New technology assists uterine fibroids surgery

Oct 14, 15 New technology assists uterine fibroids surgery

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South Africa – A new technology has been introduced at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Johannesburg to treat women suffering from uterine fibroids. Uterine Fibroids Technology A new technology has been introduced at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Johannesburg to treat women suffering from uterine...

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South Africans to fight HIV

Dec 02, 14 South Africans to fight HIV

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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on South Africans to fight against prejudice, stigma and discrimination against those infected and affected by HIV. “Like racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of intolerance, the stigmatisation of HIV is driven by ignorance and fear. We need to work to overcome ignorance and address...

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Kicking the habit

Jun 01, 14 Kicking the habit

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Kicking the habit – As the Department of Health prepares to mark World No Tobacco Day on Saturday, Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has warned people against smoking and encouraged them to quit. World No Tobacco Day is observed around the world every year on May 31. The day highlights the health risks associated with...

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HIV/AIDS trial scoops award

Jan 29, 14 HIV/AIDS trial scoops award

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The Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) 004 Tenofovir gel trial was on Wednesday announced as the winner of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Science and Technology Pioneers Prize. South African HIV/AIDS trial scoops USAID award The prize, which is being inaugurated this...

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Health products from Proposis seeds

Health products from Proposis seeds are  ORGANIC, eco-friendly and proudly South African, Manna products were innovatively pioneered by Brandt Coetzee in the Northern Cape in 1997 – and are all made from the seeds of the alien invader Prosopis tree which originated from northern Mexico and southern Texas. “I was researching the...

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Immunised against HPV

Jan 19, 14 Immunised against HPV

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Primary school girls will from this year be immunised against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), which causes cervical cancer. President Jacob Zuma made the announcement at the launch of Ngidini Primary School in Libode in the Eastern Cape. He said government will target girls aged between nine and 12 years of age, through the...

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