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Health24.com | Mom allergic to sunlight breaks out in hives after 10 minutes outdoors

A mother who’s allergic to the sun breaks out in itchy blisters from being outside for as little as 10 minutes, despite covering herself in winter clothes all summer.

Health24.com | Where snakebites are deadliest

Black mambas, cobras, vine snakes and carpet vipers are just a few of the deadliest snakes in the world.

Health24.com | Yet another reason why it's hard to stop smoking

While we know that smoking is physically addictive, it is important to realise that there are also social factors that can make it difficult to quit.

Health24.com | Making the most of that fast food meal

In our fast-paced lives we often don't have the time to cook at home. Fast foods are a quick and easy option. Here's how to make healthier fast food choices.

Health24.com | Why am I getting hot flushes?

Science delves deeper into solving the issue of menopausal hot flushes.

Health24.com | Here’s why dagga can be dangerous if you have a mental disorder

More and more countries are now legalising the use of marijuana. Here's why dagga may be dangerous if you have a mental disorder.

Health24.com | Cancer survivor receives new tongue made from her leg – and the first thing she eats is KFC

After doctors told her she had tongue cancer and that half of her tongue would have to be removed, Cynthia Zamora realised she had a long battle ahead.

Health24.com | Sub-Saharan Africa makes most progress against HIV – UNAIDS

According to a UNAIDS report, Sub-Saharan Africa has made the most progress against HIV, cutting the rate of new infections by 30% in the past seven years in contrast to the global average of 18%.

Health24.com | The kind of scary things that can happen to your body when you eat gluten

And what happens if you cut it out for the wrong reasons.

Health24.com | 7 things never to say to an incontinence sufferer

People who suffer from incontinence may be uncomfortable talking about their condition. It is important to take their condition into consideration when addressing them.

Health24.com | Toxic plant causes mysterious burns on teen's face

Without realising it, teenager Alex Childress came face to face with one of the most poisonous plants in the world, and survived the encounter.

Health24.com | A dietitian explains how to read food labels

One important way of making healthier dietary choices is to read and understand food labels. Dietitian Linda Drummond explains what to look out for.

Health24.com | Motsoaledi blames lack of sex ed in schools after latest HIV figures

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaeledi has again raised his concerns about the lack of sexual and reproductive education at schools, after the results of a national HIV survey showed that young people are still at risk.

Health24.com | The keto diet is popular, but is it safe?

Placing your body in a state of ketosis might burn fat faster. However, this may increase your risk of heart disease.

Health24.com | HIV infections down, but still 230 000 new cases in 2017 - HSRC

A new report, released by the Human Science Research Council has shown a significant decline in new HIV infections during 2017, compared to a similar survey five years ago.

Health24.com | This is what scientists say makes something truly addictive

Video game 'addiction' decision renews debate over whether behaviours can cause same kind of illness as drugs.

Health24.com | Sitting too much? You are at risk of death from 14 diseases

Office jobs have us chained to our desks. Here's why it's vital to get up every hour or so.

Health24.com | 8 incontinence myths busted

Don't use a sanitary pad for incontinence. Having a baby is not guaranteed to cause bladder leaks. Here are eight myths about incontinence busted.

Health24.com | Smoking dagga once a week? It could lead to this health issue

Dagga causes respiratory issues, but still remains less harmful than cigarettes.

Health24.com | Is there such a thing as a hypoallergenic pet?

After stroking a cat, your eyes start to water, you start to sneeze and your chest becomes tight and wheezy. Is there such a thing as a pet that won't cause an allergic reaction?


by Dr. Radut