HIV positive

S-e-x with HIV positive person on ARVs is safe

The early treatment of people with HIV massively reduces their infectiousness and gives the world our first real opportunity to halt the HIV epidemic. This...
Malaria

SA might be hit by a Malaria outbreak

As the northern parts of South Africa head into their rainy summer season, visitors to areas where malaria is endemic are warned to pay...
drinks

How much alcohol is too much? A nutritionist weighs in

Alcoholic drinks are enjoyed by many of us and they can help us relax, socialise and enjoy our meals. The downside, though, is that...
diabetes

How diabetes can affect your nerves

Nerve damage as a result of diabetes is referred to as diabetic neuropathy, and is a common complication of the disease According to the International...
Sleep

5 things that happen to your body when you don’t get enough sleep

You snooze, you lose, right? Turns out the old adage is wrong. Missing out on a few Zzzs can have a negative impact on...
mature liver cells

When the liver can no longer regenerate

According to the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, mature liver cells can duplicate in response to injury and even if three-quarters of a liver is...
medical dagga

Is medical dagga right for you?

Amid the euphoria of legislation changes allowing adults to use marijuana in private, it is worthwhile to note the key health benefits of the...
high-carb diet

Eating a high-carb diet can help lose weight

Struggling hard to shed those extra kilos? If so, foods high in carbohydrates found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes  may help you...
Couples

Does P0RN encourage violent S.E.X?

A new survey in New Zealand which included s.e.xual health services and schools found an increasing number of genital injuries caused by violent s.e.x,...
IVF children

IVF kids at greater risk of heart problems: study

Thousands of children born each year by IVF could be at risk of serious heart problems in later life, a study suggests. Scientists found signs...

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