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SA's epilepsy-related deaths double 17 May 2013 | 11:12 am
Epilepsy South Africa says the number of epilepsy-related deaths has doubled since 2004 and accuses the Department of Health of not taking the condition seriously. Read more... | Send to a friend
Rats, rats as big as bloomin' cats 17 May 2013 | 09:43 am
City of Johannesburg spokesman Nthatisi Modingoane said the environmental directorate conducts rodent control blitzes regularly. Read more... | Send to a friend
Probe into medical costs welcomed 16 May 2013 | 09:28 am
The chief executive of private hospital group Life Healthcare, Michael Flemming on Tuesday (14 May) gave a cautious welcome to the Competition Commission's looming investigation into private healthcar...
NHI is a reality says Motsoaledi 16 May 2013 | 09:07 am
South Africans should stop wasting time opposing National Health Insurance (NHI)‚ Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Wednesday (15 May). Read more... | Send to a friend
No cold frosties for Motsoaledi 16 May 2013 | 06:45 am
A beer maker's plans to boost the sale of its product in Africa has left a sour taste in Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's mouth. Read more... | Send to a friend
Inflow of migrants pushes population to 53 million - Stats SA 16 May 2013 | 05:42 am
South Africa's population is estimated to have grown to just under 53 million by the middle of this year, with an inflow of migrants behind much of the 1.2 million population increase since the 2011 C...
Gene clues for testicular cancer, heart defect 15 May 2013 | 03:38 pm
PARIS, FRANCE: Separate studies of the human genome have found tantalising clues to the inherited causes of testicular cancer and non-inherited causes of congenital heart disease, journals reported. R...
Salt in foods is still high: US study 15 May 2013 | 03:06 pm
WASHINGTON, USA: The amount of salt in foods that are processed or sold at fast food restaurants is still high despite calls by medical experts for people to cut sodium for better health, a US study s...
Africa Health Placements: global accolades 15 May 2013 | 09:22 am
Innovative marketing sees a rush of med students to Africa's shores Read more... | Send to a friend
Allergen SA appoints new country manager 14 May 2013 | 10:40 am
Morné Steenkamp has been appointed country manager of Allergan South Africa, a subsidiary of US-based Allergan Inc., a global multi-speciality health care company with portfolios in eye care, neurosci...