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June 26th, 2019 An international study suggests those at higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease due to family history may demonstrate changes in memory performance as early as their 20s. The data was gathered through an online word-pair memory test called...

June 26th, 2019 People who worked long hours had a higher risk of stroke, especially if they worked those hours for 10 years or more, according to research. Researchers reviewed data from CONSTANCES (Cohorte des Consultants des Centres d'Examens de Santé), a...

June 5th, 2019 The recent Gauteng High Court judgment upholding a 5-year jail sentence for gynaecologist Dr Danie van der Walt fails to make unambiguous SA's criminal law position on culpable homicide and doctors but there is little prospect of a legislative...

June 5th, 2019 Dr Aaron Motsoaledi leaves the national Health Department after 10 years, with the last few years marred by major failures in public health, while the appointment of 'master of survival' Dr Zweli Mkhize as the new Minister of Health indicates a...
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