Register for the annual CASSA Symposium

The Cardiac Arrhythmia Society of South Africa’s annual symposium will be held in Johannesburg on 23 February and in Cape Town on 2 March.

VTA Symposium 2019 heading to Joburg in February

The 11th International Ventilation through the Ages Symposium will be held at the Canvas in Riversands, Johannesburg from 22 to 24 February.

Join the Slender Wonder family of doctors

Slender Wonder is a Medical Weight Loss Programme with over 40 years’ experience that treats the cause of obesity and overweight, and not just the symptoms.

UC-II and osteoarthritis

Undenatured type II collagen administered orally works with a healthy immune system to promote healthy joints by a process called oral tolerisation.

Put insomnia to bed

Typically, an adult needs eight hours of sleep a day, although this decreases with age. It’s important to address the cause of insomnia.

The dangers of sunstroke

Global warming has had a marked impact across the globe. Summer is starting earlier, and temperatures are higher every year.

CMS gives Fedhealth the green light

The Council for Medical Schemes has officially approved Fedhealth’s new option range for 2019, as well as the new MediVault and Wallet facility that will be applicable to its flexiFED options.

How hormones affect the skin

Fluctuating hormones during pregnancy can create complexion problems or a radiant glow, or both extremes at different times.

When body art goes bad

Tattoos have become an exceedingly common practice. Its increased prevalence has led to a rise in report of cutaneous reactions.

Antimicrobials in older adults

There’s a myriad of ethical issues when it comes to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and antimicrobial treatment. The use of antimicrobial therapy in older adults is but one.

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.

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