Calls for ibuprofen sale restrictions after study finds cardiac arrest risk

Over-the-counter drug linked to 31% increased cardiac arrest risk, with the figure rising to 50% for diclofenac, says research.

A strong relationship with your doctor is the cornerstone of better health

There are few things more beneficial to a person’s health than a strong and trusting long-term relationship with one doctor.

Do or die

HIV/AIDS and TB might still be the biggest cause of death in SA, but huge strides have been made in

Rare Disease Day puts the spotlight on research and awareness

Approximately 50% of the people affected by rare diseases are children.[i] Of these young patients, 30% will not live to

Develop an alternative funding model for the treatment of adult ADHD in SA

The prevalence of adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in SA is estimated at 1.09%, lower than the 2%-5% found in

Adcock tackles opioid addiction

The meeting, which was chaired by Dr Hash Ramjee, President of the South African Addiction Medicines Society, was designed to

Reducing TB and HIV in SA’s prisons

TB screening of inmates has increased to more than 90% on admission with almost 180 000 screened on admission for

Rare Diseases Fact Sheet

About rare diseases It is estimated that 350 million people worldwide suffer from rare diseases. There are approximately 7000 different types

Low-cost, artificial limbs for NWU

An affordable artificial limb could soon be manufactured locally in Potchefstroom, as NWU wants to manufacture affordable artificial limbs.

HPCSA renewal of registrations for practitioners goes online

The HPCSA is introducing an Online Renewal of Registration Portal for practitioners. This portal is in line with the HPCSA

SAHPRA delay a blow to the industry

The further delay by the Department of Health to launch the much-anticipated South African Health Products Regulatory Agency (SAHPRA) is

ISQua and COHSASA to co-host conference in Cape Town

In 2019 Cape Town will host to what is regarded as the most prestigious of all conferences dealing with quality