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Why teen smokers find it hard to quit
March 5 2014 at 12:24

A study found that the longer a young person smokes, the less grey matter they had in the brain region involved in decision-making.

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Transplanted wombs receive embryos
March 4 2014 at 12:09

Four Swedish women with transplanted uteruses have received test-tube embryos in a cutting-edge bid to fall pregnant.

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Tell your child to take a hike - to school
March 3 2014 at 12:25

Ferrying pupils to the school gates may be reassuring for parents but it ‘costs the Earth’, say green campaigners.

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Children online? Just relax
February 28 2014 at 13:50

Parental paranoia about technology and social media can be ‘devastating and destructive’, writes Emily Bazelon.

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C-section babies more likely to be obese
February 28 2014 at 13:46

Babies born by caesarean section are more likely to struggle with their weight as adults, experts warn.

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Implants to help curb teen pregnancies
February 28 2014 at 11:52

One million South Africans fall pregnant every year. Of that number eight percent are girls below 18.

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Britain proposes ‘3-parent’ IVF babies
February 28 2014 at 11:51

Britain has proposed new regulations that would offer “three-parent” fertility treatments.

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Trying times with terrible teens and twos
February 27 2014 at 14:56

Lorraine Candy has preteens and toddlers in one house. She may have to run away...

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Dyslexia is a useless term, says prof
February 27 2014 at 14:52

Dyslexia is a meaningless label sought out by parents who fear their children being branded lazy, an academic says.

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‘Sleep apnoea puts drivers at risk’
February 27 2014 at 12:31

One in 20 drivers suffers from a sleeping disorder that puts them at risk of nodding off at the wheel.

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Violent videogamer? Could be your genes
February 27 2014 at 12:30

A 'violence' gene turns some children into videogame 'junkies' - and could also be linked to ADHD.

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Schoolkids in anti-bullying campaign
February 26 2014 at 14:53

Junior and senior primary schools in Durban are taking part in an anti-bullying campaign organised by local police.

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Postnatal depression IS manageable
February 26 2014 at 12:07

Vuyo Mkhize talks to two women about their battles with postnatal depression.

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Million babies die a year - charity
February 26 2014 at 12:06

A million newborn babies a year die within 24 hours, charity Save the Children says.

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How cannabis puts teen brains at risk
February 25 2014 at 11:55

Researchers reviewed more than 120 studies on cannabis and the adolescent brain.

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‘One in four miscarriages could be prevented’
February 25 2014 at 11:54

Paying closer attention to avoidable risks in pregnancy could help reduce the toll, a study claims.

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Dogs, humans on the same wavelength
February 24 2014 at 15:07

Dogs have been man’s best friends for 30 000 years - and now scientist think they know why.

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Separating girls, boys ‘no better’
February 24 2014 at 12:16

Enrolling children at single-sex schools does not mean they will be better taught than co-ed pupils, according to research.

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Need a therapist? Go online
February 24 2014 at 12:15

Helen Grange looks at online services offering psychological help anywhere, anytime.

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Breakfast happiest time of the day
February 21 2014 at 14:26

Analysis of more than half a billion Twitter messages showed that people wake up in a good mood.

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