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Breast cancer survival: Early detection still key

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 09:36

EVEN with recent strides in breast cancer treatment, a woman's chances of surviving the disease still partly depend on early detection, a new study says.

Pregnant women 'should not touch a drop of alcohol'

Friday, 16 October 2015 08:25

Pregnant women should not touch a drop of alcohol, because there is no evidence of a “safe” threshold, doctors have said.

Ebola lingers in semen for nine months

Monday, 19 October 2015 09:54

EBOLA persists in the semen of male survivors much longer than previously thought, a study shows.

First ‘in womb’ stem cell trial to begin

Monday, 19 October 2015 10:05

THE first clinical trial injecting foetal stem cells into babies still in the womb has been announced.

Heart disease gene found in women

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 08:58

SCIENTISTS have identified a gene that puts women at higher risk of heart disease, an early study suggests.

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Processed meats do cause cancer – WHO

Tuesday, 03 November 2015 10:15

PROCESSED meats - such as bacon, sausages and ham - do cause cancer, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Are feminine hygiene products safe?

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 10:02

A TYPICAL woman goes through more than 12,000 sanitary pads or tampons over the decades that she has her period.

Ebola outbreak: WHO delayed Sierra Leone state of emergency

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 10:05

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) delayed Sierra Leone declaring a state of emergency and restricting movement

Fit legs equals fit brain, study suggests

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 09:56

OLDER women who have strong legs are likely to fare better when it comes to ageing of the brain,

Blood pressure: How low should you go?

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 10:28

MILLIONS of people all over the world could avoid heart disease if doctors controlled their high blood pressure more aggressively than previously recommended, a groundbreaking study contends.