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Green tea could help you stay slim

An extract from green tea has been found to reduce the amount of starch absorbed from food during meals.

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'Drugs might increase fall risk for men'

Popular over-the-counter drugs may increase the risk of a serious fall among older men, scientists warn.

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Glass of red wine ‘can fight cancer’

Experts have identified another potential health benefit of drinking red wine in moderate amounts.

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Swine flu is back - but don't worry
July 7 2015 at 13:01

The strain of flu which caused a global pandemic in 2009 could be back - but there is no reason to panic.

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Study suggests viagra, skin cancer link
July 7 2015 at 12:32

Men who take Viagra may be more likely to get skin cancer, research suggests.

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WHO urges governments to raise tobacco taxes
July 7 2015 at 12:32

The World Health Organisation recommends that at least 75 percent of the price of a pack of cigarettes should be tax.

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Busy roads are bad for you
July 6 2015 at 13:01

Noise from living near a busy road could shorten your life, a study suggests.

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No bra should have a birthday
July 6 2015 at 12:26

Mandy Francis looks into expiry dates... from bleach to pillows to cycling helmets.

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It's a gym.. and it's dry
July 6 2015 at 12:19

Are gym fees of nearly R600 a month a bit much? Why not give the dry gym idea a try, writes Helen Grange.

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How they keep us sweet
July 3 2015 at 11:56

You’re not paranoid if you think big food corporations really are out to get you, writes Anne Penketh.

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How boredom makes you eat more
July 3 2015 at 11:45

Boredom really does make us eat more - that’s the suggestion from a study in the Netherlands.

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Going vegan is best way to shed kilos
July 2 2015 at 13:36

Vegans lose on average 2.5kg more than people on other diets over 18 months, a study has found.

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Major milestone in fight against cancer
July 2 2015 at 15:28

A jab for skin cancer that has extended the lives of terminally ill patients for up to ten years has been made available in the UK

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