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Study: Measles wipes out the body's immune memory

Study: Measles wipes out the body’s immune memory

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The measles virus wipes out up to 73 percent of antibodies that protect against viral and bacterial strains ...

Oprah Winfrey’s health scare

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Oprah Winfrey’s health scare has changed the way she views wellness. She recently revealed how serious her condition ...

What is a brain aneurysm?

What is a brain aneurysm?

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Actresses Sharon Stone and Emilia Clarke almost lost their lives to them, but exactly what is a brain ...

Why having flu increases your chance of having a heart attack

Why having flu increases your chance of having a heart attack

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Did you know that having flu increases your risk of having a heart attack? Find out what you ...

antihistamines for kids with colds,

Should doctors prescribe antihistamines for kids with colds?

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Doctors may recommend antihistamines for kids with colds, but there isn’t much evidence that they actually help...

Do you have an oesophageal disorder?

Shenrina Badri

Oesophageal disorders are more likely to occur in young and middle aged women…

Are you suffering from indigestion?

Shenrina Badri

Many people suffer from indigestion at some point in their lives…

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It’s not too late to protect yourself from flu

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The 'sick season' has started, but it’s not too late to protect yourself from flu with this year’s ...

Possible ways to prevent gastroenteritis

Shenrina Badri

If the linings of your stomach and intestines are inflamed, there is a possibility that you have gastroenteritis…

What is deep vein thrombosis?

Shenrina Badri

Have you heard of the condition called deep vein thrombosis before?...

Why flu is worse in winter (and what we can do about it)

Why flu is worse in winter (and what we can do about it)

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Now we know why flu is worse in winter, why more people are more likely to get sick ...

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5 Flu facts you need to know

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Here are five flu facts you need to know to help protect you and your family from a ...

With a reported outbreak in KwaZulu-Natal, it’s important to know what to do if you have been exposed to rabies...

What to do if you have been exposed to rabies

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With a reported outbreak in KwaZulu-Natal, it’s important to know what to do if you have been exposed ...

Natasha Thahane shares her battle with anaemia

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Not coping! Natasha reveals anaemia is taking its toll on her body…

Amy Schumer reveals that her husband has Asperger’s Syndrome

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Amy Schumer has revealed that her husband Chris Fischer has Asperger's Syndrome and says that she knew early ...

“It’s been quite the journey” – Nick Jonas on living with diabetes

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Nick Jonas says that managing his diabetes has been "quite the journey", as he urges his fans to ...

detect anaemia via a smartphone app

There’s an app for that: Detect anaemia via a smartphone app

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There seems to be an app for everything, and now there’s a non-invasive way to detect anaemia via ...

what you can do to help prevent the spread of superbugs…

How you can help prevent the spread of superbugs

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Find out what you can do to help prevent the spread of superbugs…

Highly infectious whooping cough on the rise in SA

Highly infectious whooping cough on the rise in SA

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Parents are warned to be vigilant about the health of children after a notable rise in the number ...

If you had flu this winter, it was probably Swine flu

If you had flu this winter, it was probably Swine flu

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Although we experienced a mild cold- and flu season, if you did have flu this winter, it was ...

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