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6 steps to eat healthier at work

Pharmacists are busy at work, and some do not even get a lunch break. That makes it hard to eat well during the day, but that does not mean it is impossible.

Doctor fails to warn patient about side effects and loses court case

The claimant, a retired teacher, developed a limb tremor in 2006. Her husband, a retired neurologist, suspected Parkinson’s disease and referred her to a neurologist specialising in movement disorders.

60% of people with haemophilia in SA are undiagnosed

Often diagnosed too late, haemophilia affects people of all races. While clotting factor concentrates remain, by far, the mainstay of the management of haemophilia, a number of novel therapies under development have the potential to dramatically change the treatment landscape.

Cold, flu, or allergic rhinitis: what’s the correct diagnosis?

The majority of the complaints you’re likely to receive from customers over the next few months will be linked to colds or flu so it’s imperative you are able to accurately diagnose them before recommending a treatment.

1st guidelines for digital health

New guidelines aim to present recommendations based on a critical evaluation of the evidence on emerging digital health interventions that are contributing to health system improvements, based on an assessment of the benefits, harms, acceptability, feasibility, resource use and equity considerations.

The devil’s in the detail

Natmed has published the first comprehensive overview of medical malpractice insurance in South Africa entitled Understanding Medical Malpractice Insurance in South Africa.