ARTICLES RELATING TO DEATH

Early loss of a parent could shorten your lifespan

2014-07-24 10:15

Researchers found premature death to be 50 percent higher in adults who had lost a parent in childhood.

Too much TV linked to early death

2014-07-18 15:59

Adults who watch three or more hours of TV per day may double their risk of early death, compared to those who watch less.

Third-hand smoke can be a killer

2014-06-04 13:44

With so much focus on second-hand smoke we have, for the large part, overlooked the dangers of third-hand smoke... until now.

Dangerous games kids play

2014-05-26 14:35

The choking game is a popular game among children – who are not aware of the sometimes fatal consequences.

Poor physical shape in middle age tied to earlier death

2014-05-09 14:39

Being in poor shape in middle age hurts more than just one's physique. It is also tied to earlier death, a recent study found.

Guilt over child’s death

2014-04-15 13:00

One of the toughest jobs for a parent whose child dies is to face the guilt.

I will never get over my father’s death

2014-03-20 12:30

Does the pain of the death of a loved one ever really go away? It's been two years, but it's still a daily struggle.

The choking game could be your child's last game – ever

2014-02-24 16:18

The choking game is a popular game among children – who are not aware of the sometimes fatal consequences.

Girl (15) shot dead after car 'prank'

2014-02-20 08:17

A girl was shot dead when a weekend prank went horribly wrong and a man opened fire on a car full of teenagers. The shooter says he fired his handgun "to scare them'.

8 weird burial customs

2014-02-05 05:00

There are more ways of disposing of the dead than you could possibly imagine. Here's more about eight particularly strange ones.

Death in family may increase kids' psychosis risk

2014-01-23 12:26

A study reveals that children who experience the death of a family member are at slightly increased risk for psychotic illnesses such as schizophrenia later in life.

Do I have the right to mourn Madiba?

2013-12-09 09:54

Carmen Williams feels sad about the passing of a great man, but wonders of this makes her seem insincere.

How do you deal with grief?

2013-12-07 15:00

There is no right way of coping with death. The way a person grieves depends on the personality of that person and the relationship with the person who has died.

Do I have the right to mourn Madiba?

2013-12-06 14:54

Carmen Williams feels sad about the passing of a great man, but wonders of this makes her seem insincere.

Who gets your kids if you die?

2013-11-29 11:06

If something happens to you, who do you trust with your children? Masanda Peter thinks it over.

More mothers are killing their children

2013-10-28 08:38

Police are worried about an increasing number of mothers who are murdering their children.

Tragic De Villota found dead

2013-10-11 10:46

Former Formula 1 test driver Maria de Villota, 33, who lost her right eye in a horror crash in 2012, has been found dead in a hotel in Spain.

What happens when you die?

2013-09-17 05:00

If you want a picture of death in South Africa, you need look no further than the Salt River Forensic Pathology Laboratory in Cape Town.

Physician-assisted suicide a hotly debated topic

2013-09-12 13:16

Whether doctors should help patients die continues to be a hotly debated topic within the medical community, a poll finds.

End-of-life regrets

2013-08-22 10:25

When it comes to looking back at one’s life as one nears the end of it, there will always be things one regrets.

Heavy coffee drinkers die earlier

2013-08-19 05:00

Research shows that people who drink more than four cups of coffee a day may die earlier than those who don't.

Heavy coffee drinkers die earlier

2013-08-16 09:14

Research shows that people who drink more than four cups of coffee a day may die earlier than those who don't.

What's behind a near-death experience

2013-08-13 14:45

The shining light some people report seeing after surviving a heart attack may have a scientific explanation, say researchers.

Tot dies: Another bakkie horror

2013-08-07 08:10

A five-year-old girl died after she was run over by a bakkie during a beer ceremony in Cape Town, according to reports on Tuesday.

 

Social media can feed Munchausen by proxy

2014-07-21 11:40

A recent murder case may be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, according to experts.

What happens when you die?

2014-06-06 12:28

If you want a picture of death in South Africa, you need look no further than the Salt River Forensic Pathology Laboratory in Cape Town.

Break-up survival kit

2014-05-21 12:16

Getting dumped must be one of the worst experiences out there. Here's how you can get through it step by step.

Dignity therapy - making sense of dying

2014-04-29 12:50

"Dignity therapy" is changing the way how people facing death are able to derive meaning from their life and regain a sense of self.

Guilt over child’s death

2014-04-04 11:00

One of the toughest jobs for a parent whose child dies is to face the guilt.

I will never get over my father’s death

2014-03-19 15:36

Does the pain of the death of a loved one ever really go away? It's been two years, but it's still a daily struggle.

Doctor declares miscarriage without examination

2014-02-24 15:13

The Sowetan reports that a woman whose baby died during birth two weeks ago is seeking legal advice. She claims a doctor told her she miscarried without examining her.

Botched circumcision pics to stay on website

2014-02-19 10:57

A ruling that a website has the right to publish graphic images of botched traditional circumcisions was upheld by the Appeal Tribunal.

Death in family may increase kids' psychosis risk

2014-01-24 10:30

A study reveals that children who experience the death of a family member are at slightly increased risk for psychotic illnesses such as schizophrenia later in life.

North West Premier condemns initiate death

2013-12-30 11:04

Illegal initiation schools will be shut down, North West premier Thandi Modise said in condemning the death of an initiate in Christiana at the weekend.

Coping with grief during the holiday season

2013-12-09 09:14

The holidays can be a time of sadness and grief for those who have lost a loved one, but there are things people can do to ease those feelings, an expert advises.

Grief, bereavement and mourning

2013-12-07 05:00

There is no right way of coping with death. The way a person grieves depends on the personality of that person and the relationship with the person who has died.

Walker crash: Cause of death revealed

2013-12-05 08:39

'Fast & Furious' star Paul Walker was killed by the combined effects of crash impact and fire, according to an autopsy. Watch the cast say farewell in a tribute video.

Transferring property in the event of death

2013-11-15 11:41

Transfer duty is not payable when property is transferred to any heir in terms of a will, says an expert.

Death and mortgage payments

2013-11-01 14:17

A Fin24 user wants to know who is liable to pay the bond if a co-owner dies.

Horror bus crash kills 14 children

2013-10-14 09:52

South Africa doesn't have a monopoly on unroadworthy buses crashing and killing children... a makeshift party-bus travelling in Peru plunged off a cliff, killing everyone on board - including 14 children.

What happens when you die?

2013-09-17 13:57

If you want a picture of death in South Africa, you need look no further than the Salt River Forensic Pathology Laboratory in Cape Town.

What happens when you die?

2013-09-16 07:58

If you want a picture of death in South Africa, you need look no further than the Salt River Forensic Pathology Laboratory in Cape Town.

What will you regret one day?

2013-08-30 13:54

When people have end-of-life regrets, they often are being very hard on themselves, says Susan Erasmus.

The top 5 regrets of dying people

2013-08-20 10:07

A book by a palliative nurse lists the top five regrets of the dying. How many of these do you share?

Heavy coffee drinkers die earlier

2013-08-16 13:15

Research shows that people who drink more than four cups of coffee a day may die earlier than those who don't.

What's behind a near-death experience

2013-08-14 05:00

The shining light some people report seeing after surviving a heart attack may have a scientific explanation, say researchers.

What's behind a near-death experience

2013-08-13 12:47

The shining light some people report seeing after surviving a heart attack may have a scientific explanation, say researchers.

Landmark right-to-die appeal dismissed

2013-08-02 05:00

A British court has rejected appeals for the right to die by a paralysed road accident victim and the family of a deceased locked-in syndrome sufferer.

 
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