There have been five confirmed rabies cases in jackals and a dog in Gauteng in the past month.
New findings suggest that those with weak bones should take up running instead of swimming or cycling.
Jen Simon has a message for prescription painkiller addicts. You don't have to die from it like Prince did.
Why it's a bad idea to take food advice from Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake or Snoop Dogg. [VIDEO]
Sticking with a relatively fatty, olive-oil-rich diet might be a better way to lose weight than cutting out fat entirely, a study suggests.
Scientists think they may have discovered why men tend to die younger than women.
Could antibiotics be a major cause of Britain's spiralling epidemics of depression and dementia? The experts think so...
New guidelines serve to enable people with diabetes to make informed decisions based on an agreement between religious and medical authorities.
Fentanyl is extraordinarily easy to misuse, even unintentionally. Sarah Kaplan investigates
John Naish looks at new research which reveals the unexpected benefits of catching some rays.
A new robotic procedure is revolutionising treatment for prostate cancer.
Scientists have taken a 'very positive step' towards creating a universal vaccine against cancer.
Roger Pickup tries to imagine a world without antibiotics and thinks it would be a dark place indeed.
Regularly eating after 8pm leads us to pile on the kilos, research suggests.
Globally, the number of people accessing ARV drugs has more than doubled since 2010, says a new report.