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South Africa is placed on alert for ‘superbug’ as drug-resistant yeast infections rise globally
South Africa is placed on alert for ‘superbug’ as drug-resistant yeast infections rise globally
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has warned doctors and...
Reckless farm meds feed superbugs
Reckless farm meds feed superbugs
The world was once a place where a bad cut to your hand meant infection and the possibility of death, and surgical procedures that are now routine...
[Slideshow]Where tradition meets modern medicine
[Slideshow]Where tradition meets modern medicine
There has been tension between traditional and modern medicine, but is there space for the two to work together?
Forever young no longer just a dream
Forever young no longer just a dream
It is generally accepted as one of life's unfortunate but inevitable facts: we might be able to disguise the wrinkles for a time, but ageing will get...
War declared on the 'superbugs'
War declared on the 'superbugs'
"South Africans love antibiotics," according to Adrian Brink, a clinical microbiologist and co-chairperson of the South African Antimicrobial...
[Slideshow]Dying for access to cheap medicine
[Slideshow]Dying for access to cheap medicine
Did you know some medicines are 60 times more expensive in SA than in many other countries? Our patent laws are one of the reasons behind these inflated prices.
Battle on the horizon over intellectual property policy draft
Battle on the horizon over intellectual property policy draft
The trade and industry department's intellectual property policy,...
New policy gives generic medicines the upper hand
New policy gives generic medicines the upper hand
Government has published a draft intellectual property policy with potential far-reaching effects for pharmaceutical patents, which rghts groups on...
The art of medicine dissected
The art of medicine dissected
"Isn't every human being both a scientist and an artist; and in writing of human experience, isn't there a good deal to be said for...
Into a new interdisciplinary space
Into a new interdisciplinary space
Given the lamentable gulf between science and arts education in South Africa, we have felt for some time that we need to begin to learn how to...
[Video]200 YSA 2013: An eco-friendly entrepreneur
[Video]200 YSA 2013: An eco-friendly entrepreneur
VIDEO: Sizwe Nzima is an entrepreneur assisting his Khayelitsha community by delivering medicine by bicycle. He is an M&G 200 Young South African.

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