Women’s Health

  • Religious leaders could promote male circumcision in HIV-prevention

    Posted on February 16, 2017 by Contributor

    Helping religious leaders discuss circumcision with their congregations could prevent thousands of men from being infected with HIV ...

  • How to manage PMS

    Posted on February 13, 2017 by Contributor

    For many women, premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a monthly struggle. Fortunately there are ways to relieve the unbearable burden …

  • Lasting autistic traits in anorexic women

    Posted on February 9, 2017 by Contributor

    Anorexic women display clear autistic traits, even once the eating disorder is under control and they have achieved a normal

  • 4 Answers to key pregnancy questions

    Posted on February 8, 2017 by Contributor

    Jeanell du Plessis, unit manager at Genesis Maternity Clinic, answers key questions about pregnancy and what new mothers can expect

  • Do you have vaginal candidiasis?

    Posted on February 4, 2017 by Shenrina Badri

    Do you have vaginal candidiasis and are afraid or shy to seek help? …

  • Female genital mutilation must stop

    Posted on February 3, 2017 by Contributor

    Despite being a known human rights violation, at least 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital

  • How to avoid thrush

    Posted on February 1, 2017 by Contributor

    If you’ve ever been on antibiotics or been overly stressed, you may have also experienced the discomfort of thrush. Here

  • Should hypothyroidism in pregnancy be treated?

    Posted on February 1, 2017 by Contributor

    When thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) rises too much during pregnancy, it can cause a number of health problems for a growing

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    Is the SA fertility treatment model failing us?

    Posted on January 27, 2017 by Contributor

    According to experts, the fertility treatment model in South Africa needs to improve …

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    Common women's health concerns

    Posted on January 24, 2017 by Serisha Singh

    As women, we’re so busy looking after everyone else that we often neglect our own health. Check out these common