UCT has been awarded a grant for the work of Professor Musa Mhlanga in the Chan Zuckerberg Human Cell Atlas initiative...
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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.
Accenture and partners - Transunion and The Da Vinci Institute - have announced winners of the Innovation Index 2017
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 1 day ago
In the last forty years, the number of obese children and adolescents (aged five to 19 years) worldwide has increased tenfold
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
Researchers have identified both airborne infectious droplets and aerosols of avian flu using lab-simulated processing of chickens
MIAMI - Two experimental vaccines against the Ebola virus have shown promise
The current method of HIV/ Aids detection has a 50% false positive detection rate
The case for introducing machine-to-machine (M2M) technology into the workplace is gaining in strength, with solutions providers continuing to innovate and push the boundaries of such technologies
Ronald Ravel 12 Oct 2017
Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire (Bakwena), PinkDrive and the Department of Health recently collaborated in educating more than 3,500 men, women and children about breast, testicular and prostate cancer in communities adjacent to the Platinum Highway in North West Province
According to a global study supported by WWF, children living in river basins whose watersheds have greater tree cover are less likely to experience diarrhoeal disease, the second leading cause of death among children under the age of five.
In celebration of Transport Month, Engen Petroleum is continuing on its annual Driver Wellness programme, offering free health screenings for truck drivers at two Engen Truck Stops in Gauteng
Recent studies show that over 17-million people in South Africa are dealing with anxiety disorders such as panic attacks, PTSD and mood disorders
Right to Care has launched an integrated care initiative in KwaZulu-Natal's UThukela District to reduce the incidence of chronic diseases in HIV-positive patients
Iyeza Health, the brainchild of two young entrepreneurs, Sizwe Nzima and Siraaj Adams, started off as a bicycle courier company to ease the burden of medicine collection for their community
Ilse van den Berg 9 Oct 2017
Held at the oh-so-opulent 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa on a breezy, sunny day, I left the annual #CuppaforCansa12A pink high tea event for 2017 with tear-stained cheeks tempered with tinkling laughter and an overwhelming sense of goodwill. Here's why
Leigh Andrews 6 Oct 2017
The Competition Commission has dropped its investigation into local company Aspen for allegedly charging excessive prices
Katharine Child 5 Oct 2017
A switch from tobacco to e-cigarettes would cut smoking-related deaths by a quarter in the US by 2100, even assuming the gadgets are not risk-free
Researchers have found that a type of EV - a sac secreted by cells that contains proteins and RNA molecules - also carries receptors that allow signalling without direct contact between cells.