Targeted opportunities help tackle youth unemployment

Over 1 100 youth aspiring to become nurses or pharmacist’s assistants, among other career opportunities offered, have enrolled on Netcare’s Youth Employment Service (YES) programme.

Caring for the skin around the eyes

The sensitive skin around the eyes requires different care to the rest of the face.

Antioxidants boost the immune system

Clinical trials have found that antioxidant supplementation can significantly improve certain immune responses.

Erectile function: A barometer of men’s health?

More than 150 million men around the globe have ED, this figure is expected to double by 2025.

Who catches and transmits flu in SA & vaccination implications

“We aimed to evaluate the community burden and transmission of influenza in a rural and an urban setting in SA,”

Winter allergies & treatment

Winter carries several risk factors for an exacerbation in respiratory allergies.

Myth-busting: common cold

Although the cold is common and usually self-limiting, it can be confused with other more serious conditions.

STUDY: Managing gout flares

The goal of treatment during an acute gout attack is suppression of inflammation and control of pain.

Combat flu season

If patients don’t make an effort to prevent it, odds are they’ll catch influenza this season.

Global shortage of innovative antibiotics fuels spread of drug-resistance

Persistent failure to develop, manufacture, and distribute effective new antibiotics is fuelling the impact of antimicrobial resistance, threatening our ability to successfully treat bacterial infections.

Learning to live with bipolar disorder

Over four million people in SA are living with bipolar disorder.

Gout: patients’ top 4 questions

Gout causes pain and swelling in affected joints, and if left untreated can cause irreversible damage.