Research shows mothers’ milk produces children less likely to be involved in crime.
The report describes medication shortages as "a serious threat to the public healthcare system". But the government says the figures are inaccurate.
A quarter of the world's overweight children live in Africa, amounting to almost the same number as wasting minors.
Need to know more about PrEP? Mia Malan talks to Dr Kevin Rebe to answer your questions.
Selected state clinics will soon provide a pill that can prevent HIV infection to people at high risk of contracting the virus.
A revolutionary antiretroviral prophylaxis is helping all people, no matter their sexual orientation. A cheaper generic will soon be on the shelves.
Activists say if Roche does not drop the price of Herceptin, they will ask the health department to act.
The Mail & Guardian's health centre, Bhekisisa, joins the World Health Organisation in raising awareness about TB on World TB Day on March 24.
About 35 000 babies could have been born without HIV had the president listened to the boy.
The ex-president will be judged harshly for his unrepentant stance over an estimated 300 000 HIV-related deaths, the activist organisation says.