It should be noted that healthy life expectancy is simply an educated prediction.
The increased risk was also found in both men and women and regardless of other drinking/smoking behaviours, and occupational class.
Fun family exercises to stay in shape this festive season
Commit to spending 2% of your day on casual exercise this festive season so you won’t need to do damage control in January.
What you need to know about kidney failure
Because your kidneys can compensate for lost function, signs may not appear until irreversible damage has occurred.
A really important hormone that controls our sleep patterns is melatonin.
About 50% of accidents analysed by the study were due to distracted driving and 30% to walking down the street with one’s nose in a smartphone.

Firm behind experimental Alzheimer’s drug makes case for approval

The monoclonal antibody aims to dissolve the build-up of a protein, beta-amyloid, in the brain tissue of Alzheimer’s patients.

Wedding dress on the tight side? 5 foods to avoid

If you have trouble digesting dairy products — as many people do — it’s obviously advisable to abstain in the days leading up to your wedding.

How to do the right exercise for your age

As we age, our bodies need different types of exercise. Here is a guide to doing the right exercise for your age.

Watching pornography may rewire the brain to a ‘more juvenile state’

The desensitisation of our reward circuitry sets the stage for sexual dysfunctions to develop, but the repercussions don’t end there.

Vaping linked to rare lung disease – study

In June, San Francisco became the first major US city to effectively ban their sale and manufacture.

What’s the difference between a cold and the flu?

Take a look at the difference between cold and flu symptoms and how to spot them both.

‘Implants can leak’: The risks of breast augmentations

Like any surgery, breast procedures have their own risks, though using your own fat seems safer than the silicone implants.

Early cholesterol treatment lowers heart disease risk – study

Treating younger people with high cholesterol levels may help reduce their risk of heart attack or stroke in later life, a major study showed Wednesday.

How to stay in shape when you’re busy

The busyness of work and life can make it difficult to maintain a fitness routine.

The best foods for arthritis symptoms

Firstly, losing weight and exercising are the most significant things that osteoarthritis patients can do to ease their symptoms.

Brushing teeth frequently could reduce risk of heart failure

Brushing your teeth three or more times per day is associated with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure.

How to avoid heatstroke when exercising in summer

How to avoid heatstroke when exercising in summer

If you opt to train outdoors this summer, make sure you drink a lot of cold water to to avoid dehydration.

What you need to know about HIV

What you need to know about HIV

There are many testing sites in South Africa, including local clinics and even your trusted doctor.

Low carb, Paleo or fasting – which diet is best?

The important thing for people embarking on fasting diets to remember is: you need to meet all of your nutritional needs.




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