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35 days ago
It takes us 5 years to admit we’re fat
It takes us 5 years to admit we’re fat

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.

Lifestyle
37 days ago
The secret to Adele’s dramatic weight-loss?
The secret to Adele’s dramatic weight-loss?

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.

Lifestyle
37 days ago
How donating blood can save your life
How donating blood can save your life

Some people are unaware that being a blood donor can help reduce the risk of heart diseases and cancer.

Lifestyle
37 days ago
Lemon water and other detox myths
Lemon water and other detox myths

Can lemon-infused water really cut through body fat? The resounding answer from experts is no.

Lifestyle
38 days ago
UCT finds new way to detect cancer
UCT finds new way to detect cancer

A team based at UCT has discovered a way to detect and diagnose cancer in its early stages.

Lifestyle
38 days ago
HIV vaccine trial earmarked for KZN
HIV vaccine trial earmarked for KZN

About 5 400 people will take part in the trials to study whether an 'experimental' HIV vaccine is safe.

Lifestyle
40 days ago
Eat more fat, says new report
Eat more fat, says new report

Cutting back on butter, cream, cheese and other fatty foods is fuelling the obesity epidemic, experts have warned.

Lifestyle
40 days ago
Why Big Sugar hates US's new food labels
Why Big Sugar hates US's new food labels

In early 2014, US authorities announced possible changes to nutrition facts labels. And the food industry freaked out.

Lifestyle
42 days ago
The weird history of vitamin D
The weird history of vitamin D

How exactly do human beings get Vitamin D from the sun?.

Lifestyle
43 days ago
We already know how to stop cancer - study
We already know how to stop cancer - study

Imagine a powerful new treatment that could cut all cancer deaths by more than half.

Lifestyle
43 days ago
Aids vaccine on trial in South Africa
Aids vaccine on trial in South Africa

The only vaccine to have shown efficacy in protecting against HIV infection is to be tested in South Africa.

Lifestyle
43 days ago
Acupuncture stung, but it tamed my migraines
Acupuncture stung, but it tamed my migraines

After takes expensive painkillers, even Botox injections, Margarita Gokun Silver turned to acupuncture to treat her debilitating migraines.

Lifestyle
43 days ago
Minor stroke? Take an aspirin
Minor stroke? Take an aspirin

Death and disability can be averted by quickly taking aspirin after a minor stroke, a study found.

Lifestyle
44 days ago
'Immediate action needed' on antibiotic crisis
'Immediate action needed' on antibiotic crisis

Resistance to antibiotics is growing at such an alarming rate that they risk losing effectiveness entirely, a study says.

Lifestyle
44 days ago
Five reasons we regain weight
Five reasons we regain weight

No one plans to lose weight and then put it back on again - but that is what happens. Here are tips that might help...