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13 May '16, 4:00pm
5 signs that your 'clean' diet is going too far
5 signs that your 'clean' diet is going too far
Lifestyle

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

13 May '16, 09:02am
Walk the dog to live longer
Walk the dog to live longer
Lifestyle

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

13 May '16, 08:56am
Speedy TB test kit on the cards
Speedy TB test kit on the cards
Lifestyle

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

13 May '16, 06:49am
How singing in a choir helps body fight cancer
How singing in a choir helps body fight cancer
Lifestyle

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

12 May '16, 08:36am
Let's rethink the BMI index - experts
Let's rethink the BMI index - experts
Lifestyle

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

12 May '16, 08:30am
US chemists say homeopathy is 'bunk'
US chemists say homeopathy is 'bunk'
Lifestyle

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

11 May '16, 07:33am
Motsoaledi: No more waiting for Aids drugs
Motsoaledi: No more waiting for Aids drugs
Lifestyle

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

11 May '16, 06:52am
How night shifts have bigger effect on women
How night shifts have bigger effect on women
Lifestyle

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

11 May '16, 04:00am
Acne, eczema and hair loss is often genetic
Acne, eczema and hair loss is often genetic
Lifestyle

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

10 May '16, 4:00pm
New coating could calm itchy skin
New coating could calm itchy skin
Lifestyle

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

10 May '16, 1:30pm
World on brink of yellow fever epidemic
World on brink of yellow fever epidemic
Lifestyle

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

10 May '16, 08:32am
How walking adds years to your life
How walking adds years to your life
Lifestyle

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

10 May '16, 08:27am
Junk food, fat 'may damage kidneys'
Junk food, fat 'may damage kidneys'
Lifestyle

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

10 May '16, 06:51am
Smoking debate heats up
Smoking debate heats up
Lifestyle

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

10 May '16, 06:51am
Mobile counselling clinic for Khayelitsha
Mobile counselling clinic for Khayelitsha
Lifestyle

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