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OTC cough treatments: choosing the right one

Increasing financial pressure and access to online health information has resulted in more South Africans turning to self-medication. But, when it comes to coughs, are they choosing the correct treatment?

Xerosis: All you need to know

Xerosis, or dry skin, is a common presenting complaint in dermatology. It doesn’t usually have serious implications but can be uncomfortable and aesthetically displeasing to patients.

Insomnia in the older patient

Under-recognised, -diagnosed, and -treated in the general population, it’s little wonder insomnia – despite being a common complaint among the older patient – is rarely systematically diagnosed and treated, even by geriatric specialists.

Getting organised: SA patient groups strengthened by new training

Public/private partnerships are empowering SA patient support and advocacy groups to be better positioned to offer support and lobby for improved patient care.

Urologist congratulated on 200th robotic-assisted prostatectomy

A Cape Town-based urologist, Dr Conray Moolman, has completed his 200th robotic-assisted prostatectomy in a milestone achievement.

Betadine introduces new cosmetic range

Mundipharma’s new Betadine Feminine Care range comprises a range of solutions for daily protection and doctor-recommended treatments for specific issues related to female intimate areas.