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Stomach cancer - a deadly cancer that is often overlooked
January 27, 2015 1:00 am

Stomach cancer - a deadly cancer that is often overlooked

Statistics compiled in 2012 reveal that stomach cancer was the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer (after lung, liver, breast and colon), but it was also the third most common cause of cancer death because the symptoms generally only become apparent...

Falling into a |dead faint
January 20, 2015 1:00 am

Falling into a |dead faint

Fainting or swooning was so common in Victorian England that the houses of the upper classes even had a fainting room where ailing ladies - never men - could lie down on a special couch and be treated with smelling salts until they recovered.

Shed your cellulite, get in shape
January 13, 2015 1:00 am

Shed your cellulite, get in shape

The recently ended holiday season was a time of dressing up, letting loose and, for many, overindulging in both food and drink.

Hypertension: the highs and the lows
January 6, 2015 1:00 am

Hypertension: the highs and the lows

Affecting one out of every three Americans and about 40 per cent of the populations of developing countries, hypertension, or high blood pressure as it is often called, is today a major global health issue.

When the knee goes pop
December 30, 2014 1:00 am

When the knee goes pop

One of the most common knee injuries affecting footballers is an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) sprain or tear.

Five simple changes cut dementia risk, landmark British study shows
December 30, 2014 1:00 am

Five simple changes cut dementia risk, landmark British study shows

Any one of five simple lifestyle changes could keep your brain healthier for longer.

When dopamine dies off
December 23, 2014 1:00 am

When dopamine dies off

Parkinson's can be a debilitating illness for both sufferers and cares but modern-day treatments can greatly improve the symptoms and quality of life

Bowel cancer: Aspirin to the rescue
December 16, 2014 1:00 am

Bowel cancer: Aspirin to the rescue

The third most common cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the US, bowel cancer is also referred as colon or colorectal cancer (CRC).

Milking the earth
December 16, 2014 1:00 am

Milking the earth

Why soy milk is being promoted as a healthy addition to our diets

Hair with artistic flair
December 11, 2014 1:00 am

Hair with artistic flair

L'Oreal Excellence brightens up the cool season with nine new colours, two of them part of its two-time Ombre range