Home > News Top Headlines Health of the Nation Survey Enter the 2016 Health of the Nation Survey now and win R5 000! James Bond quits smoking, but co-stars don't A new study finds that Bond has not smoked since 2002, but is unfortunately still at risk of secondhand smoking. HIV drugs may boost syphilis risk A new study finds that antiretrovirals may pose a risk to especially gay and bisexual men by making them more vulnerable to the bacteria that cause syphilis. Acupuncture might help your colicky baby No specific treatment or medicine is available for colic, but Swedish researchers are investigating the efficacy of acupuncture. Fake abortion doctor arrested in Free State Do you know if your doctor is qualified? A man performing illegal abortions under pseudo names has been arrested in Qwaqwa. QUIZ: What is the most irritating sound? Does the sound of snoring, fingers scratching on a chalkboard or a vuvuzela make you see red? Scuba diving can put pressure on your teeth Stopping by the dentist's office after a scuba dive might be a good idea, as a new study indicates that underwater pressure can cause dental problems. Are you really allergic to bee stings? You’re stung by a bee, and the next minute your skin starts to swell and itch. That means you’re allergic to bee stings, right? Wrong! SA can save billions with new HIV drug combination South Africa is home to the largest concentration of people living with HIV in the world, and a new drug combination could save the country billions in medication. Every parent’s top 3 deworming questions answered As the New Year has started, it is important to know the facts and make deworming a necessity for all children attending school. More news you should know How diabetes can affect your nervesFaecal transplants for gut infection no better than antibioticsTips for preventing soccer injuriesSEE: SA man with huge tumour finally gets help Experts do agree on what constitutes a healthy dietWhy January is a depressing month for many peopleWhy female students ignore the risks of indoor tanningLimpopo shelter gives hope to abused women More news about Fitness Exercise rejuvenating Alexandra's senior citizens Every weekday morning about 20 elderly citizens from Riverpark in Alexandra join up for a 5km walk, alternating it with an hour of exercising at a nearby park. 7 beach sports to keep you active WATCH: Keeping fit doesn't need to cost a cent Aerobic exercise may help guard against dementia Diabetes Diabetic foot care extra important during cold weather A specialist warns that patients with diabetes should change out of wet or damp socks, and towel dry their feet as soon as possible. Diabetics' hearts may be more sensitive to chemo Steps to keep diabetic complications at bay WATCH: How this diabetic lost 130kg Sore-throat Why does SA have the highest rate of tonsillectomies in the world? A UCT study claims that South Africa's rate of tonsillectomies is double the world average – and the most likely reason why has nothing to do with health. GPs could safely reduce antibiotics for respiratory tract infections Talking like a Kardashian could hurt your vocal cords First of a kind throat reconstruction a great success Live-allergy-free This cheap street drug is dethroning cocaine Cocaine is no longer king on the drug scene in Florida. Flakka, which is sold as small clear crystals that can be popped in the mouth or smoked, is now is ruling the streets. Sources of latex exposure Allergy facts vs. fiction The top 10 dog breeds for allergy sufferers Healthy You What does it mean to have diabetes? Type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented. But healthy lifestyle choices can help prevent and treat type 2 diabetes. Residue on smartphone may betray your secrets WHO recommends soda tax A fitness tracker on its own won't affect your weight Winter Wellness Top tips for building healthy bones Exercise, eating the right foods and calcium supplementation all go a long way toward strengthening and protecting your bones – and not only when you’re older. Are your symptoms a sign of an omega-3 deficiency? 10 health reasons to go hiking this winter Nutrition labels on food encourage healthy choices Healthy you What does it mean to have diabetes? Type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented. But healthy lifestyle choices can help prevent and treat type 2 diabetes. Residue on smartphone may betray your secrets WHO recommends soda tax A fitness tracker on its own won't affect your weight advertisement From our sponsors Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare?