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August 15th, 2018 Circumcision is a proven intervention that reduces the chance of contracting HIV by 60%, but a study has found that medically circumcised older men in Mpumalanga had a higher rate of HIV than uncircumcised men. A possible explanation is that men are...

August 8th, 2018 More than 20‚000 patients have been harmed at state hospitals in Gauteng in the space of two-and-a-half years,  according to official statistics. Chris Hani Baragwanath is the most dangerous hospital and accounted for more than a quarter of all...

August 8th, 2018 Both abstention and consumption of more than 14 units of alcohol a week during middle age, increases dementia risk found a large international study. Every 7-unit a week increase in consumption above 14 units  - the UK maximum guideline -  was...

July 18th, 2018 Australian researchers are claiming a breakthrough with a blood test for early stage melanoma. In a trial involving 105 patients with melanoma and 104 healthy people, the procedure detected early stage melanoma in 79% of cases. Researchers at...
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