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Smoking may double risk of schizophrenia – New study

Posted on Dec 6, 2019 by Watch This

"Our work shows that we should be making every effort to prevent smoking initiation and encourage smoking cessation ...

How to reduce the need for diabetic medication

How to reduce the need for diabetic medication

Posted on Dec 6, 2019 by Contributor

While you should never stop treatment without your doctor’s approval, here’s a possible way to reduce the need ...

Scientists develop monthly birth control pill

Posted on Dec 5, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are developing an oral contraceptive that only has to be taken ...

Doctors are unnecessarily “torturing” dementia patients

Posted on Nov 29, 2019 by ANA Newswire

I asked her daughter, son-in-law and grandson what I always ask families managing a relative's final days: "Do ...

Groundbreaking HIV vaccine strategy shows promise

Groundbreaking HIV vaccine strategy shows promise

Posted on Nov 28, 2019 by Contributor

A promising new HIV vaccine focuses on stimulating the immune system to produce broadly neutralizing antibodies (bnAbs) against ...

Antibiotic resistance is a SEVERE health threat

Posted on Nov 28, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Antibiotic resistance is the tendency of pathogens - bacteria and fungi - to fight back against antibiotic drugs, ...

Man dies after being ‘licked by dog’ – C. canimorsus infection led to severe sepsis

Posted on Nov 27, 2019 by ANA Newswire

The 63-year-old man showed up in the hospital with a burning sensation in his left leg and muscle ...

Children living with HIV/Aids are not receiving sufficient treatment- UNICEF

Posted on Nov 27, 2019 by News24.com

Seventy-two percent of new HIV/Aids infections in South Africa and globally have been detected in adolescent girls.

Woman told to ‘say goodbye’ to family – But SA team steps in to perform lifesaving op

Posted on Nov 26, 2019 by A4W News

Mrs Oliversen was diagnosed with a severely leaking heart valve by a cardiologist in the Philippines, who advised ...

Antibiotics may increase your risk of Parkinson's disease

Antibiotics may increase your risk of Parkinson’s disease

Posted on Nov 26, 2019 by Contributor

New research has found that the high use of antibiotics could increase your risk of Parkinson's disease...

Cat scratch leaves woman in coma, fighting for her life from flesh-eating bacteria

Posted on Nov 21, 2019 by Watch This

A woman was left fighting for her life in a coma after contracting a deadly flesh-eating bug - ...

Could feather-filled bedding make you ill?

Could feather-filled bedding make you ill?

Posted on Nov 21, 2019 by Contributor

If you’re considering investing in feather-filled bedding, watch out for 'feather duvet lung'...

Toddler hears for the first time thanks to team of Good Samaritans

Posted on Nov 20, 2019 by PRESS

Brave 18-month-old Grayson Marais from Port Elizabeth experienced the world of sound for the very first time yesterday, ...

Pick n Pay set to launch “Livewell range” to encourage eating healthy

Posted on Nov 20, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Pick n Pay on Tuesday announced that it will make eating healthier more accessible for its customers through ...

A new HIV strain has been discovered, but health experts say that we don’t need to panic… 

‘New’ HIV strain discovered

Posted on Nov 18, 2019 by PRESS

A 'new' HIV strain has been discovered, but health experts say that we don’t need to panic… 

Watch: These strong, toned women in their 70s are crushing stereotypes

Posted on Nov 14, 2019 by Watch This

73-Year-old Maria Cristina is a bikini body champion, and 71-year-old Jane Thurnell-Read is a proudly vegan weightlifting granny ...

Scary rise in diabetes rates in SA

Posted on Nov 14, 2019 by PRESS

New findings published today in the 9th Edition of the IDF Diabetes Atlas, show that South Africa is ...

Do the #FafChallenge: Faf de Klerk challenges men in cancer drive

Posted on Nov 14, 2019 by News24.com

"Don't Faf this up," urges the campaign which already has De Klerk, captain Siya Kolisi and six other ...

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

Posted on Nov 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 Nov 12, 2019 by ANA Newswire

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

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