Books

June 16th, 2021 A newly published book, edited by Professors Katijah Khoza-Shangase and Amisha Kanji, seeks to re-imagine clinical practice that is Afrocentric and hence likely to yield more positive outcomes on this continent. In South Africa it is estimated...

January 13th, 2021 As depression rates spiral, humans must embrace their trauma rather than seeking inspirational platitudes, says psychologist and author Frank Tallis in an interview with Jane Mulkerrins of The Telegraph. Mulkerrins writes: When clinical...

November 18th, 2020 In SA, where a population of 58-million people is served by fewer than five dozen forensic pathologists, the annual case load for each specialist is approximately double the US legal maximum. Autopsy: Life in the Trenches With a Forensic...

May 30th, 2018 When we lose our memories, do we lose ourselves? How much of the essence of ourselves remains? Jules Montague, an Irish clinical neurologist, addresses on the fundamental questions in an age where it is often neurological change, not death, that...

July 27th, 2016 Got a holiday coming up but not sure what books to toss in your bag? STAT News claims that it has you covered with a roundup of great reads in the realms of health, medicine, and the life sciences. According to the report: “We reached out to...

April 7th, 2015 Hayley Okines, a British campaigner who raised awareness of the rare genetic condition progeria, which causes those affected to age about eight times faster than average, has died at age 17, making her over 100 years old. Weeks before she died...

March 31st, 2015 In 2002, only 25,000 HIV-positive South Africans had access to exorbitantly life-saving antiretrovirals (ARVs). Today, the story is much different. In her book Speaking Truth to Power, Didi Moyle chronicles the work of the AIDS Law Project, the...
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