quite easy. Lindsay Ord reports

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Dr Darren’s Thursday surgery
May 29 2014 at 09:21

What causes migraines

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Dr Darren’s Thursday surgery
May 29 2014 at 09:17

Ah... ah... atishoo! Is it a cold or is it flu?

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Call to up taxes to kick butts
May 28 2014 at 07:51

Children under 10 are smoking

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UCT prof cracks cholesterol trial
May 27 2014 at 08:56

Researchers predict new drug could soon be on sale and in use by millions of people

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Hope for malaria vaccine
May 26 2014 at 07:22

Researchers have discovered an antibody-generating protein that could help prevent multiplication of malaria parasites inside the body

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Bipolar: a life of extremes
May 23 2014 at 11:36

More than a million South Africans may have bipolar disorder, an illness that causes manic highs and deep depression. With Bipolar Awareness Day coming up on Monday, Lindsay Ord asks two sufferers how they manage it

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Jellyfish hope for brain diseases
May 23 2014 at 11:15

Scientist studying comb jellies has found the road map to a new form of brain development

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Dr Darren's Thursday surgery
May 22 2014 at 08:33

Shedding light on blackouts

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Formula rates our misery quotient
May 16 2014 at 09:30

A feeling of mental distress or misery does not seem to be readily quantifiable. But a US professor believes he has found the formula

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