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Busy roads are bad for you

Noise from living near a busy road could shorten your life, a study suggests.

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No bra should have a birthday

Mandy Francis looks into expiry dates... from bleach to pillows to cycling helmets.

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It's a gym.. and it's dry

Are gym fees of nearly R600 a month a bit much? Why not give the dry gym idea a try, writes Helen Grange.

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Live the high life for good health
May 20 2015 at 13:14

Research has found that people who live at high altitudes are 13 percent less likely to become overweight or obese.

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Maybe you can blame your metabolism
May 20 2015 at 11:43

Scientists have shown that some people's biology genuinely makes it harder for them to lose weight.

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Ovarian cancer test could have 90% accuracy
May 20 2015 at 11:42

A breakthrough screening method for ovarian cancer can detect twice as many women with the disease.

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The loneliness of the career woman
May 19 2015 at 13:37

Amanda Platell says she knows why so many middle-aged women are drinking so much...

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Red wine could help diabetics' hearts
May 19 2015 at 12:11

A glass of wine a day could be good for diabetics’ hearts – particularly if they drink red.

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How cocaine messes with your brain
May 18 2015 at 13:26

Cocaine 'profoundly' changes the brain - with even a single dose doing damage, scientists have warned.

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Exercise may help fight cancer
May 18 2015 at 11:52

Going for a brisk walk can improve the effectiveness of cancer treatments, research reveals.

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Yoghurt could help with hayfever
May 18 2015 at 11:51

Probiotics, the friendly bacteria found in 'live' yogurt, can ease hayfever, according to research.

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Ginger: good and ugly
May 18 2015 at 11:50

Ginger may not look very pretty, but its culinary and medicinal values have long been documented, writes Billy Suter.

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Being tall may mean less sex
May 15 2015 at 13:32

Height is now attracting a great deal of attention as a predictor of future health, writes Chloe Lambert.

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