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Samsung launches Vitamin app
Samsung launches Vitamin app

Samsung has introduced the Vitamin app for its mobile devices..

28 Jan 2015 06:20

HIV awareness interactive art installation at UJ
HIV awareness interactive art installation at UJ

An innovative mobile pop-up exhibition is running across four of University of Johannesburg's campuses, namely Soweto, Kingsway, Bunting and Doornfontein, created in collaboration with UJ's Institutional Office for HIV & AIDS (IOHA) and non-profit organisation HIVSA.

28 Jan 2015 12:45

Load shedding to continue
Load shedding to continue

Eskom says load shedding will continue today...

27 Jan 2015 11:57

Healthcare gets medical makeover through technology
Healthcare gets medical makeover through technology

As technology integrates with healthcare, consumers and medical professionals alike are adjusting to new ways of doing things...

27 Jan 2015 16:59

New wellness app from Fedhealth
New wellness app from Fedhealth

Fedhealth's new Wellculator App provides a fun and interactive way of creating and sustaining healthy and positive lifestyle behaviours...

27 Jan 2015 16:46

WISH upon Qatar - Don Berwick is 2015 keynote speaker
WISH upon Qatar - Don Berwick is 2015 keynote speaker

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), has announced that former US Department of Health Administrator, Don Berwick, will be attending this year's summit as a keynote speaker...

27 Jan 2015 17:18

Rotary assists Nigeria in final battle to beat polio
Rotary assists Nigeria in final battle to beat polio

As Nigeria marks six months without a new case of polio, Rotary has announced $8.1 million in grants to help the country in its final push to eradicate the disease within its borders...

27 Jan 2015 16:54

Managing melanoma, early detection could save your life
Managing melanoma, early detection could save your life

With World Cancer Day coming up on 4 February 2015, it is advisable to review the risks of malignant melanoma, as South Africa has one of the highest incidences of melanoma cancers in the world...

26 Jan 2015 17:10

Let's welcome wellness
Let's welcome wellness

The very concepts of holiday and business travel have long been associated with excess: too much eating, drinking and too little sleep...

By Tony Payne 26 Jan 2015 15:52

R1.5m allocated to academic medical research
R1.5m allocated to academic medical research

The AstraZeneca Research Trust, a non-profit for the disbursement of academic medical research funding is calling for 2015 research proposals, and awarding R1.5 million to local, high-level, non-interventional studies including doctoral and post-doctoral work...

21 Jan 2015 14:30

SA to deploy healthcare workers to help contain Ebola
SA to deploy healthcare workers to help contain Ebola

South Africa has deployed its first batch of trained healthcare professionals to work in Sierra Leone, in an effort to help contain the spread of Ebola Disease Virus in the country and other parts of West Africa...

20 Jan 2015 10:22

Early detection and treatment key to beating male cancers
Early detection and treatment key to beating male cancers

The few thousand men running the streets of Johannesburg in the sixth Hollard Daredevil Run on 30 January 2015, wearing nothing more than purple speedos and their pride is a ballsy reminder of the important race against male cancers...

20 Jan 2015 15:52

A Centre of Excellence can mean excellence for all
A Centre of Excellence can mean excellence for all

By definition, the term Centres of Excellence (COE), refers to a team or shared facility that provides research, best practice and training in a specific medical field...

19 Jan 2015 14:49

The thoughts behind marketing response
The thoughts behind marketing response

Neuromarketing as a discipline is not a new one, but has been relatively underutilised in the South African marketing landscape as a tool for better formulating, analysing and understanding marketing campaigns and their effectiveness...

19 Jan 2015 15:25

UCT PhD graduate evaluates safer rugby through BokSmart
UCT PhD graduate evaluates safer rugby through BokSmart

Wanting to complete a PhD that not only provided novel information to the world but also had a direct application and improved rugby player safety led University of Cape Town PhD graduate, James Craig Brown to the thesis, Safer rugby through BokSmart? Evaluation of a nationwide injury prevention programme for rugby union in South Africa...

19 Jan 2015 10:05

Zuma to lead delegation to World Economic Forum
Zuma to lead delegation to World Economic Forum

President Jacob Zuma will lead a South African delegation of Cabinet Ministers and business leaders to the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, from 20-24 January 2015...

15 Jan 2015 10:13

Increased impulsivity and hostility linked to recreational marijuana use in young adults
Increased impulsivity and hostility linked to recreational marijuana use in young adults

While the negative effects of chronic marijuana use are being documented in a growing body of research, it has been unclear whether recreational use of the substance produces problematic effects in everyday life...

By Shane Seger 15 Jan 2015 10:25

Foot-and-mouth eats up farming
Foot-and-mouth eats up farming

Agriculture in this country faces economic obliteration by a "bio-security threat" if steps are not taken to eradicate a fast-spreading animal disease that has already cost the country R15 billion over the past three years...

14 Jan 2015 07:45

New research agreement focuses on harnessing the immune system to treat cancer and other diseases
New research agreement focuses on harnessing the immune system to treat cancer and other diseases

Before the discovery of the role of how a specific pair of proteins contributed to tumor growth in cancer, immunotherapy was treated with skepticism...

14 Jan 2015 10:57

One-size-fits-all approach can lead to over-treatment in older diabetes patients
One-size-fits-all approach can lead to over-treatment in older diabetes patients

Diabetes treatments have saved many lives, but in older patients with multiple medical conditions, aggressively controlling blood sugar with insulin and sulfonylurea drugs, could lead to over-treatment and hypoglycemia...

By Karen N. Peart 13 Jan 2015 13:08

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