Know what to expect for a more pleasant experience, writes Deborah Bateson
Side-effects are minimal, say doctors
Myths about diseases spread like wildfire with malaria being a case in point
You can't compare it to drugs and alcohol
A breakthrough blood test could diagnose a heart attack within 18 minutes of a patient's arrival in hospital.
E-Cigarettes are being sold to non-smokers – putting them at risk of becoming addicted to nicotine, a report warns.
Caffeine and napping both make you feel alert and can enhance your performance, whether that’s driving, working or studying
Scientists have revealed the procedure of a pioneering IVF technique that enabled the birth of world's first three-parent baby last year.
Little information adding to list of challenges as proper treatment essential
Babies whose mothers received vaccination for a respiratory infection during their pregnancy had 91 per cent lower risk of contracting the infection.
More than half of all households in some provinces receive at least one social grant from the government
Taking larger doses of Vitamin C, may help in reducing the duration of the viral infection.
There’s little worse than the hacking sound of a child’s cough or the terrifying heat of a toddler fever.
Men who undergo a testosterone-lowering therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer may be at an increased risk of dementia.