Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) infections remain two of the major healthcare challenges in the twenty-first century. Health-e News reports on World Hepatitis Day which was observed yesterday and tells you everything you need to know from hepatitis A to E.
Studies link obesity and binge eating to adverse life events or trauma, and experts agree that the underlying causes of obesity must be addressed in order to promote health and wellbeing, especially amid a global pandemic, writes Jamaine Krige.
MPUMALANGA – Many moms say they are not aware of gum disease when their children are diagnosed with the condition, unaware that it can be easily prevented by good dental hygiene and brushing twice a day.
Cholera flourishes in flood situations and its prevalence is likely to increase with climate change. But the WHO believes that, with proper investment in sanitation and water plus oral vaccines, the disease can be eradicated.
To commemorate Youth Month in June, Health-e News is broadcasting a five-part adolescent health series on Morning Live (SABC 2). This insert – the second in the series – follows Mduduzi Nkosi, a youth who suffers from brittle bones disease.