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The key to fitness? It’s about connection

Gyms and fitness centres around the world have been forced to close down indefinitely, resulting in unprecedented job losses for millions of health and...

Cintocare Hospital development achieves Africa’s first Green Star rating for healthcare property

The specialised surgical hospital development by Growthpoint Properties and Cintocare, the first facility of its kind in South Africa, has also become the first...

Low-cost SA innovation for asthma treatment linked to coronavirus set to save lives

A simple, low-cost bottle ‘spacer’ promises to save thousands of lives in South Africa by making the treatment of asthma more effective and safer....

Vitamin D deficiency linked to Covid-19 complications – study

Researchers have discovered a strong link between severe vitamin D deficiency and mortality rates among Covid-19 patients, according to a new study.The US study...

UCT student’s smart UVC sanitiser has multi applications

University of Cape Town (UCT) electrical engineering student Rowyn Naidoo is finalising the design of an affordable, smart short-wavelength ultraviolet-C (UVC) light system that disinfects...

Busamed Paardevlei Celebrathes 5th Anniversary

This month sees Busamed Paardevlei Private Hospital in Somerset West celebrating its fifth anniversary.Since opening its doors in May 2015, it has provided valuable...

UWC & SU isolate South Africa’s first Laboratory Culture Of SARS-CoV-2

While much of the scientific and medical community rushes to develop therapeutic agents for COVID-19 based on clinical data, getting a better understanding of...

Get ready for the ultimate quarantine workout on World Move for Health Day (10 May)

Lace up your tekkies, put on those sweatbands and get ready for the best 30-minute workout on World Move for Health Day this Sunday,...