News

Use of phenylephrine in the treatment of septic shock and SA-induced...

Phenylephrine is a vasopressor used for the maintenance of blood pressure in the operating theatre and in the treatment of hypotension associated with septic shock in some...

Allergy

2020 – A tipping point for the SA Pharma Sector

While a tough decade awaits the pharmaceutical sector, 2020 will mark a turning point in the way pharmaceutical companies do business says Erik Roos,...

Cardiology

Cognitive impairment after ICU linked to long-lasting inflammation

People who have been treated in intensive care commonly suffer from residual cognitive impairment, but the reason for this is unknown. Researchers at Karolinska...

Critical Care

Cognitive impairment after ICU linked to long-lasting inflammation

People who have been treated in intensive care commonly suffer from residual cognitive impairment, but the reason for this is unknown. Researchers at Karolinska...

Dermatology

Daily emollient in infancy does not foil eczema in children at...

Daily emollient during the first year of life does not prevent eczema in high-risk children, researchers have reported online in The Lancet. Joanne R. Chalmers, Ph.D.,...

Diabetes

Lessons from “Hidden Faces of Diabetes” Summit*

 Pfizer South Africa held its 6th annual Hidden Faces of Diabetes Summit on the 27th July 2019 at the Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg. The...

Dietetics

Diet shown to influence semen quality

Adherence to healthy dietary patterns is associated with better semen quality, according to a study just published online in JAMA Network Open. Feiby L. Nassan, Sc.D.,...

Emergency Medicine

Commonly prescribed drugs may cause cognitive impairment

In a population-based, cross-sectional cohort study in BMJ Open, researchers scoured the UK Biobank for correlations between common medications and cognitive function. The study sample included UK Biobank...

Gastroenterology

NHI constitutionality in focus at next IHRM seminar

Key questions surrounding the viability and legality of the proposed national health insurance funding system as proposed in the NHI Bill in terms of...

General Practice

Diet shown to influence semen quality

Adherence to healthy dietary patterns is associated with better semen quality, according to a study just published online in JAMA Network Open. Feiby L. Nassan, Sc.D.,...

Gynaecology

Diet shown to influence semen quality

Adherence to healthy dietary patterns is associated with better semen quality, according to a study just published online in JAMA Network Open. Feiby L. Nassan, Sc.D.,...

HIV

HIV carriers bullied before giving birth to accept sterilization

Dozens of HIV-positive South African women have been sterilized without consent or after being pressured to agree just before giving birth - sometimes being...

Hospital

2020 – A tipping point for the SA Pharma Sector

While a tough decade awaits the pharmaceutical sector, 2020 will mark a turning point in the way pharmaceutical companies do business says Erik Roos,...

Imaging

NHI constitutionality in focus at next IHRM seminar

Key questions surrounding the viability and legality of the proposed national health insurance funding system as proposed in the NHI Bill in terms of...

Nephrology

2020 – A tipping point for the SA Pharma Sector

While a tough decade awaits the pharmaceutical sector, 2020 will mark a turning point in the way pharmaceutical companies do business says Erik Roos,...

Neurology

2020 – A tipping point for the SA Pharma Sector

While a tough decade awaits the pharmaceutical sector, 2020 will mark a turning point in the way pharmaceutical companies do business says Erik Roos,...

Nurses

Cognitive impairment after ICU linked to long-lasting inflammation

People who have been treated in intensive care commonly suffer from residual cognitive impairment, but the reason for this is unknown. Researchers at Karolinska...

Oncology

2020 – A tipping point for the SA Pharma Sector

While a tough decade awaits the pharmaceutical sector, 2020 will mark a turning point in the way pharmaceutical companies do business says Erik Roos,...

Ophthalmology

Section 12J for HCP’s

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Optometry

Paediatrics

First children’s sepsis guidelines released by Surviving Sepsis Campaign

The international Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) has released its first evidence-based guideline the management of septic shock and sepsis-associated organ dysfunction in children. The...

Pain and Anaesthesia

Cognitive impairment after ICU linked to long-lasting inflammation

People who have been treated in intensive care commonly suffer from residual cognitive impairment, but the reason for this is unknown. Researchers at Karolinska...

Pharmacy

2020 – A tipping point for the SA Pharma Sector

While a tough decade awaits the pharmaceutical sector, 2020 will mark a turning point in the way pharmaceutical companies do business says Erik Roos,...

Psychiatry

2020 – A tipping point for the SA Pharma Sector

While a tough decade awaits the pharmaceutical sector, 2020 will mark a turning point in the way pharmaceutical companies do business says Erik Roos,...

Surgery

Cognitive impairment after ICU linked to long-lasting inflammation

People who have been treated in intensive care commonly suffer from residual cognitive impairment, but the reason for this is unknown. Researchers at Karolinska...

Urology

Diet shown to influence semen quality

Adherence to healthy dietary patterns is associated with better semen quality, according to a study just published online in JAMA Network Open. Feiby L. Nassan, Sc.D.,...