Sandton Oncology Medical Centre changes the cancer journey

The advanced medical equipment and supportive care are just some of the features that the new premises offer. The space

Onus on doctors to discuss vaginal atrophy

Focussing on postmenopausal vaginal atrophy, the study found intimacy and good communication to be closely linked but stressed the importance

E-cigarette consequences: Adults vs youth

While e-cigarettes are not without health risks, evidence suggests they are likely to be far less harmful than conventional cigarettes,

Edible QR code: The future of medicine

While researchers constantly push the boundaries for knowledge about medicine and how different bodies respond differently to it, the methods

Tips for a healthy pregnancy

“While it is natural for parents-to-be to feel somewhat anxious, understanding some of the factors that can affect the health

Keys to boost investment and competitiveness in the pharmaceutical sector

“If there were to be a mere 10% increase in investment in the manufacturing industry, the positive knock-on effect would

Teen suicide: communication key to prevention

The South African Anxiety and Depression Group (SADAG) also points out SA’s high teen suicide rate and concerns about the

Nigeria battles record Lassa fever outbreak

The outbreak has affected 18 states since the first case was detected on 1 January 2018, resulting in 72 deaths

Genomics centre in Cape Town to decode genes

This week, the SAMRC cemented its collaboration with the Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) through the signing of a formal agreement

Netcare Pinehaven oncology centre extends services, raises public awareness of cancer

Pogiso Tlholoe, manager of Netcare Pinehaven Hospital¹s radiation unit, says that the facility’s state of the art Elekta Synergy linear

Individualised, supportive care key to positive childbirth experience

“We want women to give birth in a safe environment with skilled birth attendants in well-equipped facilities. However, the increasing

WHO moves to contain Nigeria’s Lassa fever outbreak

Between 1 January and 4 February 2018, nearly 450 suspected cases were reported, of which 132 are laboratory confirmed Lassa

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