ARTICLES RELATING TO LIFESTYLE

Residue on smartphone may betray your secrets

2016-11-16 13:11

By analysing molecules people leave behind on their phones, researchers can tell if a person is likely female, uses high-end cosmetics, dyes her hair, drinks coffee, prefers beer over wine etc.

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Yes, the sun is good for you – in moderation of course. We take a look at seven ways the sun can have a positive impact on your body and mind.

Yes, the sun is good for you – in moderation of course. We take a look at seven ways the sun can have a positive impact on your body and mind.

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Are you as drunk as the company you keep?

2016-09-16 08:37

Perceptions of your intoxication are influenced by how much those around you are drinking, a new study found.

More adults starting to use marijuana in US

2016-09-01 12:14

New data shows that marijuana use is becoming more acceptable among American adults as states relax their dagga laws.

The world's best cities to live in

2016-08-18 14:59

Worldwide terrorism has dented the liveability scores of many cities, but the global top five remain unchanged.

Take a break from video games to prevent 'gamer's thumb'

2016-07-19 13:29

Pounding a game controller or computer mouse for hours can cause inflammation of the tendons of the hand, as well as neck and back pain, according to an orthopaedic hand surgeon.

Are blood transfusions from younger or female donors riskier?

2016-07-12 11:31

A new study has found that blood donations received from females or young people may be linked to a lower rate of survival for recipients.

A fashion brand that's selling a lifestyle

2016-05-31 13:30

Freedom of Movement doesn’t see itself as merely a fashion brand, but as a lifestyle brand aimed at designing and developing timeless and authentic products of the highest quality.

Brain-dead Polish woman gives birth to baby boy

2016-04-20 13:07

A mother's life-support system that kept her alive for 55 days was turned off hours after the birth of her baby.

More doctors are prescribing exercise instead of medication

2016-03-18 10:54

Doctors treating chronic health problems are increasingly prescribing exercise for their patients and encourage them to think of physical activity as their new medication.

 

Sun International CEO heading to New Zealand

2016-11-07 18:56

Sun International boss Graeme Stephens will be taking up a new role in New Zealand.

Kids' metabolism may slow down during puberty

2016-09-23 15:04

If resting metabolism does indeed decline during puberty, it would make it even more important for kids to stay active and have healthy diets during those years.

7 amazing stories to enjoy this weekend

2016-09-09 15:27

Rejoice! The weekend is finally here and we've rounded up seven interesting stories from the 24.com lifestyle sites.

Social media changing customer expectations - SAcsi

2016-08-31 18:39

Social media and internet access is changing customer expectations and demands when it comes to choosing a restaurant.

Teens who 'sext' experience more partner violence

2016-08-10 11:18

Teens have a bigger chance of becoming a victim of intimate partner violence if they send digital messages with sexual content, according to a Norwegian study.

7 great stories you possibly missed this week

2016-07-16 09:30

The week can get super-busy and you definitely can’t read everything on the internet. But not to worry, we've rounded up the top stories.

Mixing pot and tobacco increases dependence risk

2016-07-07 11:35

Many people mix dagga and tobacco to save money and make inhalation more efficient. This practice, however, may increase the likelihood of users becoming dependent.

Better ways to measure improvement than GDP

2016-05-24 16:15

Gross domestic product is the widely-used indicator for the general prosperity of society. While useful, it has its limits, and some adjustments to the measure need to be tabled.

Munching sounds may help you eat less

2016-03-23 09:31

Experiments found that when people cannot hear the sounds they make when they eat, they tend to eat more.

Pot users may face 5 times greater risk of alcohol abuse

2016-03-09 14:43

Results of a new study indicate that dagga use appears to increase people's vulnerability to developing an alcohol use problem.

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