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Could stress give you diabetes?

You don’t have to be overweight to get diabetes, as one man discovered to his cost.

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Lose your temper, hurt your heart

Having a violent temper increases the risk of a heart attack more than eightfold, scientists said.

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Panel suggests diagnostic tool for ME

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a real and serious disease that needs a new name to reflect that, a US panel says.

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9 reasons to give up fizzy drinks
February 9 2015 at 15:06

It's not just sugary drinks - diet versions, even sparkling water, can have an effect on health, writes Angela Epstein.

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‘Long-term high cholesterol raises risk’
February 9 2015 at 13:49

Having a cholesterol level that’s even slightly high can raise the risk of heart disease, researchers say.

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Hibernation may hold key to Alzheimer’s
February 9 2015 at 13:48

The secret of a squirrel’s hibernation could hold the key to preventing Alzheimer’s.

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Light jogging just the thing for health
February 5 2015 at 15:34

New research appears to confirm growing evidence that extreme exercise may be bad for you.

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How design can make you slim
February 5 2015 at 12:35

If you’re overweight, the reason could be down to the way your kitchen is organised, says a new book.

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Change of life? Change your pans
February 4 2015 at 16:13

Dreading the menopause? The good news is that there are lifestyle changes you can make to delay it.

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How to reduce risk of cancer
February 4 2015 at 13:09

On World Cancer Day, we give you a rundown of cancer risk factors you can control.

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Alcohol abuse costs SA billions
February 3 2015 at 13:03

South Africans’ heavy boozing habits, especially among women, cost an estimated R17 billion each year.

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Morning jog just not good enough?
February 2 2015 at 15:06

Exercise is apparently less effective in the early morning – even if you’re an early riser.

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Why we shout ‘ow’ when hurt
February 2 2015 at 13:13

We cry out to distract our brains from the body’s message of pain, claims a new study.

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