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Are saunas good for you?

Are saunas good for you?

Posted on August 6, 2018 by Contributor

Researchers asked the question, ‘are saunas good for you?’ and what they uncovered is mindblowing…

An orange a day keeps macular degeneration away

An orange a day keeps the eye doctor away

Posted on July 13, 2018 by Contributor

If you love oranges, you’ll be pleased to know that eating an orange a day makes you less ...

Can osteoporosis be reversed with diet

Can osteoporosis be reversed with diet?

Posted on July 12, 2018 by Contributor

A 12-month study of over 1 000 people aimed to answer this question - can osteoporosis be reversed ...

Who would have thought that, even at seemingly low levels, air pollution is linked to diabetes?

Air pollution is linked to diabetes

Posted on July 2, 2018 by Contributor

Who would have thought that, even at seemingly low levels, air pollution would be linked to diabetes?...

Symptoms of multiple sclerosis

What are the symptoms of multiple sclerosis?

Posted on May 31, 2018 by Contributor

It is one of the most common diseases of the central nervous system, but just what are the ...

hypertension

1 in 3 South Africans live with a silent killer… hypertension

Posted on May 16, 2018 by Contributor

Untreated, hypertension can kill, but because there are no symptoms you could be living with this silent killer ...

How to beat hypertension naturally

How to beat hypertension naturally

Posted on May 15, 2018 by Contributor

In South Africa, over 6 million people suffer from hypertension. If your blood pressure is high, find out ...

Could you have a primary immunodeficiency disease?

Could you have a primary immunodeficiency disease?

Posted on April 26, 2018 by Contributor

Struggling to fight off infections could be a sign of a primary immunodeficiency disease (PID)…

Warning signs that you may have diabetes

Posted on April 22, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Here are some warning signs that you may have diabetes…

Mosquito-killing drug offers possible new tool for malaria elimination

Posted on April 3, 2018 by Contributor

Multiple, high doses of the drug, ivermectin, are well tolerated and able to kill mosquitoes feeding on humans ...

Low back pain: 540 Million people worldwide, but many receive wrong care

Posted on April 3, 2018 by Contributor

Worldwide, overuse of inappropriate tests and treatments such as imaging, opioids and surgery means patients are not receiving ...

Costs of the Paris Climate Agreement outweighed by health savings?

Posted on March 15, 2018 by Contributor

Globally, the costs of implementing the Paris Climate Agreement between 2020-2050 could be outweighed by health savings due ...

Causes of asthma attacks

Posted on March 5, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

There are several things that may trigger an asthma attack…

What are the symptoms of metabolic syndrome?

What are the symptoms of metabolic syndrome?

Posted on February 20, 2018 by Contributor

Two doctors explain exactly what metabolic syndrome is, what the risk factors are and, most importantly, how to ...

Worrying signs of kidney stones

Worrying signs of kidney stones

Posted on February 19, 2018 by Contributor

Do you know what the signs of kidney stones are and when should you worry about them?...

Eat yoghurt to reduce your heart disease risk

Eat yoghurt to reduce your heart disease risk

Posted on February 16, 2018 by Contributor

If you have high blood pressure, put yoghurt on the menu - it could help lower your heart ...

Do you know what your BMI and blood pressure readings are?

Do you know what your BMI and blood pressure readings are?

Posted on February 8, 2018 by Contributor

If you’ve let healthy resolutions slide, it’s the perfect month to begin again, starting with your BMI and ...

Drinking alcohol in late teens linked to liver problems in adulthood

Drinking alcohol in late teens linked to liver problems in adulthood

Posted on January 24, 2018 by Contributor

A large, long-term study has confirmed that drinking alcohol during their late teens could be the first step ...

Study: Polluted streets negate heart-lung benefits of walking

Posted on December 12, 2017 by Contributor

The study analysed the health impact of a walk through the traffic-polluted Oxford Street in London, compared to ...

High blood pressure diet could be as effective as medication

High blood pressure diet could be as effective as medication

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Contributor

Following a high blood pressure diet could be as effective as taking medication for people with stage-1 high ...

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