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KardioFit’s world-first connected healthcare technology will revolutionise the way patients monitor and manage high blood pressure. South African-based KardioFit has developed a smart phone app, which works in conjunction with a highly portable Bluetooth-enabled blood pressure monitor to measure blood pressure, store the medical data and seamlessly connect patients with their medical

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A promising new study suggests that in the future you may be able to genetically ‘edit out’ the gene responsible for obesity. A team of researchers, lead by Harvard Medical School investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and MIT, have recently been able to explain the mechanisms fuelling the

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A new US government study, published in Aug. 21 issue of the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, finds that nearly all of the 41 Million Americans who use contact lenses admit to practicing at least one type of behaviour that can lead to eye infections. At least one third of

fitness | Longevity Live

If you don’t think you have time for exercise, healthy meals or stress-busting techniques, you’re not alone. New surveys report that crazy-busy schedules keep around 42% of North Americans from exercising, and 21% from cooking and relaxing. One new survey of time-starved people even reported that 58% of them said

The latest celebrity fad gives a new meaning to chilling out. Lindsay Lohan, Kate Moss and Demi Moore have taken to standing half naked in cryotherapy saunas. It may sound a little nutty, but this new wave of wellness technology promises that only 3-minutes in freezing cold conditions provides renewed

FED UP? BONE TIRED? SLEEPING IN SEPARATE ROOMS? There is nothing better than laying your head down on your soft pillow after a tough day. But then again, there is nothing worse than waking up to the sound of your loved on snoring. With Longevity Magazine, you can help silence snoring with

The human brain is often described as the most complex organ in the human body, its functioning and features still relatively unmapped in comparison to other parts of ourselves. But it still came as a surprise when researchers discovered a new part: and the implications are huge. A group of

This weekend, the Sandton Convention Centre is hosting the prestigious World Congress on Healthy Aging 2015. The congress is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for South Africans to hear the leading international and local experts on healthy aging speak live. The congress focuses on topics that are on the cutting edge of

AshleyMadison.com

Update: Hackers release AshleyMadison.com user information. AML has failed to meet The Impact Team’s conditions and the hackers have finally followed through with their threat. The AshleyMadison.com user information, 9.7 gigabytes in size, was posted on Tuesday to the dark web using an Onion address accessible only through the Tor

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You really are as old – or as young – as you look and feel. According to Dr Michael Brickey, author of Defy Aging and 52 Baby Steps to Grow Young, only 20% to 30% of longevity is genetic – therefore 70% to 80% depends on what we think and