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10 May 2016, 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 2016, 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 2016, 08:32am
How walking adds years to your life
How walking adds years to your life
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Science has shown that for every minute you walk, you increase your lifespan by one-and-a-half to two minutes.

10 May 2016, 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 2016, 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 2016, 06:51am
Mobile counselling clinic for Khayelitsha
Mobile counselling clinic for Khayelitsha
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Cara-cara's aim is to break down barriers to psychology treatment.

9 May 2016, 08:27am
Cost of skin cancer in SA? Too high
Cost of skin cancer in SA? Too high
Lifestyle

A study is the first to put a cost to skin cancer diagnosis and treatment in South Africa.

8 May 2016, 07:00am
'I had locked-in syndrome'
'I had locked-in syndrome'
Lifestyle

'I was still in there': A 32-year-old learns what it's like to be trapped inside her own body.

6 May 2016, 1:30pm
Walking for breast cancer? Why?
Walking for breast cancer? Why?
Lifestyle

Karuna Jaggar runs a breast cancer organisation... but she hates breast cancer walks.

6 May 2016, 08:03am
New approach needed on food allergies
New approach needed on food allergies
Lifestyle

A new study calls for a whole new approach to allergen measurement.

6 May 2016, 07:58am
Noakes to speak at CT Science Centre
Noakes to speak at CT Science Centre
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Banting advocate Professor Tim Noakes is to speak at the Cape Town Science Centre.

6 May 2016, 07:29am
Yeast infection linked to schizophrenia in men
Yeast infection linked to schizophrenia in men
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A sexually transmitted yeast infection has been linked to schizophrenia in men, according to new research.

5 May 2016, 06:58am
13hr fast a day ‘cuts return of breast cancer’
13hr fast a day ‘cuts return of breast cancer’
Lifestyle

The team behind new research stressed that they could not say why fasting influenced breast cancer risk.

4 May 2016, 4:00pm
America's 47m unnecessary antibiotic scripts
America's 47m unnecessary antibiotic scripts
Lifestyle

One in three antibiotics prescribed in the United States are unnecessary, a major study has found.

4 May 2016, 07:44am
How exercise is good for your brain
How exercise is good for your brain
Lifestyle

Studies show that making time for exercise provides some serious mental benefits.