Healthcare Trends 2018

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The Comrades - no turning back!

On Sunday, 10 June, 20,000 runners will gather in the early hours of the morning in Pietermaritzburg for the start of the Comrades Marathon...

Issued by Bonitas 25 Jan 2018

Westin shines a light for early morning joggers with Gear Lending programme

Westin Hotels & Resorts, in celebration of Global Running Day and with hopes to inspire travellers to rise early and own their morning, announced an addition to the brand's Gear Lending programme...

5 Jun 2017

Announcing the Pan-African Health Tourism Congress 2017

The Pan-African Health Tourism Congress, scheduled to take place from 8-9 June at the uMfolozi Hotel Casino Convention Resort, Empageni, Richards Bay, is the flagship event of the health tourism sector...

Issued by Pan-African Health Congress 31 May 2017

#BehindtheSelfie with... Gjermund Nesland

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Gjermund Nesland, national team manager of the Norwegian Kickboxing Federation as well as entrepreneur...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Dec 2016

South African gets top medical job at upcoming Fifa World Cup events

For first time in over 20 years, someone new will be in charge of the medical operations at Fifa tournaments, and he's South African to boot...

14 Dec 2016

#Rio2016: Setting medical records

With around 11,000 athletes taking part in Rio, keeping track of their medical data could pose a logistical nightmare...

11 Aug 2016

#Rio2016:Going for gold with world-class medical care

Behind the spectacle of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is the very real business of keeping the athletes in peak condition...

8 Aug 2016

It's Epic - part 2

Better late than never. Here's part 2 of an epic mountain bike adventure...

By Nicci Botha 1 Apr 2016

It's Epic! - Part 1

The ABSA Cape Epic covers 654 km of gruelling terrains, so it's not without its thrills and spills...

18 Mar 2016

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

PRP treatments help to put the 'go' back in golfers

One of the potential treatments professional golfers will be considering this holiday season is that of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), according to new research by private healthcare search engine,

19 Dec 2014

Regulation of supplements needed following deaths, doping charge

This week it was confirmed that Kaizer Chiefs player, Josta Dladla, tested positive for the banned stimulant, methylhexanamine, commonly known as 1.3-dimethyl or DMAA, the use of which is banned in professional sport.

17 Jan 2014

If you're content, we're content

"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.

Issued by 18 Mar 2013

[2013 trends] Tracking and training

As we gaily simulate horse-riding while singing in Korean, the eyes of judgment fall upon us for clinging to the relics of yesteryear. Don't allow yourself to get caught doing last years' exercises or wearing scrubs that are "Soooo 2012", oh my readers. This year, you're going to be ahead of the curve and I'm going to help you do just that. Presenting the health trends of 2013...

By Chamendran Naidoo 23 Jan 2013

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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A capital of knowledge

How does a nation get ahead in the global economy if its landmass and population size is small? Although I hadn't thought much about it previously, an article in the Times of Malta made me think of my newly adopted homeland rather differently. The answer is to position yourself as a player in the knowledge economy.

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 2 Mar 2018

How Nuvus is using its business experience to shake the medical marijuana industry up

With almost 30 states having legalised the growth, sale and usage of marijuana for medicinal, recreational or both purposes, it is clear that the tide has turned in favor of a complete legalisation at state and federal levels within the coming years. Expectedly, there has been a boom in interest in in the industry, both from the commercial and scientific perspectives.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 31 Jan 2018

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