Johane van den Berg

Johane van den Berg

HIV | Longevity LIVE

It would seem as though some battles are being won in the fight against HIV/AIDS, with 1.4 million new infections among children under 15 successfully averted since the year 2010. According to Dr Idris Baba – HIV/AIDS specialist with UNICEF in Kaduna, Nigeria – 80% of pregnant women with HIV

nitrate | Longevity LIVE

It’s already present in you naturally, it’s in our food, our water and soil, and it’s the ingredient that gets added to fertilizer so that plants grow quicker. Walk into any supermarket, and this chemical will be present on the shelves, in some form or another. The trouble is, if it

woman | Longevity LIVE

Woman truly is a unique, awe-inspiring, fascinating – sometimes infuriating – but ultimately lovable creature. To be a woman is something that defies explanation – much less comprehension. As Oscar Wilde put it, women are made to be loved, not understood. This month, as we celebrate women and our fantastic

teeth | Longevity LIVE

Few things have the same positive effect on your self-confidence as a healthy, white smile, which is why your teeth are so important. As the old dental saying goes, you don’t have to brush all your teeth, just the ones you want to keep. But there’s quite a bit more

partner | Longevity LIVE

Understanding the difference between inoffensive and harmful can be a little confusing when it comes to keeping secrets from our partner. While you should build your relationship on trust, it is also crucial to remember that you both are individuals with own personalities and backgrounds. Therefore, where should we draw

fascia | Longevity LIVE

If your answer to our question was ‘very little’, it would be understandable. For most people, if you asked them to explain fascia, they would be unable to do so. This is because this is likely the one element of our bodies that has most been neglected in study. For years, fascia

health | Longevity LIVE

Longer, happier, healthier lives await those who own dogs, wrought with fewer cardiovascular diseases, stress levels, immunity issues and lifestyle diseases. A study recently published in Scientific Reports – which involved 3,4 million people and their health – showed that there is a definite link between a person having a

high | Longevity LIVE

If you ever need another reason to believe that exercise really is good for you, here it is. Not only do your fitness, blood circulation, metabolism, energy levels and various other well-known elements of your health benefit from regular forms of different exercise, but new studies show that your brain

nursing | Longevity LIVE

The healthcare industry has various facets, while those who make their living from it often have an interdependent relationship. One aspect of this industry, which is so often overlooked, is the role of the nurse in the process which is the sick patient’s journey back to health. We spoke to

eating disorders | Longevity LIVE

Eating disorders in children are rapidly becoming more and more of a modern issue, with children barely out of preschool reportedly starting to suffer from them. In Australian hospitals, for example, statistics for eating disorders show that there has been an increase in admissions in children under the age of