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This week, scientists detected ragweed – a highly allergenic weed native to North America –in South African pollen spore traps...

Pollen alert: Highly allergic ragweed invades SA

Posted on Jan 20, 2020 by PRESS

This week, scientists detected ragweed – a highly allergenic weed native to North America –in South African pollen ...

Sepsis takes a life every 3 seconds

Sepsis takes a life every 3 seconds

Posted on Jan 17, 2020 by PRESS

According to a new study, sepsis may be the cause of 11 million deaths worldwide – that is ...

Second death from new “Wuhan pneumonia” outbreak in China – 41 diagnosed

Posted on Jan 17, 2020 by ANA Newswire

Authorities have tracked more than 700 people who were in close contact with infected patients.

Rare, incurable skin condition causes 10-year-old to ‘shed’ his skin like a snake

Posted on Jan 14, 2020 by Watch This

A 10-year-old boy has been dubbed the 'human snake' – due to a rare skin condition which causes ...

Watch out for these grannies! They’ve just got their black belts in Karate

Posted on Jan 7, 2020 by Watch This

Meet the pair of pensioners who have become two of the oldest people in Britain to achieve black ...

Oprah has her own avocado orchard so she never runs out of healthy food options!

Posted on Jan 6, 2020 by BANG Showbiz

Oprah Winfrey takes her own avocados wherever she goes because hotels charge too much for them.

Under NHI, there’ll be no difference in quality of private and public hospitals – Mkhize

Posted on Jan 2, 2020 by News24.com

The National Health Insurance (NHI) initiative will leave little distinction in service and quality between public and private ...

CBD oil: How it’s made (and why it won’t get you high)

Posted on Jan 2, 2020 by Watch This

CBD is the second-largest component in cannabis. However, unlike the THC chemical, it does not cause any "high" ...

WHO adds anti-vaccination movement to top 10 health threats list

HIV vaccine might be available in 2021

Posted on Dec 19, 2019 by Watch This

With three experimental HIV vaccines in the final testing stages, it’s possible that we’ll have an effective HIV ...

Woman’s 35kg ovarian tumour made her look pregnant with triplets

Posted on Dec 18, 2019 by Magazine Features

This is the bulging belly of a ‘thin as a stick’ female patient whose giant 35kg ovarian tumour ...

Inspiring! Student with muscular dystrophy beats the odds, graduates!

Posted on Dec 18, 2019 by News24.com

Phillip Mphela, 30, has muscular dystrophy, a disorder which causes progressive weakness and degeneration of the muscles that ...

Scandal: Vienna ballet school ‘encourages children to smoke to stay slim’

Posted on Dec 18, 2019 by News24.com

Vienna's prestigious ballet academy is endangering children's wellbeing including by encouraging them to smoke to stay slim, an ...

Young mum almost dies after being poisoned by her own placenta

Posted on Dec 13, 2019 by Magazine Features

A young mum almost died just weeks after giving birth due to contracting a deadly infection during pregnancy…

Study: Even light alcohol consumption increases your cancer risk

Study: Even light alcohol consumption increases your cancer risk

Posted on Dec 12, 2019 by Watch This

You may think, ‘What’s the harm in one glass’, but new research has found that even light alcohol ...

WATCH: Massive amount of skin ordered to treat badly burned NZ volcano survivors

Posted on Dec 12, 2019 by ANA Newswire

New Zealand medical staff were working around the clock Thursday treating severely burned survivors of a volcanic eruption ...

Head injuries caused by cell phone distraction on the rise

Head injuries caused by cell phone distraction are rising

Posted on Dec 10, 2019 by Watch This

Research has found that head injuries caused by cell phone distraction while walking and driving are increasing...

Vaginismus: How excruciating pain during intercourse drove one woman to find answers

Posted on Dec 10, 2019 by Magazine Features

This woman discovered she had vaginismus after almost fainting from trying to take a tampon out…

Are birth control pills shrinking our brains?

Are birth control pills shrinking our brains?

Posted on Dec 9, 2019 by Contributor

Of all the things we have to worry about as women, now we have to worry about birth ...

Inexpensive Christmas table setting ideas

Little things that make a big difference to your weight loss: No second helpings

Posted on Dec 6, 2019 by ATW Nutrition Coaching

Possibly the best way to cut calories at big, social meals is to only allow yourself one chance ...

How third-hand smoke affects you

Smoking may double risk of schizophrenia – New study

Posted on Dec 6, 2019 by Watch This

"Our work shows that we should be making every effort to prevent smoking initiation and encourage smoking cessation ...

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