Atomo Diagnostics, an Australian based healthcare company with a focus on product development and usability has launched its innovative all-in-one rapid HIV test, AtomoRapid HIV, at the 17th International Conference on AIDS and STI in Africa (ICASA), in Cape Town this week.
10 Dec 2013 11:02
A brief 5 to 10 minute intervention in an emergency department can provide effective help to patients with substance and behavioral problems, and should be broadly implemented, say the authors of a new Yale study. Their recommendations appear in the December issue of Health Affairs.
By Helen Dodson 10 Dec 2013 12:44
The second leg of the Nestlé SA and Pfizer Nutrition transaction - the divestiture of the infant milk formula business of Pfizer Nutrition in SA to Aspen Nutritionals - is set to be heard before the Competition Tribunal from today, 9 December 2013.
By Amanda Visser 9 Dec 2013 12:15
Repetitive sounds and seizures experienced in infancy can permanently hinder formation of blood vessels in the brains of mice, researchers have reported.
By Bill Hathaway 6 Dec 2013 12:54
Digital Optometry today announced the launch of its new global website, which offers eye examination software Spectrum Eyecare, making superior vision examinations available to all.
5 Dec 2013 09:33
A single dose of the hormone oxytocin, delivered via nasal spray, has been shown to enhance brain activity while processing social information in children with autism spectrum disorders.
3 Dec 2013 15:51
"Only the people can liberate themselves from the AIDS epidemic." This was the motto with which Humana People to People started its campaign against the HIV epidemic in year 2000 under the name Total Control of the Epidemic (TCE). Since then more than 14 million people in southern Africa has been reached by the program, 4.5 million people in South Africa alone.
3 Dec 2013 16:47
A molecule that helps cancer cells to keep dividing could be a promising target for new treatments, according to research published in the journal Oncogene.
3 Dec 2013 16:13
Scientists are a step closer to understanding how some of the brain's 100 billion nerve cells co-ordinate their communication. The study is published in the journal Cell Reports.
3 Dec 2013 16:03
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says government will over the next year strive to medically circumcise one million men through its Medical Male Circumcision (MMC) campaign.
By Gabi Khumalo 2 Dec 2013 09:46
Following its Pioneers of Health Challenge, Good Worldwide Inc has announced the selected winners who will participate in the four-day Pioneers of Health Conference being held in Cape Town at the UCT Graduate School of Business in the V&A Waterfront from 10-13 December 2013.
11 Dec 2013 11:40
The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) has developed a series of standards that aim to enable all persons with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of life - social, economic, political, academic, leisure and any other activity enjoyed by able-bodied people.
9 Dec 2013 18:11
Researchers know a lot about how women's bodily health affects their fertility, but less is known about how men's health affects reproductive outcomes. Yale researcher Rene Almeling and co-author Miranda R. Waggoner of Princeton address this discrepancy in a study published today in the journal Gender & Society.
By Bess Connolly Martell 6 Dec 2013 13:10
A recent Swedish study involving 9 000+ individuals to test the effects of alcohol intake on the upper nasal airways found that people with hay fever were more prone to sneezing and getting a runny nose after a drink.
5 Dec 2013 10:24
The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act was signed into law by President Jacob Zuma last week and once the commencement date is proclaimed‚ companies will have a year to become fully compliant with the Act or face criminal sanctions and civil damages.
By Amanda Visser 4 Dec 2013 06:48
WINDHOEK - Experts carried out DNA tests on Monday (2 December) in an effort to speedily identify the 33 people who were on a Mozambique Airlines plane that crashed in Namibia killing all on board.
4 Dec 2013 09:04
South Africa's decision to implement the National Health Insurance has been endorsed by global health economists in a landmark report released in London on Tuesday, 3 December 2013.
4 Dec 2013 16:22
A hundred-and-six million. That's how many cases of childhood diseases have been prevented by vaccination in the US since 1924.
4 Dec 2013 12:14
The Department of Health has rubbished reports that several health facilities have run out of anti-retrovirals (ARVs) or have allowed stocks to diminish.
2 Dec 2013 06:20
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