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20% of new mothers in peri-urban areas suffer from suicidal thoughts
20% of new mothers in peri-urban areas suffer from suicidal thoughtsArticle

One in five pregnant women and new mothers living in peri-urban areas investigated in UCT's Drakenstein Child Health Study are likely to experience suicidal thoughts...

30 Apr 2021

Dr Tapiwa Chiwewe, research manager for IBM Research, South Africa
#HASA2019: AI is a game changer in attaining universal health coverageArticle

Artificial intelligence (AI) has tremendous potential for reaching the universal health coverage goal of access to quality healthcare, not only in South Africa, but also the rest of the contintent....

28 Aug 2019

Risk of suicide - as well as depression - found in the genome
Risk of suicide - as well as depression - found in the genomeArticle

Researchers have discovered several genetic variants that signal the risk of serious suicide attempts and noted some variants have also been linked to major depressive disorder...

25 Jan 2019

SA's toddlers - a Ritalin generation?
SA's toddlers - a Ritalin generation?Article

Wanting South Africa to avoid the epidemic of psychotropic drug abuse of children, as seen in the US, the Citizens Commission on Human Rights International (CCHR) has launched a campaign to inform South African parents and teachers about prescribed psychotropic drug risks in children.

2 Feb 2016

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