Category: Health news

What we DON’T know about Covid-19: Physical & neurological effects

Posted on Oct 20, 2020 by News24.com

Across the globe, doctors, researchers and scientists are working around the clock to investigate the ways COVID-19 affects ...

#PinkDiaries: From fear to champions – Breast cancer battles from SA women

Posted on Oct 19, 2020 by ADVERTORIAL

As the month of October goes pink, South African women are talking about the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, ...

Relaxing into ‘the new normal’ can increase your risk of contracting COVID-19

Posted on Oct 16, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

As we ease into some of our old habits and starts socializing and spending more time out and ...

Health benefits & cancer-fighting properties of mushrooms

Posted on Oct 15, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Mushrooms contain phytochemicals that are found to specifically supress BREAST & PROSTATE CANCER…

Covid-19 can survive for 28 days on banknotes, glass, other surfaces

Posted on Oct 13, 2020 by News24.com

The virus that causes COVID-19 can survive on banknotes, glass and stainless steel for up to 28 days, ...

4 Fad diets that could kill you

Posted on Oct 12, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

You might be dying to fit into a smaller pair of jeans, but if your plans don’t include ...

WATCH: Expert says Johannesburg is one of the most radioactive cities in the world

Posted on Oct 9, 2020 by Watch This

In an interview with eNCA, David van Wyk, Lead Researcher at Bench Marks Foundation said that mine dumps ...

Covid-19 antibody testing: Now you can get tested at Dis-Chem drive-through

Posted on Oct 8, 2020 by A4W Contributor

While Dis-Chem offered a drive-through coronavirus PCR swab testing throughout the peak of the pandemic, the retailer is ...

Watch this: Men can get get breast cancer too!

Posted on Oct 6, 2020 by Watch This

Breast cancer in men is often misunderstood, contributing to late detection and an increased likelihood of death...

When can we expect a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine to be released?

Posted on Oct 6, 2020 by The Conversation

What have the early Phase 1 and 2 studies in humans shown? Overall, vaccination has triggered a more ...

BREAKING: Donald Trump & Melania test positive for Coronavirus

Posted on Oct 2, 2020 by A4W News

Dr Sean Conley, the president’s physician released a statement to the press confirming the diagnosis, but insisted that ...

Covid-19 “second wave”: WC preps for infection increase

Posted on Oct 2, 2020 by News24.com

The country remains at significant risk of a second wave of Covid-19 cases, according to Western Cape head ...

Govt’s MAX condoms aren’t recycled – Health Dept

Posted on Oct 1, 2020 by News24.com

The national Department of Health (NDoH) and the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) want to assure South ...

Grocery bills have shot up – Here’s how much MORE we’re paying + why it’s putting our health at risk

Posted on Sep 30, 2020 by Claire Warneke

Research by the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice & Dignity Group (PMBEJD) shows how the cost of groceries has skyrocketed ...

10 Things you need to know about RABIES – It’s killed 5 SA children since April

Posted on Sep 29, 2020 by A4W News

According to a report on eNCA on Tuesday, five children in South Africa have died from an outbreak ...

Boy dies from brain-eating amoeba found in Texas water supply

Posted on Sep 29, 2020 by News24.com

Texas has stepped up efforts to counter the threat posed by a brain-eating amoeba detected in the water ...

Covid-19 ‘surge’ is over – Higher figure was due to delay in verification

Posted on Sep 29, 2020 by News24.com

The Department of Health reported 188 more deaths related to Covid-19 as it declared the surge over, but ...

Level 1: Covid-19 infections increase in SA – WHO raises concerns

Posted on Sep 28, 2020 by News24.com

The World Health Organisation (WHO) expressed concern following a six percent increase in Covid-19 cases in South Africa...

Covid-19 vaccine: Why the Oxford trial was suspended, and what that means for us

Posted on Sep 27, 2020 by A4W Contributor

The Oxford trial was given the green light to resume within four days of the participant falling ill.

50 New measures to help ensure the Olympics can go ahead

Posted on Sep 27, 2020 by A4W News

Developed in response to the postponement of this year’s Games due to the coronavirus pandemic, over 50 measures ...

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