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"I think I'm going to die," SA patient desperate for cancer drug tells UN
"I think I'm going to die," SA patient desperate for cancer drug tells UN
Thobeka Daki (48) asked the UN high-level panel on access to medicines, at a Johannesburg meeting, to help her to get access...
Light at the end of the scalpel for more targeted brain surgery
Light at the end of the scalpel for more targeted brain surgery
In 2004 Dr Richard Ellenbogen spent almost 20 hours operating on a 17-year-old girl with a brain tumour. He ended up leaving a big piece of the...
Green rooibos takes fight to diabetes
Green rooibos takes fight to diabetes
Improved drugs to manage diabetes may well be on the cards if more studies are done on green rooibos tea's efficacy in glucose...
Comment: Death knell for cancer research
Comment: Death knell for cancer research
One of the most distressing developments in the field of cancer research has been the recent news that scores of cancer researchers will be leaving...
Angelina Jolie has double mastectomy to reduce chances of cancer
Angelina Jolie has double mastectomy to reduce chances of cancer
Jolie, writing in the New York Times, said her mother's death from cancer at 56 and the discovery that she carried the BRCA1 gene...
Cervical cancer can be prevented
Cervical cancer can be prevented
Cervical cancer is almost entirely preventable through regular screenings. Yet it is the most common cause of cancer-related death in Southern...
False alarm does harm
False alarm does harm
Reading the piece, it appears that light might...
Light at night sets off alarm bells
Light at night sets off alarm bells
For a parent there are few things more rewarding than the excitement shown by a child when reading them a bedtime story. But there's a branch of...
Armstrong: I've been better but I've also been worse
Armstrong: I've been better but I've also been worse
The seven-time Tour de France winner stepped down as the foundation's chairperson on Wednesday after a doping scandal badly tarnished his cycling...
Beating cancer at its own game
Beating cancer at its own game
Vaccinate all girls against HPV...
Eat yourself healthy: your dose of cancer-busting foods
Eat yourself healthy: your dose of cancer-busting foods
The United States government's National Cancer Institute estimates that roughly one in three cancer deaths may be related to diet. What you eat can...
Vitamin C -- good or bad?
Vitamin C -- good or bad?
Really, it depends who you ask. Last week a team of researchers from an American university claimed that high-dose injections of it might slow the...

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