More than 600 000 online applications for 2017 have been processed, the Gauteng education department says.
Sixty-seven people aim to summit Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for girls who can't afford sanitary towels.
The Caring4-Girls initiative, with which Independent Media is partnered, supplies sanitary pads to about 270 000 girls.
Sex workers in selected sites around the country are to receive oral antiretrovirals as pre-exposure prophylaxis.
People who exercise in polluted areas are thought to put themselves at increased risk, but experts say exercising offsets the risks.
Medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing a paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the ...
The Pawbo pet cam has a wide-angle camera and remote streaming so you can check on what your pet's up to when you're not around.
Babies born to women with a common form of temporary diabetes, that occurs in pregnancy, gain weight early on in life, say scientists.
While men may complain of being brushed off, their partners actually want to have sex, a study has revealed.
Cape Town is known for the diversity of its restaurants, but the strangest has to be at Pollsmoor Maximum Security Prison.
Yo-yo dieters may struggle to stay slim because of a lack of diversity in their gut bacteria, according to a new study.
Cancer immunotherapy treatments are now so advanced that scientists could be close to finding a 'cure', an expert says.
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Better diets and more exercise have contributed to a fitter older generation, according to a survey.
Publicity from health-conscious celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow has prompted a boom in demand for food dehydrators.