Locals and visitors to Limpopo have been urged to use personal protection measures against malaria after dozens of cases were reported in the Vhembe and Mopani districts after heavy rains.
Successful control of hypertension is often a major challenge. Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital conducted a pilot study using several novel approaches that did not require regular visits to a doctor’s practice.
The SA Health Professions Regulatory Authority has mandated amended prescribing information for fluoroquinolones as concerns mount over indiscriminate use of this class of antibiotics.
The World Health Organisation has ranked vaccine hesitancy – growing resistance to widely available lifesaving vaccines – as one of the top 10 health threats in the world for 2019.