The intellectual property policy, which will allow access to cheaper drugs, has yet to be finalised while patients are dying, say health activists.
A Johannesburg director has taken up the continuing tragedy of botched circumcisions.
Policies protect profits but they fail to address alcohol's harmful effects on society.
According to a study, the discovery of how a woman's body responded to her HIV infection by making antibodies may hold the clue to a cure for Aids.
Cannabis may well have beneficial properties, but experts warn that smoking it is still bad for your health.
We feature four HIV positive women in their 40s who fit the profile of a typical M&G reader.
Activists says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan misrepresented the true state of the country's health in his budget speech.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has introduced a new contraceptive implant, which is active for three years, and is available at clinics from June.
Better-quality primary healthcare would result in lower medical aid premiums.
The Rural Health Advocacy Project says the budget was "disappointing" as it does not make provision for improvements in healthcare service delivery.
Badly needed and eager to work here, their efforts are being thwarted by a bureaucratic quagmire.
His reasoning has come in for much criticism, but the minister has no wish to continue the debate.
There is growing evidence which suggests interactions on social media sites like Facebook romanticise suicide for teenagers part of emo subcultures.
Bhekisisa director Mia Malan speaks on The Science Inside show about ARV shortages on Voice of Wits radio station.
All sectors in society need to act to stop gender based violence say Sonke Gender Justice as they remember Reeva Steenkamp and Anene Booysen.
There are many off the shelf products, but little is known about them – and their effects.
For added excitement and endurance on Valentine's Day, maybe skip the sex drugs.
Research shows women are more likely to have high blood pressure and experts blame the added stress of unequal gender roles.
Miners with silicosis and TB are entitled to a small payout, but don't claim because they are kept in the dark about their rights.
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