Health

    Child-dentist-oral health1 Teeth: more precious than pearls

    Teeth are designed to last a lifetime. So why do so many people suffer during their lifetime with dental issues? Why do people lose some or all of their teeth during their lifetime? We as health professionals have an obligation to help people become aware of how precious teeth are and how important it is […]

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Holistic Health

    Flu 4 Combat winter ailments the natural way

    Some health problems, such as colds, flu, dry skin or eczema, arthritis and back pain, are triggered or aggravated by the cold weather we experience in the winter months. Consider recommending natural options to help patients’ bodies deal with these cold weather ailments. COLDS AND FLU The common cold, including chest and head cold, as […]

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Health Insight

    Dialysis-kidney-failure9 Kidney infection could lead to life-threatening problems

    Kidney infection, often caused by bladder contagions, must be treated immediately to avoid life-threatening problems, says a top South African urologist. Kidneys clean waste and toxins in the blood and form part of the urinary tract which sometimes contracts bacteria, leading to possible infection or “pyelonephritis”. Dr Hugo van der Merwe, from The Urology Hospital, […]

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Women's Health

    vaccine-cervical-cancer4 Vaccination against cervical cancer

    Why it’s important to know about it and to protect your family. Each year almost 8 000 South African women are diagnosed with cervical cancer. In South Africa, it is the most common cancer among women aged 14-44 and the leading cause of deaths from cancer among women in general. CERVICAL CANCER IS CAUSED BY […]

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Eye Care

    conjunctivits-dry-eye CPD: Bacterial conjunctivitis

    Conjunctivitis is estimated to contribute 1% of ophthalmic problems or disorders seen in primary care setting, and 1-4% in all GP consultations worldwide, with bacterial conjunctivitis being the most frequent. Even though it is a self-limiting condition, the prevalence is significant to the general population due to its economic and societal burden (Hovding, 2008). CLICK […]

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Baby & Child

    Child-dentist-oral health1 Teeth: more precious than pearls

    Teeth are designed to last a lifetime. So why do so many people suffer during their lifetime with dental issues? Why do people lose some or all of their teeth during their lifetime? We as health professionals have an obligation to help people become aware of how precious teeth are and how important it is […]

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