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  Life   Health  12 Apr 2018

Life, Health, 12 Apr 2018

Risk of getting infected with Zika through sex may not last longer than a month

The virus is mainly spread by tropical mosquitoes. But during the epidemic, scientists discovered some infections were spread through sex.

12 Apr 2018 8:36 PM

Dog scratch triggered infection makes man lose nose, lips and legs

Jaco Nel, 50, fell ill with sepsis two weeks after his Cocker Spaniel Harvey was playing a bit rough.

12 Apr 2018 5:22 PM

Certain iron supplements linked to colon cancer

Most of the iron that the body needs is obtained through food such as meat, fish, vegetables, fruits and whole grains.

12 Apr 2018 4:39 PM

Viagra, a new weapon against cancers?

Drugs currently prescribed to treat male erectile dysfunction can be included in the new trials for anti-cancer drugs.

12 Apr 2018 3:21 PM

NASA sends human sperm to space to see if astronauts can conceive in space

Carried on Elon Musk’s SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, sperm will be used for experiments to see how space, low gravity affect male sex cells.

12 Apr 2018 1:58 PM


Study finds women who enter menopause late in life less likely to get dementia

Study found that those who entered menopause naturally, but later than average, fared better in ‘verbal memory’ tests.

12 Apr 2018 11:40 AM

New blood test can tell if you are at TB risk

Preventative treatment is several weeks long and has potential side effect.

12 Apr 2018 9:28 AM

Now window for anticancer therapies can be determined

Here is what a new study has found.

12 Apr 2018 9:14 AM

Here's why resistance training is important

It forces your skeletal muscles to contract and enhances the recycling capacity in muscles.

12 Apr 2018 8:57 AM