RCOG Congress 2018: Notes from our experts

The frozen pelvis conundrum Dr Johannes van Waart, a gynaecologist and obstetrician at Wijnland Fertility Clinic in Stellenbosch, reports on

New link identified between inflammation and depression in type-1 diabetes

Depression in type-1 diabetes patients is associated with higher levels of the inflammatory protein galectin-3, according to research published in

Parkinson’s: calcium the culprit?

According to a new study published in Nature Communications excess levels of calcium in brain cells may lead to the

Bisphosphonates tops for bone injuries, studies claim

Globally, only a fraction of orthopaedic patients who deserve to be on treatment are being treated. Only 20% of patients

Aspen opens R1 billion high containment facility

Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa’s largest pharmaceutical company, has officially opened a R1 billion high containment facility at its Port Elizabeth

Mepilex Border Flex pushes wound care boundaries

Effective wound care is becoming increasingly important due to the increase of chronic wounds and associated morbidity. Mepilex® Border Flex

Early nutritional intervention in critically ill children makes a HUGE difference

These guidelines were based upon an exhaustive literature review on the importance of nutritional support therapy in cases involving critically

Probiotics impact on infantile FGIDs

Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) are defined as a variable combination of chronic or recurrent gastrointestinal symptoms not explained by structural

GORD: It’s all about control

There are a couple of major factors in GORD, one being a damaged lower oesophageal sphincter (LOS) and another is

Reducing hypoglycaemia: Real-world findings

The debate relates to the lower limit of HbA1c which should be targeted. On the one hand, all available evidence

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