A R3.6m contribution towards providing health screening to mining communities emphasises the power of partnerships in making the NSP 2017-2022 for HIV, TB and STIs a reality
In South Africa, the healthcare expenditure as part of GDP is 8.5%, which is lower than the WHO's global average of 9.95%
UCT has been awarded a grant for the work of Professor Musa Mhlanga in the Chan Zuckerberg Human Cell Atlas initiative
Accenture and partners - Transunion and The Da Vinci Institute - have announced winners of the Innovation Index 2017
The traditional vegetable and sweet potato research that's revolutionising the way we build food and nutrition security in Africa
Various agricultural research institutions in Africa are currently carrying out research on orphan crops mainly to improve yields and controlling and lowering disease tolerance.
Millie Phiri, Sonia Naidoo, Nadia Ibraimo 2 days ago
A social worker from one of the three Cullinan care facilities responsible for the deaths of at least 25 mental health patients says their lives could have been saved..
Nelisiwe Msomi & Laura Lopez Gonzalez 2 days ago
In the last forty years, the number of obese children and adolescents (aged five to 19 years) worldwide has increased tenfold
As more information about the benefits of probiotic use is becoming increasingly available, Professor Leon Dicks, head of the probiotic and antimicrobial peptide laboratory in the Department of Microbiology at Stellenbosch University, stresses the importance of choosing a probiotic that is gluten-free
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At the 2017 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, which took place on Thursday, 12 October 2017, Shyft was named the overall winner
Durbanites eat the least sugar and salt while Cape Town and Johannesburg residents are better at stocking up on fruit and vegetables
"Preventing and controlling bovine TB at its animal source is crucial to avoid its transmission to humans, improve food safety and protect the livelihood of many rural communities."
The first worldwide estimates of serious, health-related suffering and the resultant need for palliative care and pain relief
The current method of HIV/ Aids detection has a 50% false positive detection rate
Researchers have identified both airborne infectious droplets and aerosols of avian flu using lab-simulated processing of chickens
Clean and clear, refreshing and invigorating, we know instinctively that water is good for us. Yet, many of us have lost touch with water
Association for Dietetics in South Africa 12 Oct 2017
MIAMI - Two experimental vaccines against the Ebola virus have shown promise
To ensure that antimicrobials are used responsibly and in ways that do not threaten public health and food production, a stronger global effort including larger investments and improved surveillance measures are needed, according to FAO Deputy Director-General, Maria Helena Semedo. Semedo was speaking at a United Nations General Assembly side event on antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye's optic nerve and results in vision loss and irreversible blindness in some people. The diseases usually occur on their own but when they are caused by other conditions they are known as secondary glaucoma.
Susan Williams, Michèle Ramsay 4 Sep 2017