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Ebola outbreak approaches 1000 cases in DRC

Ebola outbreak approaches 1 000 cases in the DRC

Posted on March 25, 2019 by PRESS

Since the Ebola outbreak was declared in August 2018, there have been 993 confirmed cases in the Democratic ...

E-cigarettes: Vaping linked to heart attacks and depression

E-cigarettes: Vaping is linked to heart attacks and depression

Posted on March 15, 2019 by Contributor

Switching to e-cigarettes doesn't eliminate all smoking health risks. In fact, vaping is linked to heart attacks and ...

The Big 5: Cancers that men in SA should look out for

Posted on March 8, 2019 by ADVERTORIAL

In the spirit of being cancer-conscious, it’s really important to draw attention to the Big 5 cancers that ...

Luke Perry’s death: Stroke risk factors that you need to know

Posted on March 6, 2019 by Monique Warner

Actor Luke Perry’s sudden death did more than break hearts – it’s forced us to face mortality and ...

US teen defies anti-vax mother, gets himself vaccinated

Posted on March 6, 2019 by ANA Newswire

In an interview with The Washington Post on Tuesday, Lindenberger said Facebook, or websites that were linked to ...

Did you know that there is an HIV test kit you can use in the privacy of your home to easily find out your status?

Possible HIV cure? Second patient goes into long-term remission

Posted on March 5, 2019 by ANA Newswire

The London patient has been in remission for 18 months #HIV #Aids #HIVcure

Airline forces mom & baby with rare skin condition to disembark

Posted on March 4, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Jordan Flake wrote on that she had "never felt more aware and embarrassed about my skin, or ...

Moms, you can teach the men in your life to check for testicular cancer. Here’s how…

Posted on February 27, 2019 by ADVERTORIAL

Cancer is never good news, but the general outlook for testicular cancer is positive. Early detection can prevent ...

15 Leading causes of death linked to lack of sleep

Posted on February 25, 2019 by PRESS

Depression, type 2 diabetes, coronary artery disease and even colorectal cancer! These are the life-threatening diseases that have ...

Why your man should don his Speedo & join the 2019 Daredevil Run!

Posted on February 22, 2019 by ADVERTORIAL

Encourage your man to squeeze into one of the famed purple Daredevil Speedos, take to the streets in ...

Warning labels to be printed on junk food in SA

Posted on February 22, 2019 by ANA Newswire

“We hope to introduce regulations about front-of-pack warning labels by late this year or early next year,” said ...

Johnson & Johnson baby powder cancer scare – Investigation launched

Posted on February 22, 2019 by

The US Department of Justice , the Securities and Exchange Commission and a senator have launched an investigation ...

Cape Town surgeon used a pocketknife to save a motorcyclist’s life

Cape Town surgeon used a pocketknife to save a motorcyclist’s life

Posted on February 21, 2019 by PRESS

In the right place at the right time, but without medical equipment, a surgeon on holiday used a ...

New compound could help treat ovarian cancer

New compound could help treat ovarian cancer

Posted on February 20, 2019 by PRESS

Scientists have discovered a compound that could be particularly effective against ovarian cancer...

detect anaemia via a smartphone app

There’s an app for that: Detect anaemia via a smartphone app

Posted on February 4, 2019 by Contributor

There seems to be an app for everything, and now there’s a non-invasive way to detect anaemia via ...

WHO adds anti-vaccination movement to top 10 health threats list

Anti-vaccination movement listed in top 10 health threats

Posted on January 30, 2019 by Contributor

The anti-vaccination movement has been listed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as one of this year's top ...

This little girl has had to learn to walk 4 times while battling brittle bone disease

Posted on January 23, 2019 by Watch This

Paige Mason is now five years old and has had 13 fractures already...

Man injected himself with semen to cure back pain – it didn’t work

Posted on January 22, 2019 by ANA Newswire

The "alternative therapy" baffled doctors at Tallaght University Hospital in Dublin, where the man showed up recently with ...

Air pollution

Study: Air pollution increases ER visits

Posted on January 21, 2019 by Contributor

We take breathing for granted, but more people end up in the ER with breathing problems thanks to ...

Support dog transforms autistic child’s life

Posted on January 18, 2019 by Watch This

Since Chester first joined the family a year ago, he has helped to keep Alexander safe from danger, ...

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