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Salt could hit your immune system

Could a high-salt diet make the immune system malfunction, triggering conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis?

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Fried food linked to diabetes in pregnancy

Pregnant women who regularly enjoy chips, an omelette or fried chicken are at much higher risk of gestational diabetes.

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Heat, ice packs ‘harmful’

Heat patches and ice packs could actually harm patients and stall their recovery, experts have warned.

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Stars add colour to (delayed) SAFW
October 17 2014 at 11:53

Turbulent winds delayed the start of day two of SA Fashion Week.

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Outdoors bang for buck
October 17 2014 at 11:53

Manufacturers are coming up with all sorts of durable new materials and designs to brighten up living areas outside.

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Bringing Eastern balance to Western kitchens
October 17 2014 at 11:53

Chinese-born chef Ying Chang Compestine is on a mission to demystify Asian cooking.

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Treat cataracts early - research
October 17 2014 at 11:52

Research has shown that a lack of knowledge and attention given to eye care resulted in children in KZN contracting treatable cataracts.

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One in three of us spy on neighbours
October 17 2014 at 11:52

Almost 50 percent of people surveyed say they could recite the times their neighbours leave and return from work.

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Want babies later? Put your ovaries on ice
October 17 2014 at 11:52

Healthy young women should be able to freeze their ovaries until they are ready for motherhood, say experts.

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When tiredness means too much iron in blood
October 17 2014 at 11:50

Tiredness is usually associated with anaemia, triggered by too little iron in the blood. But it could also be the opposite.

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‘Your man isn't your personal ATM’
October 17 2014 at 06:58

What to do when a friend asks you for money? Don’t tell her to get it from her boyfriend, writes Demetria Lucas.

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Top beauty tricks that really work
October 16 2014 at 14:12

There are things that can work miracles - it's just knowing how to sort the duds from the diamonds, writes Sarah Vine.

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Saying exactly-ish what we mean
October 16 2014 at 14:12

The beauty of 'ish' is that it's now acceptable behind virtually any noun or adjective. But is it a good thing, asks Pia de Jong.

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