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2014 Female Nation Survey results revealed
2014 Female Nation Survey results revealed

Women24.com recently released the findings of their annual Female Nation Survey, which called on women across the country to participate.

20 Oct 2014 14:15

No Ebola in SA, neighbouring states yet
No Ebola in SA, neighbouring states yet

The Department of Health has, in an update of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, reported that there are still no suspected or confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in South Africa or its neighbouring countries.

20 Oct 2014 09:15

Emergency workers urged to end illegal strike
Emergency workers urged to end illegal strike

Gauteng's Department of Health says normal emergency services have not yet been badly affected by the illegal and unprotected strike of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) workers.

By More Matshediso 17 Oct 2014 09:05

[INFOGRAPHIC]: 2014 Ebola Outbreak
[INFOGRAPHIC]: 2014 Ebola Outbreak

Wesgro, the official investment and trade promotion agency for the Western Cape, has released an infographic providing insight into the Ebola and its relation to South Africa.

16 Oct 2014 15:18

Competition Commission grants exemption to NHN
Competition Commission grants exemption to NHN

The National Hospital Network (NHN), a network of independently-owned private hospitals, earlier this year applied for an exemption in terms of section 10 of the Competition Act, 89 of 1998.

16 Oct 2014 10:43

Woolworths donates R3 million for World Food Day
Woolworths donates R3 million for World Food Day

In honour of World Food Day, 16 October 2014, Woolworths has been donating R3 million towards sustainable food security during the course of the year via the EduPlant programme...

15 Oct 2014 10:10

Medunsa will move to Sefako University next year
Medunsa will move to Sefako University next year

The Medical University of South Africa or Medunsa will, from next year, become part of the newly instituted Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU).

14 Oct 2014 07:58

Twitter Talk rounds off National Nutrition Week
Twitter Talk rounds off National Nutrition Week

The Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) is hosting a Twitter Talk on Wednesday 15 October 2014 to round off National Nutrition Week and focus on World Food Day. It emphasises the two extremes that are a daily occurrence in South Africa - obesity vs hunger.

14 Oct 2014 12:49

DNA's security system described by researchers
DNA's security system described by researchers

In a new study appearing in the 9 October 2014 issue of the journal Cell, Yale researchers Brant Webster, Patrick Lusk, and colleagues describe a key quality control mechanism that protects new cells from inheriting defective NPCs. [video]

By Bill Hathaway 14 Oct 2014 14:11

Hunger Games: How the brain 'browns' fat to aid weight loss
Hunger Games: How the brain 'browns' fat to aid weight loss

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have uncovered a molecular process in the brain known to control eating that transforms white fat into brown fat.

By Karen N. Peart 13 Oct 2014 17:59

Ebola: West Africa needs more help
Ebola: West Africa needs more help

The Liberian Ambassador to South Africa, Lois Brutus, says various non-governmental organisations and governments from all over the world have been supporting efforts to fight the diseases since Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) broke out in West Africa.

By More Matshediso 13 Oct 2014 07:57

Private healthcare stakeholders to make submissions
Private healthcare stakeholders to make submissions

The Competition Commission has commenced with its market inquiry into the private healthcare sector in South Africa. The next step in the administrative timetable is for parties, referred to as stakeholders, to make written submissions to the panel before 31 October 2014.

By Neil Kirby 13 Oct 2014 07:35

Imperial buys Fine Pharmaceuticals
Imperial buys Fine Pharmaceuticals

Global Holdings Botswana, part of Imperial, has purchased a controlling interest in Fine Pharmaceuticals, a Botswana based pharmaceutical wholesaler.

13 Oct 2014 12:01

Top SA public hospital launches pioneering innovation programme - UCT Graduate School of Business
Top SA public hospital launches pioneering innovation programme

In a first for Africa, Groote Schuur Hospital is launching an innovation programme to catalyse a new approach to improving public healthcare...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 10 Oct 2014 15:14

More bone marrow donors needed in SA
More bone marrow donors needed in SA

As Bone Marrow Stem Cell Donation and Leukaemia Awareness Months draw to a close on 15 October 2014, the Sunflower Fund, a non-profit organisation based in Cape Town, says there is a serious need for more bone marrow stem cell transplant donors in South Africa.

10 Oct 2014 16:04

South Africa part of research unlocking genetic triggers for schizophrenia
South Africa part of research unlocking genetic triggers for schizophrenia

Friday, 10 October is World Mental Health Day and its theme for 2014 is 'Living with schizophrenia', which focuses on living a healthy life with schizophrenia. International and local researchers at the University of Pretoria are involved in identifying genes that may affect brain development and function in schizophrenia.

10 Oct 2014 17:09

Yale researchers describe how lungs stand guard against the flu
Yale researchers describe how lungs stand guard against the flu

Influenza viruses mutate annually, making it difficult to produce vaccines that induce antibodies capable of recognizing the changing proteins on the surface of the flu virus and conferring long-term immunity.

9 Oct 2014 14:38

Dube TradePort is now an industrial development zone
Dube TradePort is now an industrial development zone

The Dube TradePort in Durban is an Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), joining three other similar economic zones spread out across the country.

8 Oct 2014 08:08

Managing Alzheimer's holistically
Managing Alzheimer's holistically

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia. The disease affects the brain, leading to memory loss; impaired motor skills; language; and changes in mood, with many elderly patients losing their independence as a result.

7 Oct 2014 15:31

Robotic system performs radical prostatectomy
Robotic system performs radical prostatectomy

Dr Gawie Bruwer, leading urologist at Mediclinic, performed a radical prostatectomy on a 68-year-old patient, Thomas Mouton, using the group's newly-installed state-of-the-art da Vinci Si HD robotic system in Durbanville.

7 Oct 2014 16:40

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