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3 May 2016, 08:32am
Study gives gene map of breast cancer
Study gives gene map of breast cancer
Lifestyle

Scientists say they have a near-perfect picture of the genes that cause breast cancer.

1 May 2016, 07:00am
Bacterial infection? Try a phage
Bacterial infection? Try a phage
Lifestyle

Ville Friman looks into a little-known Soviet medical treatment that could be the answer to antibiotic resistance.

30 April 2016, 09:59am
Flu jab is a must for cancer patients
Flu jab is a must for cancer patients
News

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.

30 April 2016, 08:04am
Obesity a new threat to South Africa
Obesity a new threat to South Africa
News

Diseases related to obesity now rival HIV/Aids as the biggest killer of South Africans.

29 April 2016, 07:22am
Gene therapy a cure for blindness?
Gene therapy a cure for blindness?
Lifestyle

A cure for blindness could be on the horizon after a pioneering treatment produced astonishing results.

28 April 2016, 1:30pm
Smokers told to get vaping
Smokers told to get vaping
Lifestyle

E-cigarettes are beneficial to public health, a major report by the Royal College of Physicians has concluded.

28 April 2016, 07:29am
Machine makes breast cancer detection easier
Machine makes breast cancer detection easier
Lifestyle

The SA-made Aceso machine has the potential to make breast cancer detection easier, cheaper and accessible to more women.

28 April 2016, 07:21am
Everybody hurts, but how?
Everybody hurts, but how?
Lifestyle

A new study has called into question previous theories about how we experience pain.

28 April 2016, 04:36am
Take your time to stay slim - study
Take your time to stay slim - study
Lifestyle

Dieting is easy compared to keeping the kilos off long term. Danish researchers think they may have an answer...

26 April 2016, 08:23am
Meet a Galileo of virus research
Meet a Galileo of virus research
Lifestyle

Robert Gallo's findings were rejected at first. But what would’ve happened if he had given up on his quest for truth?

25 April 2016, 6:00pm
At the age 70, Bill becomes Kate
At the age 70, Bill becomes Kate
Lifestyle

Bill Rohr finally did wanted he wanted to do for a lifetime - change his body's external anatomy from male to female.

25 April 2016, 5:29pm
The surgeon with ‘courage, the hands and the heart’
The surgeon with ‘courage, the hands and the heart’
Lifestyle

Meet the gender-affirmation surgeon whose waiting list is three years long. Amy Ellis Nutt reports

25 April 2016, 4:00pm
The best way to diet? Be greedy
The best way to diet? Be greedy
Lifestyle

Indulging in chocolate and biscuits for one day a week could make it easier for dieters to lose weight, say scientists.

25 April 2016, 10:56am
#WorldMalariaDay: 5 celebs who count
#WorldMalariaDay: 5 celebs who count
Lifestyle

On World Malaria Day, here is a list of five celebrities who are actively involved in the fight against malaria.

25 April 2016, 08:00am
#WorldMalariaDay: SA sticks to its targets goal
#WorldMalariaDay: SA sticks to its targets goal
Lifestyle

The global theme for World Malaria Day is End Malaria for Good. And that's exactly what South Africa aims to do by 2018.