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Medical innovations raise hopes of many
Medical innovations raise hopes of many
Much of the medical technology that we take for granted today was hailed as revolutionary not so long ago: organ transplants, biological drugs and...
SA innovation bears fruit in the US
SA innovation bears fruit in the US
The United States's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of ultraviolet light for the liquid purification of fruit juice, said...
Be careful with kids' cough medicines, parents warned
Be careful with kids' cough medicines, parents warned
The Medicines Control Council (MCC) has warned parents not to give toddlers over-the-counter cough and cold remedies unless advised to do so by a...
Drug patents are beside the point
Drug patents are beside the point
This week Switzerland will become ground zero for the future of health policy in Africa. The World Health Organisation's (WHO) intergovernmental...
Unknown health impact of nanotech worries some
Unknown health impact of nanotech worries some
Nanotechnology has been hailed as the science of the future, with micro-particles already powering innovations that remove lines from faces,...
Scientists rethink Reich's orgasm theories
Scientists rethink Reich's orgasm theories
Physician-scientist Wilhelm Reich, best known for his claims of a cosmic life force associated with sexual orgasm, died in federal prison, and the...
SA HIV vaccines on brink of human testing
SA HIV vaccines on brink of human testing
Researchers from the University of Cape Town (UCT) have developed two test HIV vaccines -- the first wholly South African-developed products to...

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