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The science and art of generosity

27 January 2015, 13:10

Psychologist and freelance writer explains how being generous person can lift you out of yourself, even just for a moment.

10 ways to suppress your appetite, naturally

27 January 2015, 12:14

Ditch the diet pills. We share some of the best, natural ways of curbing an unruly appetite.

Insomnia linked to higher blood pressure

27 January 2015, 11:12

A new Chinese study suggests that people with chronic insomnia are at an increased risk of suffering from high blood pressure.

Video: Naked Pastor hits back!

27 January 2015, 08:51

A video allegedly showing a popular South African pastor naked has caused a media frenzy and cost the man his job in the process.

11 things to do during electricity blackouts

27 January 2015, 07:51

Don't complain, do one of these fun activities instead.

10 thoughts you're allowed to have while PMSing

26 January 2015, 15:25

Every month women get a visit from an wanted distant relative who makes life just a tad annoying.

Realistic targets may boost exercise rates

26 January 2015, 14:23

Current targets call for 150 minutes of weekly exercise, but small increases in activity may be more feasible.

Doctors: Medical pot only OK for sick kids as last resort

26 January 2015, 11:07

Sick kids should only get medical marijuana when other treatments fail, pediatrics group says

New tattoo offers painless blood glucose monitoring for diabetics

26 January 2015, 08:57

A new painless temporary tattoo may revolutionise diabetes management by providing convenient, cost-effective continuous glucose monitoring.

Why pastors love sex and cheating

23 January 2015, 15:08

Earlier this week a video showing well renowned pastor and popular motivational speaker in South Africa, Sthembiso Zondo in the nude, went viral on social media.

How wine and cheese can keep you slim

23 January 2015, 22:31

Despite the fact that they have one of the fattiest diets in the world, the French have low rates of coronary heart disease. Could red wine and blue cheese be the key to the 'French paradox'?

Playing a lot of soccer could cause later hip deformities

23 January 2015, 13:52

New research suggests that playing a lot of soccer as a child under the age of 12 could increase the risk of future hip deformities and osteoarthritis.

Getting healthy may be easier with a partner

23 January 2015, 12:50

Researchers looked at a large population to see if people are more likely to change when they try it with their domestic partner.

How to keep your breasts perky

23 January 2015, 11:54

Take action now to keep your breasts in fine form!

7 things to make you feel good

23 January 2015, 11:01

Take heart in this list of indulgences that can make you feel better and live longer.

Vaccine-preventable diseases making a comeback

22 January 2015, 15:54

By identifying clusters of people who refuse to vaccinate their children or refuse certain shots, researchers can target prevention efforts.

Alcohol ads on TV affect kids' drinking behaviour

22 January 2015, 13:52

According to recent research, there is a link between TV alcohol advertisements and young people's drinking behaviours.

The best medication for migraines

22 January 2015, 12:36

Researchers have recently reviewed medications used to treat migraines and these are options that proved most effective.

Stem cell therapy may reverse multiple sclerosis

22 January 2015, 11:17

A new approach which essentially 'reboots' the immune system with multiple sclerosis patients' own blood-forming stem cells shows great promise.

Blood and organ donation: What does Islamic law say?

21 January 2015, 13:18

Islamic law considers violation of the human body to be sinful. We take a look at what this means regarding blood and organ donation.

Can coffee protect you from melanoma?

21 January 2015, 11:09

You may rely on coffee for your morning pick-me-up but new research suggests it may also protect you from the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma.

How accurate is the BMI?

21 January 2015, 13:14

The Body Mass Index is widely used to assess if an individual is overweight or not. We investigate how accurate this tool really is.

We need to exercise more AND spend less time sitting

20 January 2015, 13:44

People who are too sedentary, even if they do exercise frequently, are more likely to develop heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

5 money-saving mind tricks

20 January 2015, 13:49

Saving money is easier said than done. This blogger shows us how to mentally condition ourselves to do it.

Why you don't have perfect skin

20 January 2015, 11:06

We all want it. Desire it. Pay lots of money to achieve it. Yet for most of us, getting skin that glows like Beyoné's is a daily struggle.

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