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31 May 2016, 4:00pm
Gut bacteria a factor in weight loss?
Gut bacteria a factor in weight loss?
Lifestyle

Yo-yo dieters may struggle to stay slim because of a lack of diversity in their gut bacteria, according to a new study.

31 May 2016, 07:53am
SA government pushes plain cigarette packs
SA government pushes plain cigarette packs
Lifestyle

The government has vowed to forge ahead with introducing plain packaging on tobacco products in order to reduce demand.

31 May 2016, 07:47am
It's an 'exciting time' for cancer research
It's an 'exciting time' for cancer research
Lifestyle

Cancer immunotherapy treatments are now so advanced that scientists could be close to finding a 'cure', an expert says.

31 May 2016, 07:12am
Why old age doesn’t start until 76
Why old age doesn’t start until 76
Lifestyle

Better diets and more exercise have contributed to a fitter older generation, according to a survey.

30 May 2016, 4:00pm
It's winter and the germs are coming
It's winter and the germs are coming
Lifestyle

South African companies face losing millions of productive hours because of sickness this winter.

30 May 2016, 10:30am
Phones and cancer... don't believe hype
Phones and cancer... don't believe hype
Lifestyle

Rachel Feltman looks at the furore round a new study on cellphones and cancer and advises calm.

29 May 2016, 07:00am
Why you put deodorant on before bed
Why you put deodorant on before bed
Lifestyle

How better timing can make your medications and beauty products more effective. By Thea Jourdan.

27 May 2016, 4:00pm
How sunny breaks could add on years
How sunny breaks could add on years
Lifestyle

A beach holiday won't just relax you - it could also make you live longer.

27 May 2016, 1:30pm
It takes us 5 years to admit we’re fat
It takes us 5 years to admit we’re fat
Lifestyle

It typically takes an overweight person more than four years to admit they have a problem - and another year and a half to tell someone.

26 May 2016, 10:35am
The secret to Adele’s dramatic weight-loss?
The secret to Adele’s dramatic weight-loss?
Lifestyle

She once declared that she would never let the pressure to lose weight get to her, but Adele is doing a very good impersonation of someone on a diet.

26 May 2016, 08:27am
How donating blood can save your life
How donating blood can save your life
Lifestyle

Some people are unaware that being a blood donor can help reduce the risk of heart diseases and cancer.

25 May 2016, 1:30pm
Lemon water and other detox myths
Lemon water and other detox myths
Lifestyle

Can lemon-infused water really cut through body fat? The resounding answer from experts is no.

25 May 2016, 08:15am
UCT finds new way to detect cancer
UCT finds new way to detect cancer
Lifestyle

A team based at UCT has discovered a way to detect and diagnose cancer in its early stages.

24 May 2016, 11:35am
HIV vaccine trial earmarked for KZN
HIV vaccine trial earmarked for KZN
Lifestyle

About 5 400 people will take part in the trials to study whether an 'experimental' HIV vaccine is safe.

23 May 2016, 10:20am
Eat more fat, says new report
Eat more fat, says new report
Lifestyle

Cutting back on butter, cream, cheese and other fatty foods is fuelling the obesity epidemic, experts have warned.