Ambient air pollution stunts airway growth in children

A new study has highlighted the relationship between environmental air pollutants and stunted airway growth in children under the age of 16.

Vaping: the medical debate

E-cigarettes and their health impact continue to be a contentious debate dividing healthcare professionals not just in SA but across the world.

Smoking cessation: what are the options?

Smoking is a deadly habit and most smokers in SA are fully aware of the dangers associated with smoking. This

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

Ambitious new project ‘Predict-TB’ aims to cut treatment duration

Thus, shortening of standard treatment is a main priority of current TB research. Previous studies of treatment shortening, usually to