Research points to genetic faults brought to SA by three Dutch couples.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is turning to the taxman to help nab state doctors who ditch patients during business hours to work in private clinics, hospitals and practices.
Local scientists have warned parents to vaccinate their children against measles following the death of a 25-year-old from South Wales in the UK last month.
Young girls attending poor public schools in South Africa will soon have the opportunity to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes cervical cancer.
Specialists at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital scored a victory this week when administrators agreed to fork out the overtime pay that’s been at the centre of a bitter battle.
City Press has obtained the terms of reference for the competition commission’s probe into the private healthcare sector, including medical aids.
City Press health reporter Zinhle Mapumulo’s pick of new health and lifestyle research.
Most of the 21 daily newborn deaths in South Africa could be prevented if all pregnant women who give birth are assisted by skilled healthcare workers, a report released today has found.
Protea Glen is the area of choice for Soweto’s up and coming. It’s not hard to see why.
The proposal by the Commission of the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Culture, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL) to merge and scrap some of the public holidays has met with mixed reaction.
Baby Celiwe’s family couldn’t contain their excitement when they briefed the media last night at Garden City Hospital in Johannesburg after they heard the little girl’s skin transplant had been a success.
While Dr Ridwan Mia paced outside the paediatric ICU at Garden City Hospital, Celiwe Maseko was dancing.
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