TB: This pee test could save your life

What if diagnosing South Africa’s deadliest disease was as simple as taking a drug store pregnancy test? That day might be...

From the mouths of babes: This is what it’s like to...

Death comes for us all and when it does, we hope it’s a good one. We hope it has meaning, we...

Fiber, flatulence & fortified foods: This is your body on veganism

From Badu to Beyonce: Some of your favourite celebs have toyed with it but is going vegan right for you?

The business of love: Why condom factories and job creation could...

Every year, the continent falls 3-billion condoms short of what it needs. Could investing in condom factories be the answer —...

‘Most complex health crisis in history’: Congo struggles to contain Ebola

Political, security and cultural complications – not least a refusal to believe that Ebola exists – have thwarted efforts to overcome...

Doctor smartphone and other tales from the bedroom

From how to spice up your sex life to the more mundane, “does this look weird to you”, there are some questions you just don’t want to ask your friends and family. Relax. Now, there’s an app for that.

Pills for bills: Now you can get your medication at an...

South Africa has become the first country in the world to introduce ATM-like machines that dispense medicine instead of money.

New smoke signals: Is Big Tobacco using influencers to illegally punt...

Could companies’ wooing of social media influencers be just a clever ploy to get around the country’s tobacco advertising ban?

Hospitals close in Mpumalanga as doctors and nurses fear for their...

Health workers in the province demand security cameras and personal panic buttons at hospitals because of crime and attacks on nurses and doctors.

After Echo: ‘Life for young women navigating puberty is gruesome’

We've proven Depo Provera doesn't make it easier to contract HIV. But African women are still left with too few contraceptive choices.