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How to reduce the need for diabetic medication

How to reduce the need for diabetic medication

Posted on Dec 6, 2019 by Contributor

While you should never stop treatment without your doctor’s approval, here’s a possible way to reduce the need ...

Antibiotics may increase your risk of Parkinson's disease

Antibiotics may increase your risk of Parkinson’s disease

Posted on Nov 26, 2019 by Contributor

New research has found that the high use of antibiotics could increase your risk of Parkinson's disease...

A lack of sleep

The luxury of sleep: A lack of sleep linked to heart disease in poor people

Posted on Nov 22, 2019 by Contributor

A lack of sleep is one reason why disadvantaged groups of people have more heart disease...

ways to reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes

10 Ways to reduce your risk of developing type-2 diabetes

Posted on Nov 19, 2019 by Watch This

In light of the drastic increase in diabetes in South Africa, here are 10 ways to reduce your ...

Could wearable tech could replace finger-prink tests for diabetics?

Could wearable tech replace finger-prick tests for diabetics?

Posted on Nov 18, 2019 by PRESS

Research has found that diabetics could benefit from using a wearable glucose monitor...

What is the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes?

What is the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes?

Posted on Nov 6, 2019 by PRESS

There are two kinds of diabetes - Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes - and although the symptoms ...

What is Gaucher disease?

Posted on Oct 1, 2019 by PRESS

International Gaucher Day is celebrated annually on 1 October to raise awareness of Gaucher disease, but what is ...

Toddlers’ gluten consumption linked to type 1 diabetes

Toddlers’ gluten consumption linked to type 1 diabetes

Posted on Sep 19, 2019 by Contributor

For an 18-month-old toddler, each extra 10 grams of gluten consumed increases his or her risk of type ...

What you need to know about rheumatoid arthritis

What you need to know about rheumatoid arthritis

Posted on Sep 9, 2019 by Watch This

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease that affects the joints throughout your body. It often starts in ...

people with diabetes have an increased risk of cancer

Why people with diabetes have an increased risk of cancer

Posted on Aug 30, 2019 by Contributor

Why do people with diabetes have an increased risk of cancer? It’s a medical mystery that scientists have ...

Dogs are your heart's best friend – Pet owners have better heart health

Dog owners have better heart health

Posted on Aug 27, 2019 by Contributor

Pet owners have better heart health, particularly when those pets are dogs...

Do you have a chronic cough?

Posted on Aug 20, 2019 by Shenrina Badri

Do you have a chronic cough and need to find some form of relief?…

Woman’s battle with skin condition impacted her self-esteem – now she’s inspiring others

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by Watch This

Kirsty Crook from the UK has been battling a painful skin condition for over ten years. Now she’s ...

How vitamin D supplements may help fight type 2 diabetes

How vitamin D supplements may help fight type-2 diabetes

Posted on Jul 29, 2019 by Contributor

Vitamin D supplements may slow the progression of type-2 diabetes in newly diagnosed patients and those with pre-diabetes...

diet tips for diabetics

Diet tips for diabetics

Posted on Jul 25, 2019 by Watch This

You may feel lost about what to eat to help manage your blood sugar levels, so here are ...

It’s tempting to let go once you’ve hit the big 6-0, but carrying extra weight in your sixties is linked to greater signs of brain ageing...

Carrying extra weight is linked to brain ageing

Posted on Jul 25, 2019 by Contributor

It’s tempting to let go once you’ve hit the big six-zero but carrying extra weight in your sixties ...

Could Parkinson's disease start in the gut?

Could Parkinson’s disease start in the gut?

Posted on Jul 18, 2019 by Contributor

With the number of Parkinson’s disease sufferers having doubled from 1990 to 2006, research on causes and prevention ...

Why older people are more prone to developing Alzheimer's disease

Why older people are more prone to develop Alzheimer’s disease

Posted on Jul 9, 2019 by Contributor

A new study has uncovered why older people are more prone to develop Alzheimer's disease...

Could your cholesterol medication cause type 2 diabetes?

Could your cholesterol medication cause type-2 diabetes?

Posted on Jun 28, 2019 by Contributor

A study has found that people taking prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had at least double the risk of developing ...

Common sleep myths that impact your health

Get more sleep to protect yourself from heart disease and metabolic disorders

Posted on Jun 6, 2019 by Contributor

If you’re a night owl, getting more sleep may be just what you need to protect yourself from ...

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