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38 days ago
Going to church good for body as well - study
Going to church good for body as well - study

Another possible benefit of going to church: A 33 percent chance of living longer, a new study suggests.

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38 days ago
An app for your 'lady bits'
An app for your 'lady bits'

A new phone app allows women to get to know their own anatomies.

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38 days ago
#WorldHypertensionDay: Know your numbers
#WorldHypertensionDay: Know your numbers

Very few South Africans get tested for high blood pressure or hypertension.

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38 days ago
US doctors perform first penis transplant
US doctors perform first penis transplant

Thomas Manning, 64, has received a penis from a donor and become the third penile transplant patient in history.

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38 days ago
How working for a top boss makes you ill
How working for a top boss makes you ill

Working for top-flight managers has previously been linked with improving employees' wellbeing. Now a new study says otherwise.

Lifestyle
39 days ago
Probiotic benefits a myth - study
Probiotic benefits a myth - study

Scientists say there is 'no convincing evidence' that probiotic drinks have any serious benefits for healthy people at all.

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39 days ago
Men, you should worry about BRCA genes
Men, you should worry about BRCA genes

Defective 'breast cancer' genes aren't just dangerous for women, writes Laurie McGinley.

Lifestyle
42 days ago
5 signs that your 'clean' diet is going too far
5 signs that your 'clean' diet is going too far

At a certain point, a strict diet - even when it seems healthy - can become dangerous, says a dietitian.

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42 days ago
Walk the dog to live longer
Walk the dog to live longer

Researchers have found that people who form strong bonds with their dogs tend to exercise more often and for longer.

Lifestyle
42 days ago
Speedy TB test kit on the cards
Speedy TB test kit on the cards

A finger-prick test for TB, which will give rapid results, is being developed at Stellenbosch University.

Lifestyle
42 days ago
How singing in a choir helps body fight cancer
How singing in a choir helps body fight cancer

Scientists found that just one hour of singing significantly increased levels of immune proteins that the body uses to battle serious illness.

Lifestyle
43 days ago
Let's rethink the BMI index - experts
Let's rethink the BMI index - experts

A major study has found that people who doctors say are overweight now have the lowest risk of dying from any condition.

Lifestyle
43 days ago
US chemists say homeopathy is 'bunk'
US chemists say homeopathy is 'bunk'

Homeopathy could be putting people's lives at risk, the American Chemical Society says. [VIDEO].

Lifestyle
44 days ago
Motsoaledi: No more waiting for Aids drugs
Motsoaledi: No more waiting for Aids drugs

South Africans who test HIV-positive will no longer have to wait for their CD4 count to drop before they receive ARVs.

Lifestyle
44 days ago
How night shifts have bigger effect on women
How night shifts have bigger effect on women

Both sexes saw their brain function impaired when their sleep was disrupted in a study - but the effects were greater in women.