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Craving an answer to a sweet tooth

A new exhibition at London's Science Museum aims to explain why certain foods can seduce your senses.

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Alzheimer’s signs seen in young brains

Telltale signs of Alzheimer’s can be seen in the brains of people as young as 20, research shows.

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What to do when a snake bites

Anyone bitten by a snake should visit a medical practitioner, experts warn.

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Asthma and exercise: Can they coexist?
December 17 2014 at 13:23

It is possible for sufferers of asthma to exercise and maintain an active lifestyle, say experts.

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This year, be smart about food
December 12 2014 at 13:22

The onslaught of festive season parties creates anxieties about weight gain. Here’s how to cope...

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Why the weekend could be bad for you
December 12 2014 at 13:15

Think this is a chance to recover from a hard week? From migraines to constipation, it’s a health danger zone.

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Hay, hay: how to handle that fever
December 12 2014 at 11:24

Allergies can cause sneezing, stuffy and runny noses. Here's your guide on how to cope.

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Scientists create ‘feel fuller’ food ingredient
December 12 2014 at 11:20

The ingredient contains a natural substance that stimulates the gut to release hormones that act on the brain to reduce hunger.

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Hide the mirror, eat less?
December 11 2014 at 12:40

Worrying about how you look makes it harder to control how much you eat, say researchers.

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SA's weighty problem
December 11 2014 at 11:47

Nearly three quarters of South Africans are overweight and the country ranks third in a list of the world's most obese nations.

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Cluster of nasty blisters and world of pain
December 11 2014 at 11:45

It sounds like something from a sci-fi movie: a virus that lingers in your body, lurking within your nervous system...

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Sweating it out in Jozi
December 10 2014 at 13:28

Calorie burners and alternative ways to keep fit and trim in Joburg.

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The zombie bacteria living in our guts
December 10 2014 at 11:25

Your brain may have been hijacked by the bugs in your stomach. Sound creepy? John Naish finds out how...

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