A major HIV trial might have failed because seven out of 10 participants did not use as directed products given to prevent the infection, a new study has revealed.
Preparatory work is well underway to license an HIV vaccine in South Africa.
Exciting HIV trials aimed at developing products that can prevent or reduce the risk of HIV transmission from men to women are nearing final stages.
HIV has become a manageable chronic disease. This is largely due to the availability of treatment which has seen many people living long and healthier with the infection.
Fears about how the National Health Insurance (NHI) system will be packaged have once again come under the spotlight.
The next time you rush to judge a colleague, friend or relative who’s pouring their sixth cup of coffee for the day, just remember it’s in their genes.
South Africa is capable of dealing with and containing Ebola if the viral disease reaches our shores.
Hundreds of pregnant South African women and girls are dying unnecessarily every year because they are not accessing antenatal care in the early stages of their pregnancies, a new study has revealed.
The police are investigating a fatal stabbing at Joburg’s Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital – which happened just hours after staff there staged a protest about safety.
Gauteng residents, glumly accustomed to load shedding, are about to learn a new term: load shifting.
Happiness radiated from Princess Fikisiwe Dlamini’s face as she danced and paraded for hours for her husband Khulubuse Zuma during their traditional wedding in kwaNxamalala Village in Nkandla yesterday.
Mfundi Vundla insists nobody will be able to bully him into reinstating the Generations actors he fired. He has made this clear on numerous occasions to government, unions and actors.
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Please stop telling me about respect because you only have oppression, corruption and ageism to give in return. Do not hide your incapacity, insecurity and unintelligibility with age – it’s stale and it’s embarrassing.
Yes, there is good news on Ebola. Nigeria and Senegal have been declared Ebola-free. This is a reflection of good governance. Nigeria learnt from a previous polio outbreak to lock down a breakout to prevent a pandemic.