Hypertension

 
IAAF's new regulations: Semenya forced to lower testosterone levels
IAAF's new regulations: Semenya forced to lower testosterone levels
As was widely reported, the  IAAF has issued new eligibility regulations for female classification, greatly impacting South Africa's Caster...
Unearthing the salt hidden in your diet
Unearthing the salt hidden in your diet
Hypertension is one of the top 10 causes of death in South Africa, according to data from 
[Video]This low-tech 'app' could help you manage your blood pressure - and be a better cook
[Video]This low-tech 'app' could help you manage your blood pressure - and be a better cook
Gladys has hypertension, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the most deadly non-communicable disease in the world.
SA's bold move on salt gets off to a shaky start
SA's bold move on salt gets off to a shaky start
South Africa has been a trailblazer on the continent in the global battle to reduce salt intake through food. But three years after the bold food...
Hypertension studies aim for long-term benefits
Hypertension studies aim for long-term benefits
Professor Alta Schutte at North-West University has made it her mission to break down stereotypes and myths around hypertension though long-term...
Silent killer: SA men unaware of hypertension
Silent killer: SA men unaware of hypertension
Three out of four men in South Africa with hypertension (high blood pressure) don't know that they have the condition, according to the Heart and...
Do not take with a pinch of salt, says health deputy
Do not take with a pinch of salt, says health deputy
Reducing daily salt intake to less than a teaspoon a day can save South Africa R300-million in the treatment and consequences of hypertension, said...

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