Johane van den Berg

Johane van den Berg

Odyssey | Longevity LIVE

Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced the primary endpoint of their Odyssey Outcomes trial, which tested the long-term effects of early PCSK9 inhibition in high cardiovascular risk patients who had recently experienced an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) event, such as a heart attack. In this 18 924 patient, long-term

drinking water | Longevity LIVE

In celebration of World Water Day on 22 March, Procter & Gamble (P&G) has partnered with Massmart for the second year in a row to raise donations of clean drinking water for needy communities in South Africa. Until 10 April 2018, for every P&G product bought at a Massmart store,

plastic | Longevity LIVE

Take a look around your immediate vicinity. How many plastic items can you identify within 15 seconds? For me, it was twelve items. If given a few more, I could easily find 30 different items made from this material, just on my desk. Plastic is quickly becoming one of our

book | Longevity Live

In this book, which delivers practical insight into the day-to-day persuasion in which all humans engage, Gilan Gork takes the reader on a fascinating journey of the way the human mind works. The acclaimed mentalist and marketing consultant manages to do so in a way that is fun and interactive,

fashion | Longevity LIVE

Fashion Revolution Week 2018 will mark the fifth year of Fashion Revolution, the world’s largest fashion activism movement founded to radically change the way our clothes are sourced, produced and purchased. It also marks five years since the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh, where 1,138 people were killed

Adè | Longevity LIVE

Adè van Heerden is the new reigning Miss SA after Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe. She will hold this position for the next six months whilst fulfilling the responsibilities that it entails. As a medical doctor, Adè has a passion for medicine and healthy living, and she expressed

cancer | Longevity LIVE

Globally, one in six people currently die of cancer, with the incidence growing faster in developing countries through aging and rapidly growing populations which are increasingly adopting unhealthy Western lifestyles. By 2030 an estimated 70% of cancers will be in developing countries. This has prompted urgent global scientific collaboration on

iPhone | Longevity LIVE

The first week of 2018 had hardly reached its end, and a major addiction issue had already raised its ugly head. Teenagers – specifically ones living in the United States – report to finding it increasingly difficult to part with their iPhone, even for a short time. This problem had

DNA | Longevity LIVE

The science of DNA has found another area where it can impact the way the healthcare system works. In December last year there was a severe malaria outbreak in South Africa, specifically in provinces such as Limpopo and Mpumalanga, where cases of cerebral malaria were reported. The South Africa National

#SaveWater | Longevity LIVE

The Department of Water and Sanitation, Operation SA and Miss Earth SA have launched a School Roadshow with the #SaveWater campaign to promote the saving of water. Over the next 10 days, visits will be paid to 100 schools. Children and students are being given educational worksheets, while Miss Earth