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To protect us all, babies travelling overseas may need the measles shot at 6 months instead of 12
To protect us all, babies travelling overseas may need the measles shot at 6 months instead of 12

Babies are normally vaccinated against measles at 12 months old. But doctors are now suggesting having the shot as early as six months might be worthwhile for youngsters traveling overseas.

By Nicholas Wood, Alexis Pillsbury and Jean Li-Kim-Moy 28 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

The #Cannes Lions 2019 Health & Wellness and Pharma Grand Prix winners: McCann Tel Aviv, Craft London and UM Tel Aviv, for IKEA 'ThisAbles' and McCann Health Shanghai, for GSK GlaxoSmithKline's 'Breath of Life' respectively.
#CannesLions2019: Health & Wellness and Pharma Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 17 June, with the 2019 Cannes Health & Wellness and Pharma Lions announced during the Health award track ceremony...

17 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

#CannesLions2018: Health & Wellness and Pharma shortlists!
#CannesLions2018: Health & Wellness and Pharma shortlists!

The Cannes Lions Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions shortlists have been released, with SA seeing a single entry make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2018...

17 Jun 2018

GLOBAL

The Grand Prix for Good-winning work.
#CannesLions2017: Mandi Fine on awarding work that truly changes people's lives

I chatted to Mandi Fine, CEO of F/NE and juror for the Cannes Lions Pharma Lions as part of Lions Health, live in Cannes, France...

By Ann Nurock 19 Jun 2017

GLOBAL

Cannes Lions' Healthcare agency of the year: Area23, New York.
#CannesLions2017: Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 17 June with the Cannes Pharma and Cannes Health & Wellness Lions award ceremonies, where Y&R SA did SA proud...

17 Jun 2017

GLOBAL

#CannesLions2017: Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2017: Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions shortlists have been released, with SA seeing entries from two agencies make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2017...

17 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

The full Lions Pharma shortlist
The full Lions Pharma shortlist

The full Lions Pharma shortlist has been released, with the winner's list to be released tomorrow...

19 Jun 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

The full Lions Health and Wellness shortlist
The full Lions Health and Wellness shortlist

The full Lions Health and Wellness shortlist has been released, with Quirk Johannesburg the only South African agency featured, for its 'Borrowed Time' film ad for Orange Babies...

19 Jun 2015

FRANCE

007 takes up judging at Young Lions Health Award
007 takes up judging at Young Lions Health Award

CANNES, FRANCE: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and famed 007 Actor, Sir Roger Moore, will be joining the dedicated jury of respected industry leaders judging the Young Lions Health Award...

27 Mar 2015

FRANCE

Top speakers, new content at Lions Health
Top speakers, new content at Lions Health

CANNES, FRANCE: Launching a new format, Lions Health will offer four streams of content focusing on 'Creative Inspiration', 'The Big Issues', 'Creative Tools & Innovation' and interactive 'Knowledge Huddles'...

24 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

FRANCE

Launch of Young Lions Health Award encourages creativity around health challenges
Launch of Young Lions Health Award encourages creativity around health challenges

CANNES, FRANCE: The Young Lions Health Award is a new competition for young creatives and marketers that aims to improve challenges facing global health systems in developing countries.

19 Feb 2015

FRANCE

Lions Pharma, Health global juries headed up by Rob Rogers, Andrew Spurgeon
Lions Pharma, Health global juries headed up by Rob Rogers, Andrew Spurgeon

CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the global Festival celebrating creativity in healthcare, has announced the line-up of the 2015 juries. South African Andrew MacKenzie, ECD of Boomtown Strategic Brand Agency is one of the Health & Wellness Jury...

9 Feb 2015

FRANCE

New awards at Lions Health, awards contribute to Cannes
New awards at Lions Health, awards contribute to Cannes

CANNES, FRANCE: The organisers of Lions Health, the global creative festival for the healthcare communications industry, have added two new awards, included the festival points to the Cannes Lions awards and announced the Jury Presidents...

18 Dec 2014

FRANCE

Computer games reduce depression in elderly
Computer games reduce depression in elderly

PARIS, FRANCE: Brain-boosting computer games may be as effective as drugs or perhaps even better, in treating severe depression in some elderly people, according to trial results published on Tuesday (5 May)

6 Aug 2014

FRANCE

Science of brain signals opens new era for advertising
Science of brain signals opens new era for advertising

PARIS, FRANCE: Companies in the near future will reportedly be able to test public reaction to advertisements, music and films before they are released by monitoring the brain signals of a select...

4 Aug 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Impressive speaker lineup at Lions Health
Impressive speaker lineup at Lions Health

Lions Health, the inaugural global festival and awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications will welcome a speaker lineup that includes some of the most awarded creatives in healthcare and top marketers at the forefront of the industry from around the world.

28 Feb 2014

FRANCE

Cannes Lions 2014 now open for delegate registration
Cannes Lions 2014 now open for delegate registration

CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.

15 Jan 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Inaugural Lions Health Awards now accepting entries
Inaugural Lions Health Awards now accepting entries

CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the new bespoke Festival and Awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.

9 Jan 2014

FRANCE

Diesel fumes baffle bees says study
Diesel fumes baffle bees says study

PARIS, FRANCE: Diesel exhaust fumes alter the flowery smells that guide bees when they forage, potentially sending them off course and putting the food-growing industry at risk, a study said on Thursday (3 October).

5 Oct 2013

FRANCE

Video game helps elderly keep their minds sharp
Video game helps elderly keep their minds sharp

PARIS, FRANCE: A video game can help elderly people fight cognitive decline, scientists reported in the journal Nature on Wednesday (4 September).

6 Sep 2013

FRANCE

Children of obese women die younger
Children of obese women die younger

PARIS, FRANCE: Children born to obese women were 35% more likely to die prematurely in adulthood, according to a study published on Wednesday (14 August) that warned of a growing epidemic.

16 Aug 2013

FRANCE

Apples losing their crunch to global warming
Apples losing their crunch to global warming

PARIS, FRANCE: Global warming is causing apples to lose some of their crunch but is making them sweeter, a study said on Thursday (15 August).

16 Aug 2013

FRANCE

Want to eat less? Use a red plate
Want to eat less? Use a red plate

PARIS, FRANCE: British hospitals use red trays in a programme to combat malnutrition, but may have chosen the worst possible colour, according to a study's findings released on Wednesday (26 June) linking the colour of tableware to food enjoyment.

27 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions, Gates Foundation launch 2013 Cannes Chimera Initiative
Cannes Lions, Gates Foundation launch 2013 Cannes Chimera Initiative

CANNES, FRANCE: Cannes Lions and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a new brief for the Cannes Chimera Initiative, a creative competition that identifies innovative communications approaches to help solve global development problems.

20 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Vitamin C kills tuberculosis cells
Vitamin C kills tuberculosis cells

PARIS, FRANCE: Scientists said on Tuesday (21 May) they had managed to kill laboratory-grown tuberculosis (TB) bacteria with good old Vitamin C, an "unexpected" discovery they hope will lead to better, cheaper drugs.

22 May 2013

FRANCE

Too much milk sours French farmers

PARIS, FRANCE: Got milk? Too much, say French dairy farmers caught in a pricing squabble with supermarkets while missing out on the Chinese thirst for imported powdered milk.

24 Apr 2013

FRANCE

No contraception for 233m women

PARIS, FRANCE: An estimated 233m women in their fertile years will not have access to modern contraception by 2015, up from 221m in 2010, according to a study published on Tuesday (12 March).

13 Mar 2013

FRANCE

Salt may cause autoimmune diseases

PARIS, FRANCE: A high-salt diet may be a risk factor for autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS), according to three papers published in the journal Nature on Wednesday (6 March).

7 Mar 2013

FRANCE

Fat people more likely to die in a car accident

PARIS, FRANCE: Obese people face a much higher risk - of up to 80% - of dying in a car accident compared with people of normal weight, researchers reported on Monday (21 January).

23 Jan 2013

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