Medical Trends 2017

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Cipla launches revolutionary respiratory inhaler in SA

Cipla's Synchrobreathe is a state-of-the-art breath-actuated inhaler (BAI) which will bring great relief to millions of South Africans with obstructive airway diseases (OAD) such as asthma...

Issued by Cipla 2 days ago

Costco to pay $11.75m over medical prescriptions

LOS ANGELES - Warehouse retail giant Costco has agreed to pay $11.75 million to settle allegations that some of its pharmacies improperly filled prescriptions for controlled substances, federal officials announced Thursday...

13 hours ago

How ‘stealth warrior' bacteria turn a tick's gut microbes against itself

Before infecting humans, tick-borne bacteria or viruses first have to get past a tick's defenses to colonize it. How this occurs is not well understood...

By Ziba Kashef 8 hours ago

Sun exposure at work could lead to one skin cancer death a week

Working in the sun could lead to one death and around five new cases of melanoma skin cancer a week, according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer.

1 day ago

Spotting early signs of ADHD in young children

With so many children starting school, parents and teachers should be acutely aware of the symptoms of ADHD to ensure they don't go unnoticed – and untreated...

2 days ago

The low down on South Africa's Sugar Tax

The Minister of Finance announced in the February 2016 National Budget a decision to introduce a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), with effect from 1 April 2017...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 2 days ago

How analytics, big data could revolutionise healthcare

Despite the pervasive global trend towards digitisation, there is still minimal big data and Business Intelligence (BI) activity in the medical ranks which could relieve an already hampered healthcare sector...

16 Jan 2017

Warning over jobs for sale

Community members are warned not to fall victim to scammers who are fraudulently inviting people to apply for nursing, porting and general vacancies at Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital...

16 Jan 2017

Study suggests small cell lung cancer should not be treated as single disease

A new study in mice suggests that a type of lung cancer could be split into two different diseases based on cells' molecular fingerprints...

13 Jan 2017

Medical smart jacket tackles misdiagnosis of pneumonia

Following the death of his grandmother from pneumonia, Ugandan engineering undergraduate Brian Turyabagye began designing a biomedical “smart jacket”...

By Kate Hodal 12 Jan 2017

Brain impairments in premature infants may begin in the womb

Even before they are born, premature babies may display alterations in the circuitry of their developing brains, according to a first-of-its kind research study by Yale School of Medicine researchers...

By Karen N. Peart 12 Jan 2017

Final demarcation regulations on medical cover published

The final demarcation regulations governing medical gap cover, hospital cash plans and primary healthcare policies have been published...

By Pericles Anetos 11 Jan 2017

No community service posts for pharmacists

There is a lack of state posts for pharmacists to complete their year of community service, forcing them into unemployment, according to the Pharmaceutical Society of SA...

11 Jan 2017

Progesterone may be key to preventing recurrent miscarriage

For women who suffer multiple pregnancy losses in the first four to six weeks of gestation, the hormone progesterone could offer hope for a successful birth, according to a new study...

By Karen N. Peart 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Access to quality, affordable healthcare is the goal

Cost containment, managed healthcare and technology are where healthcare is going in 2017...

10 Jan 2017

New guidelines set benchmark for chemotherapy

A comprehensive set of guidelines to manage the chemotherapy treatment has been developed by a group of South African cancer specialists...

10 Jan 2017

Genetic testing and personalised medicine

Patients are taking control of their own health and the demand more personalised and precise service from their healthcare practitioners...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Six game-changers in the modern world of medicine

It's quite fascinating to consider just how much medical technology has changed in the past two decades or so...

By Surike Viviers 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Understanding and introducing innovation

Mediclinic believes it is important that there is meaningful scientific data to support new technologies...

10 Jan 2017

Six proven ways to quit smoking: So it doesn't kill your productivity

Quitting smoking can be very hard, especially when you have become so addicted to it that it's become a part of your daily routine. While there are lots of ways to quit smoking, not all of them are proven to be successful...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 9 Jan 2017

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