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7 June 2016, 10:30am
'Let's abandon the low-fat myth'
'Let's abandon the low-fat myth'
Lifestyle

Sticking with a relatively fatty, olive-oil-rich diet might be a better way to lose weight than cutting out fat entirely, a study suggests.

7 June 2016, 07:47am
Battle of sexes: It all comes down to DNA
Battle of sexes: It all comes down to DNA
Lifestyle

Scientists think they may have discovered why men tend to die younger than women.

7 June 2016, 07:47am
Feeling low? It could be your antibiotics
Feeling low? It could be your antibiotics
Lifestyle

Could antibiotics be a major cause of Britain's spiralling epidemics of depression and dementia? The experts think so...

6 June 2016, 08:00am
Facing Ramadaan with diabetes
Facing Ramadaan with diabetes
Lifestyle

New guidelines serve to enable people with diabetes to make informed decisions based on an agreement between religious and medical authorities.

6 June 2016, 07:50am
Powerful drug that killed Prince: What is fentanyl?
Powerful drug that killed Prince: What is fentanyl?
Lifestyle

Fentanyl is extraordinarily easy to misuse, even unintentionally. Sarah Kaplan investigates

5 June 2016, 07:00am
How sunshine can cut your blood pressure
How sunshine can cut your blood pressure
Lifestyle

John Naish looks at new research which reveals the unexpected benefits of catching some rays.

3 June 2016, 08:28am
Robotic hands boost prostate surgery
Robotic hands boost prostate surgery
Lifestyle

A new robotic procedure is revolutionising treatment for prostate cancer.

3 June 2016, 08:04am
Are we closer to finding universal cancer vaccine?
Are we closer to finding universal cancer vaccine?
Lifestyle

Scientists have taken a 'very positive step' towards creating a universal vaccine against cancer.

2 June 2016, 4:00pm
Does hugging stop when antibiotics end?
Does hugging stop when antibiotics end?
Lifestyle

Roger Pickup tries to imagine a world without antibiotics and thinks it would be a dark place indeed.

2 June 2016, 09:03am
Eat late, gain weight?
Eat late, gain weight?
Lifestyle

Regularly eating after 8pm leads us to pile on the kilos, research suggests.

2 June 2016, 07:54am
Southern Africa winning the war on Aids
Southern Africa winning the war on Aids
Lifestyle

Globally, the number of people accessing ARV drugs has more than doubled since 2010, says a new report.

2 June 2016, 07:54am
How tomatoes could ease bladder problems
How tomatoes could ease bladder problems
Lifestyle

Experts have discovered that the chemical lycopene, which gives tomatoes their red colour, can reduce the expansion of the prostate in older men.

1 June 2016, 1:30pm
Being stuck at your desk is bad for you
Being stuck at your desk is bad for you
Lifestyle

Over-worked employees are spending too much time at their desks, raising their risk of health problems, experts warn.

1 June 2016, 08:15am
Oral HIV help for sex workers
Oral HIV help for sex workers
Lifestyle

Sex workers in selected sites around the country are to receive oral antiretrovirals as pre-exposure prophylaxis.

1 June 2016, 07:30am
Why walking is good for you... even in smog
Why walking is good for you... even in smog
Lifestyle

People who exercise in polluted areas are thought to put themselves at increased risk, but experts say exercising offsets the risks.