Seems that you can get too much – as well as too little – of a good thing when it comes to sleep. In what’s
The avocado is without a doubt one of nature’s most luxurious foods: rich and creamy, simple yet satisfying with a subtle flavour. In South Africa, 1kg
Big cities with a large commuting workforce tend to have longer, more grinding flu seasons, a new study suggests. Researchers found that a city’s flu
To safeguard human health in the future, researchers envision creation of a “Noah’s Ark” of beneficial human microbes. The human microbiome includes trillions of microscopic
Let’s be honest: Heartburn is a relatively tame term for your chest and throat feeling like they’re literally on fire – and when you have it, you’ll
Yoghurt is a versatile, affordable food that should be included in a balanced diet. We know that it contains calcium, which is important for optimum
A mother can pass down a lot of physical traits to her child, such as her smile, eye color, or the shape of her nose.
1 to 31 October The incidence of breast cancer among South African women is increasing and it is one of the most common cancers among
Thought you knew everything there was to know about periods? Read on for some interesting – and sometimes surprising – “current affairs”… 1. No
It’s quite elementary: When you stare at something at close range for long periods of time, the muscles in your eyes get tired. Exhausted, really.
Have you noticed a change in your child’s listening abilities? Are they turning the television up louder than usual or saying “What?” a little too loudly and
According to recent guidelines, natural remedies such as honey and over-the-counter remedies are better than antibiotics for treating a cough. Health officials say that antibiotics shouldn’t be
According to The World Health Organization (WHO), South Africa has the sixth highest rate of suicide on the continent and the eighth highest in the world. Twenty-three
A new report details how a measles outbreak tore through two Orthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn, New York, in 2013, ignited by an unvaccinated teen who brought