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Trust the experts and get Fuel4life!

The demands of the 21st century take their toll on all of us, and 2020 has been a year filled with additional pandemic curveballs we could never have dreamed, we'd have to face. The challenge of staying healthy has seen many scrambling for any form of vitamin and mineral supplementation available; this at a time where expert advice and quality products should be our top priority...

Issued by BIOPLUS® VIT-ALITY 11 hours ago

Honour the "brave": celebrating the next generation of healthcare professionals

Season 2 of 'Sponsors of Brave' is now open for nominations - calling all aspiring, current, or recently graduated and community service healthcare students boldly and bravely changing the world around them...

Issued by The SpaceStation 1 day ago

It's a brave new (online) world... make your healthcare assets count

Ensuring that your digital assets, such as websites, social media pages and blogs, are seen by your target market really matters. Cingulate Marketing and Advertising shares valuable pointers on making...

Issued by Cingulate 1 day ago

What South Africa is doing to protect and share traditional medicine resources

African traditional medicine is gaining attention and innovation interest despite the advances in modern medicine...

By Adeyemi Oladapo Aremu, Martha Pinkoane & Tozama Qwebani-Ogunleye 25 Sep 2020

Only one in 10 medical treatments are backed by high-quality evidence

When you visit your doctor, you might assume that the treatment they prescribe has solid evidence to back it up. But you'd be wrong...

By Jeremy Howick 23 Sep 2020

SAHPRA extends Keytruda approval to lung and bladder cancer treatment

A drug used to treat metastatic melanoma and second-line metastatic non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) has been approved for the treatment of bladder cancer and first-line NSCLC by the SAHPRA.

2 Sep 2020

Bioplus Vit-ality: supplying Fuel4life!

Leading pharmaceutical company, Adcock Ingram (Pty) Ltd, is pleased to announce the launch of Bioplus Vit-ality, a new daily vitamin and mineral supplement range...

Issued by BIOPLUS® VIT-ALITY 1 Sep 2020

How Dis-Chem customers changed their shopping behaviour during lockdown

Dis-Chem said online sales grew 344% from 1 March to 15 August. "Covid-19 has matured the e-commerce environment and consumer adaption by 3 to 5 years," the group said...

31 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Covid-19 taught Lizeth Kruger to adapt to change

Out of the three things Covid-19 taught Lizeth Kruger, national clinic manager at Dis-Chem, probably the most important is that you have to adapt to change as quickly as possible...

By Nicci Botha 27 Aug 2020

Why Africa needs more antibiotic trials involving children

The information generated by testing and a review of bloodstream pathogen sensitivity data at the Malawi-Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme over the last 20 years has shown why there should be more clinical trials involving children, especially in low-income countries...

By Pui-Ying Iroh Tam 4 Aug 2020

Covid-19 drug, Remdesivir, arrives in SA

Remdesivir, a medicine which could make a difference in the management of severe Covid-19 disease, is available in South Africa now...

Issued by Cipla 4 Aug 2020

80 top South African talents unite to record one song for a worthy cause

South African singer and entertainer Emo Adams along with renowned local artists are lending their voices to sing the iconic classic Bill Withers song, "Lean on Me", to uplift the spirits of all South Africans during these unprecedented times...

Issued by Cipla 28 Jul 2020

South Africans' attitudes to medical travel consultation, post-lockdown

Borderless Access conducted a survey to understand perceptions around medical travel consultations and what advice people will seek from medical professionals, once travel restrictions open up...

Issued by Borderless Access 15 Jul 2020

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