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Breastfeeding protects moms from fatty liver disease

Breastfeeding protects moms from fatty liver disease

Posted on November 2, 2018 by Contributor

Good news moms, research has found that breastfeeding for more than six months may protect you from non-alcoholic ...

Iron deficiency affects one in two women

Iron deficiency affects one in two women

Posted on October 30, 2018 by Contributor

According to research, iron deficiency affects one in two healthy women in South Africa, with endurance athletes being ...

Win 1 of 5 original bags from the Fenn Collection valued at R1199 with Venavine

Posted on October 30, 2018 by Shelley Armstrong

Venavine® capsules and cream - beautiful legs inside and out...

Menopause: How to play it cool for a better night’s sleep

Menopause: How to play it cool for a better night’s sleep

Posted on October 12, 2018 by Contributor

The dreaded hot flushes and night sweats of menopause can make going to sleep and staying asleep a nightly ...

how to examine your breasts

How to examine your breasts

Posted on October 3, 2018 by Contributor

If you’re not 100% sure about how to examine your breasts, here is a guide by Dr Liana ...

What are BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes?

Breast cancer: What are BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes?

Posted on October 1, 2018 by Contributor

We hear a lot about their link to breast cancer, but just what are BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes? ...

4 Stages of uterine cancer

Posted on September 29, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

There are four stages of uterine cancer as it grows and spreads…

What is uterine prolapse?

Posted on September 29, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

What is uterine prolapse and does everyone experience the condition?...

5 Questions about Pap smear tests answered

5 Questions about Pap smear tests answered

Posted on September 18, 2018 by Contributor

This Cervical Cancer AwarenessMonth, gynaecologist Dr Seboleo Mojaki answers our top five questions about dreaded pap smear tests…

Could chemicals in beauty products harm us?

Could chemicals in beauty products harm us?

Posted on September 18, 2018 by Contributor

Chemicals in beauty products and deodorants may harm women’s hormones and increase the risk of developing breast cancer...

Study: Fewer women die from breast cancer

Study: Fewer women die from breast cancer

Posted on September 14, 2018 by Contributor

While fewer and fewer women die from breast cancer, the decline is just as large in the age ...

Make sure the food you eat packs a nutritional punch. A study found that a nutrition-rich diet is critical for women’s emotional well-being…

You feel as good as the food you eat

Posted on August 30, 2018 by Contributor

Make sure the food you eat packs a nutritional punch. A study found that a nutrition-rich diet is ...

Breastfeeding lowers the risk of stroke for mothers

Breastfeeding lowers the risk of stroke for mothers

Posted on August 23, 2018 by Contributor

Research has found that breastfeeding lowers the risk of stroke in post-menopausal women who breastfeed at least one ...

Win 1 of 2 hampers with Playing for Pink worth R4600 each

Posted on August 23, 2018 by Shelley Armstrong

A major highlight on the social calendar...

New cervical cancer screening recommendations do not include an annual Pap smear test…

Could annual Pap smear tests become a ‘thing of the past?’

Posted on August 22, 2018 by Contributor

New cervical cancer screening recommendations do not include an annual Pap smear test…

Win 1 of 3 diets from The Diet That Everyone Talks About worth R2000 each

Posted on August 15, 2018 by Shelley Armstrong

The role that women play when it comes to health in their households...

Managing morning sickness

Posted on August 12, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Many women experience some degree of morning sickness during their pregnancy…

Reason to ditch the mom guilt & prioritise self-care

Reason to ditch the mom guilt and prioritise self-care

Posted on August 7, 2018 by Contributor

Self-care is often last on a mom’s to-do list, but here's a good reason to ditch the mom ...

nutrients women need most

3 Nutrients women need most

Posted on August 6, 2018 by Contributor

Discovery Vitality dietitian Terry Harris tells us what nutrients women need most and how to make sure you’re ...

3 Factors linked to infertility (and what you can do about them)

3 Factors linked to infertility (and what you can do about them)

Posted on August 2, 2018 by Contributor

For thousands of women, the struggle with infertility is heartbreaking. Here are three factors linked to infertility and ...

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