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BODY MECHANICS AND ERGONOMICS

Health Feb 12, 2018

Sinoyolo Gangathele | 12 February 2018 Ergonomics is the study of the human body in relation to the working environment. Ergonomics awareness results in reduced injuries in the workplace or at school. The most common ...

"A LITTLE SLEEP; A LITTLE SLUMBER"

Health Nov 13, 2017

Rufaro Mangwiro | 09 November 2017In the year 2015 when I was doing my BSc Honours I had a massive workload. I worked very much until I came to a point where I ceased to make any progress but the thought of resting scare...

THE SCIENCE BEHIND DREAMS

Health Nov 06, 2017

Shivani Talati | 20 October 2017 India: A fact about any field of science is that its study either helps one to solve a mystery or to create one that never existed in the first place. One such field is the field of Oneir...

MENTAL HEALTH SERIES: DEPRESSION

Health Nov 06, 2017

Intle Ntsinde | 01 November 2017As promised in the previous month’s’ newsletter, we’re back with an article that serves as the first episode of the Mental Health Conversations series. Now, there are over 200 classifie...

HOW TO STAY HYDRATED IN THIS SUMMER

Health Nov 06, 2017

David Moloto & Joy Manyama |03 November 2017In South Africa, summer is from November to the end of February and it is hot in all regions. Just how hot or humid depends on the geographic location of an individual. The...

ALOPECIA ON THE RISE: GUARD YOUR HAIRLINE

Health Oct 05, 2017

Cebisa Khwebulana | 15 September 2017 Hair is every woman's crown. Women work hard and spend a lot of money to keep their crowns beautiful. However, sometimes this is not enough, especially if the crown is losing its bea...

MENTAL HEALTH CONVERSATIONS

Health Oct 05, 2017

Intle Ntsinde | 27 September 2017 In South Africa, one in three people has a mental illness, yet 80% of the people living with mental illnesses are not getting treatment. This is according to the South African Depression...

PRESERVED FOOD VS FRESH PRODUCE: WHICH IS BETTER?

Health Oct 05, 2017

Joy Manyama |04 October 2017 I bet at the back of your mind you are already thinking, “Duh? fresh produce!”, but what if I put it to you that, that may not be the whole truth?  According to food technologists, and recent...

INTERNATIONAL NO TOBACCO DAY: PUFF, PUFF,,, PASS!

Health May 31, 2017

Maboni Mmatli We live in a world where exploration and adventure is our ‘daily bread’, where risky and unhealthy behaviour increases. One such behaviour is the use of substances. In this article, we are going to concent...

"PRE-LIFE AFTER BIRTH" - A SOLUTION TO RISKS OF PREMATURE BIRTH

Health Apr 26, 2017

Masivuye Mahleba Though it is a phenomenon that is shared by all life, death (especially to us humans) is sore and difficult to accept. The extreme of cases is when the life that is lost is that of a young baby or infant...

A world that sees: A gaze into virtual impairment

Health Mar 06, 2017

Every year, the second Thursday of October is regarded as world eye care day. People around the world are encouraged to make efforts to learn and know about eye care and health. According to the World Health Organisation...

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