July 20, 2017

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Foetal alcohol syndrome reversed in rats

For the first time‚ there is hope of reversing the effects of foetal alcohol syndrome.

Despite the recession‚ now might be the best time to buy a new car

This may not seem like a wise time to buy a brand-new car‚ but if you’re toying with the idea‚ the numbers suggest that the timing couldn’t be more perfect.

What is Liquid G?

The clear Liquid G is a central nervous system depressant. It offers feelings of euphoria‚ but also causes sleepiness and is dangerous because users can easily overdose.

Black soap cleans up in Mzansi

When it comes to beauty products, manufacturers have always looked to exotic places to find untapped ingredients with magical benefits for our skin and hair.

Taking a break from your relationship to decide on future - What are the rules?

It is no secret that relationships are tumultuous. One day a couple can be on top of the world, the next they can be sworn enemies.

OPINION: Emotional scars should not be played down, the pain caused can be harrowing

A relationship is bound to be visited by a quarrel.

Don't blame TV and lightbulbs for your sleep problems

Urbanisation and electricity in the home are not to blame for sleep loss‚ according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports.

Cheapest - and most expensive - places to catch a taxi revealed

Egypt and India are the most affordable places amongst the world’s top cities to catch a taxi‚ while South Africa is ranked 16th.

Meet Khayelitsha’s guerilla gardeners

In April 2016‚ a group of about 12 people cleared a patch of public land previously used as an illegal dumping ground next to the Khayelitsha Football for Hope Centre.

South Koreans wowed by grandma’s diary of online makeup tips, life skills

 She gives tutorials on applying makeup so as to resemble Amy Winehouse, among others, and posts videos of attempts to try new activities such as kayaking, all spiced with a touch of humour.

Book review: Tale of twins' albinism and childhood has shock ending

This first time offering from author Lebohang Nthongoa is a must read.

Medics in pink: Dubai launches women-only ambulances

Four women in pink remain on standby 12 hours a day, seven days a week, to come to the aid of their "sisters" in the Gulf emirate of Dubai.

A celebration of femininity - A burlesque benefit for a good cause

While South Africa prepares to commemorate Women’s Month in August‚ a local burlesque dancer will take to the stage with 40 other dancers to raise funds for the NGO Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust.

Brace yourselves - winter may be finally coming

Forgive winter for being a bit late this year‚ but it could finally be here in earnest.

Nursing one's husband back to health after he's been bitten by adultery bug

The unforgiving torture of watching helplessly while a loved one is curled up, ailing, is among the worst of life's emotional pains.

Dying for the perfect selfie - risky business from behind the wheel

The dangers of texting or talking on one’s cellphone while driving are well known. But what about the dangers of updating one’s status with a selfie while driving?

The perfect crime foiled by... a mosquito

The murderer absconds with a smirk, knowing he has covered his tracks like a pro - no witnesses, no finger- or foot-prints, no stray hairs to betray his identity.

One step closer to a gonorrhoea vaccine?

A discontinued vaccine against a bacteria that causes brain inflammation also shielded people against gonorrhoea, the first drug ever to offer such protection against the sexually transmitted disease, researchers said Tuesday.

Portrait of Monaco royals another feather in the cap for South African artist

Former South African artist Stéfanie van Zyl can tick off yet another accomplishment to her name after she completed a family portrait of Princess Charlene and Prince Albert of Monaco and their twins.

South Africans are starting to save for a rainy day

Fewer South Africans are taking loans from banks‚ micro-lenders and family‚ despite increasing financial pressures.

How to look classic and contemporary this winter

SPONSORED | We decode the luxury fabrics that make Trenery apparel a timeless winter essential.

Off to a wedding? Don't forget to fill up or risk starving to death

I hate crowds. Yes, I have been seen attending football matches in the distant past.

Timeshare holiday schemes a scam‚ consumer commission inquiry told

Swindled holidaymakers have taken turns telling the National Consumer Commission’s Timeshare Inquiry how they were bullied and pressured to sign perpetual contracts‚ paying holiday clubs thousands of rand for timeshare holidays that never materialised.

South Africans not using money-saving day hospitals

Despite spiralling healthcare costs‚ private medical aid patients are not making significant use of well-equipped day hospitals to reduce the cost of treatment in South Africa.

'My finger is too short': Why some doctors don't do prostate exams

Fewer than one in seven doctors examines the prostate gland for cancer‚ with excuses including: “My finger is too short.”

Can these old wives' tales really predict your baby's gender?

Is it a boy or a girl? Every expectant mother secretly wants to know.

Company makes dolls for boys

Growing up, toys were always gender orientated. Girls received dolls and tea sets while boys got cars and guns.

Durban schoolgirl drama queen to strut her stuff in New York

A Durban schoolgirl’s passion for drama has landed her in an international talent competition in New York.

New city hotel a hip place to be

Since the launch of the Time Square Casino in Pretoria East on Menlyn Maine early this year, the conversation around many dinner tables on where's the latest hip place to hang out at in the city is definitely Menlyn Maine's growing precinct.

Celebs' wardrobe secrets tumble out of the closet

We all have closet dynamics.

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