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Prof questions focus on aerobic over resistance training

If you're a member of a medical aid rewards programme, you'll battle to score point for any other form of exercise besides aerobic training...

6 Jun 2017

Westin shines a light for early morning joggers with Gear Lending programme

Westin Hotels & Resorts, in celebration of Global Running Day and with hopes to inspire travellers to rise early and own their morning, announced an addition to the brand's Gear Lending programme...

5 Jun 2017

Announcing the Pan-African Health Tourism Congress 2017

The Pan-African Health Tourism Congress, scheduled to take place from 8-9 June at the uMfolozi Hotel Casino Convention Resort, Empageni, Richards Bay, is the flagship event of the health tourism sector...

Issued by Pan-African Health Congress 31 May 2017

Tips to help you promote chiropractic clinic businesses

Promoting a chiropractic clinic in the modern age is all about building a good online brand. Let us focus on some simple promotion tips to jump-start the entire business...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Nov 2016

[MultipleSclerosisMonth] Regular exercise benefits MS sufferers

Multiple sclerosis is one of the most common neurological disorders and causes of disability in young adults..

3 May 2016

Implementation of standing desks can decrease health risks

A recent study has revealed that sitting for more than four hours a day could increase an individual's risk of death from any health issue by 46% when compared to those who sit for less than two hours a day...

8 Jan 2016

Hoverboards and health: how good for you is this year's hottest trend?

Walking across campus to my office each morning this semester, I've found it hard to ignore the growing number of students using hoverboards to get around. These two-wheel self-balancing boards (they don't really hover, Back-to-the-Future-style) are one of the hottest gadgets this holiday season...

By Andrew Maynard 24 Dec 2015

The Internet of Things and big data in the real world

Technology often progresses in ways that can surprise us...

By Johan Botes 7 Oct 2015

How to catch the kick with caffeine

Recent research has shown that caffeine stimulates the central nervous system via the brain. The brain is the "powerhouse" of the body from where signals are sent to activate muscles...

10 Feb 2015

Lions Health adds speakers

The upcoming Lions Health Awards at Cannes, 13 & 14 June 2014, has added more speakers to its lineup.

22 May 2014

Kissing burns calories, so exercise today

Kissing is big news. It is good for us, extends our happiness and sends all sorts of amazing chemicals flooding through our bodies. In support of the most romantic of days, Allergan Pharmaceuticals offers ten interesting facts about kissing.

14 Feb 2014

Regulation of supplements needed following deaths, doping charge

This week it was confirmed that Kaizer Chiefs player, Josta Dladla, tested positive for the banned stimulant, methylhexanamine, commonly known as 1.3-dimethyl or DMAA, the use of which is banned in professional sport.

17 Jan 2014

Exercise improves joint pain caused by AI breast cancer drugs

Breast cancer patients suffering from joint pain caused by certain medications may improve with regular, long-term physical exercise, according to a new Yale-led study. The findings are being presented at the 2013 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

By Helen Dodson 13 Dec 2013

Stand up...for your health

What do IT workers and astronauts have in common? They both age up to ten times faster than normal...

By Howard Rybko 16 Jul 2013

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International

The fight against antimicrobial resistance depends on good agricultural practices

To ensure that antimicrobials are used responsibly and in ways that do not threaten public health and food production, a stronger global effort including larger investments and improved surveillance measures are needed, according to FAO Deputy Director-General, Maria Helena Semedo. Semedo was speaking at a United Nations General Assembly side event on antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

26 Sep 2017

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