Family Health

habits | Longevity LIVE

I have always found habits extremely interesting, for the simple reason that they play such a crucial role in the order of our days. Your daily, weekly or monthly habits have such a profound effect on your life, and this can be either positive or negative. For example, the person

calendar | Longevity LIVE

We all want to lives that promotes optimal health, which is why it is important to stay in tune with your health in all aspects. A good way to make sure you don’t miss anything that could slip through is by setting up a calendar that will remind you to

children | Longevity LIVE

In the past, studies have been conducted on the effects of smartphones on the development and wellbeing of children and teenagers, and it is evident that screen time for underage persons should be limited in the interest of the health of the youth. Now it is becoming clear that parents

hygiene | Longevity LIVE

Proper, sustainable hygiene is one of the fundamentals of healthy living and ensuring that our immune systems don’t get overtaxed. By acquiring a greater awareness around the right and wrong ways to maintain optimal hygiene, you can start to incorporate habits that will contribute to this goal. We spoke to

reading | Longevity LIVE

With US paediatricians now prescribing reading with children as part of their essential care, Malini Mohana OF PRAESA speaks with local experts about the power of stories to shape children’s social, cognitive and emotional wellbeing. Storytelling is the primal way in which human beings organize and compartmentalize their experiences. We’re

caffeine | Longevity LIVE

There are plenty of foods and beverages that need to be given up once a woman conceives. The health of your baby is of paramount importance and what you ingest can affect the growth and development of the fetus. While alcohol is the beverage that’s most commonly given up, recent

mental | Longevity LIVE

World Maternal Mental Health Day, celebrated on 2 May 2018, aims to spread the awareness of mental or psychiatric disorders that are prevalent in the perinatal period (the first 1 000 days of life), to ensure access to mental health care during this vulnerable time. Maternal Mental Health shouldn’t just be thought

play | Longevity LIVE

I remember a few years ago, I was sitting with a friend of mine named Sylvia. She said something to me that day about marriage – and relationships in general – that was so profound I’ve never forgotten it: “Richard, I realized that my husband and I spent far too

health | Longevity LIVE

As a husband and a dad, I take the health of my family very seriously. We have a top medical aid, and the names and numbers of doctors and various specialists in our contact lists. And as my wife, like most of y’all, is bloody neurotic, we have a medicine

cord blood | Longevity LIVE

Umbilical cord blood research started with a foundation in blood-related diseases such as leukemia. Today, however, the use of cord-blood stem cells has extended far beyond treatments for cancer. Blood stem cell transplantation has been performed over the last fifty years and plays an important role in treating bone marrow