Scientists say they have a near-perfect picture of the genes that cause breast cancer.
Ville Friman looks into a little-known Soviet medical treatment that could be the answer to antibiotic resistance.
With the annual flu season blowing in from the cold, both young and old with compromised immunity due to ill health should have the flu vaccine.
Diseases related to obesity now rival HIV/Aids as the biggest killer of South Africans.
A cure for blindness could be on the horizon after a pioneering treatment produced astonishing results.
E-cigarettes are beneficial to public health, a major report by the Royal College of Physicians has concluded.
The SA-made Aceso machine has the potential to make breast cancer detection easier, cheaper and accessible to more women.
A new study has called into question previous theories about how we experience pain.
Dieting is easy compared to keeping the kilos off long term. Danish researchers think they may have an answer...
Robert Gallo's findings were rejected at first. But what would’ve happened if he had given up on his quest for truth?
Bill Rohr finally did wanted he wanted to do for a lifetime - change his body's external anatomy from male to female.
Meet the gender-affirmation surgeon whose waiting list is three years long. Amy Ellis Nutt reports
Indulging in chocolate and biscuits for one day a week could make it easier for dieters to lose weight, say scientists.
On World Malaria Day, here is a list of five celebrities who are actively involved in the fight against malaria.
The global theme for World Malaria Day is End Malaria for Good. And that's exactly what South Africa aims to do by 2018.