Focus on patient safety to battle opioid epidemic

“Though much of the attention on opioid-related harm is centred on the improper use of opioids in the community (misuse,

Suicide in youth

The SASH (South African Stress and Health Study) conducted between January 2002 and June 2004 including 4185 South African adults

Resolving conflicts between patients and doctors

Mr. Volker von Widdern, the Group’s Chief Executive Officer, referred to the medico-legal crisis that is currently playing out in

Discovery’s digital Dr Know

“Doctors are extremely busy professionals, and facilitating real-time, easy communication with their patients will undoubtedly make doctors and patients lives

The importance of small airways in asthma

Patients with the small airways phenotype are those whose asthma is not controlled but who have relatively healthy lung function

With no early symptoms cervical cancer often remains undetected until it’s too late

However, despite its prevalence, cervical cancer is in many instances only diagnosed at an advanced stage due to the fact

Improving knowledge and skills

The course was planned and organised by Dr. Joyce Baloyi, Dr. Noneka Gcanga, Dr. Grace Makinita and Dr. Mahlodi Ledwaba,

Adult ADHD: Guidelines

Inattention manifests behaviourally in ADHD as difficulty sustaining focus, wandering off tasks, lacking persistence, paralysing procrastination, poor time management, inefficiency

Metformin and Lifestyle in T2DM

The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcome Study (DPPOS) is testing the effect of intense lifestyle

Inflammatory bowel disease should not be a career ender

Davidson states that many patients are first diagnosed with IBD when they are starting out in their chosen careers. Douglas

How pH affects intimate health

Healthy micro-organisms of the vagina There are several micro-organisms that inhabit a healthy vagina. These micro-organisms are important as they

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