Mediclinic pays out R1.4bn to staff

2016-02-10 21:00

More that 10 000 eligible staff members have benefitted from a more than R1.4bn share issue, according to Mediclinic.

Noakes: I realised one size doesn't fit all - as it happened

2016-02-10 15:00

Tim Noakes has started his testimony at his HPCSA hearing into whether or not he gave unconventional and unscientific advice to a woman about a banting diet for children.

10 common health warnings you should not ignore

2016-02-09 15:53

There may be more to your random bouts of tiredness than you think; it could be your body's way of alerting you to underlying health issues.

When to see a doctor for your headaches

2016-02-09 14:34

A tension headache is seldom a cause for concern, but sometimes a headache may indicate a serious illness, in which case it is advisable to consult a doctor.

No more smoking anywhere at DHL Newlands stadium

2016-02-09 14:15

Designated smoking areas at DHL Newlands rugby grounds have been closed, and no smoking, not even e-cigarettes, will from now on be allowed.

Malawi has only 300 medical doctors - NGO

2016-02-09 13:40

Malawi has only 300 trained doctors working in the entire country, which has a total population of over 18 million, non-governmental organisation ActionAid International says.

Why you should eat chocolate during pregnancy

2016-02-09 13:19

Pregnant women who eat just a small piece of chocolate each day may improve the circulatory health of their unborn child, a new study suggests.

Get rose-scented farts this Valentine's Day

2016-02-09 11:38

This Valentine's Day, transform your stinky farts into romantic scents with this nifty fart pill!

ADHD tied to obesity risk for girls

2016-02-09 11:25

Researchers found that girls with ADHD may be twice as likely to be obese in childhood or early adulthood as girls without the disorder.

'Testi-monials' encourage men to talk balls

2016-02-09 11:09

There are certain things men don’t like to talk about: their favourite team losing, when they last cried during a movie – and their balls.


I have made no money from banting books - Noakes

2016-02-10 18:04

Professor Tim Noakes says he has not made a cent from his banting books and that his sole intention is to educate people to be more healthy.

HPCSA to say why they instituted a disciplinary inquiry against Noakes

2016-02-09 16:26

On day two of the trial between the HPCSA and Tim Noakes all that happened is that they have to give written reasons why Noakes needs to be disciplined.

Dear cigarettes - screw you

2016-02-09 15:19

Paballo Molahlehi is desperate to get rid of the ruinous and addictive habit of smoking.

Noakes should not advise without consultation - expert

2016-02-09 14:30

It is the duty of a doctor to educate his patient, and this can’t be done via social media, the disciplinary hearing against Professor Tim Noakes has heard.

Sierra Leone discharges last known Ebola patient

2016-02-09 14:05

A health ministry spokesman said that this has enabled the country once again to start the 42-day countdown – after which the outbreak will be declared over if there are no new cases.

Department of health denies allegations of frozen posts

2016-02-09 13:29

There are no medical posts frozen in the country, says Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

Alcohol risk higher for HIV+ patients

2016-02-09 11:46

Drinking alcohol may be more dangerous for people infected with HIV, a new study suggests.

Hospital tuck shop tenders leave disabled unemployed

2016-02-09 11:32

Disabled caterers in northern Limpopo marched to the Vhemba District health offices to protest against the tender for hospital tuck shops, which took their jobs away.

Noakes wins battle for written reasons for hearing

2016-02-09 11:22

The Health Professions Council of SA has been ordered to provide Professor Tim Noakes’s legal team with written reasons for their decision to institute a disciplinary inquiry against him.

New drug shows promise against nasal polyps

2016-02-09 09:50

Investigators concluded that injected dupilumab triggered a significant and lasting elimination of nasal polyps, and/or reduction in size.

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