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How to enjoy your wine and still be safe Keeping these guidelines in mind will help you make the enjoyment of alcoholic beverages a lot safer. Breastfeeding leads to higher IQ Foods that make your brain function optimally Do certain foods affect how well neurotransmitters transmit signals between the brain and the nervous system? DietDoc takes a look. Move to the leafy suburbsObama set to unveil clean power planSmog may be harming your brain Pizza slice comes at an environmental price Wood burning in thousands of pizza shops and domestic waste burning in São Paulo in Brazil are examples of unaccounted sources of emissions. 8 things you didn't know about your nerves Check out these fascinating facts and illustrations of the nerves in the human body. Kids can get food allergies from donated bloodBlood and organ donation: What does Islamic law say?Clinic urges Ebola survivors to donate blood Video: Behind the scenes at a blood processing lab Ever wondered what happens to the blood you donate? This video shows you what happens once the blood arrives at the South African National Blood Service laboratory. How to fix temporary pins and needles The strange sensation most people call pins and needles is your body’s way of telling you that you need to relieve that compression. Here's what to do. Donated blood won't give you Alzheimer's or Parkinson's A new study demonstrates that the transmission of degenerative brain disorders via blood either is not biologically possible or exceedingly rare. What you need to know about heart rhythm disorders Here’s why it is so important to take note of any heart rhythm disorders you might have. What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?Could too much cellphone time signal depression?Healthy habits may be key to improving ADHD Study on 15 000 people suggests workaholism linked to mental health issues A large study suggests a link, but it's not clear how overwork, and issues such as depression, anxiety or OCD may be connected. HIV affects the nervous system within days of infection A new study reinforces recommendations that people at risk for HIV test often and start antiretroviral treatment immediately if they are infected. Low on vitamin b12 Have you taken the vitamin B quiz?Prediabetes may do more damage to nerves than suspected Eric Clapton describes nerve pain as 'electric shocks' Peripheral neuropathy is the painful condition that has curtailed this top musician’s performances. Google aims for better health search results The search giant Google is upgrading health results for its mobile application in English in collaboration with Harvard Medical School and the Mayo Clinic. World needs R9 billion to close contraception gapA world where every pregnancy is wantedThe future of female contraceptives World needs R9 billion to close contraception gap An unmet need for contraception among women between the ages of 15 and 19 globally leads to 10.2 million unintended pregnancies worldwide each year. Why do we get pins and needles? The strange sensation most people call pins and needles is your body’s way of telling you that you need to relieve that compression. Here's why we get pins and needles. Does SA care about early childhood development? A massive 80% of young children in South Africa do not have access to out-of-home educational care leading up to their first year in school. Why bumping your funny bone hurts What people refer to as your 'funny bone' is actually one of the major nerves in your arm and hand. Here's why it's so painful when you knock it. Why do we laugh when tickled? Whether you are the ticklish type or not, it’s a fact that you will laugh if someone tickles you. But have you ever wondered why tickling evokes uncontrollable giggling even when it’s not remotely funny? Cost of medicine in South Africa set to skyrocket The annual consumer price inflation (CPI) was 7% in February 2016, up from 6.2% in January 2016, increasing worries that quality healthcare is slipping further and further out of the reach of most South Africans. Cape school gets clean drinking water for the first time Berg River Primary School received a new Lifestraw Community unit that will convert contaminated water into safe drinking water. Rape survivor gets back on her feet Rape crisis Change a Life initiative helped rape survivor, Fumana gain financial independence with workshops that are offered at the centre. 7 proven benefits of drinking lemon waterWill you drink poo water? Bill Gates didDrinking too much water can be dangerous Drinking water pipes full of 'good' bacteria Drinking water pipes and water treatment plants host an ecosystem of "good bacteria" that help purify the water, Swedish researchers say. Newer birth control pills may raise blood clot risk Newer birth control pills including Yaz and Yasmin, are associated with a slightly higher risk of blood clots than older oral contraceptives. Global warming hits harder 18 years later Since the last climate deal in 1997, the Earth has grown into a wilder, hotter and waterier place, and climate change is now regarded as a more urgent problem. SA doctor heads 'Moonshot 2020' team to develop cancer vaccineHow nations are tackling nuclear waste storageUrgent clean-up of toxic mine liquidRadon risks and testing Radon is a silent killer. Could it be in your home? Radon is a dangerous radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. It has no smell, colour or taste and it can seep into your home from the ground, via water and building materials. Why is SA's government not alerting the public to the dangers and just how worried should we be? Health24 takes a closer look. advertisement From our sponsors Update on Equazen acquisition by Flordis South Africa 2016 When lice just keep coming back! Cipla Community Hero: Ana Rocha Innovation in Diabetes Care Live healthier Did you know? » Allergies less common in kids who suck their thumbs Two-dose chickenpox shot gets the job done What nits and lice look like in your hair 5 diseases your child can pick up at school School is a place for learning, but it also creates the perfect environment for an infectious disease to spread like wildfire. Healthy legs » The results you should know from the Healthy Legs Survey Could your job be causing varicose veins? Varicose veins? Don't do these exercises 5 stages of vein disease Weak or damaged valves in the veins can cause varicose veins.