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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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Health news: statins, lavender, restless legs
May 26 2015 at 12:06

People who take statins to lower cholesterol are less likely to develop pancreatic cancer, according to a study.

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E-cigarette flavours might be bad for you
May 26 2015 at 12:05

Flavourings in e-cigarette liquid may alter cell functions in the lungs, research suggests.

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Are you allergic to your office?
May 25 2015 at 12:36

Your office environment is contributing to your allergy symptoms, a new survey suggests.

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Screens can make you short sighted
May 25 2015 at 12:19

The eyesight of South Africans is at risk from their spending too much time indoors looking at digital devices.

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Video: Walking for organ donor awareness
May 25 2015 at 08:45

Mathew Legemaate took part in the Durban East Coast Radio Big Walk for organ donor awareness.

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Video: Kidney cancer walk
May 25 2015 at 08:45

Reivish Singh's family and friends did 5km at the Durban East Coast Radio Big Walk to raise awareness for kidney cancer.

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Don't mention the detox...
May 22 2015 at 13:18

Ellie Krieger says there are some words which should never be used in the context of food.

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New filling could help with bone loss
May 22 2015 at 11:43

A gel 'filling' made from calcium could prevent complications after having your teeth extracted.

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How to get all your vitamins from food
May 21 2015 at 13:28

Here's a day's eating plan that provides all your nutrients - and you even get to eat chips and drink wine.

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Cut booze just a little for longer life
May 21 2015 at 12:12

Four in five drinkers would live longer if they cut back by just half a glass of wine a week, according to a major study.

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