New research may have finally answered an old question.
Poor handling practices as well as storage, cooking equipment and fridges - and rats - increase the risk of food poisoning.
Outreach workers say the practice making headlines isn’t as widespread as it’s been made out to be as they rush to prevent more from trying it.
Having a chronic illness can raise your risk of depression. For diabetics, the blood sugar high and lows of everyday life take an extra toll.
Fact may be stranger than science fiction as artificial intelligence moves into consulting rooms.
Not up to the daily dilemma of what to pack your little ones for lunch? Beef up your children’s lunch boxes with these quick tips.
Watch list: Four things that could change healthcare as we know it
'Bluetoothing': The drug myth that fooled a nation?
How to pack the best lunch for your kids in five easy steps
Inspectors unearth rat infestation at Gauteng school following poisoning
Why life with this common condition can be an emotional rollercoaster
Pontsho Pilane explains why women may choose a Caesarean section over a vaginal birth, especially in the private sector.
A doctor shortage in war-torn Mozambique paved the way for a new breed of surgeons that have slashed deaths among new mothers.
A novel and easy way to disinfect water using freely available solar power is helping to combat the spread of disease in developing countries.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.