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- Check for prostate cancer from 40
Men with a family history of prostate cancer should have prostate examinations from the age of 40, says top SA urologist. Dr Dirk Ligthelm of The Urology Hospital in Pretoria says men should consult their GP or urologist for a prostate blood test (PSA) and a rectal examination. A PSA measures the level of prostate-specific […]Read more
- STUDY: Omega-3, B vitamins, and slowing the brain’s decline
B vitamins can help many older adults with mild cognitive impairment, but only if they have good levels of omega-3 fatty acids. While research has already established that B vitamin supplements can help slow mental decline in older people with memory problems, an international team has now found that having higher levels of omega-3 fatty […]Read more
- Real men have regular health checks
Some health needs are specific to men. As such it’s important for them to take their health seriously and be proactive about it. TYPE 2 DIABETES Type 2 diabetes is one of the largest global health emergencies of the 21st century. Worldwide, it is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease (heart attacks and stroke), blindness, […]Read more
- 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 […]Read more