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April 11th, 2018 What do you do if you're in the middle of nowhere and you have a heart attack? According to a Live Science report, if you're a nurse alone in Western Australia, apparently the answer is, save your own life, damn it. A case report tells the...

March 28th, 2018 Professor Heather Zar from the University of Cape Town and Red Cross Children’s Hospital has been honoured for eher work on pneumonia, tuberculosis and asthma. Annually for the past 20 years, the L’Oréal Foundation has recognised five...

March 28th, 2018 Johannesburg paediatrician Kerryn Neilson‚ who raised more than R1m last month to help pay for a novel chemotherapy drug‚ has succumbed to blood cancer, reports The Times. On Friday morning of last week‚ Neilson's husband Sheldon broke the...

March 14th, 2018 Dutch adventurer Wim Hof is known as "The Iceman" after establishing several world records for prolonged resistance to cold exposure, an ability he attributes to a self-developed set of techniques of breathing and meditation, known as the Wim Hof...

February 14th, 2018 The first nuclear physician to have trained in KwaZulu-Natal‚ Dr Alphonse Msomi‚ plans to put his skills to good use in fighting cancer, reports The Times. "I could go to Gauteng or the Western Cape but there are already dozens and dozens of...

January 31st, 2018 Unbelievable as it may sound, Dr Viwe Mtwesi (32), the country’s youngest cardiologist, is unemployed. This is according to a City Press report, which said that Mtwesi completed her cardiology training at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in...

December 20th, 2017 Dr Burt Davis, a lecturer at the Africa Centre for HIV/ Aids Management at Stellenbosch University, received his doctoral degree earlier this month after designing a scientifically-founded photo-novel that dealt with the health risks related to tik....

December 20th, 2017 Angelina Vermeulen from the Free State was named the country's most caring nurse at the recent annual Marilyn Lahana Trust Caring Awards hosted by the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South African (Denosa). According to a Pretoria News...

November 22nd, 2017 Professor Jimmy Volmink, dean of medicine and health sciences at Stellenbosch University, South Africa and founding director of Cochrane South Africa joins Ray Moynihan at Cochrane Australia in his The Recommended Dose programme to trace an...

November 22nd, 2017 The discipline of neurology in the School of Clinical Medicine at University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN) has announced that Dr Nomusa Shezi is the first black African woman to graduate in this field from the institution. The Citizen reports that...
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