Inflammation, rather than virus provoking it, may be key to Covid-19 loss of smell

Anosmia, the loss of smell, is a frequent and often long-term symptom associated with Covid-19 that can severely burden a person’s quality of life.

Herbal demulcents: highly underestimated

Herbal demulcents have an important role to play in the treatment of coughs.

Covid-19 vaccine protects kids and teens from severe illness

Study evaluated Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine effectiveness during the Delta and Omicron periods in children 5-18 years of age.

Asthma: dispelling 6 common misconceptions

Asthma cannot be cured, but proper diagnosis, treatment, and patient education can result in good asthma control and management.

Seborrheic dermatitis 101

Seborrheic dermatitis is a lifelong condition that appears, disappears with treatment, and flares up from time to time.

Unpacking B vitamins

There are eight different B vitamins all of which help a variety of enzymes do their jobs.

Sunscreen all year long

It’s winter in the Southern Hemisphere and summer in the Northern Hemisphere… So, who should be using more sunscreen? The answer is both!

Erectile dysfunction & common comorbidities

Erectile dysfunction is often associated with other disorders such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidaemia, obesity, and depression.

WEBINAR REPLAY: Human rabies in SA

Rabies is the only known vaccine preventable neglected tropical disease.

Pregnancy & vitamin A: separating fact & fables

Vitamin A: The miracle vitamin for skincare enthusiasts everywhere. But what about vitamin A during pregnancy?

Nocturia 101

The need to urinate in the middle of the night once in a while may seem normal, but the frequent urge to urinate while sleeping may not be a healthy sign.

Make-up of gut microbiome may be linked to long Covid risk

Distinct microbial profile associated with symptoms.