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48 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
49 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
49 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.

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49 days ago
Acne, eczema and hair loss is often genetic
Acne, eczema and hair loss is often genetic

Dermatologist Prof Ncoza Dlova talks to Omeshnie Naidoo about the most common skin disorders faced by South Africans.

Lifestyle
50 days ago
New coating could calm itchy skin
New coating could calm itchy skin

A thin, invisible 'second skin' could treat eczema and hide wrinkles, researchers say.

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50 days ago
World on brink of yellow fever epidemic
World on brink of yellow fever epidemic

Urgent action is needed to combat a yellow fever epidemic in Africa, academics have warned.

Lifestyle
50 days ago
How walking adds years to your life
How walking adds years to your life

Science has shown that for every minute you walk, you increase your lifespan by one-and-a-half to two minutes.

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50 days ago
Junk food, fat 'may damage kidneys'
Junk food, fat 'may damage kidneys'

Eating a junk food diet - or one high in fat - can be as damaging to the kidneys as diabetes, according to a new study.

Lifestyle
50 days ago
Smoking debate heats up
Smoking debate heats up

Seeing e-cigarettes in shops and in adverts may influence teenagers into lighting up, study says.

Lifestyle
50 days ago
Mobile counselling clinic for Khayelitsha
Mobile counselling clinic for Khayelitsha

Cara-cara's aim is to break down barriers to psychology treatment.

Lifestyle
51 days ago
Cost of skin cancer in SA? Too high
Cost of skin cancer in SA? Too high

A study is the first to put a cost to skin cancer diagnosis and treatment in South Africa.

Lifestyle
52 days ago
'I had locked-in syndrome'
'I had locked-in syndrome'

'I was still in there': A 32-year-old learns what it's like to be trapped inside her own body.

Lifestyle
54 days ago
Walking for breast cancer? Why?
Walking for breast cancer? Why?

Karuna Jaggar runs a breast cancer organisation... but she hates breast cancer walks.

Lifestyle
54 days ago
New approach needed on food allergies
New approach needed on food allergies

A new study calls for a whole new approach to allergen measurement.

Lifestyle
54 days ago
Noakes to speak at CT Science Centre
Noakes to speak at CT Science Centre

Banting advocate Professor Tim Noakes is to speak at the Cape Town Science Centre.