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SA medical breakthrough: measuring intracranial pressure

Paediatric neurosurgeon Dr Llewellyn Padayachy has introduced a novel diagnostic method, which uses the eye as a window to the brain.

Cape Town newborn benefits from advanced keyhole surgery

A keyhole procedure to repair a diaphragmatic hernia, a congenital defect in the diaphragm, was successfully performed on a newborn baby at Netcare Blaauwberg Hospital in Cape Town.

iNova’s ‘knowyourcough’ website guides patients towards optimal treatment

The pharmaceutical firm, which focuses on African, Asian and Australian markets, has opened a local website to educate people about cough types and available treatments.

Tshemba Foundation fights cancer in rural South Africa

Tshemba is dedicated to promoting women’s health and places medical volunteers where they are needed at clinics in the Limpopo area, including the Hlokomela Women’s Clinic.

Aspen a significant contributor at investment conference

A significant contributor to the investment commitment at the recent Presidential Investment Conference was South Africa and the southern hemisphere’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturer, Aspen Pharmacare.

Pharma Dynamics launches new allergy treatment in SA

Pharma Dynamics has launched a new over-the-counter product, called Nexa AllerShield, which contains cellulose powder that literally ‘shields’ the nasal membrane of patients from nasal allergens.