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1 June 2016, 10:23am
Trek4Mandela to help girls who need pads
Trek4Mandela to help girls who need pads
Kids

Sixty-seven people aim to summit Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for girls who can't afford sanitary towels.

1 June 2016, 10:22am
Playing truant to avoid embarrassment
Playing truant to avoid embarrassment
Kids

The Caring4-Girls initiative, with which Independent Media is partnered, supplies sanitary pads to about 270 000 girls.

1 June 2016, 10:15am
Oral HIV help for sex workers
Oral HIV help for sex workers
Lifestyle

Sex workers in selected sites around the country are to receive oral antiretrovirals as pre-exposure prophylaxis.

1 June 2016, 09:30am
The doggy monitor that works a treat
The doggy monitor that works a treat
Friends

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.

1 June 2016, 09:30am
Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study
Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study
Lifestyle

Medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing a paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the ...

1 June 2016, 09:30am
Why walking is good for you... even in smog
Why walking is good for you... even in smog
Lifestyle

People who exercise in polluted areas are thought to put themselves at increased risk, but experts say exercising offsets the risks.

1 June 2016, 09:29am
How child obesity is triggered in womb
How child obesity is triggered in womb
Lifestyle

Babies born to women with a common form of temporary diabetes, that occurs in pregnancy, gain weight early on in life, say scientists.

1 June 2016, 07:06am
How men underestimate women's libido
How men underestimate women's libido
Sex

While men may complain of being brushed off, their partners actually want to have sex, a study has revealed.

31 May 2016, 8:00pm
Fancy lunch at Pollsmoor?
Fancy lunch at Pollsmoor?
Food

Cape Town is known for the diversity of its restaurants, but the strangest has to be at Pollsmoor Maximum Security Prison.

31 May 2016, 6:00pm
Gut bacteria a factor in weight loss?
Gut bacteria a factor in weight loss?
Lifestyle

Yo-yo dieters may struggle to stay slim because of a lack of diversity in their gut bacteria, according to a new study.

31 May 2016, 09:47am
It's an 'exciting time' for cancer research
It's an 'exciting time' for cancer research
Lifestyle

Cancer immunotherapy treatments are now so advanced that scientists could be close to finding a 'cure', an expert says.

31 May 2016, 09:38am
Rushdie dines with 'filthy pop' singer
Rushdie dines with 'filthy pop' singer
Relationships

He is a literary giant. She is a peroxide blonde singer who wears bondage gear for her act. Are they an item? [VIDEO]

31 May 2016, 09:12am
Don’t cook, just dry your food!
Don’t cook, just dry your food!
Food

Publicity from health-conscious celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow has prompted a boom in demand for food dehydrators.

31 May 2016, 09:12am
Why old age doesn’t start until 76
Why old age doesn’t start until 76
Lifestyle

Better diets and more exercise have contributed to a fitter older generation, according to a survey.

31 May 2016, 06:47am
A quest to 'reanimate' the brain dead
A quest to 'reanimate' the brain dead
People

A scientist with a plan to reawaken brain dead patients is getting a lot of email - mostly about zombies.