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Do soft drinks affect women’s bone health?

A recent study has identified an association between consuming two soft drinks per day and an increased risk of hip fracture in postmenopausal women. Because the study authors cannot prove causation, however, they call for more research. Share on PinterestDo…

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Fixing bird wings with sheep bones

Currently, fixing a broken wing bone requires two intrusive operations. A recent study, however, concludes that using dog and sheep bone might reduce the number of surgeries and enhance recovery. Share on PinterestA new study in pigeons describes a better wa…

Sea Point land battle: Decision on disputed R135m property expected in 2020

The long-awaited Tafelberg case ended on Friday after five days of arguments in the Western Cape High Court, GroundUp reported.The case concerns the Western Cape provincial government’s decision to sell a Sea Point property to a private day school instead of using it for social housing.Social activist groups Reclaim the City and the Ndifuna Ukwazi Law Centre…

Faf sings praises of ‘shining jewel’ Mzansi Super League

Cape Town – Proteas captain Faf du Plessis says the Mzansi Super League (MSL) is a “shining jewel” that South Africa’s cricketing authorities need to take care of. The second edition of South Africa’s marquee T20 competition has been met with some criticism given the struggles for crowd numbers around the country, but there has been a marked improvement in…

Evacuation order lifted as huge Texas plant fire ‘contained’

Evacuation order lifted as huge Texas plant fire ‘contained’

How a central banker’s low-rate shift showed the way for Fed

How a central banker’s low-rate shift showed the way for Fed

Family of slain journalist presses Malta’s PM to resign

Family of slain journalist presses Malta’s PM to resign

Trump impeachment drive has similarities to Wisconsin recall

Trump impeachment drive has similarities to Wisconsin recall

Willem Breytenbach case: Police investigating 3 criminal cases as sex assault claims pile up

Three criminal cases and an enquiry case docket have been registered in relation to allegations of sexual abuse against former media executive Willem Breytenbach.”Kindly be advised that the matter you are referring to is still under investigation… The finer aspects of our investigation cannot be disclosed at this stage,” said Western Cape police spokesperson Colonel…

Saturday’s weather | The heat continues

The hot weather and high temperatures being experienced in parts of the country are expected to continue over the weekend, according to the South African Weather Service.WarningsExtremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the interior of the Northern and Eastern Cape, Central Karoo of the Western Cape as well as the western and southern parts…