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Smoking kills 121 people a day in SA

Smoking kills 121 people a day in SA

Posted on May 25, 2018 by Contributor

In South Africa, smoking is responsible for 121 deaths a day.  But even if you don’t smoke, second-hand ...

Higher levels of formaldehyde in e-cigarettes than previously thought

Higher levels of formaldehyde in e-cigarettes than previously thought

Posted on May 24, 2018 by Contributor

Research has found higher levels of formaldehyde in e-cigarettes than previously thought. Formaldehyde is a known carcinogen…

#DayZero injuries are a real thing for Capetonians

Posted on May 18, 2018 by News24.com

There is a new phrase in Cape Town's lexicon: Day Zero injuries…

Your best defence against colds & flu this winter!

Posted on May 2, 2018 by ADVERTORIAL

Flu season is well underway with the start of autumn and, while temperatures are steadily declining, the incidence ...

Novel formula repels & kills mosquitoes!

Posted on April 25, 2018 by The Conversation

Long-lasting insecticide treated nets and indoor spraying are the main malaria vector control interventions recommended by the World ...

Hemp – a new cure for ovarian cancer?

Hemp – a new cure for ovarian cancer?

Posted on April 24, 2018 by Contributor

Could hemp be a new cure for ovarian cancer? Research into this cannabis plant’s cancer-fighting powers is promising…

Successful penis, scrotum transplant in ground breaking surgery

Posted on April 24, 2018 by ANA Newswire

An Afghanistan war veteran who had his genitals blown off by a roadside bomb is the recipient of ...

How effective is the flu vaccine?

How effective is the flu vaccine?

Posted on April 23, 2018 by Contributor

Is it worth getting a flu vaccine? Scientists have predicted that the current vaccine is only 20% effective…

New discovery could reduce allergy sensitivity

New discovery could reduce allergy sensitivity

Posted on April 20, 2018 by Contributor

Scientists have discovered a method, using immune cell transfer and genetic engineering, which could reduce allergy sensitivity… 

Seasonal viruses catching you unexpectedly? Stay sniffle-free with Ginsana®

Posted on April 16, 2018 by ADVERTORIAL

Stay sniffle-free this season, and triumph at winter wellness with Ginsana® by optimising your greatest defence mechanism, your ...

Beware: Bathroom hand dryers are a haven for bacteria

Posted on April 13, 2018 by ANA Newswire

Hand dryers may leave your hands significantly more dirty than before, according to a new study…

Night owls risk dying early – New study

Posted on April 12, 2018 by ANA Newswire

Night owls who go to bed late and get up late have a 10 per cent higher risk ...

Bizarre syndrome: Sufferers think their loved ones have been replaced by impostors

Posted on April 10, 2018 by ANA Newswire

Capgras syndrome is a psychological condition that prompts a person to believe that loved ones have been replaced ...

Two pioneering surgeons use same robot for intricate op

Posted on April 6, 2018 by ANA Newswire

A British cancer patient is believed to be the first in Britain to undergo an operation performed by ...

Healthcare should be a human right

Healthcare should be a human right

Posted on April 6, 2018 by Contributor

Healthcare should be affordable, but globally about 100 million people are being pushed into extreme poverty because of ...

Promising anti-cancer drugs discovered by SA researchers

Posted on March 29, 2018 by ANA Newswire

A new family of very promising silver-based anti-cancer drugs has been discovered by researchers in South Africa…

Scary increase in drug-resistant TB

Scary increase in drug-resistant TB

Posted on March 22, 2018 by Contributor

According to the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), drug-resistant TB in South Africa is on the rise...

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Cutting carbon emissions could save 153 million lives

Posted on March 20, 2018 by Contributor

About 153 million deaths linked to air pollution may be avoided if governments speed up their strategy for ...

Listeria: More Tiger Brands products recalled

Posted on March 19, 2018 by ANA Newswire

It estimated the cost of the recalls and suspension of production at the Polokwane, Germiston, Pretoria and Clayville ...

5 Diseases you can catch from your pets

Posted on March 15, 2018 by The Conversation

Most interactions between humans and pets are likely to be overwhelmingly positive. But pets can carry some diseases ...

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