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How pear juice could stop a hangover

Pears have been cultivated for more than 4 000 years and they may just be the latest superfood.

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New test hailed in war on breast cancer

A breast cancer 'game changer' may spare many women chemotherapy.

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‘Incense smoke worse than cigarettes’

People who burn incense indoors and inhale it could be putting their health at risk, new research suggests.

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Hearing is easy to damage, hard to fix
July 20 2015 at 13:29

Don't ignore the warning signs, writes Joyce Cohen. They can come back years later...

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Garlic ‘kills’ cancer cells - UCT study
July 20 2015 at 12:25

Garlic has both culinary and medicinal benefits, but researchers have now also uncovered garlic's cancer-fighting properties.

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No, really, don’t get up
July 17 2015 at 10:10

Researchers have found that too much standing can be bad for you.

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Pop a cherry for weight loss
July 16 2015 at 13:49

Studies reveal that cherries are unusually rich in health-promoting compounds which can trim our tummies.

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Take aspirin with caution
July 15 2015 at 12:06

Tens of thousands of heart patients are wrongly taking aspirin with potentially life threatening consequences, says a health watchdog.

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Tea: The elixir of life
July 15 2015 at 12:06

According to research, women in their 70s and 80s lived longer if they had two cups of tea a day.

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Play a game, lose weight
July 14 2015 at 13:02

British scientists have created a brain training game that they say can help you lose around 0.7kg a week.

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All work and no play leads to stress
July 14 2015 at 11:52

Have you become increasingly irritable, unable to concentrate, tired, and enjoying your work less? It could be stress.

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Flu virus under control - stats
July 14 2015 at 11:36

A report by the National Institute of Communicable Diseases found that the spread of flu is under control.

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Carnitine the new cure-all?
July 13 2015 at 13:38

A nutrient found in red meat and dairy could boost energy in old age.

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