Copy of st local knitter
INDEPENDENT MEDIA

Get knitting to keep your mind sharp

A passion for knitting and crocheting could protect against dementia, say experts.

Read Story

wine in glass reuters
REUTERS

Glass of red wine ‘can fight cancer’

Experts have identified another potential health benefit of drinking red wine in moderate amounts.

Read Story

prem baby pic lib
AP

Preemies could turn into neurotic adults

Scientists have known for some time that premature infants are at risk of difficulties in their relationships and careers when they grow up.

Read Story

Amla laments ‘bizarre Test’

Hashim Amla has admitted the washed out second Test against Bangladesh “is one of the most bizarre Test matches I have played”.

Hunter sees what it’s like to be prey

Walter Palmer is learning what it means to be the prey of a force larger and more powerful than himself, writes Louis Theroux.

Celebrating Mandela Day
CHILDREN’S WARD TRANSFORMED  IN CELEBRATION OF MANDELA DAY The children’s ward at the Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital, Umtata, has been transformed into a bright and com ...