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Doctors shocked: Vaping leads to double lung transplant for 17-year-old athlete

Posted on November 13, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Doctors in Michigan said Tuesday they had performed what they believe is the first double-lung transplant on a ...

OB/GYN mutilated women with unnecessary hysterectomies and ‘cleanouts’

Posted on November 12, 2019 by ANA Newswire

In at least eight malpractice claims, Perwaiz has been sued and accused of falsifying patient records

5 Diabetes myths you NEED to stop believing for the sake of your health

Posted on November 12, 2019 by ADVERTORIAL

In November, ahead of World Diabetes Day, some well-known landmarks light up in blue to create awareness of ...

Disease outbreaks Lesotho and Namibia

Disease outbreaks in Lesotho and Namibia

Posted on November 8, 2019 by Watch This

According to news reports, Lesotho and Namibia are facing serious disease outbreaks of measles and hepatitis E...

Regular coffee drinking could halve your risk of liver cancer – research

Posted on November 7, 2019 by PRESS

Researchers discover coffee drinkers could halve their risk of liver cancer...

Flavourists – The experts behind making plant-based meat taste like the real thing

Posted on November 5, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Despite its swift ascent, plant-based meat is the antithesis of recent trends such as local and farm-to-table dining, ...

Almost 700 children diagnosed with HIV in Pakistan after doctor ‘reuses needles’

Posted on November 1, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Such an outbreak is unusual among children, who typically contract HIV from their mothers during pregnancy, birth or ...

“No asbestos found in recalled baby powder” – Johnson & Johnson

Posted on October 30, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday that new testing of a batch of baby powder that was recently recalled ...

Rabies: Don’t let a dog bite end a life

Posted on October 23, 2019 by PRESS

One person dies from a rabies infection every 15 minutes, despite the fact that it is a vaccine-preventable ...

Paediatric surgeon suspended after death of another child during ‘routine’ surgery

Posted on October 21, 2019 by

A paediatric surgeon practising at Netcare Park Lane Clinic in Parktown, Johannesburg, has been suspended after the death ...

The link between breastfeeding and osteoporosis

The link between breastfeeding and osteoporosis

Posted on October 18, 2019 by Contributor

A discovery about how breastfeeding babies absorb large amounts of calcium and build healthy bones could lead to ...

How unhealthy ageing takes its toll on your health and income

Posted on October 16, 2019 by The Conversation

Population ageing is often associated with health-related challenges. But its effects also reach other spheres of life. In ...

One third of young children suffer due to poor diet – UNICEF

Posted on October 15, 2019 by

A third of the world's nearly 700 million under fives are under-nourished or overweight, and face lifelong health ...

It’s okay, you can skip that colonoscopy

It’s okay, you can skip that colonoscopy

Posted on October 11, 2019 by Contributor

You’ve probably heard that everyone over 50 needs a colonoscopy, but now experts are advising against routine bowel ...

Mother’s heartbreaking days spent with daughter’s body after she died days after sister’s birth

Posted on October 11, 2019 by Watch This

A UK mother has relived the most bittersweet 10 days of her life…

Study: Vaping-related lung injuries caused by toxic chemical fumes

Study: Vaping-related lung injuries caused by toxic chemical fumes

Posted on October 11, 2019 by Contributor

Vaping-related lung injuries, which experts say are causing a public health crisis, are most likely caused by direct ...

Women have a more effective immune system than men – Research

Posted on October 11, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Israeli researchers found differences between female's and male's immune systems, which may explain why women are less ill ...

Want to live longer? You should get a dog

Posted on October 10, 2019 by ANA Newswire

"Dog ownership," the authors conclude, "is associated with lower risk of death over the long term, which is ...

SA doctor’s ground-breaking treatment for chest deformity recognised

Posted on October 10, 2019 by PRESS

Now retired and an honorary president of CWIG, Professor Nuss started his career in Cape Town, and qualified ...

Measles outbreak in North West

Posted on October 9, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Three cases of measles have been confirmed in Rustenburg, the North West health department said on Wednesday...

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