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HIV treatment needs a shift in thinking - researchers

Experts say more focus on early treatment rather than waiting for CD4 counts will dramatically reduce viral replication and new infections.

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Desperate search for answers to schizophrenia puzzle

Where traditional beliefs are more real than textbooks, treating illness is a balancing act for sangomas and medical doctors alike.

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Life-saving medical care not available to 'people of nothing'

Appalling conditions in Free State hospitals reveal a health care system that seems to be corrupt from top to bottom.

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Life's precipice puts addiction into perspective

Three drug addicts tell their stories of devastation, desperation and, finally, the long road to recovery.

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We need to talk about caving in to nyaope

Ivory Park's Operation Thiba Nyaope provides support for addicts and their affected families.

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