A simple and inexpensive urine test provided more TB diagnoses among hospitalised HIV patients in the first 24 hours of admission than rapid sputum-based tests
Studying TB in animals provides valuable insight to the biological mechanisms causing the disease in both wildlife and humans.
TB accounted for more than 33,000 deaths in South Africa in 2015, and averaged over 7% of all deaths from 2013 to 2015.
Warwick Bloom, marketing communications manager at Hollard and Lucy Balona, head of marketing and communication at Cansa, run us through what to expect from the 2017 Hollard Daredevil Run
Leigh Andrews 23 Mar 2017
Bogus pharmacist Miyelani Carol Maswanganyi has appeared in the Hlanganani Magistrate Court in Limpopo on Wednesday for operating a chemist without a licence
Are the demarcation regulations a means to erode private healthcare ahead of NHI, or is opposition just insurance companies protecting their bottom line?..
An initiative between two universities is working on developing a head and neck cancer outreach programme to educate healthcare practitioners,and improve patient outcomes
Net#work BBDO was tasked with creating a campaign for UDoTest, a revolutionary no-fuss, no-mess way of testing for colon cancer – essential, as it is one of the top five killers in South Africa
Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Brian Palmer, head of digital at Jolly Good Digital…
Leigh Andrews 17 Mar 2017
Researchers have produced the first set of risk charts to help predict CVD events, while taking into account limited lab availability in poorer countries
Partnerships between the public and private sectors will be of strategic importance for building universal healthcare coverage, says Dr Rolene Wagner, CEO of Frere Hospital in the Eastern Cape
UCT Graduate School of Business 16 Mar 2017
The first-ever list of antibiotic-resistant pathogens has been drawn up by the WHO, in a bid to guide and promote the R&D of new antibiotics
Some of the most significant contributors to soaring healthcare costs are fraud, waste and abuse
A R600m private public partnership will bring a new South African cancer diagnosis and treatment tool to the market
Johnson & Johnson has announced the winners of the first Africa Innovation Challenge at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress today, 14 March 2017
A spike in disability claims has hit the profits of all SA's life assurers hard over the past year, because of the economic downturn and a change to tax rules