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Drug could be treatment for old age

Researchers have found a drug they say can rejuvenate ageing brain and muscle tissue.

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Nice tattoo... pity about the rash

Figures suggest one in ten people who have a tattoo experience adverse reactions like swelling and skin irritation.

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Why you really don't want the flu

Darlena Cunha talks to an expert about outwitting the flu virus and it really does come down to washing your hands.

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SA joins global effort to beat Type 2 diabetes
March 30 2015 at 12:55

A four-year collaborative research project aims to develop and test new approaches to tackling and reducing Type 2 Diabetes.

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Obesity raises women's risk of cancer
March 27 2015 at 15:18

Obese women have a 40 percent higher risk of seven types of cancer in their lifetime, according to research.

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Why I had a breast reduction
March 27 2015 at 15:53

Mary Anderson has always had big breasts. She finally got tired of it, and took action.

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New tool to measure heart risk
March 27 2015 at 14:56

Over the age of 40? Want to know your risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years? Read on.

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Why women don’t exercise
March 26 2015 at 13:29

Millions of women are not taking enough exercise because they are afraid of being ‘judged’, a report says.

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No one raises awareness like Jolie
March 26 2015 at 13:05

Jane Merrick says some women's lives will be saved because of Angelina Jolie, and that is a wonderful thing.

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Understanding the risks that Jolie faced
March 25 2015 at 15:52

Removing healthy fallopian tubes and ovaries slashes the cancer odds for women like Angelina Jolie, experts say.

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Healthy living can delay dementia – study
March 25 2015 at 13:21

A landmark large-scale human trial suggests that healthy living can help maintain or even improve brain function.

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Your pot belly might be genetic
March 25 2015 at 13:26

If you can’t get rid of your pot belly no matter what you do, maybe you can blame your Plexin D1 gene.

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Eat cereal and live longer - study
March 24 2015 at 12:44

Research shows that a diet high in whole grains and cereal fibres reduces the risk of premature death.

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