Even if there are funds to implement National Health Insurance (NHI) as envisaged, Donald Dinnie, well-known medico-legal practitioner, has predicted that the scheme will be “stillborn” due...
Screening for diabetic retinopathy (DR) in primary care settings has the potential to reach most adults with diabetes, a brief report published online in JAMA...
The past few years have seen the HPCSA staggering under a plethora of claims relating to maladministration, dysfunction, corruption, a lack of communication, registration hiccups and...
Health System Trust launches 21st edition of South African Health Review today
Next step is to educate surgeons worldwide about the 'art' of this elegant procedure, ‘so that the excellent outcomes achieved in this trial can be replicated worldwide’
Factors include maternal education, hours spent playing computer games
Findings offer some indication of medium-term safety of subretinal implantation of adipose tissue
Panel also urged to seek commitment from inquiry subject stakeholders to participate in reforms constructively
Factors linked to elevated risk include cadmium level in highest quintile, older age, more plaque sites
But distribution of healthcare providers remains disproportionate in terms of geographical location and population needs
Six patients reported sleeping in lenses on regular basis; most had vision loss, permanent damage
Thinning of retina linked to loss of dopamine-producing brain cells
Age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma were all associated with a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease in a new study
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