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Minister Zulu: SA values relations with the US

PRETORIA: South Africa continues to value its relationship with the United States, Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said on Thursday...

3 Jul 2015 08:44

Rugged computers a game-changer in critical field rescue situations

New advanced technological solutions are changing the security, public safety, and law enforcement sectors to the very core and for the better....

By Jerker Hellström 2 Jul 2015 10:26

Raising 6,700 units of blood for Mandela Day

In marking Mandela Day, RSG and the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) have joined forces this July...

2 Jul 2015 13:22

New cancer Pioneer Award for revolutionary ideas

Cancer Research UK has launched a new funding scheme inviting all innovative thinkers to submit potentially ground-breaking ?project ideas to help beat cancer...

1 Jul 2015 16:09

Research in the news: Muscle contraction may contribute to stroke damage

An investigation of blood flow network in the brain has revealed some surprising behavior of vessels during stroke, according to Yale researchers...

By Bill Hathaway 30 Jun 2015 17:51

Failure of cells' 'garbage disposal' system may contribute to Alzheimer's

Lysosomes, the "garbage disposal" systems of cells, are found in great abundance near the amyloid plaques in the brain that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease...

By Bill Hathaway 30 Jun 2015 13:20

Innovation in healthcare: it's down to better management

Following the world's first in skin graft surgery in the Western Cape recently, a healthcare management expert says more innovations such as these depend on better management in the healthcare system...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 26 Jun 2015 12:49

Research in the news: Study finds no net benefit from common anti-clotting drug

A costly drug frequently used to treat patients with heart disease may offer no greater benefit than standard medications, say Yale researchers...

By Ziba Kashef 26 Jun 2015 14:18

Blood, saliva prototype finds most oral cancers

MIAMI, USA: A new test that uses blood and saliva to detect head and neck cancers has shown promise in a small number of patients, researchers said...

25 Jun 2015 16:24

Breakthrough craniofacial surgery performed at Tygerberg Academic Hospital

Professor Frank Graewe teamed up with the World Craniofacial Foundation and Smile Foundation SA to help give normal lives to two African girls who suffered from serious skull defects...

24 Jun 2015 11:25

Research in the news: Long-term use of prescription opioids linked to higher mortality

Taking prescription medications such as Vicodin or Oxycontin for long periods may increase a patient's risk of death from any cause, according to Yale researchers...

By Ziba Kashef 23 Jun 2015 12:56

Harnessing the power of health data through creativity

At Lions Health 2015, Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide and a WPP company unveiled exploratory ideas and conversation starters from an initiative with art and design school, Central Saint Martins...

23 Jun 2015 12:19

High Court to hear application to intervene in medical aid regulation case

In September 2014, Genesis Medical Scheme launched an application against the Minister of Health, asking the Western Cape High Court to review and set aside regulations that provide for the Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs)...

22 Jun 2015 19:16

Dumping of condoms may flaw distribution numbers says DA

DURBAN: Recent boasts by the national and provincial health departments at the recent SA Aids Conference about how successfully condoms were being distributed may be flawed...

By Giordano Stolley 22 Jun 2015 08:22

Ramadan challenging for diabetics

A new survey reveals the challenges of the Ramadan fast for people with diabetes. The survey has revealed that more than a third (36%) of people broke their fast, with 52% citing hypoglycaemia (low blood glucose) as one of the reasons for doing so...

22 Jun 2015 08:36

Incontinence in focus this week

This week (22-28 June 2015) is World Continence Week, which focuses on the global health issue that is estimated to affect an estimated 7.6-million South Africans - one in four women and one in eight men...

22 Jun 2015 11:16

Cannes Lions Pharma and Health & Wellness winners announced!

A total of 86 Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions were presented in the second year of the 2015 Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions competition...

20 Jun 2015 10:27

The full Lions Pharma shortlist

The full Lions Pharma shortlist has been released, with the winner's list to be released tomorrow...

19 Jun 2015 14:20

UCT GSB offers new specialisation option to boost management capacity in health care

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business now allows students on its Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice to specialise in health care leadership...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 19 Jun 2015 14:13

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