Students are abusing schedule six pills ahead of exams – with the help of their doctors.
South Africa has a lot to learn about efficient and effective ways to approach health research and policy, suggests John Ouma-Mugabe.
An industry-wide probe into private healthcare seems likely, but stakeholders fear a witch hunt.
The establishment of a health promotion body in SA would save lives – and billions of rands.
Poor oral hygiene doesn't just affect your gums; it can also lead to impotence.
‘Baby bins' can mean the difference between life – and death at the bottom of a trash can.
A global squabble over property rights could see the price of medicine soar in poor countries.
Why would young, single African women not take free drugs that could potentially save them from contracting a life-threatening infection?
Aids kills more people prematurely in SA than another other disease – in sharp contrast to two decades ago, which set them at just 12%.
According to HIV prevention trial results, the daily use of pills or a vaginal gel does not appear to prevent HIV-infection in African women.
The long-acting implant contraceptive Jadelle is being made available at 50% of its original price to women in developing countries.
Studies show that men who themselves are victims are more likely to abuse women
Rural areas have always been at the bottom of the list when it comes to healthcare and expenditure.
The discovery of horse in meat products sparked outrage across Europe and a new Stellenbosch University report has revealed similar findings in SA.
However much we abhor the idea, the choice is personal and should be respected