A recent article suggested that single South Africans can live longer by getting married, based on Statistics SA mortality data.
The quest for better working conditions leaves striking doctors with a tough decision but they might not have to choose.
Some of your favourite comfort food could be concealing a killer.
Could Zimbabwe's new Health Development Fund rescue the country's cash-strapped clinics and hospitals?
A single daily tablet could slash your risk of HIV infection, could it be for you?
Most of us would rather not know what happens to our bodies after death. But that breakdown gives birth to new life in unexpected ways.
A doctor shortage in war-torn Mozambique paved the way for a new breed of surgeons that have slashed deaths among new...
Rape culture doesn't start when a rape is committed. It is built in slow steps in everyday events that help normalise gender-based violence.
Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country's streets - and in its clinics.
Many diabetics are dependent on expensive blood sugar testing strips to stay alive. Most in South Africa can't afford it.
Could psychosocial programmes turn extremists into moderates?
Eighty two of the Chibok school girls, kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria three years ago, have been released. But what now?
Choosing between eating & bleeding through your uniform has a cost. Take a look at the reality behind the budget in this one from our archives.
The process could transform manufacturing and help the 30 million people worldwide in need of artificial limbs and braces.
More South African parents are choosing to bring their baby into the world with a splash, but is it better than conventional births?
Water births are a growing phenomenon in South Africa and globally. But this birth method is controversial – scientific evidence is lacking.