Home > News Top Headlines Noakes' 'real food' may not be kid friendly A dietician tells Health24 why a low carbohydrate, high fat diet as promoted by Professor Tim Noakes may not be appropriate for infants and children. Flying the flag for better healthcare in Africa Stellenbosch University's Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences says it is a university "of the people, by the people, for the people” of Africa, and it is in favour of better healthcare for the continent. Diet tips for pregnant moms – Part II DietDoc takes a look at some of the indicators of healthy nutrition during pregnancy and best practices that lead to greater success in achieving a healthy pre-pregnancy weight. Depression linked to many heart failure patients' death Depression may mean many heart failure patients have a higher risk of death, a new study suggests. Fish oil could mean better brain function in older adults Omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish, can decrease the risk of Alzheimer's disease in older adults, a new study shows. SADAG to give talks throughout SA on Bipolar Awareness Day 26 May is Bipolar Awareness Day and SADAG presents 18 talks of hope around South Africa to educate people about this disease. Why mushrooms are good for you We all know that silly joke: What do you call a nice mushroom? A fungi to be with. But jokes aside, mushrooms have a remarkable array of health benefits. Can asthma protect men from prostate cancer? A new study suggests, but does not prove, that men with asthma may be less likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer or to die from the disease. Smoother control of robotic limbs through mind power A better way to harness mind power to move prosthetic limbs may make life easier for thousands of paralysed subjects. HIV and life insurance – do you have the facts? HIV has been around for over 30 years but there is still a serious lack of knowledge surrounding the condition and whether or not those with HIV qualify for life insurance. 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Global warming is having a negative effect on global production, affecting the supply, quality and price of your favourite cuppa. Mental Health Big Brother does it again – encouraging and rewarding sexual misconduct CyberShrink, who has a lot of experience with Big Brother Africa and its problems, reflects on how Reality TV cares more about ratings than people. Is ISIS inspiring the defacing of SA statues? Migraine drug may up risk of eating disorders in teens 1 in 10 Americans has anger issues and access to guns Travel Over 200 guests fall ill on cruise ships More than 200 people on two different cruise ships have fallen ill with the highly contagious norovirus, which can cause symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea. 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Type 2 diabetes drugs linked to deadly ketoacidosis 13 recommendations for healthy blood sugar levels What you need to know about diabetes life insurance Asthma Learn how to manage your asthma this International Asthma Day World Asthma Day celebrated today (5 May) sheds light on treatment and implementing it, as many patients don't always have access to potential life-saving care. Is that mould in your home toxic? Smokers risk fathering asthmatic kids Animal fur may lower asthma risk Events Celebrate Nelson Mandela in a walk for freedom 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison and you can join in the celebration by walking up to 27km in his footsteps. Become a snake wrangler Patrick Holford: how to Burn Fat Fast SA's largest health care convention to take place on Monday advertisement From our sponsors Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health!