IOC - Health Can autoimmunity cause lung disease? 2018-08-18T15:30:00.000000000+00:00 Autoimmunity plays a key role in the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study has shown. Your eyes can predict risk of Parkinson's disease 2018-08-18T10:30:00.000000000+00:00 The thinning of retina -- the lining of nerve cells in the back of the eye -- could be linked to Parkinson's disease How mushrooms can aid in diabetes treatment 2018-08-18T08:00:00.000000000+00:00 Eating white button mushrooms daily can act as a prebiotic by improving microbial community in the gut How cutting carbs can increase the risk of early death 2018-08-17T16:30:00.000000000+00:00 Cutting carbohydrates from your diet could increase the risk of an early death, a study has found. Fighting with spouse can make you sick - study 2018-08-17T14:00:00.000000000+00:00 Having a row with your spouse over the in-laws or money can literally make you sick to your stomach, scientists have discovered. Wheat DNA breakthrough could end the misery of gluten allergy 2018-08-17T11:30:00.000000000+00:00 Scientists have decoded the entire DNA of wheat for the first time. Talking about sexual health helps dispel the many myths: Dr T 2018-08-17T08:30:00.000000000+00:00 Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng has been dubbed as one of the bravest medical doctors on social media because of her advocacy on reproductive health and decriminalisation of sex work. A traumatic brain injury may increase the risk of suicide. 2018-08-17T05:00:00.000000000+00:00 Though the reasons for any particular suicide are often inscrutable, new research suggests that at least a fraction of the blame could be placed on traumatic brain injuries. #Orgust WATCH: South Africa’s own Spidey on the run...for organ donor awareness 2018-08-16T17:00:00.000000000+00:00 With only 0.2% of South African’s registered as organ donors, Pretoria’s Eric Kevin Nefdt is determined to educate more people about its importance. Fat-burning' foods and other scientific-sounding nutritional trickery, what you need to know. 2018-08-16T14:30:00.000000000+00:00 Don't fall for scientific-sounding claims or nutritional trickery, be aware of the actual contents of products.