Study finds direct link between trauma and physical & mental disorders

A new study has found a clear link between exposure to trauma and chronic health and mental conditions among South Africans.

SA stressed and depressed, should seek remedies

SA is ranked as the second most stressed country globally with one in three South Africans suffering from a mental disorder in their lifetime, various studies show. A study published earlier this year by research company, Hexor, found that 24 percent of 1 060 SA respondents...

Great news for women suffering from hair loss

A new caffeine complex has been scientifically shown to help stem hair loss in women, providing hope for millions of women suffering from what was once widely believed to be an exclusively male problem. The discovery is already having a positive impact on thousands of women...

Volumes of studies back Spirulina’s powerful health impact

Spirulina is well known as one of the richest sources of vitamins and minerals that nature has to offer. Now, it’s its potential therapeutic effects are backed by scores of studies and volumes of research. Spirulina has been used for centuries to boost immunity and energy,...

Look good and feel great with the Speedo AquaPulse Max Goggle

Speedo® has introduced the new Aquapulse Max goggle with IQ Fit™, a brand new goggle technology developed using the results of over 90 3D scans of human heads. The result is Speedo’s best fitting most comfortable goggle technology ever, coupled with an aesthetic inspired by...

The best dental care for your new born by Dr Marc Sher

Top tips from Cape-based dentist and OTC Pharma consultant, Dr Marc Sher for optimum dental care for new born babies and toddlers.  All moms need to know! Breast feeding makes the baby strong! The action of sucking and swallowing is very important for your baby as...

Get Speedo fit with the Fastskin³ Elite goggles

Get the revolutionary Speedo Fastskin³ Elite goggles – worn by dozens of swimmers including the most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps — now in SA. The goggles are part of the new generation Fastskin³ racing system which also comprises a cap, and suit. When...

Cinnamon-based blood sugar regulator now available for halaal, kosher & vegans

Halaal, kosher and vegan type 2 diabetics now have access to a cinnamon-based blood sugar regulator, packed with vitamins and minerals. The World Health Organisation estimates that almost 350 million people have diabetes (mostly Type 2) with this figure rising at an alarming rate. Type 2...

Anxiety, fear and the dentist

If you break out in a cold sweat at the thought of visiting the dentist then it’s likely you suffer from dental phobia – a common condition which affects up to 75% of all Americans. Dental phobia is more common than anxiety, according to Cape-based dentist...

The Idea Worx appoints uber-strategist Dimape Serenyane as CEO

The Idea Worx (www.theideaworx.co.za), one of SA’s leading strategic marketing promotions companies, has appointed veteran advertising and marketing industry guru, Dimape Serenyane, as its CEO. Serenyane, co-founder of HerdBuoys McCann-Erikson and most recently, a brand strategy specialist for Brand SA, is a multiple award-winning advertising executive,...

Use Speedo’s Biofuse Finger Paddle to improve technique

Speedo’s swim training aid, the Speedo Biofuse Finger Paddle, is ideal for improving sculling and breastroke technique, while placing less strain on the shoulders. Speedo’s Biofuse technology provides softer edges for natural flex and gives the Speedo Finger Paddle an ergonomically engineered shape which makes it...

Shaquille O’Neal slam dunks diabetes

Retired US basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal has blamed bad diet and lack of exercise for the dramatic increase in diabetes and says a healthy way of life is the only way to address the global pandemic. According to the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health...

Volumes of studies back Spirulina’s powerful health impact

Spirulina is well known as one of the richest sources of vitamins and minerals that nature has to offer. Now, it’s its potential therapeutic effects are backed by scores of studies and volumes of research. Spirulina has been used for centuries to boost immunity and energy,...