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Access to early screening, treatment and education can pave the way for a better quality of life for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), but a lack of awareness, trained professionals and support limits this in especially lower-income communities in South Africa, Africa and the world. On World

migraine pain [longevity live]

Migraine pain can be unbearable and debilitating. Some of us suffer so badly from migraines, that we just don’t know how to handle them when they strike. A lot of people have experienced migraines or at the very least a really bad headache. It’s true. You can’t exactly control what

WOMAN| Longevity LIVE

MS is a particularly tricky disease to diagnose. Not only are there many potential MS symptoms to consider, but the symptoms can be subtle and mimic that of other ailments, such as depression, other autoimmune diseases, and vitamin deficiencies. Fortunately, with more MS awareness, including the recent reveal by Selma

Luke Perry | Longevity LIVE

Star of Beverly Hills 90210 and Riverdale, Luke Perry passed away on Monday, aged 52, as a result of a stroke. While more details are yet to be released, Perry’s death highlights the need to raise awareness about strokes. What is a stroke? A stroke occurs when the brain’s constant

Selma Blair | Longevity LIVE

While plenty of attention was on the Oscar winners this past month,  no one stole the show as much as Selma Blair did at the Vanity Fair’s Oscar party. While the actress had not been nominated for an Oscar, her appearance on the red carpet was her first since publicly

reading | Longevity LIVE

If you’re that person who is for ever getting lost in the pages of your new book, go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back for having a really great hobby – the health benefits of which you’ll enjoy as you grow older. Reading is probably one of

peace | Longevity LIVE

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases in the world. It is a chronic disorder of the brain that affects over 50 million people. People of all ages are epileptics, with nearly 80% of them living in low- and middle-income countries. While effective treatment exists for epileptics, many –

bilingual | Longevity LIVE

Having the ability to speak more than one language is probably one of the most important skills you can have today, with the growing rise of what is known as the ‘global village’ and the constant meeting of different cultures. Not only can it give you a massive advantage in

According to The Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and this number is set to rise to 16 million by 2050 (1). Aside from a large number of Americans affected, over 50 million people worldwide are also battling with Alzheimer’s. That being said, it is important

wine | Longevity LIVE

We’ve all heard that a glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away but just how factual is it? With the growing need to adopt a healthier lifestyle, drinking alcohol can leave us feeling guilty. Thankfully, emerging research continues to highlight the benefits that come from moderately consuming alcohol.