Health apps

Manage pain with online apps

Online apps and tools may be beneficial to people who suffer from chronic pain and lessen their need for frequent doctor visits, an study suggests.

Why most fitness apps are simply gimmicks

Smartphone fitness applications aim to change people's behaviours, but often without the most effective tools. Plus, the social media integration is simply annoying.

Name this health app!

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has launched a competition to name a mobile app aimed at the youth, an app which will answer questions about both sexual and general health.

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Contraceptives and you »

Scientists create new contraceptive from seaweed Poor long-term birth control training leads to 'accidents'

7 birth control myths you should stop believing

Will the Pill make you gain weight? Can you fall pregnant while breastfeeding? We bust seven common myths about birth control.

Your digestive health »

Causes of digestive disorders 9 habits that could hurt your digestive system

Your tummy rumblings might help diagnose bowel disorder

With the assistance of an 'acoustic belt', doctors can now determine the cause of your tummy troubles.