The world is seeing tuberculosis deaths increase for the first time in over a decade.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 3:00 pm
A study gave an account of a cohort of patients who presented to the emergency department within ten days after their first or second dose of Covid-19 vaccination.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 12:45 pm
Christine Nxumalo, shares in her own words some extracts from her journal on the Inquest proceedings, the long wait, and dealing with grief.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 12:43 pm
'I don’t even have the energy to do a five-minute walk. I have headaches every single day and I'm still battling with sore muscles and brain fog.'
Posted: October 22, 2021, 4:48 am
Government needs to invest real political capital in establishing and implementing a transparent TB recovery plan after new WHO statistics show notable increases in deaths.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 10:03 pm
To achieve malaria elimination on the continent, Africans need to own the agenda. External partners must support the local agenda and avoid any sense of supremacy.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 2:37 pm
A new study assessed the impact of the pandemic on pregnant women and new mothers.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 2:22 pm
Only one out of Pfizer’s two-dose series will be offered to this age group, for now. Will this offer sufficient protection and help to curb transmission? Experts weigh in.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 4:49 am
The presence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in the breast milk of women who have had Covid-19 or been vaccinated is incredibly important.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 7:01 am
Researchers looked at the effects of Covid-19-related hospitalisation on health and employment.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 6:09 am
A six-country study provided an empirical assessment of the relationship between Covid-19 certification and vaccine uptake.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 5:05 am
Many South Africans rely on public healthcare services, but what mental healthcare services are available to people in the Free State?
Posted: October 19, 2021, 11:47 am
Exercise can be used to help improve the lives of sufferers from this debilitating condition.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 11:36 am
Could the South African mRNA technology hub alleviate some challenges African countries face in trying to vaccinate their citizens?
Posted: October 19, 2021, 11:32 am
The health regulator says it has concerns about the vaccine in high-HIV prevalence settings, referring to two past HIV vaccine studies.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 4:45 am
People between the ages of 12 and 17 will be able to register from 20 October. This group will only be given one dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
Posted: October 18, 2021, 2:16 pm
The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority says approval for Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine has not been granted - but that a rolling review remains open.
Posted: October 18, 2021, 12:13 pm
Whether you should exercise more or less often depends on many things – including how often you’re able, your training goals and the intensity of the exercise you’re doing.
Posted: August 31, 2021, 5:11 am
While recent research found that over 71% of South Africans are willing to take the Covid-19 vaccine, government has indicated its concern with increasing reports of vaccine hesitancy.
Posted: August 17, 2021, 6:48 pm
The "stairs test" is a simple way for individuals to test whether their heart is healthy and if they need to consult a doctor.
Posted: December 17, 2020, 6:58 pm