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Coronavirus found in semen of young men with COVID-19

Posted on Jun 23, 2020 by The Conversation

SARS-CoV-2 RNA (the virus’s genetic code) found in the semen of young COVID-19 patients...

Newborn triplets in Mexico test positive for Covid-19

Posted on Jun 23, 2020 by ANA Newswire

The children, two boys and one girl, were born by caesarean section last Wednesday in the state of ...

South Africa’s Covid-19 cases reach 100 000 mark, continue to climb

Posted on Jun 23, 2020 by

The country has breached the 100 000 coronavirus mark, with 4 288 new infections, exactly 110 days after ...


Give dad the gift of health with mushrooms

Posted on Jun 18, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Mushrooms are rich in selenium and research indicates that selenium-rich foods may lower the likelihood of developing prostate ...


B4SA: #SpreadCourage and support healthcare workers

Posted on Jun 9, 2020 by A4W Contributor

In solidarity with government and healthcare workers across the country, Business for South Africa (B4SA) calls for citizens ...

mental health and relationships

Doctors at increased risk of depression, anxiety, suicide – #Socks4Docs highlights mental health

Posted on Jun 9, 2020 by The Citizen

A tough cycle of impossible hours and lack of sleep means mistakes will be made, but uncertainty amid ...

Zweli Mkhize warns against complacency

Don’t panic-buy or binge on booze – Mkhize promotes healthy lifestyles as cases reach 34 357

Posted on Jun 2, 2020 by

South Africans have been urged not to panic buy or over-indulge in alcohol by Health Minister Dr Zweli ...

Flu season is bad news for Covid-19 severity, scientists warn

Posted on May 29, 2020 by The Citizen

Worsening the situation, are the country’s extreme socioeconomic disparities, which threaten the survival of vulnerable communities.

Breast milk packs powerful immune boosting punch

Healthcare for moms and newborns during the pandemic

Posted on May 19, 2020 by PRESS

Understandably, COVID-19 panic, as well as the lockdown regulations, have had an impact on pregnant women, new moms ...

Weight loss reality check: Stay safe when shopping for healthy food

Posted on May 3, 2020 by ATW Nutrition Coaching

While this might sound like an exaggeration, it is something we need to keep in mind while we’re ...

217 Cuban health professionals arrive in SA to help fight Covid-19

Posted on Apr 28, 2020 by ANA Newswire

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday welcomed Cuban health professionals who arrived in Pretoria to support ongoing efforts to ...

How the alcohol ban could benefit your physical and mental health

Posted on Apr 17, 2020 by The Citizen

Alcohol use affects virtually every organ in the body and contributes to mental health disorders, adversely affects the ...

Isolating together is challenging – Here’s how it can affect your health

Posted on Apr 15, 2020 by The Conversation

(By Hannah L. Schacter, Wayne State University) In the wake of COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home orders, young ...

COVID-19 & mental health: How to cope with uncertainty

COVID-19 & mental health: How to cope with uncertainty

Posted on Apr 6, 2020 by PRESS

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, here are some tips on how to cope with uncertainty and loneliness ...

Health dept seeks MSC Orchestra Cruise passengers after 2 test positive

Posted on Apr 1, 2020 by

If you left Durban on 28 Feb & returned on 2 March OR left Durban on 13 March ...

COVID-19 & mental health: How to cope with uncertainty

Is your mental health deteriorating during the coronavirus pandemic? Here’s what to look out for

Posted on Mar 31, 2020 by The Conversation

The uncertainty and instability around coronavirus has the potential to exacerbate existing anxiety and depression and contribute to ...

COVID-19 can cause cardiac injury in healthy people

COVID-19 can cause cardiac injury in healthy people

Posted on Mar 30, 2020 by A4W Contributor

New research has found that COVID-19 can cause cardiac injury, even in patients without underlying heart conditions...

Free State health confirms 67 positive tests after massive church service in March

Posted on Mar 30, 2020 by

As South Africa takes drastic measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Free State health ...

Coronavirus latest

SA cases hit 1187, welfare of healthcare workers prioritised

Posted on Mar 29, 2020 by A4W News

That these numbers do not indicate a reduction in the number of infections. It is merely a reflection ...

Coronavirus: 6 Ways to turn anxiety into positive mental health habits

Posted on Mar 26, 2020 by The Conversation

Given the constant stream of negative news about the novel coronavirus pandemic, it’s easy to feel anxious and ...

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