ARTICLES RELATING TO DEATH

Higher-fibre diet linked to lower death risk

2015-01-15 15:50

According to a study, a diet high in fibre may decrease the risk of premature death.

Higher-fibre diet linked to lower death risk

2015-01-13 11:20

According to a study, a diet high in fibre may decrease the risk of premature death.

Binge drinking more likely to kill older people

2015-01-08 05:00

A study has found that middle-aged Americans are the ones most likely to die from drinking too much alcohol.

What to do when someone dies

2015-01-07 05:00

The news hits you like a brick wall: someone close to you has died. Apart from dealing with the grief, what are the other things you should do? Here are some indispensable tips.

Grieving happens in phases

2015-01-06 15:58

The process of bereavement may be described as having four phases.

People who feel younger may live longer

2014-12-19 17:00

Feeling sprightly might mean that a person has more time left on earth than people who feel their age or older.

Blood running into streets from mortuary

2014-12-12 15:01

The Kuruman Hospital mortuary is in a state of collapse as bodies are allegedly being kept in broken fridges with claims of blood running into the streets, says a report.

Mom dies to save baby's life

2014-12-12 09:36

What do you when you know your death can save another's life?

Pregnant woman dies due to faulty airbag

2014-11-17 08:37

A Malaysian woman and her unborn child died as a result of a Takata-made explosive air-bag inflator disintegrating and hitting the woman when it ignited in a crash.

If you can't smell this you're about to die

2014-10-31 11:09

Apparently a poor sense of smell is strongly associated with dying within the next 5 years.

If you can't smell these 5 things you might be dying

2014-10-30 14:13

Researchers have found that having a poor sense of smell is strongly associated with dying within the next 5 years.

The Pistorians – when love is blind

2014-10-24 05:00

CyberShrink explores why ordinary women (and sometimes even men) fall in love with people on trial or convicted of nasty crimes.

Where there’s a will

2014-10-20 14:29

Where there’s a will

'How I helped my friend to die'

2014-10-15 17:00

An exclusive insight into how Prof. Sean Davison helped Dr. Anrich Burger to willingly end his life.

'How I helped my friend to die'

2014-10-13 16:33

An exclusive insight into how Prof. Sean Davison helped Dr. Anrich Burger to willingly end his life.

Euthanasia: should you be allowed to die?

2014-10-07 17:00

The right to die has been thrust back into the spotlight recently, Cybershrink describes first-hand the tragedy associated with this question.

SA doctor banned for euthanasia of his father

2014-09-30 14:55

Convicted of murdering his own father, the case of Dr. Alby Hartmann is one of the most important in South Africa's struggle around euthanasia and assisted suicide.

Nascar: No charges against Stewart

2014-09-25 13:29

Nascar driver Tony Stewart will not be charged with the death of Kevin Ward Jnr, reports a US grand jury. However, he's not in the clear yet...

What happens when you die?

2014-09-08 10:02

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.

WHO concerned about global suicide rate

2014-09-05 14:18

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling for more to be done to reduce access to common means of suicide.

 

Two cops killed on SA roads

2015-01-15 10:28

Two South African law officials have been killed on local roads during different incidents this week.

Binge drinking more likely to kill older people

2015-01-09 17:00

A study has found that middle-aged Americans are the ones most likely to die from drinking too much alcohol.

Binge drinking more likely to kill older people

2015-01-07 13:30

A study has found that middle-aged Americans are the ones most likely to die from drinking too much alcohol.

What to do when someone dies

2015-01-06 15:58

The news hits you like a brick wall: someone close to you has died. Apart from dealing with the grief, what are the other things you should do? Here are some indispensable tips.

Rolling bakkie kills mud Samaritan

2014-12-29 08:39

A good samaritan was killed on Sunday while he was trying to assist a stuck bakkie on a farm near Pretoria.

People who feel younger may live longer

2014-12-18 10:37

Feeling sprightly might mean that a person has more time left on earth than people who feel their age or older.

Blood running into streets from mortuary

2014-12-12 17:05

The Kuruman Hospital mortuary is in a state of collapse as bodies are allegedly being kept in broken fridges with claims of blood running into the streets, says a report.

Blood running into streets from mortuary

2014-12-12 11:47

The Kuruman Hospital mortuary is in a state of collapse as bodies are allegedly being kept in broken fridges with claims of blood running into the streets, says a report.

Hippo kills Limpopo man

2014-12-09 11:05

A man has died form his injuries after initially surviving a brutal attack from a hippopotamus.

Remains of suspected Ebola case test negative

2014-11-20 11:32

The body of a person who had recently come to the US from West Africa and died of an apparent heart attack tested negative for the Ebola virus.

Third-hand smoke can be a killer

2014-11-14 13:04

The tobacco smoke that lingers after a cigarette has been smoked is harmful.

If you can't smell these 5 things you might be dying

2014-11-04 05:00

Researchers have found that having a poor sense of smell is strongly associated with dying within the next 5 years.

If you can't smell these 5 things you might be dying

2014-10-31 11:49

Researchers have found that having a poor sense of smell is strongly associated with dying within the next 5 years.

If you can't smell these 5 things you might be about to die

2014-10-30 14:43

Researchers have found that having a poor sense of smell is strongly associated with dying within the next 5 years.

The Pistorians – when love is blind

2014-10-27 15:40

CyberShrink explores why ordinary women (and sometimes even men) fall in love with people on trial or convicted of nasty crimes.

The Pistorians – when love is blind

2014-10-23 15:10

CyberShrink explores why ordinary women (and sometimes even men) fall in love with people on trial or convicted of nasty crimes.

'How I helped my friend to die'

2014-10-16 12:52

An exclusive insight into how Prof. Sean Davison helped Health24's Cyberdoc, Dr. Anrich Burger, to willingly end his life.

"How I helped my friend to die"

2014-10-14 09:12

An exclusive insight into how Prof. Sean Davison helped Dr. Anrich Burger to willingly end his life.

Alcohol, not Ebola, possible cause of Briton's death in Macedonia

2014-10-13 12:53

Severe alcohol poisoning could have mimicked some of the symptoms of Ebola, prompting concerns of an outbreak in the country.

Euthanasia: should you be allowed to die?

2014-10-06 11:06

The right to die has been thrust back into the spotlight recently, Cybershrink describes first-hand the tragedy associated with this question.

Should you be allowed to die?

2014-09-30 13:10

The right to die has been thrust back into the spotlight recently, Cybershrink describes first-hand the tragedy associated with this question.

Body parts up for adoption

2014-09-18 12:22

"Adopting" a poisoned liver or an amputated leg may seem macabre, but it's an innovative way to fund essential medical education.

Goodbye, beloved furball

2014-09-08 08:19

Parents sometimes have to help kids say goodbye to their beloved pets.

Goodbye, beloved furball

2014-09-05 11:32

Parents sometimes have to help kids say goodbye to their beloved pets.

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