Other significant risk factors included heart disease, high blood pressure and a history of lung disease.
Asking friends about their successful strategies for working out could help us achieve our own fitness goals, according to new research.
What you need to know about conjunctivitis
In both children and adults, conjunctivitis can cause inflammation in the cornea that can affect vision.
Sufferers from a new strain of adjustment disorder prefer to stay cosy at home, well away from the outside world.
It is important to focus on mental and physical health during the Covid-19 pandemic.
New research released this week has found more evidence that a loss of taste and smell are symptoms of Covid-19.

Fitness and health Young people more likely to feel lonely than elderly, study reveals

Contrary to the popular belief that seniors are lonelier than young people, there was actually a steady decrease in loneliness as people age.

Fitness and health New research reveals that Covid-19 is affecting our mental health

Money and employment were reported as being significant areas of worry for the participants.

Covid-19 Carrying genes linked to dementia could increase risk of severe Covid-19

Individuals with dementia are not one of the at-risk groups who are encouraged to stay at home because of a pre-existing condition.

Fitness and health World Menstrual Hygiene Day: periods don’t stop for pandemics

For world Menstrual Hygiene Day, a South African-based company specialising in providing natural solutions for common women’s health issues is looking to shed a light on a condition known as menorrhagia.

Fitness and health New study links air pollution to increased risk of multiple sclerosis

MS is often diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 40 and is more frequent in women.

Covid-19 Non-medical cloth masks can limit transmission of Covid-19

Researchers found that current knowledge is sufficient to justify a recommendation to wear cloth masks.

Fitness and health Taking up a hobby may help stave off depression

Researchers say the findings support the idea of ‘social prescribing’, which encourages patients to engage in group activities that involve hobbies.

Fitness and health 5 tips to maintain your weight after Eid

After fasting for an entire month, it is possible that your body may have adapted to high-salt and fat-laden foods.

Fitness and health Washing hands six to 10 times a day could cut risk of seasonal coronaviruses

New research has found that a moderate frequency of handwashing could lower the risk of picking up a seasonal coronavirus infection.

Try these five compound exercises for a full-body workout

Fitness and health Try these five compound exercises for a full-body workout

Compound exercises target more than one muscle group at a time. A simple one is a squat.

Covid-19 WATCH: It’s back to gym for fitness enthusiasts in Soweto

According to the Level 3 lockdown regulations, there will be no more restrictions on outdoor exercise.

The vital health checks you need to get

Fitness and health The vital health checks you need to get

Regular health screenings and tests can help find problems before they start.

Covid-19 Patients with severe Covid-19 may suffer from insomnia, depression later

Certain disorders, such as anxiety and PTSD, may persist for months or even years in patients severely affected by the disease.




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