Exercise-induced anaphylaxis

This article was provided in response to questions relating to ‘Why do I itch so badly soon after I start a run?’. Doctor Andrew Bosch – resident exercise physiologist Exercise-induced anaphylaxis: ‘Why do I itch so badly soon after I start?’ Anaphylaxis is the allergic response that people get in...

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Health concerns for Brazil Indians

An Indian woman from Earth’s most threatened tribe is fighting for her life after being contacted in Brazil’s north-eastern Amazon rainforest. Health disaster strikes recently contacted Indians in Brazil Jakarewyj, a member of the Awá tribe, has contracted flu and a severe respiratory disease after her group was “surrounded by...

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Yellow fever low risk in Southern Africa

Feb 03, 15 Yellow fever low risk in Southern Africa

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All travellers arriving into South Africa from Zambia, Tanzania, Eritrea, Somalia, Sao Tome and Principe will no longer be required to produce proof of the yellow fever certificate, says the Health Ministry. This following the countries recently being included on the World Health Organization (WHO) Low – risk yellow fever countries...

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Irish Life Invest in GAA Healthy Club

Irish Life is to invest €1million in the GAA’s Healthy Club Project. The commitment will greatly enhance the project’s positive influence on the health and wellbeing of GAA clubs, their members, and the communities they serve. The investment has been made as part of Irish Life’s Corporate Social Responsibility...

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SA to deploy healthcare workers to help contain Ebola

South Africa has deployed its first batch of trained healthcare professionals to work in Sierra Leone, in an effort to help contain the spread of… GlobalBuzz-SA – Your Health, Fitness and...

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Bloody urine: Why?

This article was provided in response to Bryan J Veal about ‘Bloody urine’ experienced after running. Doctor Andrew Bosch – resident exercise physiologist Bloody urine: Why? Long distance runners should always keep a close watch on their urine output since it serves as a good monitoring tool for keeping a check on...

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