Health24 | Health Advice, News & Information
South Africa’s leading consumer health website, providing world-class information and interactive tools for a healthy lifestyle.
Opioids can be highly addictive when used incorrectly. Researchers established that post-surgical opioid use can increase the risk of addiction.
A new study supports the concept that artificial sweeteners could actually reduce the body's control of blood sugar levels.
A study found that living close to a park could reduce asthma symptoms in urban children.
It happens sooner in a relationship than you’d think.
If you had one too many last night, think twice before tying your running shoes.
Low levels of this nutrient may cause your penis to let you down.
Endurance athletes’ lifestyle may make them more susceptible to potentially fatal Deep Vein Thrombosis. Here are the risk factors and symptoms to watch out for.
Dagga has been proven to alleviate pain, but now there might other medical advantages to it...
Low testosterone levels affect much more than your penis.
Putting in too much overtime? According to new research, it might be damaging your heart.
The average cough lasts between two and three weeks and usually causes no serious physical damage – but beware when a cough turns violent!
A big concern is the fact that current programmes promoting Aids awareness tend to exclude older people.
A former drug and alcohol abuser finds a new way to get high – with exercise.
How much do you really know about the things that can go wrong with your heart throughout the course of your life?
Most of us overestimate how much energy we burn on the bike. Here’s how to get a more accurate number.
Sleep apnoea is a potentially dangerous condition, but a new treatment could be the answer.
Hormonal changes encountered during breastfeeding may lower the risk of endometriosis, according to new research.
Rev your metabolism to burn fat long after you’ve left the gym with this high-intensity workout. All it takes is four minutes.
Tooth sensitivity can cause you a great amount of pain but what causes it? Dr Simon Reeves talks about enamel issues that can cause tooth sensitivity.