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Diabetes article Men’s Health June 2017

[et_pb_row] Diabetes Federation estimates that more than half the South Africans who have diabetes don’t know they have it. And that’s just the start of it. According to Dr Larry Distiller at the Johannesburg-based Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology, as many as five

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SA sugar tax debate rages

[et_pb_row] The WHO argues for the taxing of sugary drinks with the beverage industry pointing to economic deficits EARLIEr this year the South African Minister of Finance noted in his budget speech that a 20% sugar tax will be introduced during 2017/ this has since rai

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Young People and the tightrope of Healthy Living

[et_pb_row] Their preference for fast foods and limited exercise are placing strain on the health of more and more young people, says Prof Faadiel Essop, Chair of the department of Physiological Sciences and leader of Stellenbosch University’s Cardio-Metabolic Research

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WARNING: ARV Now A Health Risk

[et_pb_row] Antiretroviral drugs can boost the immune system and enhance life expectancy, but a local study has also revealed that prolonged use of some of these life saving drugs can also increase the risk of heart disease. The study, which was carried out by researche