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Olive oil diet could help your heart

Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil could help reverse metabolic syndrome, research has revealed.

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Salt could hit your immune system

Could a high-salt diet make the immune system malfunction, triggering conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis?

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Heat, ice packs ‘harmful’

Heat patches and ice packs could actually harm patients and stall their recovery, experts have warned.

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Don’t touch the doorknob!
September 12 2014 at 13:27

A single doorknob can contaminate up to 60 percent of people in a building in four hours, according to a study.

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Reversing deadly effects of sitting too long
September 12 2014 at 11:30

There is growing evidence that there are ways to reverse the damage caused by sitting for too long.

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Simple home remedies in tackling hayfever
September 12 2014 at 11:28

Nearly 30 percent of people worldwide suffer from hayfever or allergic rhinitis, but relief is at hand.

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Don’t burn your bras just yet
September 11 2014 at 13:59

What scientists say about the myth that bras cause breast cancer...

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Take a tape measure to live longer
September 11 2014 at 12:07

The key to living longer is having a waist measurement no bigger than half your height, according to research.

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Daily cannabis smokers risk health, wellbeing
September 10 2014 at 12:06

Teens who use cannabis daily run a higher risk of becoming drug dependent, researchers said.

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Could surgery save SA’s fat people?
September 9 2014 at 11:54

South Africans are the fattest people in Africa, with obesity a growing problem, according to medical experts.

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TB drug affected by food intake – study
September 9 2014 at 11:41

When TB patients eat could affect how well their treatment works, particularly if that meal is high in carbohydrates.

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How superfoods can be bad for you
September 8 2014 at 14:39

Marianne Power gets the lowdown on trendy - and expensive - superfoods.

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Allergic to cats? Jab the feline
September 5 2014 at 13:40

If you're among the millions who are allergic to cats, the good news is that a jab to cure your allergy is on the way.

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