It’s cold and flu season, with susceptibility often blamed on a poor immune system.
There is a common misconception that we South Africans get plenty of sun and accompanying vitamin D. But the research suggests otherwise
One in eight South African males have a risk of getting cancer in their lifetime.
Experts from SA and Canada will conduct the largest global study of patients with rheumatic heart disease - which kills about 233 000 people per year.
Diabetes is rising rapidly in South Africa. What can be done? Helen Grange asks the experts.
A common misconception is that a dietitian's work is simply focused on helping people lose or manage their weight, says expert Cathy Day.
There have been five confirmed rabies cases in jackals and a dog in Gauteng in the past month.
New findings suggest that those with weak bones should take up running instead of swimming or cycling.
Patients treated with steroids six times more prone to infections
Jen Simon has a message for prescription painkiller addicts. You don't have to die from it like Prince did.
Why it's a bad idea to take food advice from Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake or Snoop Dogg. [VIDEO]
Sticking with a relatively fatty, olive-oil-rich diet might be a better way to lose weight than cutting out fat entirely, a study suggests.
Scientists think they may have discovered why men tend to die younger than women.
Could antibiotics be a major cause of Britain's spiralling epidemics of depression and dementia? The experts think so...
New guidelines serve to enable people with diabetes to make informed decisions based on an agreement between religious and medical authorities.