UKZN, SFU researchers link T cell recognition diversity to HIV control

Researchers from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) and the Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Canada have identified a connection between infection control and how well antiviral...

‘Druggable target’ found for treating Alzheimer’s disease

The accumulation of amyloid beta (Aβ) plaques and tangles of the protein tau in the brain are hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Much effort...

Vaccine hesitancy, weak primary care systems among world’s biggest health threats

The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified refusal to vaccination and weak primary care systems as among the 10 biggest health threats facing the world in...

Practitioners advised not to respond to additional PCNS documentation request

Request for additional personal details ‘unreasonable, not backed by regulatory requirements’

Africa Health Business Symposium for Addis Ababa in October

Online registration for Ethiopian event due to open shortly*

New SA Medical Association chair DR ANGELIQUE COETZEE: ‘Getting SAMA back...

The next three years will, without a doubt, be among the most challenging for all the major players across the South African healthcare landscape. Newly-elected SA...

Should patients call doctors by their first names?*

For some this is OK but for others, a problem…

Significance of continued traditional medicine use in region confirmed

Study of traditional medicine finds high use in Sub-Saharan Africa despite modern medicine

Comprehensive range of CPD courses announced

The DUX Academy of Healthcare (DUXAH), as part of its Professional Development Programme, has given notice once again of a comprehensive range of CPD...

Latest SA Health Review focuses on continued human resource needs

Health System Trust launches 21st edition of South African Health Review today

Latest SA Health Review focuses on continued human resource needs

Health System Trust launches 21st edition of South African Health Review today

HIT-related stress linked to burnout among physicians

Stress related to use of health information technology (HIT) is common and predictive of burnout among physicians, according to a study published online in the Journal of...

UFS student on mission to reduce fungal infections in HIV patients

Invasive fungal infection, common in certain groups of patients with immune deficits, is a serious driver of global mortality in the context of the global HIV...

Young UCT scientist joins top fellowship to advance TB research

Scientist is looking forward to broadening her network and knowledge in the field of TB

SAMA calls for strong intervention in fight against women and child...

The South African Medical Association (SAMA) says just as with the activism that characterised the fight against HIV and AIDS, the 16 Days of Activism for...

30% of virally unsuppressed HIV positive people in SA resistant to...

The fifth South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey, conducted in 2017 by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and its partners found...

High prevalence of hypertension among South Africans starting ART

There is a high prevalence and incidence of hypertension among HIV-positive people starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) in South Africa, according to research published in PLOS One. A...

R90m per annum injected in SAMRC-NIH collaborative biomedical research programme

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) is to go ahead with the second phase of a Collaborative Biomedical Research Programme with the U.S. National Institutes...