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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, WhatClinic.com...

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 Bizcommunity.com 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

10km run was a hit says Moloi

The new Nike We Run, which attracted 20 000 people in Johannesburg last Sunday, is a great platform to lure joggers into competitive road running.

By Ramatsiyi Moholoa 19 Oct 2012

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International

The fight against antimicrobial resistance depends on good agricultural practices

To ensure that antimicrobials are used responsibly and in ways that do not threaten public health and food production, a stronger global effort including larger investments and improved surveillance measures are needed, according to FAO Deputy Director-General, Maria Helena Semedo. Semedo was speaking at a United Nations General Assembly side event on antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

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Global genetic study involving different populations sheds light on glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye's optic nerve and results in vision loss and irreversible blindness in some people. The diseases usually occur on their own but when they are caused by other conditions they are known as secondary glaucoma.

By Susan Williams, Michèle Ramsay 4 Sep 2017

Study: Few nations see beyond hunger in fighting malnutrition

Food alone cannot solve the world's malnutrition crises but only three countries are looking beyond hunger to the other major driver, according to a global study released on Thursday.

By Matthew Ponsford 28 Aug 2017

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