Debunking myths about labour broking in South Africa’s healthcare sector

Rooted in misunderstanding Generally, there is the mistaken perception that the only way for workers to achieve job security is

Spermageddon threatens human survival

Endocrine disruption from chemical exposures to for example phthalates have been postulated as possible reasons for the increase in declining sperm counts and quality.

HyFoSy with ExEm®: Proven accuracy with minimal invasiveness

One of the leading causes is infertility, described as the ‘a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse’.

Razor sharp safety knives

The OLFA CTR SK-12 is the first stainless steel unit with a preloaded safety blade and a slip-resistant handle.

What you need to know about the inspection and certification of hospitals, clinics, and community health centres

Compliant health establishments are issued with a certificate, while non-compliant health establishments are issued with compliance notice.

NADIA trial a ‘game changer’ for second-line HIV treatment

Dolutegravir is non-inferior to darunavir but is at greater risk of resistance in second-line therapy.

Debt management in the healthcare practice

If all transactions were correctly captured, the outstanding amounts on the debtors account will be correct.

Venlafaxine combines efficacy of a SSRI and SNRI

Venlafaxine’s mode of action Different antidepressants all work in slightly different ways and target certain neurotransmitters to modulate mood and

Testosterone treatment does not increase CV risk in men with hypogonadism

According to Hudson et al, the consequences of hypogonadism include diminished secondary sexual characteristics, sexual dysfunction, muscle wasting and weakness,

Webinar Replay: An approach to HIV treatment failure

Dr Levin looked at reasons for changing therapy, why treatment fails and when to make the change.

New research may explain unexpected effects of common painkillers

A new Yale-led study has uncovered a previously unknown process by which some NSAIDs affect the body.

Roche launches infectious diseases molecular diagnostics system

Roche has announced the launch of the cobas® 5800 System.