Copper bracelets and other folk remedies, like magnetic straps, were no more effective against arthritis than a placebo, a study found.
Baby carrots are a popular snack. But are they as rich in nutrients as a full-fledged carrot? And what about those miniature carrots with the greens attached you see at farmers’ markets and high-end restaurants?
It’s a new year and everyone wants to start the year with better habits. You may believe brown sugar is a healthier alternative to white sugar, but is that true?
Reza Price from Cape Town has just completed his matric, but unlike his classmates, his biggest challenge is to find the right bone marrow donor.
An exercise regimen, while not a cure, can alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms and slow progression of the disease.
Dogs and cats not only breathe in tobacco smoke, but can also ingest harmful substances by licking their owner’s hair, skin and clothes, an expert warns.
Scientists examined blood samples from patients during the recent Ebola outbreak in Africa and identified genes whose ‘expression’ accurately predicts survival.
The parents of the UK’s youngest organ donor want to meet the woman whose life their baby daughter saved.
Eight people in the USA have been infected by a rare virus named the Seoul virus, which is spread by rodents and causes symptoms such as severe backache.
Teens who spend hours on smartphones and in front of the TV can still flourish and develop social skills, a new study finds.
Are you a nail biter? Do you use your teeth when you don’t have a pair of scissors at hand? These are just some of the habits that could be ruining your teeth…