• What is syndrome x?


    Posted on 11 April 2019

    Metabolic syndrome, also ominously referred to as Syndrome X, is an umbrella of risk factors that can lead to heart disease, stroke and diabetes. We take a closer look at

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  • The science of sleep

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 18 December 2017

    Three American doctors were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for recent discoveries about sleep. Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young have spent years researching the body’s circadian responses to light and dark. A neurologist practising at Mediclinic comments.

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  • How to boost your metabolism


    Posted on 31 October 2016

    Everybody’s metabolism differs – but there are ways to speed up yours to regulate your energy levels and weight better. A dietician at Mediclinic gives her metabolism-boosting tips.

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  • Can HIIT help you hit your goals?


    Posted on 12 August 2014

    If you exercise regularly, your recovery time from surgery, illness or injury will be much quicker than if you were mostly inactive.

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