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Olive oil diet could help your heart

Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil could help reverse metabolic syndrome, research has revealed.

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Salt could hit your immune system

Could a high-salt diet make the immune system malfunction, triggering conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis?

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Heat, ice packs ‘harmful’

Heat patches and ice packs could actually harm patients and stall their recovery, experts have warned.

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What hair loss says about health
September 29 2014 at 13:54

Here, the experts reveal what going bald can reveal about our health.

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Hoodia not all that good for you?
September 29 2014 at 12:10

The Hoodia plant is said to help with weight loss - but a new study suggests there may be harmful side-effects.

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Rabies, the neglected disease
September 29 2014 at 11:53

Ignorance about rabies leads to the needless deaths of about 30 South Africans each year, experts say.

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Do e-cigs slow post-op recovery?
September 26 2014 at 12:02

A British trial is looking into whether electronic cigarettes might hinder recovery after surgery.

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Cape Town to host no-carb conference
September 26 2014 at 10:09

Hide the bread, stash the potatoes for sports scientist Tim Noakes’s gathering in support of his diet.

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Step away from the TV for good health
September 25 2014 at 14:04

A British health watchdog is suggesting that a TV-free day could be the way to prevent obesity.

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Can butter, cheese be good for you?
September 23 2014 at 13:46

Official advice to cut back on foods containing saturated fats is being challenged. Jerome Burne investigates...

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Heartburn can be a hiatus hernia symptom
September 25 2014 at 11:51

Dr Darren Green has some tips for dealing with gastric reflux.

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A broken heart can kill you
September 25 2014 at 11:51

Grief and loss can cause fatal damage to your immune system, scientists say.

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How safe is that tattoo ink?
September 23 2014 at 13:43

Harry Misiko takes a long look at the inks used in tattoos and says there are many unanswered health questions.

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