A rare condition has caused this man’s body to age at super speed. Why?
Common cough, flu and pain medicines can be addictive. Codeine addiction is an increasingly well-known problem in South Africa.
Government facilities are trumping their larnier colleagues in providing HIV services.
An ambitious project to map the human brain has vast medical potential – if it's possible.
Psychiatrists have since turned to antidepressants, mood stabilisers and antipsychotics that aren’t curative.
Abortion services only got a national “how to” document for doctors 23 years after termination of pregnancy was legalised in South Africa. And while the new rules go a long way to remove barriers to ending a pregnancy, non-profits say crucial information such as a simple list of telephone numbers is still lacking.
Until now, the national and provincial health departments have not been able to say where services are provided. Here's how we found them.
Nurses and doctors are 'forced' to treat non-residents, but such care is too often perilous.
ARVs have transformed Cotlands hospice from a place for the dying into a childcare centre where the living thrive.
When kids at risk of suicide can talk to trained friends & family, they're seven times less likely to die, says one of the world's largest studies.
Not up to the daily dilemma of what to pack your little ones for lunch? Beef up your children’s lunch boxes with these quick tips.
The continent’s largest film industry has been getting mental health all wrong with dangerous consequences. Now, that’s changing.
Obstetrician Eddie Mhlanga often had to attend to women who had unsafe abortions during apartheid, when abortion was illegal in South Africa.
These ATMs can decrease the number of patients in clinics but health workers are not helping to achieve that goal.
Taps in capital city of Maputo being turned off every other day as climate change exacerbates southern African drought.
Mothers blame themselves and their children can never give up their antiretrovirals.