Despite our complicated relationship with it, our poo could one day power our cell phones, tablets and laptops.
It's World Yoga Day. Mindfulness has seen a resurgence in popularity and is slowly making its way behind the walls of prisons in South Africa.
A pill dispenser with an electronic cap monitors daily adherence to a regimen that may curb HIV among sex workers – and in broader society.
Women who have been forced to go without their usual birth control shot are now facing the consequences of months-long shortages.
The country's health system is ravaged, but a team of volunteer doctors visit regularly: operating on the desperate and training local medical staff.
When hospitals are few and far between, these shelters become homes away from home for expecting mothers. Find out how countries...
Could psychosocial programmes turn extremists into moderates?
Take a look at the newest HIV treatment set to hit South Africa's shores in 2019.
Unsafe in Somalia and unwanted in Kenya, refugees increasingly risk abduction in search of a better life.
The substances that cause cancer leave their fingerprints behind. Now, the world may be closer than ever to unravelling the clues hidden in our DNA.
When bringing a new life into the world risks taking another, even old traditions have to adopt new ways.
When kids at risk of suicide can talk to trained friends & family, they're seven times less likely to die, says one...
Solar power, solar electricity and mobile technology are helping to reduce the rate of maternal mortality in Cameroon.
Botched births and infections can leave many babies with a life-long inheritance: Cerebral palsy. Many will be dependent on caregivers for...
Can the health minister fix our health system and what will it take? Here’s what Mkhize’s character, views and his past...
A recent article suggested that single South Africans can live longer by getting married, based on Statistics SA mortality data.