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2-year-old girl with Alzheimer's may soon forget her parents

2017-09-26 07:30

Marian McGlocklin's parents noticed something wasn't right with their little girl, but they never suspected it could be a form of Alzheimer's.

Surgery may trigger opioid abuse in teens and young adults

2017-09-25 12:00

Opioids can be highly addictive when used incorrectly. Researchers established that post-surgical opioid use can increase the risk of addiction.

Too few parks? Here's how green spaces can help city kids

2017-09-25 10:00

A study found that living close to a park could reduce asthma symptoms in urban children.

Can running help cure your hangover?

2017-09-25 08:10

If you had one too many last night, think twice before tying your running shoes.

5 times a squat can show you what’s wrong with your body

2017-09-23 08:03

Squat this, spot that…

KZN govt pays tribute to 'dedicated, caring' nurse

2017-09-22 20:53

The KwaZulu-Natal government has paid tribute to a nurse who died recently, describing the dedicated healthcare practitioner as "kind, easily approachable and caring".

8 symptoms that can mean you have low testosterone levels

2017-09-22 14:15

Low testosterone levels affect much more than your penis.

Here’s why it can be dangerous to work overtime

2017-09-22 12:00

Putting in too much overtime? According to new research, it might be damaging your heart.

One more reason to breastfeed

2017-09-22 10:00

Hormonal changes encountered during breastfeeding may lower the risk of endometriosis, according to new research.

Possible causes of sensitivity: crown or enamel issues

2017-09-21 14:47

Tooth sensitivity can cause you a great amount of pain but what causes it? Dr Simon Reeves talks about enamel issues that can cause tooth sensitivity.

 

'World's heaviest woman' dies

2017-09-25 20:38

An Egyptian believed to be the world's heaviest woman has died of heart and kidney failure at an Abu Dhabi hospital.

Fake sugar may not be a safer option for diabetics

2017-09-25 11:00

A new study supports the concept that artificial sweeteners could actually reduce the body's control of blood sugar levels.

This is why people start to lose interest in sex, according to science

2017-09-25 08:11

It happens sooner in a relationship than you’d think.

The vitamin you need so your penis can perform

2017-09-25 08:10

Low levels of this nutrient may cause your penis to let you down.

Single-pill HIV treatment to save SA R11bn – health ministry

2017-09-22 22:14

A single-pill HIV treatment is expected to be introduced in 2018 and is projected to save SA about R11bn over the following six years, the health ministry has announced.

7 ways coughing can injure your body

2017-09-22 15:09

The average cough lasts between two and three weeks and usually causes no serious physical damage – but beware when a cough turns violent!

From drug addict to keen runner

2017-09-22 12:45

A former drug and alcohol abuser finds a new way to get high – with exercise.

You’re not burning as many calories as you think

2017-09-22 11:45

Most of us overestimate how much energy we burn on the bike. Here’s how to get a more accurate number.

You're not too young to have a heart attack

2017-09-22 08:16

How much do you really know about the things that can go wrong with your heart throughout the course of your life?

A new way to diagnose food allergies

2017-09-21 14:00

Researchers are suggesting a new 'food challenge' to pinpoint food allergies. This method is safe and won't cause any dangerous reactions.

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