Wits graduates awarded start-up capital for pharmacy innovation

Wits graduates secured R100 000 in seed funding for their automated antimicrobial pill-dispensing innovation.

Nasal saline irrigation & allergic rhinitis

Intranasal corticosteroids are the most effective treatment and should be first-line therapy for persistent allergic rhinitis symptoms affecting the quality of life.

Actinic keratosis 101

Also called solar keratosis, actinic keratosis is a precancerous skin growth caused by the sun or indoor tanning.

Remedying rhinosinusitis

Most often, viruses cause sinus infections, but bacterial infections can cause sinusitis too.

Psoriasis: the big picture

Although there is no cure for psoriasis, treatment is available for this life-changing disease.

Pregnancy and supplements

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

Management of acute fever in children: A quick ref guide for pharmacy staff

Fever is one of the most common reasons for unwell children presenting to pharmacists.

Impact of stress on your skin and how to manage it

Stress comes with undesirable side effects on our skin causing breakouts, dull skin, and premature wrinkles.

Hot vs cold therapy

Different types of injuries require different types of treatment.

Fighting pharyngitis

There are several possible causes of a sore throat. Pharyngitis can be bacterial or viral in origin, and it is

Are 5 or more symptoms precursors to Long Covid?

People living with Long Covid generally feel abandoned and dismissed by healthcare providers and receive limited or conflicting advice.

My cold is gone, so why am I still coughing?

So why do we cough and what can we do about it?  Dr Jonathan Parsons, director of the Asthma Center and