Simple analgesics could prove effective in the management of tension headaches.

The pharmacist plays a very important role in the diagnosis and referral of patients presenting with headaches, dispensing of medications, and counselling of patients.

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Technological advances in stroke care

This article is based on a presentation by Dr Derk Krieger at the 19th Annual SA Heart Congress held at Sun City (Northwest Province) from 4-7 October. Dr Krieger is a consultant neurologist.

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NOACs herald new era in stroke prevention

This CPD examines the efficacy of NOACs for stroke prevention, as opposed to outdated and potentially dangerous treatments like warfarin.

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Mind over sphincter: brain-training GORD away

PPIs are not the only way to address reflux, as multiple studies into the gastrointestinal effects of relaxation training and CBT prove.

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Sanofi launches new once-daily oral treatment for RRMS

Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects about three in every 100 000 people in SA. The good news is that Aubagio (teriflumonide), an affordable, novel, immunomodulatory, disease-modifying oral drug with anti-inflammatory properties, is now available in the country.

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