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drowning in dementia

Drowning in dementia is a real-life story. It could be yours.  In this personal account, Dulcie shares her experience of what it’s like to live with the dementia diagnosis of her life partner.   Dulcie’s story is brutally honest and provides useful insights on how to identify and then cope with

Greenest City In the World is Durban

News Alert. Durban has just been named the greenest city in the world. That’s according to the Husqvarna Urban Green Space Index (HUGSI) 2019. An AI-powered satellite solution to help decision makers monitor the proportion and health of green spaces in cities across the globe. Durban is the greenest city

Healthy and FItness

With every New Year comes a glut of diet, health and fitness-focused resolutions that can be easy to make, but even easier to break. With this understanding, throngs of tech companies are finding innovative ways to keep people engaged and motivated to get fit and healthy…and stay that way.  However,

Stop Food Waste | Longevity LIVE

The United Nations World Food Programme is on a mission to stop food waste. It may be a mouldy piece of cheese or an old carrot. There’s often some frightful foodstuff festering at the back of the fridge. But very often, these seemingly spoiled items can be rescued and included

Live Longer

For as long as there have been humans on this planet, people have strived for longevity. They want to live much longer and healthier—this is only a natural preoccupation when adults grow older and eventually face the inevitability of mortality. In recent decades though, as more and more emphasis is

TB Alliance Drug

Until quite recently, people suffering from highly drug-resistant tuberculosis had poor treatment options and a poor prognosis. However, a new medicine for people with the worst cases of TB is now giving hope where almost none existed. Developed by scientists at the New York–based non-profit TB Alliance, the new pill

Tuberculosis study

A Rutgers New Jersey Medical School tuberculosis study has found a genetically tractable cause of drug tolerance tuberculosis. It is hoped this important discovery will pave the way for researchers to develop new drugs to combat the global tuberculosis epidemic.  And cure the disease. The study was led by Drs. Hassan

men's stretch marks happen [longevity live]

Men’s stretch marks happen and are very common and don’t just show up on women’s bodies. I’m not sure why we assumed anything different. This is probably why a lot of men walk around with stretch marks feeling insecure and clueless about how to handle them. Often, men’s stretch marks

Kenya Village

Kenya is a country of great natural beauty and incredible people with a brave spirit. Rebecca Lolosoli is one of them.  As a young woman she was forced into marriage as well as subjected to female genital mutilation, also known as FMG.  Surviving this and undeterred, Rebecca went on to

fasting

Fasting is the practice of abstaining or reducing consumption of food, drink, or both, for a specific period of time. Everyone may fast for at least some part of the day. Generally the eight or so hours that one spends sleeping every night. Physiologically, fasting can refer to a person’s