On the 1 August, Reach For A Dream held their annual Reach For Your Slippers campaign, also known as “Slipper Day” as a way of raising money for children fighting a life-threatening illness. South Africans were asked to purchase a “Slipper Sticker” for only R10 at any Wimpy outlet and
Interesting revelations by a recent test study suggests that a Botox injection, loved by those seeking a wrinkle-free face, may help fight cancer. The study was published in Science Translational Medicine and reported on BBC News. Researchers told BBC news that the research, tested on mice subjects, found that using
Recent research has shown that as many as one in every 33 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime and breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. This is a disease that often robs a woman of her identity, and is one that needs to
Last year Le Creuset raised a remarkable R150 000 for CANSA through their Cuppa for CANSA campaign and this year they are hoping to raise even more. Le Creuset is challenging people all over South Africa to open up their homes, workplaces and hearts by hosting a Cuppa for CANSA.
Meet our health hero of the week, 22-year-old Emily Gray, who lost her leg to cancer 10 years ago. This young Paralympian and Springbok swimmer has defied all odds by becoming a competitive athlete. She has competed in two Paralympic Games so far (Beijing 2008 and London 2012) as well as a
If your friends from all over the word are popping up on your social media feeds lately, posting a picture of themselves with the hashtag #nomakeupselfie, you will be happy to know that these are for a very good cause. The “no makeup selfie” campaign may have sparked a huge
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