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Bike sharing goes viral

Making bicycles available to people cheaply or free is boosting their use in many cities.

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Walking is a ‘superfood’ - experts

If you're going to pick one form of exercise, research says it should be walking.

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Don’t ignore your heart, doctor warns

At least 200 South Africans die from heart disease every day, a Cape Town heart specialist warns.

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Why that bowl of noodles might be a bad idea
August 25 2014 at 11:45

Women who eat instant noodles at least twice a week face a greater risk of metabolic syndrome, researchers say.

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Scientists test statin alternative
August 25 2014 at 11:45

A new cholesterol-lowering drug that could be used as an alternative to statins is being tested by scientists.

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Noakes diet unproven - UCT scientists
August 25 2014 at 07:32

UCT's Health Sciences faculty says sport scientist Tim Noakes makes "outrageous" claims about disease prevention.

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Asthmatics ‘don’t know they are in danger’
August 22 2014 at 13:29

Three out of four people with asthma are unaware they are at risk of a fatal attack, a study suggests.

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On a coffee break? Stand up!
August 22 2014 at 12:00

Workers should stand at their desks for at least an hour a day to stay healthy, an expert says.

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Why is it so hard to ask for help?
August 21 2014 at 11:35

Terri Rupar has cancer and is slowly learning to ask people for help...

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Study supports fizzy drink tax proposal
August 20 2014 at 13:52

A Wits study on a suggested tax on sugar-sweetened drinks shows it may help cut the country's high obesity levels.

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When an intense headache strikes
August 20 2014 at 12:17

Dr Darren Green looks ‘at thunderclap’ headaches and has some advice...

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Gold dust that could help kill brain cancer
August 20 2014 at 12:17

Tiny golden bullets could help patients win the fight against brain cancer.

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Can nuts boost male fertility?
August 19 2014 at 13:54

Italian doctors are testing a theory that may help with male infertility...

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