How South Africa can fix the fact that one in four...

The most recent data shows that 27.4% of South African children under the age of five are too short for their age or suffer...

How a rare skin disease links South Africa to an 18th...

Keratolytic Winter Erythema – more commonly referred to as KWE – is a genetic skin disease affecting the palms and the soles. It’s also...

Yoga for Kidney Stones (Part 2) Yogi Ashwini

Our physical body is only one-fifth of us, there are four more layers to us. And it is these layers that control what happens...

Kids on social grants are less likely to be obese. They...

  Children whose parents or caregivers receive South Africa’s child support grant are less likely to be overweight or suffer from obesity. They’re also more...

Yoga for Kidney Stones by Yogi Ashwini

There are two bean shaped organs in the body, one to the left and the other to the right in the pelvic region, and...
Malaria claims lives in Gauteng, Mpumalanga

Malaria claims lives in Gauteng, Mpumalanga

About 20 people have died of Malaria in Gauteng in the past five months, according to Dr Chike Asomugha, a senior advisor for Public...
Gauteng Health MEC Dr Gwen Ramokgopa

Measles outbreak in Gauteng

The Gauteng Health Department aims to vaccinate one million children between the ages of six months and 59 months following an outbreak of measles...

Why men and women lie about sex, and how this complicates...

When it comes to reporting the number of sex partners or how often they have sexual intercourse, men and women both lie. While men...

Why there’s more to fixing health care than the health care...

There is so much debate currently about how best to provide health insurance coverage in our country that we risk losing sight of what...

Can the study of epigenomics lead to personalized cancer treatment?

Molecular insight into our own DNA is now possible, a field called personal genomics. Such approaches can let us know when we might have...

Why addressing loneliness in children can prevent a lifetime of loneliness...

The Republicans’ controversial effort to repeal the perhaps optimistically named Affordable Care Act because of rising premiums may be fatally stalled. But there are...

Don’t believe everything you hear about pesticides on fruits and vegetables

Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes another growing season. Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help lower...
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