Anti-Aging Health Studies

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

age

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

By Dr Anushka Reddy Deciding to have any type of cosmetic procedure or treatment is a huge decision. Not only are you spending your hard earned money; you are putting your physical health and looks in the hands of another person. It requires trust and confidence in your doctor. For

aesthetic

More and more people are opting for aesthetic treatments, but what are the most popular natural looking treatments available? Gone are the days of looking fake and overdone, says Dr Natasha Chapman, a GP specialising in aesthetic treatments at Laserderm. The trend in aesthetics these days is a very natural

by Dr Ryan Fuller The busy pace of today’s lifestyles means that many of us overlook the power we have to choose to enjoy our world more by living better and longer. Growing older is no longer something we must simply accept and endure – and the 2nd World Conference

What you do to and with your face can have a profound effect on the impact you make in your chosen profession or career. Therefore, you should very carefully choose which anti-aging procedures will be suitable for you, and which might sabotage your ambition or calling, says Dr Salome Gurgenidze,

Antibiotics were once the discovery that revolutionised medicine. They became the bedrock for the 20th century’s most important medical breakthroughs. They transformed the processes of giving birth and receiving essential surgery; from life-threatening procedures that had a 50% survival rate, into commonplace occurrences. However, Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) now poses a

In a major study involving millions, a wide range of disorders and concerns in school-age children have been linked to delayed fatherhood. The study, published in JAMA Psychiatry, suggests mutated sperm were to blame. However, experts say the benefits older dads bring may outweigh any problems. The investigation by Indiana University,

A new report reveals that the world of science is still ignoring women’s unique health issues far more than it should. “The science that informs medicine, routinely fails to consider the impact of sex and gender, and this occurs at some of the earliest stages of research — from animal

With as many as a quarter of the world population suffering from a mental health illness, research still shows that few seek professional treatment from a clinician. Therapy continues to carry a heavy social for most people around the world. According to investigator Graham Thornicroft, Professor of Community Psychiatry at