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Burkina Faso: WHO responds to worsening humanitarian situation

Posted on July 16, 2019 by PRESS

In response to the worsening humanitarian situation, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has scaled up operations in Burkina ...

World Health Organisation slams sugar-laden baby food

Posted on July 16, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Baby food often contains too much sugar and is incorrectly advertised as suitable for infants under 6 months ...

Medical breakthrough: Healthy baby born from uterus of a deceased donor

Posted on July 11, 2019 by PRESS

“We couldn’t have asked for a better outcome. Everything went wonderfully with the delivery; the mother and baby ...

Pregnancy-related issues still leading cause of death among girls aged 15-19: UN chief

Posted on July 11, 2019 by ANA Newswire

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that issues related to pregnancy are still the leading cause of ...

Would you get a microchip implant if it could save your life?

Would you have a microchip implant if it could save your life?

Posted on July 9, 2019 by Watch This

A microchip implant may be life-saving for people with chronic medical conditions while giving people with physical disabilities ...

Why there’s another Ebola outbreak despite the new vaccines?

Why there’s another Ebola outbreak despite the new vaccines

Posted on July 8, 2019 by Watch This

Although there is an effective vaccine available, health authorities in the DRC are struggling to get the current ...

Doctors can now interrupt death – but should they be allowed to? (BBC)

Posted on July 5, 2019 by BBC

This provocative documentary follows the doctors who can now interrupt the death process...

How third-hand smoke affects you

How third-hand smoke affects you

Posted on July 4, 2019 by Monique Warner

Exposure to third-hand smoke, the residues left behind by smoking that settle on surfaces, can also damage your ...

FREAKY: These are 10 of the strangest medical conditions we’ve seen

Posted on July 2, 2019 by Watch This

Our bodies can work in mysterious ways which sometimes give rise to strange medical conditions...

5 Rabies deaths in SA this year – NICD encourages vigilance

Posted on July 1, 2019 by PRESS

The National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported that there have been five confirmed cases of rabies ...

Can you embrace sober living when substance abuse is the norm?

Can one embrace sober living when substance abuse is the norm?

Posted on June 26, 2019 by Monique Warner

Sober living may be one of the top health trends of 2019, but here in South Africa, substance ...

Bipolar disorder: Stigma in communities prevents sufferers from seeking help

Posted on June 20, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Ngobeni, 28, said people believed his condition was caused by witchcraft. “I was isolated and no one wanted ...

Top 10 reasons mosquitoes bite YOU first

Posted on June 18, 2019 by Watch This

Are you one of those unlucky people who will be covered in mosquito bites at the first sign ...

Contraceptive injection does NOT increase HIV risk – Study

Posted on June 14, 2019 by ANA Newswire

A study that started in 2015 to establish if a popular contraceptive injection called Depo-Provera, widely used in ...

Shocking study: We could be ingesting at least 5g of plastic a week

Posted on June 12, 2019 by ANA Newswire

People around the world ingest an average of 5 grams of plastic per week, equivalent to a standard ...

WATCH THIS: 10 Health ‘facts’ you’ve been told all your life that are totally wrong

Posted on June 12, 2019 by Watch This

Now you can tell your granny that going out in the cold will NOT make you sick...

Don’t panic. There is no influenza “outbreak”

Posted on June 12, 2019 by News24.com

There is no influenza outbreak in South Africa, other than the normal increase of cases expected during winter, ...

dietary supplements are linked to death

Danger! Dietary supplements are linked to death and disability

Posted on June 10, 2019 by Contributor

In the quest for a perfect physique, many people turn to diet pills even though dietary supplements are ...

Young women in Soweto say healthy living is difficult – Here’s why

Posted on June 7, 2019 by The Conversation

Most women are not exercising enough, and consumption of processed and calorie-dense foods and high amounts of sugar ...

Why people with autism often suffer from gut problems

Why people with autism often suffer from gut problems

Posted on June 4, 2019 by Contributor

People with autism often suffer from gut problems, but nobody has known why – until now...

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