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Aspartame safe to use - study

It has been blamed for health problems but aspartame does not cause any harm, a study has found.

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Endo sufferers march to have voices heard

People turned out in their numbers to support the Global Million Women March for Endometriosis on Saturday.

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SA joins global effort to beat Type 2 diabetes

A four-year collaborative research project aims to develop and test new approaches to tackling and reducing Type 2 Diabetes.

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Immunotherapy takes on cancer
February 16 2015 at 14:03

Activating the body’s own immune system to fight cancer is an old vision among doctors.

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Fitness apps will keep you healthy
February 16 2015 at 14:02

A new breed of hi-tech fitness websites and apps offer workouts and fitness advice.

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Glass of wine a day can raise stroke risk
February 13 2015 at 14:04

Having one large glass of wine a day in middle age raises the risk of a stroke, warn researchers.

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'Few people recover from obesity'
February 12 2015 at 13:23

Experts say that the weight of obese people is "biologically stamped in" - which makes it difficult to lose kilos.

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Has anti-fat advice made us fatter?
February 11 2015 at 15:08

John Naish investigates the history of anti-fat dietary advice and decides to start buying butter again.

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Resigned to death – and saved by new treatment
February 11 2015 at 13:05

Melanoma is a serious skin cancer. Now a new treatment option has been approved for South Africa, writes Helen Grange.

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Why solid food is better than juice
February 10 2015 at 13:28

Ellie Krieger says chewing is highly underrated and that by forgoing it, we are missing out on important benefits.

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Cut the fat advice 'was a mistake'
February 10 2015 at 12:59

Advice to reduce fat consumption should not have been introduced, UK and US researchers have concluded.

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9 reasons to give up fizzy drinks
February 9 2015 at 15:06

It's not just sugary drinks - diet versions, even sparkling water, can have an effect on health, writes Angela Epstein.

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‘Long-term high cholesterol raises risk’
February 9 2015 at 13:49

Having a cholesterol level that’s even slightly high can raise the risk of heart disease, researchers say.

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