Our Well Up Challenge well under way and our candidates working towards the goals they have set for themselves. Only two weeks into the challenge, our group has already lost a total of 18.4kg and are feeling positive and dedicated to making even more progress over the next few months.
The UK House of Commons is looking to ban smoking in cars while children are passengers – which is causing much debate both in the UK and US. However, here in South Africa, this ban has been in place for a while – as part of our government’s initiative to
In June 2013, the American Medical Association formally recognised obesity as a disease itself (rather than a prediction of disease). Now a new joint study, out of the University of Minnesota and the University of Richmond has found that those who understood that they were not only overweight, but had a
Alcohol can relax you, or give you that boost, when you need it right? So what is the harm? Quite a lot, if that one drink becomes many. A report published in the the prestigious international journal Oral Oncology has found a link between alcohol consumption and cancer of the
Resistance exercise and lower intensity muscular conditioning exercises are both independently associated with a lower risk of diabetes, findings of a new study, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, reveal. Researchers said the findings held true even after accounting for aerobic activity and many other potential confounding factors. Researchers also
The Holy Grail of Eternal Youth is not as elusive as we think. These five experts have made life changes to improve their own lives, and explain how the keys to unlocking and maintaining your best life are right within and around you. Healthy life changes – as tested by
A new study published in the Journal JAMA Internal Medicine has found that dedicating an hour to meditate can improve anxiety and depression symptoms. “A lot of people use meditation, but it’s not a practice considered part of mainstream medical therapy for anything,” said lead researcher Madhav Goyal, M.D., M.P.H.,