Illnesses

  • What is occupational asthma?

    Posted on February 25, 2017 by Shenrina Badri

    Asthma that is caused/worsened by breathing in substances whilst at work is known as occupational asthma …

  • Beware of tick-borne diseases

    Posted on February 21, 2017 by Contributor

    This summer, beware of ticks as they can pass on potentially debilitating and serious tick-borne diseases. Find out how to

  • Possible symptoms of diabetes

    Posted on February 19, 2017 by Shenrina Badri

    Here are some symptoms that may tell you that you have diabetes …

  • Religious leaders could promote male circumcision in HIV-prevention

    Posted on February 16, 2017 by Contributor

    Helping religious leaders discuss circumcision with their congregations could prevent thousands of men from being infected with HIV ...

  • Is it a cold or flu?

    Posted on January 25, 2017 by Contributor

    Your nose is running, your throat is scratchy and your head feels stuffy – but do you have a cold

  • Living close to major roads linked to dementia

    Posted on January 17, 2017 by Contributor

    Dementia is more common in people who live within 50 metres of a major road than in those who live

  • Ebola vaccine proves successful

    Posted on January 17, 2017 by Contributor

    An experimental Ebola vaccine had been proven – in a major trial in Guinea – to be highly protective against

  • My only chance of survival: a bone marrow donor

    Posted on January 11, 2017 by Contributor

    Many South Africans are diagnosed with a curable blood disease but don’t have access to a bone marrow donor. You

  • Should we worry about mumps?

    Posted on December 23, 2016 by Contributor

    Like many diseases of the past, mumps has been making a comeback. Find out how to protect yourself and your

  • UK soft drinks tax has significant health benefits for children

    Posted on December 19, 2016 by Contributor

    Reducing sugar content of high- and mid-sugar drinks is likely to have the greatest impact on health, with fewer cases