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HIV+ people may now face increased cancer risk

07 October 2015, 11:05

Because HIV patients are now living longer, the risk of some cancers, such as anal, colorectal and liver cancers, is increasing.

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Don't substitute refined carbs for saturated fats

07 October 2015, 10:05

While experts continue to debate the health effects of saturated fat, a new U.S. study suggests its link to heart disease depends on what else a person eats.

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Endocrine-disrupting chemicals linked to diabetes and obesity

07 October 2015, 08:54

Evidence is mounting that exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) is associated with increased risk of developing diabetes and obesity.

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Evidence that daily aspirin fights colon cancer

07 October 2015, 08:00

A study found that survival doubled for gastrointestinal cancer patients who took a low-dose aspirin pill every day.

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Why are women not included in HIV drug trials?

06 October 2015, 17:10

While men and women both are HIV victims, women are not involved in any drug testing regardless of the fact that women make up of the worlds HIV cases.

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Why kids exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to develop behavioural problems

06 October 2015, 17:11

Risk is greatest among children exposed both in the womb and at a young age, study suggests

Can being exposed to loud noises up your heart disease risk?

06 October 2015, 16:14

People working in high noise frequency may have heart problems in the long run.

How your gene could tell who you're attracted to

06 October 2015, 15:05

Your genes may be the eye of the beholder, it's in your DNA to be attracted to a certain kind, a study suggests.

How toxic chemicals are causing miscarriages

06 October 2015, 14:17

Chemicals seems to be a major health risk for expecting mothers, medical professionals claims that environmental factors is the reason behind still births and miscarriages for pregnant mothers.

Fathers rape with impunity, fuelling Guatemala's teen pregnancies

06 October 2015, 12:08

In a country with one of the highest rates of teen pregnancies in Latin America the majority of sexual violence against teenage girls in Guatemala happens at the hands of family members.

How transgender discrimination is linked to risky health lifestyles

06 October 2015, 14:17

Identified transgendered individuals are more often found engaging in unhealthy habits, study suggest\.

Is it true that you should feed a cold and starve a fever?

06 October 2015, 10:03

We've all heard of the proverb: feed a cold and starve a fever. Where does this come from, and is there any truth in it? And where does chicken soup fit into treating colds and flu?

Picky eaters – should parents be worried?

06 October 2015, 08:49

DietDoc explains why parents may need to pay greater attention to possible underlying psychological problems in children who are 'selective eaters' (SE).

WHO guidelines recommend early ARVs for all with HIV

05 October 2015, 11:06

The expanded use of antiretroviral treatment is supported by recent findings from clinical trials, confirming that early use of ART has many advantages.

Healthy lifestyle can boost fertility for women with PCOS

05 October 2015, 09:47

Women suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can better their chances of conception with exercise and maintaining their weight.

Could your cellphone be harming your love life?

02 October 2015, 12:05

According to a survey, partners find it a turnoff if you take calls or send texts when you're spending time together.

Less intrusive breast cancer treatment can save many lives

02 October 2015, 11:04

Mastectomy is no longer the treatment for all types of breast cancer – nowadays only the tumour is targeted if possible.

9 of the richest women in Africa

05 October 2015, 08:55

Meet Africa’s wealthiest and most influential business women.

10 ways to drastically change your daily existence

02 October 2015, 09:44

The struggle doesn’t have to be that real – it’s all in the mind, people.

Make the perfect holder for your paintbrushes

02 October 2015, 08:47

No mess, no fuss, no worries!

Why does the fashion industry hate women?

01 October 2015, 16:14

Lili Radloff dissects the weird world of women’s fashion, speculating why we tolerate its ludicrous ways.

Burundian refugees face dangerous deliveries and unsafe abortions

01 October 2015, 14:44

About 50,000 Burundian refugees will be moved out of Tanzania's Nyarugusu refugee camp to new camps where there aren't any reproductive health services.

New approach to polycystic ovary syndrome

01 October 2015, 13:45

New analyses may help researchers to better understand the underlying biology of polycystic ovary syndrome.

5 signs you’re in the wrong job

01 October 2015, 12:46

Do you wake up every morning dreading going to work? Here’s how to change that.

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