Medico-Legal

May 5th, 2015 Despite a landmark North Gauteng High Court ruling in favour of a man who wanted his doctors to be granted permission to help him die, the 'right-to-die' remains elusive for South Africans who are terminally ill. Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's...

April 28th, 2015 The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has confirmed that Professor Tim Noakes will be facing a two-day hearing relating to dietary advice he gave on Twitter. The complaint was lodged by the Association for Dietetics in South...

March 24th, 2015 US workout supplement companies, including CVS Health and MusclePharm, are facing lawsuits accused of selling products where the protein content falls far below what's on the label, replaced with 'cheap fillers', writes Forbes. 'We allege in these...

March 17th, 2015 Dr Ridwan Mia, the plastic surgeon who became locally famous when he treated burn victims Pippie Kruger and Celiwe Maseko, as well as the Netcare hospital group, are being threatened with a R9m damages suit. A complaint has also been lodged with the...
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