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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 ...

What led to world’s worst listeriosis outbreak in South Africa

Posted on March 15, 2018 by The Conversation

South Africa has had the biggest listeriosis outbreak in the world that resulted in more than 180 deaths ...

Doctors shocked to find air pocket where part of man’s brain should be

Posted on March 13, 2018 by ANA Newswire

He had reported feeling unsteady over the past several months, culminating in repeated falls in recent weeks. In ...

Everything you need to know about Listeriosis

Posted on March 6, 2018 by Bona

The bacteria can be widely distributed in soil, water and vegetation, resulting in food contamination. Since January 2017, ...

Toxic metals found in e-cigarettes

Toxic metals found in e-cigarettes

Posted on February 26, 2018 by Contributor

There are potentially dangerous levels of toxic metals found in e-cigarettes...

Binge-watching survival kit: TV could kill you

Binge-watching survival kit: TV could kill you

Posted on February 23, 2018 by Contributor

Have you heard of a ‘binge-watching survival kit?’ Catching up with the latest TV series has become that ...

Welcome to the drip life: The IV bar opens in Jozi

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Contributor

Now there's an actual vitamin lounge where you can chill out while energy-boosting, immune-strengthening or hangover-curing vitamins flow ...

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5 Tips to make sure your vagina is clean and healthy

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Bona

Apply these quick and easy ways to keep your lady bits clean and tidy...

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Chronic heavy drinking linked to increased risk of dementia

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Contributor

Alcohol use disorders are a major risk factor for onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia, ...

Rare, deadly skin cancer becoming more common

Rare, deadly skin cancer is becoming more common

Posted on February 21, 2018 by Contributor

Merkel cell carcinoma is a highly aggressive and often deadly skin cancer that is becoming more common. Find ...

The link between sleep and dementia

Posted on February 20, 2018 by ANA Newswire

‘We’re increasingly realising that dementia and its causes are complex — there are multiple factors at play and ...

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More than 1 in 10 people have infections following gastrointestinal surgery

Posted on February 18, 2018 by Contributor

Overuse of pre- and post-surgery antibiotics in low-income countries may contribute to higher levels of resistant surgical site ...

Perfectly pregnant with mumomega™

Posted on February 14, 2018 by ADVERTORIAL

It is essential for a pregnant and lactating mother to supplement her diet with brain-building nutrients, primarily the ...

Listeriosis outbreak: Food preparation safety tips

Listeriosis outbreak: Food preparation safety tips

Posted on February 13, 2018 by Contributor

Instead of panicking about the listeriosis outbreak, we should focus on health and safety measures to combat the ...

Kiss with confidence this Valentine’s Day with NOVABREATH

Posted on February 12, 2018 by ADVERTORIAL

With Valentine’s Day upon us and plenty of occasions for celebratory kisses - make sure you can kiss ...

Air pollution alerts inadequate in protecting public health

Posted on February 8, 2018 by Contributor

The air quality alert programme in Toronto (Canada) had limited effects in protecting the public’s health from air ...

#DayZero: How to stay healthy during the water crisis

#DayZero: How to stay healthy during the water crisis

Posted on February 8, 2018 by Contributor

Currently earmarked for 11 May 2018, #DayZero has serious ramifications for the city and its almost four million ...

Preparing for #DayZero: How to avoid sanitation issues

Posted on February 6, 2018 by

November to May is "Diarrhoea Season" when the city is usually on high alert for waterborne and communicable ...

More men are asking for breast-reduction surgery – here’s why

Posted on January 29, 2018 by ANA Newswire

With the music of rapper Jay-Z blaring in the background, Marwan Khalifeh, a D.C.-area cosmetic surgeon, vigorously plunged ...

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