Home > News Top Headlines When silence screams – Wits condemns sexual violence Wits joins the annual Silence Protest by adding its voice to thousands of volunteers. Experts killed – blow to hope of Aids cure HIV/Aids research was dealt a big blow when dozens of leading experts in the field were killed just before an international conference in Melbourne. Moment of remembrance for Aids conference delegates Representatives of organisations that lost colleagues aboard flight MH17 stood in front of more than 5,000 international delegates in Melbourne for a moment of remembrance. 'Anti-gay laws spread HIV like poison' If gays or bisexuals are persecuted, they are discouraged from taking an HIV test. This creates an atmosphere of silence – a perfect breeding ground for HIV. Many young adults misinformed about hookahs Hookah smoking, as with any other type of smoking, is harmful to our health – something most young adults fail to realise. Post-op heart patients make medication mistakes Many US heart patients make risky errors with their medication after being discharged from hospital. Tribute to Aids researchers killed on flight MH17 The six exceptional minds in the HIV field who died when MH17 was shot down will be remembered and honoured in a candlelight vigil. Boy dies after being dragged by hijacked car Hijackers drove away with a four-year-old boy hanging outside the car by his safety belt. HPV test may be best for assessing cervical cancer risk According to a new study, testing for human papillomavirus (HPV) may be the best way to know whether a woman is at risk of developing cervical cancer. Social media can feed Munchausen by proxy A recent murder case may be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, according to experts. More news you should know HIV diagnosis rate falls by a third in USToo much TV linked to early deathTen of the most successful people with ADHDAsthma drugs may suppress child growth Marijuana edibles should not appeal to childrenWomen who post sexy selfies slated by peersIs organic chicken worth the price?Childhood molestation cause of heart disease in women? More news about Diet and nutrition What to eat to be a super soccer player To perform at maximum efficiency, soccer athletes need to eat a well-balanced diet. Canola oil-enriched diet may benefit diabetics Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life? Processed red meat causes heart failure Environment Facial scrubs choking the oceans The campaign against micro-beads is heating up. These tiny plastic balls, used in many body products, get into waterways, fish - and your gums. Know how to avoid them. Giant 2-pound African snails seized at Los Angeles airport 'Bombing' whales to save them from oil Rhino Ambulances to the rescue Mental Health "House of Horrors" - What made him do it? What drives men to commit such despicable crimes, and is there anything we can do about it? Dewani to make third court appearance When ignorance of disease is bliss Levodopa beats newer drugs for Parkinson's Travel American Airlines cutting flights to Venezuela American Airlines will cut most flights to Venezuela as dispute over revenue simmers. Teen aeroplane stowaway recovering in hospital New letter describes tragic scenes on sinking Titanic Car drivers often unaware of motorcycles Fitness How to eat healthily this Ramadan 10 scrumptious and healthy pre-dawn meals to keep you satiated during Ramadan. Luis Suarez takes a bite into Italy The good and the bad of urban rebounding - jumping on a mini trampoline Walking may reduce inflammation in kidney patients Diabetes New test makes diabetes diagnosis cheaper and faster Inexpensive nanotechnology could soon be used to distinguish between the two types of diabetes outside hospital settings. Weight associated with diabetes differs by ethnicity Smartwatches may soon monitor blood sugar Progress made on a 'bionic pancreas' for diabetics Asthma One in six cases of adult Asthma may be linked to workplace People with jobs that exposed them to cleaning agents at greater risk, study says. Mould in your home raises your asthma risk Asthma friendly and unfriendly sports Your 10 point action plan to manage your asthma Events Blisters for Bread 2014 Help hungry schoolkids and get in a workout while you're at it with Cape Town's legendary Blisters for Bread walk. Toughest Firefighter Alive Competition Rhino conference gears up for tough debate Who can ride the Argus Cycle Tour twice in one day? advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.