Resistance to antibiotics is growing at such an alarming rate that they risk losing effectiveness entirely, a study says.
No one plans to lose weight and then put it back on again - but that is what happens. Here are tips that might help...
Eating potatoes at least four times a week increases the risk of high blood pressure, experts found.
Previous studies have shown that being tall comes with other health risks.
Parkinson's sufferer Dan Kiefer has taken up boxing and finds that it helps in his battle against the disease.
Another possible benefit of going to church: A 33 percent chance of living longer, a new study suggests.
A new phone app allows women to get to know their own anatomies.
Very few South Africans get tested for high blood pressure or hypertension.
Thomas Manning, 64, has received a penis from a donor and become the third penile transplant patient in history.
Working for top-flight managers has previously been linked with improving employees' wellbeing. Now a new study says otherwise.
Scientists say there is 'no convincing evidence' that probiotic drinks have any serious benefits for healthy people at all.
Defective 'breast cancer' genes aren't just dangerous for women, writes Laurie McGinley.
At a certain point, a strict diet - even when it seems healthy - can become dangerous, says a dietitian.
Researchers have found that people who form strong bonds with their dogs tend to exercise more often and for longer.
A finger-prick test for TB, which will give rapid results, is being developed at Stellenbosch University.