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10 things to consider before surgery

It is natural to feel anxious and apprehensive ahead of a surgical procedure. Information can, however, empower one and allow one to make the most informed choices and understand the procedure...

22 Apr 2015 16:47

Giving Africa's medical innovations a global audience

What do the realms of TV, medical issues and Africa have in common? The Med in Africa show says Alex Jakana, Executive Producer, Editorial Partnerships for BBC Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Apr 2015 14:00

Student wellness programme launched in Ulundi

PRETORIA: Over 4,000 students at Mthashana Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College in Ulundi are set to benefit from a general health and wellness programme...

21 Apr 2015 12:40

The costs of cancer insurance

Cancer insurance and other disease-specific types of insurance often spark debate around whether they are useful or even necessary...

By Stephen Sandmann 21 Apr 2015 17:34

IoT to revolutionise healthcare

A recent survey by the Zebra Technologies Corporation indicates that 97% of the surveyed healthcare organisations agree that the Internet of Things (IoT) will be the strategic technological initiative their institution will undertake this decade...

21 Apr 2015 17:02

Durban Oncology Centre receives international scale linear accelerator

The Oncology Centre in Peter Mokaba Ridge Road, Durban has received an Elekta VERSA HD Linear Accelerator, the first of its kind on the African continent from Equra Health...

21 Apr 2015 16:14

Phew, South Africa is prepared for 'flu

The Northern Hemisphere experienced one of its worst flu outbreaks in recent years, resulting in the death of nearly 30 children in the US alone...

20 Apr 2015 16:29

Puma grows wings

Puma has collaborated with Wings for Life World Run, confirming a multi-year partnership that kicks off in May this year. It will support event staff and athletes participating in the Wings for Life World Run...

20 Apr 2015 11:56

A bad buzz: Men with HIV need fewer drinks to feel effects

Researchers at Yale and the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System compared the number of drinks that men with HIV infection, versus those without it, needed to get a buzz...

By Ziba Kashef 20 Apr 2015 16:21

Help fight misery of malaria

In 2013, 90% of all malaria deaths occurred in Africa, mostly among children under the age of 5, with a child dying every minute from the disease according to the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

17 Apr 2015 13:36

Brown updates SA on electricity shortages

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has called on Eskom's residential and business customers to use energy sparingly as the winter season approaches...

16 Apr 2015 09:21

Matters of the mind are on the mend according to report

According to the latest Profmed Psychiatric Report for 2014, fewer South Africans were admitted into hospital with psychiatric conditions last year than the previous 12 months...

16 Apr 2015 16:47

New university aims to be ranked best in the world

PRETORIA: President Jacob Zuma has launched a new health science university envisaged to be ranked amongst the best in the world...

By More Matshediso 15 Apr 2015 10:00

Stem Cell storage - preserving the unbelievable cord

Over the past few months, there has been an increased interest in stem cell storage. This is largely due to the number of studies and trials that have been conducted worldwide where stem cells have been used to treat a number of different diseases...

14 Apr 2015 16:53

Diabetes and hypertension research development hits the Merck

Merck, in collaboration with Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and Directorate of Medical Education & Research, is introducing European Accredited Clinical Diabetes management course for more than 5000 medical students...

14 Apr 2015 16:36

Smartphone device may help diagnose cancer

MIAMI, USA: A new device that can be added to a smartphone may be able to accurately and cheaply diagnose cancer, a technology which could be useful in remote areas, US researchers said on Monday, 13 April 2015...

14 Apr 2015 15:26

Eskom implements stage two load shedding

Eskom implemented stage 2 load shedding from 10am yesterday and this was likely to continue until 10pm this evening...

13 Apr 2015 10:38

Melanoma's 'safe haven' targeted for shut-down

Melanoma cells become drug resistant by using surrounding healthy cells to provide a 'safe haven' from treatment, according to new research* published in Cancer Cell on Monday, 13 April 2015...

13 Apr 2015 15:35

Hunt to eradicate drug-resistant diseases

Malaria and tuberculosis, among others, are giving medicinal chemists around the world sleepless nights, as they have become resistant to almost all the drugs that are used to cure or control infectious diseases...

10 Apr 2015 17:07

Zebrafish earn their stripes in weighty health study

Health researchers are keen to understand why apple-shaped people, who carry a lot of weight around the stomach, are more susceptible to diabetes and heart disease than their pear-shaped counterparts...

By Clive Cookson 10 Apr 2015 15:52

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