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Video: A day in the life of a dialysis patient

Nonhlanhla is one of the lucky few - thousands of kidney failure sufferers are unable to access treatment in South Africa due to a shortage of dialysis machines... Read Story

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Back to normal after ‘slipped disc’

Paul Farhi went for a run and ended up with agonising lower back pain.

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Too many men bad for women?

A male-dominated workplace could cause dangerous levels of stress in women, according to researchers.

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Cervical cancer neglected in Africa
August 13 2015 at 07:57

Cervical cancer is a "neglected disease", Cancer Association of SA chief executive Elize Joubert says.

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Missed breakfast? Not to worry
August 13 2015 at 07:07

Peter Whoriskey look at how government nutritionists can get it wrong - from breakfast to salt and fat.

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Flu strain more severe this year
August 12 2015 at 11:59

Local doctors are warning that over-the-counter meds can lead to complications.

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Fatty food advice 'might be misguided'
August 12 2015 at 11:18

Saturated fats are not as bad for us as previously believed, research has confirmed - but don't hit the butter yet.

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Circumcision underwear launched
August 12 2015 at 07:39

A mechanical engineering student was determined to turn his experience of circumcision into something helpful for others.

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Test could predict breast cancer
August 11 2015 at 11:53

Scientists say that a key chemical in the blood of healthy women could predict whether they go on to suffer from breast cancer.

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Ocean View benefits from Banting
August 9 2015 at 12:36

A group of Ocean View women have been on the controversial Banting diet for a month - and they love it.

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Conduct charge nonsensical: Noakes
August 9 2015 at 12:46

"The experts are scared to speak out publicly," says Professor Tim Noakes after local nutritionists refused to comment.

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Are women becoming the unhealthy sex?
August 7 2015 at 13:47

As busy lives make them neglect their bodies’ danger signs...

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Kerr doesn’t mind being naughty
August 6 2015 at 13:55

Miranda Kerr may be known for her slim figure but isn't bothered about the odd unhealthy treat

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