It typically takes an overweight person more than four years to admit they have a problem - and another year and a half to tell someone.
She once declared that she would never let the pressure to lose weight get to her, but Adele is doing a very good impersonation of someone on a diet.
Some people are unaware that being a blood donor can help reduce the risk of heart diseases and cancer.
Can lemon-infused water really cut through body fat? The resounding answer from experts is no.
A team based at UCT has discovered a way to detect and diagnose cancer in its early stages.
About 5 400 people will take part in the trials to study whether an 'experimental' HIV vaccine is safe.
Cutting back on butter, cream, cheese and other fatty foods is fuelling the obesity epidemic, experts have warned.
In early 2014, US authorities announced possible changes to nutrition facts labels. And the food industry freaked out.
How exactly do human beings get Vitamin D from the sun?.
Imagine a powerful new treatment that could cut all cancer deaths by more than half.
The only vaccine to have shown efficacy in protecting against HIV infection is to be tested in South Africa.
After takes expensive painkillers, even Botox injections, Margarita Gokun Silver turned to acupuncture to treat her debilitating migraines.
Death and disability can be averted by quickly taking aspirin after a minor stroke, a study found.
Resistance to antibiotics is growing at such an alarming rate that they risk losing effectiveness entirely, a study says.
No one plans to lose weight and then put it back on again - but that is what happens. Here are tips that might help...