The best exercises for brain health

2019-05-22 10:55

A study found that sustained aerobic activity can encourage the growth of new brain cells – even later in life.

High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC

2019-05-22 06:57

People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the disease.

Close to 50 pupils felled by mysterious stomach cramps

2019-05-21 20:09

The children were successfully treated at several hospitals. Authorities are investigating the cause of the stomach cramps.

Netcare sees interim results as resilient in challenging environment

2019-05-20 17:28

Healthcare provider Netcare says it has delivered a resilient interim performance in an increasingly challenging economic and healthcare environment.

Facebook is using its trove of data on 2.4 billion people to build maps to help fight diseases

2019-05-20 12:44

Facebook wants to put vast troves of data to use fighting the spread of diseases across the globe.

Here's exactly how to use carbs to lose weight

2019-05-20 07:12

Complex carbs could be the key to keeping the weight off long-term.

4 reasons you keep getting a pimple in the same exact spot

2019-05-19 07:00

Banish that zit – for good.

Which is better: body weight training or weightlifting?

2019-05-18 15:00

Gains, gains, gains.

Botox competitor aims to take market share as Allergan stumbles

2019-05-17 20:38

An upstart company with a competitor to Botox has its eye on becoming the next wrinkle treatment of choice.

'Here's exactly how I ate and exercised to gain 10 kilos of muscle'

2019-05-17 05:22

'Healthy looks different on everybody.'


11 foods and drinks that give you vitamin B

2019-05-22 09:47

From spinach and salmon to beef and eggs, here's a list of foods that can provide you with vitamin B.

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY: Is milk really a superfood?

2019-05-21 20:30

What's really in our milk?

Woman donates kidney to firefighter who saved her daughter’s life

2019-05-21 13:29

A mother has donated her kidney to a firefighter after he saved her two-year-old’s life.

Fire breaks out at Bheki Mlangeni District Hospital, patients moved

2019-05-20 17:02

Patients from Bheki Mlangeni District Hospital in Soweto, Gauteng have been moved following a fire that started in the hospital's administration block.

What happens to your bones if you cut dairy out of your diet?

2019-05-20 07:12

And how does it affect your body fat percentage?

Researchers are studying women who use dagga while pregnant – and lots already do

2019-05-19 19:40

US researchers are recruiting pregnant women for a study where they will use marijuana and see how it affects their babies when they are born.

Yes, 'smiling depression' is a thing - here's how to know if you have it

2019-05-19 07:00

Depression doesn't look the same for everyone.

3 good reasons why you might want to ignore your BMI result

2019-05-18 07:00

If your BMI comes back as "overweight" or "obese", you should read this.

Could adding minerals to drinking water fight high blood pressure?

2019-05-17 13:30

A new study suggests adding calcium and magnesium to drinking water potentially could help lower blood pressure levels across the population.

How much weight can you lose in a month – and still be healthy?

2019-05-17 05:22

Time for some real talk.

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