Toxic Kenya dump concerns pope

2015-11-24 22:28

A toxic Kenyan dumpsite embodies the pope's environmental concern ahead of his Africa trip.

Liberia records 1st Ebola death since July

2015-11-24 16:56

A health official in Liberia says the country has recorded its first Ebola death since July.

Uber taxis bring flu shots to your home

2015-11-24 13:01

If you’ve ever used the Uber taxi service, you’re probably a fan. It’s super easy to use. Now, in the US, they have introduced UberHEALTH, that delivers flu shots and wellness packs to your home.

Using 'gene drive' to create malaria-resistant mosquito

2015-11-24 12:14

Researchers have created genetically-modified mosquitoes resistant to the malaria parasite, raising the possibility of one day stopping the spread of the disease.

Cunnane may testify in Noakes hearing

2015-11-24 11:21

Canadian professor, Stephen Cunnane will be allowed to testify in the Health Professions Council of SA's hearing against Professor Tim Noakes.

Why South Africans need to can soft drinks

2015-11-24 09:16

If South Africans don’t drastically reduce the number of cool drinks, juices and sugar-sweetened beverages they drink every day, there will be more than nine million obese adults in the country by 2017.

Tim Noakes makes another appearance before health council

2015-11-24 05:34

The hearing against Professor Tim Noakes will continue after he was charged with unprofessional conduct following a complaint to the Health Professions Council of SA.

Jonah Lomu probably suffered a blood clot after a long-haul flight

2015-11-23 16:19

Ex All Blacks doctor John Mayhew has said that rugby great Johan Lomu probably died from a venous thromboembolism - a blood clot in the vein - brought on by the extreme long-haul flight from the UK to New Zealand.

Remember Heinz Winckler? He has advice for you.

2015-11-23 15:34

Singer, songwriter and former SA Idol winner, Heinz Winckler gives us a glimpse into his home and shares with us how his family stays happy and healthy.

'Noakes gave advice without knowing anything about the baby'

2015-11-23 15:00

Noakes gave advice to a mother without knowing the medical history or even age of her baby, former Association for Dietetic in SA president Claire Strydom has told the HPCSA. The hearing will continue on Tuesday.


Banting converts lend Noakes support at HPCSA hearing

2015-11-24 21:15

Several of Professor Tim Noakes's supporters have been attending the Health Professions Council of SA hearings. Noakes is appearing before the council after being charged with unprofessional conduct.

Noakes doesn't have qualifications to give dietary advice - expert

2015-11-24 15:25

Professor Tim Noakes doesn't have the necessary qualifications to dole out advice to breastfeeding mothers, a dietary expert has said at his HPCSA hearing.

10 reasons why News24 users love and loathe banting

2015-11-24 12:42

While the HPCSA continues its hearings on whether Professor Tim Noakes acted unprofessionally by giving unconventional advice on breastfeeding, many News24 users have described why they believe his diet works.

Sexy Food in Cape Town

2015-11-24 11:41

Bringing nature to our tummies in the healthiest, sexiest way.

Caffeine in pregnancy may not harm baby's IQ

2015-11-24 10:21

IQ and behavioural assessments found no evidence that mothers' caffeine consumption during pregnancy had any effect on their offspring.

We try low-cal, low-carb Konjac noodles

2015-11-24 08:51

In the feverish search for food that looks and taste like pasta (read carbs), food manufacturers are creating noodles out of almost nothing.

Pfizer, Allergan to combine in $160bn deal

2015-11-23 17:00

Pfizer and Allergan has agreed to combine in a $160bn deal, creating a drugmaking behemoth called Pfizer with products from Viagra to Botox and a low-cost tax base.

Noakes: I have been waiting for this case for years

2015-11-23 15:42

An upbeat and positive Tim Noakes says he is excited to appear before the Health Professions Council of SA after the body charged him with unprofessional conduct.

Collusion to defraud medical aids increasing

2015-11-23 15:06

The Bonitas Medical Fund has a new plan to tackle the prevalence of healthcare fraud, including increasing collusion between medical aid members and healthcare providers.

Genetically engineered salmon gets FDA approval

2015-11-23 14:59

It's the first animal-based food to get an OK from the FDA, which says it's safe to eat and doesn't need a special label.

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