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    Simple ways to avoid hypertension

    Posted on December 30, 2016 by Shenrina Badri

    Here are some simple ways in which you can avoid developing hypertension …

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    The diet that cures Crohn’s disease

    Posted on December 30, 2016 by Contributor

    A study has found that certain dietary changes helped children with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis reach remission …

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    New heart disease treatments available in SA

    Posted on December 28, 2016 by Contributor

    New technology at a Johannesburg hospital gives patients access to the latest heart disease and blood vessel disease condition treatments

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    MRI scan helps diagnose foetal brain abnormalities

    Posted on December 19, 2016 by Contributor

    The addition of an MRI scan after a 20-week ultrasound scan could provide more certainty in diagnosing foetal brain abnormalities

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    New drug for spinal muscular atrophy shows promising results

    Posted on December 15, 2016 by Contributor

    A new drug for spinal muscular atrophy has shown promising early results in a phase two trial involving 20 babies

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    Cleaning your ears at home

    Posted on December 7, 2016 by Shenrina Badri

    Have you ever had ear wax accumulate in your ears and didn’t know what to do about it? …

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    Computer gaming may help relieve phantom limb pain

    Posted on December 5, 2016 by Contributor

    Moving and visualising a phantom limb in augmented reality may help reduce phantom limb pain and how often amputees’ lives

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    Relief for foot pain

    Posted on December 4, 2016 by Shenrina Badri

    Do you sometimes suffer from foot pain and need a remedy to help offer some relief? …

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    Break the cycle of chronic back- and neck pain

    Posted on November 30, 2016 by Contributor

    Throw away those painkillers! A new interdisciplinary programme is offering hope to people suffering from chronic back- and neck pain

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    Natural ways to keep pests under control

    Posted on November 29, 2016 by Contributor

    Here are plants that will help keep pests at bay this summer, and make natural remedies to soothe insect bites