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Olive oil diet could help your heart

Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil could help reverse metabolic syndrome, research has revealed.

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Salt could hit your immune system

Could a high-salt diet make the immune system malfunction, triggering conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis?

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Heat, ice packs ‘harmful’

Heat patches and ice packs could actually harm patients and stall their recovery, experts have warned.

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Identifying causes of joint pain
October 21 2014 at 11:47

When it comes to joint degeneration, like any good machinery, maintenance is essential, says Dr Darren Green.

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Crash diets do work - study
October 20 2014 at 11:53

Slow and steady has always been regarded as the best approach, but a new study may contradict that.

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SA is nation of obese couch potatoes
October 20 2014 at 11:43

The obesity epidemic brings with it a host of medical problems, from diabetes to cancer.

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Beer bad for baby-making?
October 20 2014 at 07:08

A study has found that drinking just a little more than three pints of beer a week can reduce sperm quality.

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Wear a bikini, get skin cancer?
October 17 2014 at 13:41

In 1946 French designer Louis Reard invented the bikini, then came the onslaught of skin cancer...

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Treat cataracts early - research
October 17 2014 at 11:52

Research has shown that a lack of knowledge and attention given to eye care resulted in children in KZN contracting treatable cataracts.

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When tiredness means too much iron in blood
October 17 2014 at 11:50

Tiredness is usually associated with anaemia, triggered by too little iron in the blood. But it could also be the opposite.

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How to be trim like Tim
October 16 2014 at 12:00

In National Obesity Week, Professor Tim Noakes says you can forget about counting calories and tackle the real problem. Lindsay Ord reports

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Get a breath of fresh air by combating halitosis
October 16 2014 at 11:56

Dr Darren Green addresses an embarrassing health problem that's more common than we think.

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MSG bad for you? Nonsense, says Heston
October 16 2014 at 06:54

Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal has become an unlikely champion of a controversial food additive.

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