Although South Africa is renowned as a premium tourist destination and known to have world-class private medical facilities, the country has a very low key medical tourism industry...
15 May 2017
An orthopaedic robot arm system that delivers improved accuracy and reproducible joint replacement is now available in South Africa.
30 Nov 2016
Promoting a chiropractic clinic in the modern age is all about building a good online brand. Let us focus on some simple promotion tips to jump-start the entire business...
The formation of the vertebrae in early embryonic development requires an intricate genetic dance requiring precise timing and interaction of many different cells...
9 Feb 2016
UNSW biomedical engineer Melissa Knothe Tate is using previously top-secret semiconductor technology to zoom through organs of the human body, down to the level of a single cell...
7 Apr 2015
The 5th International Roundtable on China-Africa Health Collaboration last week in Beijing explored how Chinese and African resources and experiences can be leveraged for greater health development...
30 Mar 2015
Have you recently heard the phrase 'standing is the new smoking'? Have your colleagues started to get up at random intervals of the day, propping up their keyboards and screens and then just stand there working?
Cari Van Wyk 25 Feb 2015
Musculoskeletal pain and especially that associated with muscle spasm, such as low back pain and neck pain, affects all ages and doctors see it on a daily basis...
13 Jan 2015
A total of R53m of the R80m budget for equipment for the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital was not spent in the 2013/14 financial year.
20 Jun 2014
Medications used by many older people to control their blood pressure also increase the risk of serious fall injuries by 30% to 40% - injuries that have a similar effect on mortality and functional loss as the strokes and heart attacks the blood pressure drugs are meant to prevent - according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the 24 February 2014 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine.
Karen N. Peart 25 Feb 2014
AbbVie Pharmaceuticals has conducted a survey amongst rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients that indicates RA has had a negative impact on 86% of South Africans in some areas of their lifestyle. The anonymous global survey included 10,171 patients in 42 countries.
21 Jan 2014
Wits students towered head and shoulders above the rest in the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa examination held in October 2013.
9 Jan 2014
NEWSWATCH: The Independent (UK) reports that some elderly South Africans are using condoms for a different purpose... easing arthritis pain.
Rod Baker 9 Jan 2014