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Gum disease can be prevented

May 23, 2018
Diseases and Disorders   News   OurHealth  

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.

WHO: Roadmap to end cholera

October 11, 2017
Diseases and Disorders  

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.

Woman battles bedwetting nightmare

December 29, 2016
Diseases and Disorders   News   OurHealth  

*Thembelihle Mkhize (not her real) is 28-years old – and every night she wets her bed.

Woman remains positive she will be cured of her rare disease

October 20, 2016
Diseases and Disorders   OurHealth   Women's Health  

A 34-year-old Soweto woman, who contracted a rare and debilitating illness two years ago, has chosen to be upbeat about her experience and wants to raise awareness of the condition.

Search for AIDS cure to be intensified

The search for an AIDS cure will be intensified, according to the International AIDS Society (IAS), which yesterday published its cure strategies and priorities.

Common throat infection holds danger for kids’ hearts

Rheumatic heart disease week is marked from 4 to 10 August. Read about one boy’s battle with this disease.

Video: A sporting chance with brittle bones disease

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.