Sex workers in selected sites around the country are to receive oral antiretrovirals as pre-exposure prophylaxis.
People who exercise in polluted areas are thought to put themselves at increased risk, but experts say exercising offsets the risks.
Medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing a paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the ...
Parents and caregivers have been warned to hide the cough syrup from their teens, as the American drug craze called "lean" ...
Yo-yo dieters may struggle to stay slim because of a lack of diversity in their gut bacteria, according to a new study.
The government has vowed to forge ahead with introducing plain packaging on tobacco products in order to reduce demand.
Cancer immunotherapy treatments are now so advanced that scientists could be close to finding a 'cure', an expert says.
Better diets and more exercise have contributed to a fitter older generation, according to a survey.
South African companies face losing millions of productive hours because of sickness this winter.
Rachel Feltman looks at the furore round a new study on cellphones and cancer and advises calm.
How better timing can make your medications and beauty products more effective. By Thea Jourdan.
A beach holiday won't just relax you - it could also make you live longer.
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.