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New tech helping improve early prostate cancer detection
New technology is helping improve early detection of prostate cancer – the most common cancer among South African men, with one in 19 at risk at developing it in their lifetime. According to the Cancer Association of SA (CANSA), prostate cancer is on the rise with main risk factors... Read more
Buchu properties promote men’s health, reveals new research
November is Movember. It’s when men around the world grow moustaches to raise awareness about men’s health issues, such as prostate and testicular cancer, and mental wellbeing. Prostate health should be top of mind all year round, with more than half of South African men at risk of developing... Read more
Love your liver by eating more of these superfoods
As far as organs go, the liver isn’t one we pay much attention to. In fact, most people who are quizzed aren’t sure exactly where in the body the liver is situated and what its exact function is. Yet, the liver is, in fact, one of the hardest working... Read more
Bounce back sooner from injuries with oxygen therapy
Athletes across the sporting spectrum have developed various mechanisms to deal with the stress and strain that training and competition have on their bodies. The competitive within sports has also intensified, which increases injury risk and necessitates more critical and ingenious treatment approaches. While using ice and heat as... Read more
Africa’s Biggest Health & Wellness Festival Wraps for 2019
FIBO Africa once again provided all the features of a true health and fitness event – a landscape for everyone to learn how to live their best life and find their fit in fitness. This year, FIBO Africa offered everything and more. The Dis-Chem Village had all the latest... Read more
Your guide to FIBO Global Fitness Africa 2019
The wait is finally over! FIBO Global Fitness Africa 2019, presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies, is happening this weekend (25 – 27 October) at the Ticketpro Dome. Fitness fanatics have waited in anticipation for FIBO Africa, the biggest fitness and lifestyle festival in South Africa. Something for everyone With over... Read more
Rugani adds new flavours to veggie extract juice range
Rugani Juice extracts natural goodness from fruits and vegetables so you can boost your nutrition and bolster your immune system to live a more wholesome and healthy life. The veggie extract juice range, available at select Dis-Chem stores, now includes two new flavours – 100% Turmeric Infused Carrot Juice... Read more
Avoid the summer flu – yes, it’s a thing!
Winter is over and, in South Africa, it feels like we’ve skipped right over spring and into summer! That means we’ll likely head poolside and spend more time outdoors, thankful that the dreaded winter flu season is behind us. But before you let your guard down, did you know... Read more
A guide to breastfeeding for active moms
Breast milk provides the ideal nutrition for infants and is considered the “gold standard” for a baby’s digestive system. It contains all the nutrients in the correct amounts to ensure baby grows optimally. For the first six months, breastmilk is sufficient to provide all that baby needs in terms... Read more
Stating the case for short-distance cycling
A ride doesn’t have to hit triple digits to “count”. In fact, several short-distance rides every week are shown to be highly beneficial, not only to your training but to your general health and wellbeing too. It’s no secret that regular (preferably daily) exercise has numerous health benefits. Studies... Read more