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Posted on October 20, 2017 by ADVERTORIAL

Winter is on its way out, which means that the past cold and dry weather conditions have left ...

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Plague outbreak: Travellers to Madagascar urged to take precautions

Posted on October 20, 2017 by Contributor

People planning to travel to Madagascar are urged to take precautions as the island is experiencing an outbreak ...

Shocking study proves pollution kills 9 million people each year

Posted on October 20, 2017 by ANA Newswire

Dirty air in India and China. Tainted water in sub-Saharan Africa. Toxic mining and smelter operations in South ...

Join Netcare’s 2017 blood donation challenge to save over 13 000 lives

Posted on October 16, 2017 by Contributor

Donating one pint of blood could potentially save up to three lives…

WARNING: SA on alert after plague outbreak in Madagascar

Posted on October 13, 2017 by ANA Newswire

The South African health department has advised travellers to Madagascar to wear surgical masks while in transit and ...

These are the most (and LEAST) healthy cities in SA

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Contributor

Cape Town has the highest number of people who are a healthy weight, plus they purchase the most ...

Study: 30 Minutes of physical activity five days a week saves lives

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Contributor

The study also finds that 1 in 20 cases of cardiovascular disease could be prevented if everyone did ...

1 in 6 new cases of HIV in Europe are in people over 50

Posted on October 4, 2017 by Contributor

Over the past 12 years in Europe, there has been a steady increase in the rate of new ...

1 in 6 new cases of HIV in Europe are in people over 50

Posted on October 2, 2017 by Contributor

Over the past 12 years in Europe, there has been a steady increase in the rate of new ...

Closing the health gap for Africa is achievable

Posted on September 26, 2017 by Contributor

Closing the health gap for Africa within a generation is achievable if opportunities afforded by a rapidly growing ...

Malaria back in southern Brazil after 50 years

Posted on September 8, 2017 by Contributor

Zoonotic transmission of malaria has been confirmed in recent cases in the Atlantic Forest region of southern Brazil...

Were vampires real?

Posted on September 7, 2017 by Contributor

Researchers and have identified a genetic mutation that may be responsible for vampire folklore.

Cochlear implant will help Durban’s ‘Little Fighter’ to hear for the first time

Posted on August 29, 2017 by Contributor

For someone who has not even turned two yet, Egan Pillay of Durban has already had to overcome ...

Hazardous pesticides: Policies should focus on bans, rather than safe storage

Posted on August 18, 2017 by Contributor

Global policies on access to highly hazardous pesticides – used in self-poisoning and suicide in rural Asia – ...

Toddler’s life saved on opening day of new emergency department

Posted on August 18, 2017 by Contributor

When Patricia Claassen ran into the hospital’s emergency department clutching the lifeless body of her grandson, Stefan Els, ...

SA elderly suffer from malnutrition

Posted on August 16, 2017 by Contributor

Sadly, many elderly South Africans suffer from underdiagnosed malnutrition...

Why do breasts sag?

Posted on August 16, 2017 by ADVERTORIAL

Sagging or drooping of breasts is a natural, inevitable process that happens to all women at some point ...

Expected impact of climate change across Europe

Posted on August 10, 2017 by Contributor

By the end of the century extreme weather events may affect two out of three Europeans every year...

Blindness affects 36 million people globally, mostly in developing countries

Posted on August 10, 2017 by Contributor

The greatest number of people who are blind reside in south, east and south-east Asia and in eastern ...

Health Department’s demarcation regulations are potentially unconstitutional

Posted on August 7, 2017 by Contributor

The Health Department’s demarcation regulations mean that, seemingly overnight, South Africans have been deprived of their section 27 ...

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