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29 Sep '15, 07:06am
Older people getting smarter but less fit
Older people getting smarter but less fit

While today's over-50s may be the brightest in history, their health is getting worse, according to studies.

Lifestyle
28 Sep '15, 4:00pm
A good cry is good for you
A good cry is good for you

One in four 18 to 34-year-olds say that they think showing emotions is a sign of weakness.

Lifestyle
18 Sep '15, 08:29am
Film fest highlights addiction
Film fest highlights addiction

The South African Recovery Film Festival will be hosted in both Cape Town and Joburg during International Recovery Month.

Lifestyle
15 Sep '15, 06:34am
Phobias and fears can be treated
Phobias and fears can be treated

It is surprising how many people are living with phobias and feel that they will never overcome them.

Lifestyle
14 Sep '15, 08:02am
Senior moments: when to worry
Senior moments: when to worry

It is when you begin to stop noticing memory lapses that you should start worrying, according to scientists.

Lifestyle
06 Sep '15, 07:00am
'I really do have no imagination'
'I really do have no imagination'

Dominic Lawson has discovered that he has aphantasia, which explains why he can't picture his wife's face.

Lifestyle
04 Sep '15, 08:18am
2.2 million S Africans have Alzheimer’s
2.2 million S Africans have Alzheimer’s

More than 2.2 million South Africans have Alzheimer's, and many live with the stigma attached to the condition.

Lifestyle
03 Sep '15, 06:20am
A quest to keep Alzheimer's at bay
A quest to keep Alzheimer's at bay

Carol Berkower's mother had dementia. So she decided to find out if there was a way to prevent the disease.

Lifestyle
28 Aug '15, 1:30pm
Learning to live in the moment
Learning to live in the moment

Regular mindfulness practice is said to promote cognitive flexibility and help you sleep better.

Lifestyle
26 Aug '15, 08:04am
'Intelligent men likely to be fitter'
'Intelligent men likely to be fitter'

Intelligent men are more likely to be in good physical shape when they're middle-aged, a study has found.

Lifestyle
21 Aug '15, 05:58am
‘White carbs raise depression risk in women’
‘White carbs raise depression risk in women’

Eating white bread and rice could increase the risk of depression in older women, research suggests.

Lifestyle
19 Aug '15, 4:00pm
Surge in 40-somethings with dementia
Surge in 40-somethings with dementia

Modern life could be to blame for a 'silent epidemic' of early dementia, British experts have warned.

Lifestyle
18 Aug '15, 4:00pm
The obstacle course to brain power
The obstacle course to brain power

If you want to boost your brain power but find crosswords a bore, why not try climbing a tree?.

Lifestyle
18 Aug '15, 06:35am
Stressed out? Try watching fish
Stressed out? Try watching fish

Research shows aquariums not only boost mood, but lower blood pressure and heart rate.

Lifestyle
14 Aug '15, 08:03am
How going to church can stave off depression
How going to church can stave off depression

Academics have found that people who join a religious community have better mental health than those who join a political party.