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Osteoporosis: Love your bones

Osteoporosis: Love your bones to protect your future

Posted on October 19, 2017 by Contributor

Only a minority of patients at fracture risk will be diagnosed with osteoporosis, which can lead to life-threatening ...

breast cancer

Shocking wait for breast cancer treatment in public health sector

Posted on October 17, 2017 by Contributor

Did you know that breast cancer patients seeking treatment from public hospitals can wait up to 14 weeks ...

Did you know? Breastfeeding can help prevent both breast cancer and childhood cancer

Posted on October 16, 2017 by Contributor

As we observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the South African Breastmilk Reserve (SABR) urges women to ...

Being the best to your breast and baby

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Contributor

As a mother or a mother-to-be, cancer can lead to anxious thoughts, particularly when it comes to nursing ...

How strength training benefits post-menopausal women

Posted on October 6, 2017 by Contributor

Post-menopausal women with low bone mass don’t need to be scared of trying high-intensity strength training...

Breast cancer: The importance of early detection

Posted on October 3, 2017 by Contributor

In order to understand the importance of early detection, it is vital to understand exactly what breast cancer ...

One minute of running boosts bone health in women

Posted on October 2, 2017 by Contributor

A single minute of high-intensity exercise, like running, each day is linked to better bone health in women...

Introducing the next generation of hormone free contraceptive

Posted on September 12, 2017 by Contributor

Copper Pearls, a new form of hormone free contraceptive effective for up to five years, has launched in ...

Getting back into shape after pregnancy

Posted on September 10, 2017 by Shenrina Badri

Many women just can’t wait to get back into shape after pregnancy…

Pregnancy: Why womb age matters

Posted on September 8, 2017 by Contributor

Deciding to start a family later in life could be influenced by more than just the age of ...

High heels cause deformity and injury

Posted on September 7, 2017 by Contributor

New research has shown a clear link between high heels, foot deformity, osteoarthritis and other injury...

Benefits of breastfeeding for mom and baby

Posted on September 1, 2017 by Contributor

Dr Leneque X Lindeque tells us about the lesser known health benefits of breastfeeding for both mom and ...

7 Ways to manage the symptoms of PMS

Posted on August 24, 2017 by Bona

Grace Mantjiu shows you how you can be PMS-free just by a few changes in your diet...

How to protect yourself from cervical cancer

Posted on August 22, 2017 by Contributor

This quick test for cervical cancer could help put your mind at ease…

Femolene – the natural probiotic solution to vaginal health & lubrication

Posted on August 22, 2017 by ADVERTORIAL

The female vagina is colonised by more than 50 species of probiotic bacteria of which lactobacilli are the ...

Why women crave chocolate (and why you can eat it guilt-free)

Posted on August 22, 2017 by Contributor

One of the biggest stereotypes about women is that they love sweet things. While chocolate is often regarded ...

Do you suffer from amenorrhoea?

Posted on August 21, 2017 by Shenrina Badri

The abscence of menstrual periods is known as amenorrhoea…

Are your periods irregular?

Posted on August 21, 2017 by Shenrina Badri

If you are having irregular periods, you may be experiencing oligomenorrhoea…

Why do breasts sag?

Posted on August 16, 2017 by ADVERTORIAL

Sagging or drooping of breasts is a natural, inevitable process that happens to all women at some point ...

Patrick Holford’s guide to essential nutrients for women

Posted on August 14, 2017 by Contributor

Leading nutritional expert Patrick Holford unpacks key nutrients needed by women to support and improve overall health, moods ...

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