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‘Cell damage causes motor neurone disease’

Three rugby players are among the more high-profile cases of MND – but that does not mean that contact sports caused the disease, a top neurosurgeon says.... Read Story

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Mowing down malaria

On the eve of World Malaria Day, Debbie Reynolds looks at a disease that in Africa takes the life of a child every minute

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Why we should keep the carbs

Chloe Lambert talks to experts about carbohydrates and why we should ditch the guilt about eating them.

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Why that hot drink may be bad for you
April 2 2015 at 11:13

Research has linked very hot drinks to bad skin and nosebleeds. Angela Epstein finds out more...

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How watching TV can affect your health
April 2 2015 at 09:38

Every hour spent sitting watching television increases the risk of getting diabetes, researchers have warned.

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Hospitals rethink their horrible gowns
April 1 2015 at 14:21

Why are hospital gowns so awful? What would it take to change them? Shefali Luthra finds out...

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Neck rub may be best to cure headaches
April 1 2015 at 14:15

Neck massage could be more effective than drugs for treating the most common type of headache, a study suggests.

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Western Cape launches wellness initiative
April 1 2015 at 14:13

Western Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo wants people to Keep moving and eat healthily.

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Aspartame safe to use - study
March 31 2015 at 13:34

It has been blamed for health problems but aspartame does not cause any harm, a study has found.

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SA joins global effort to beat Type 2 diabetes
March 30 2015 at 12:55

A four-year collaborative research project aims to develop and test new approaches to tackling and reducing Type 2 Diabetes.

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Endo sufferers march to have voices heard
March 30 2015 at 12:55

People turned out in their numbers to support the Global Million Women March for Endometriosis on Saturday.

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Obesity raises women's risk of cancer
March 27 2015 at 15:18

Obese women have a 40 percent higher risk of seven types of cancer in their lifetime, according to research.

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Why I had a breast reduction
March 27 2015 at 15:53

Mary Anderson has always had big breasts. She finally got tired of it, and took action.

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