Unravelling how immune genes work

The mechanism of how the immune system remembers prior exposures and then trigger the right response to reinfection has been detailed for the first time...

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Worsening Ebola crisis leaves UN Security Council with few options

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is quickly becoming an international concern...

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Tanzania sets benchmark on medicines regulation

The Tanzania Food and Drug Authority (TFDA) has made considerable improvements in recent years in ensuring medicines in the healthcare system are of good quality, safe and produce the intended health benefit...

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Cancer drug offers more affordable treatment for diabetic retinopathy

Treatment for diabetic retinopathy can be expensive, especially in low and middle-income countries such as South Africa...

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Stress, booze and late nights pack on pounds - report

Persistent stress is directly linked to overeating, lack of sleep, reduced exercising and increased alcohol intake - all contributing to weight gain, research shows...

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To achieve universal healthcare, Kenya must invest more in its nurses

Nurses in Kenya are threatening to strike, protesting that the government had failed to increase their salaries in spite of an agreement which ended a five-month strike last year...

By Sharon Brownie 3 days ago

Stop blaming PrEP for the rise in STIs - the picture is more complex than that

The UK recently celebrated two landmark achievements in the ongoing fight against HIV...

By Oli Stevens & Charles Witzel 3 days ago

Genetics may be the key to new epilepsy therapies

An international study has discovered 11 new genes associated with epilepsy....

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The South African Nursing Council (SANC) invites all potential advertising agency service providers to bid for a below-the-line advertising campaign to overhaul the image of the SANC and nursing in general...

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