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According to a study, the discovery of how a woman's body responded to her HIV infection by making antibodies may hold the clue to a cure for Aids.
Better-quality primary healthcare would result in lower medical aid premiums.
We feature four HIV positive women in their 40s who fit the profile of a typical M&G reader.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has introduced a new contraceptive implant, which is active for three years, and is available at clinics from June.
Cannabis may well have beneficial properties, but experts warn that smoking it is still bad for your health.
Activists says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan misrepresented the true state of the country's health in his budget speech.
The Rural Health Advocacy Project says the budget was "disappointing" as it does not make provision for improvements in healthcare service delivery.
Badly needed and eager to work here, their efforts are being thwarted by a bureaucratic quagmire.
His reasoning has come in for much criticism, but the minister has no wish to continue the debate.
There is growing evidence which suggests interactions on social media sites like Facebook romanticise suicide for teenagers part of emo subcultures.
Bhekisisa director Mia Malan speaks on The Science Inside show about ARV shortages on Voice of Wits radio station.
All sectors in society need to act to stop gender based violence say Sonke Gender Justice as they remember Reeva Steenkamp and Anene Booysen.
There are many off the shelf products to help your sex life, but little is known about them – and their effects.
Research shows women are more likely to have high blood pressure and experts blame the added stress of unequal gender roles.
Miners with silicosis and TB are entitled to a small payout, but don't claim because they are kept in the dark about their rights.
Minister, please sit down with the private health sector before the NHI has us paying more but getting less, writes Dr Chris Archer.