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,

  Thanks to her incredible stylish outfits and daring beauty looks, Oscar award winning Lupita Nyong’o’s name has been on everyone’s lips. The latest face of Miu Miu campaign says that she doesn’t rely on make-up to make her feel beautiful. In an interview with Glamour she shares: “If a girl

In a world where much has changed, where success is no longer a privilege of men or the rich, where more equal opportunities are available for a vast majority of people across continents, the pressure to stand out has increased over time. Questions of how much money one has, where

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

A new study, involving 960 female college students, has added impetus to the concept that social media use can be linked to the development of eating disorders. The study, published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders, found that female students who spend a much time on the social networking

The World Health Organisation recently launched its draft guideline on sugars intake to a public forum, suggesting that those who want to improve their health should halve their daily sugar intake. According to an article published on, Graham MacGregor, a London cardiologist and health campaigner, said: “Added sugar is

Researchers working in the field of anti-aging believe it can and suggest that consuming fewer calories can slow down the ageing process and stave off age-related diseases such as dementia, cancer and Type 2 diabetes. Two studies have now hailed the benefits of slashing how much you eat with the

Camille Hugh, author of The Thigh Gap Hack, has adolescent teenagers obsessing about the gap between their thighs. She claims this space between your inner thighs when you stand with your feet together, makes all the difference in a woman’s femininity and appearing sexy. Dr Mehmet Oz, vice chair and

It all started with one KwaZulu-Natal woman, and how her body responded to her HIV infection by making potent antibodies. These broad neutralising antibodies are considered powerful enough to kill multiple strains of HIV found across the world. And now, researchers from the Centre for the Aids Programme of Research

Have you entered the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour on 9 March? Teresa Harris, Pick n Pay’s resident dietician, explains that the basic nutrition goals for the 24 hours leading up to an event are to fuel muscle glycogen stores while minimising a stomach upset, to optimally hydrate