Cancer

age [longevity live]

Age is just a number that most of us hear whenever the time calls for another birthday celebration. Or are you the non-celebratory type? Either way, age is a natural part of life and we must all go through different phases. Having said that, we need to keep fit and

plant-based options [longevity live]

Plant-based options that mimic the taste and texture of meat are taking over the market. Money is being poured into these plant-based options and cultured meat industries. New developments are on their way, that’s for sure. More people are cutting back on their meat and it’s getting easier to do

artificial intelligence

Ever since artificial intelligence (AI) came on the scene, there have been concerns about how it will take people’s jobs. But is it really something we need to be worried about? The question is: will AI be part of the problem or part of the solution? Without a doubt, AI

getting sunshine [longevity live]

Getting sunshine might be your best bet when it comes to increasing your vitamin D levels. The supplement kind is good too, but of course – as with anything artificial – it isn’t the best. But why is there this hype around vitamin D lately? That’s what we want to

breast cancer | Longevity LIVE

Women living in the 21st century are blessed with many modern medical options our female ancestors would be envious of, with birth control being one of the first that comes to mind. However, this blessing may increase the risk of breast cancer. Many women opt for hormonal birth control methods such

Breast cancer is largely considered to be a disease that only affects women – an assumption that is wholly inaccurate. While it is true that men experience it not nearly as often as women – due to the fact that men have less breast tissue, thereby lessening their risk –

chemotherapy | Longevity Live

Although a staggering 800 to 1000 South African children are diagnosed with cancer every year, the startling reality, according to the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), is that it’s estimated that around half of  paediatric cancer cases are never diagnosed or diagnosed late in the disease, leading to mortality

HIV | Longevity LIVE

Global statistics show that approximately 37 million people worldwide are currently living with HIV (1). Unfortunately, there is no cure for the disease and the only way to manage it is with ARVs. However, a recent study shows promising news in regards to finding a cure for the disease. It’s

Colorectal Cancer

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Colorectal cancer – meaning of the colon or rectum – is the third most common kind of cancer. Although it is slightly more prevalent in men, it is by no means a men’s only disease! In fact 1 in every 24 women will be

Melanoma | Longevity LIVE

“Even the smallest, seemingly unrelated symptom could be a sign of cancer. You need to know your body and be persistent about having symptoms tested, so you can catch cancer early,” says 36-year-old real estate professional Claire Hodgson, who is currently being treated for metastatic melanoma and has had over