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Rural young men use muti to treat STIs

EASTERN CAPE – Most young men in Flagstaff at Ingquza Hill believe that traditional medicine as is the best treatment for sexually transmitted infections.

Actor to be circumcised – along with 2000 others

March 10, 2017
HIV Prevention   Men's Health  

Popular soapie actor Kagiso Modupe has, at the age of 33, has decided to be circumcised as a public show of his support of the practice – and is inviting other uncircumcised men to join him.

DIY test for HIV comes to a pharmacy near you

It’s as simple and easy as a home pregnancy test, and should be treated similarly, argues Health-e News writer Amy Green who went through the process of self-testing for HIV.

‘No time’ for healthy food

Taxi drivers from Kuruman to Nelspruit confess that fizzy drinks and junk food are a central part of their rushed lives.

The deadly consequences of obesity

By turning to another man for comfort after her obese husband lost interest in sex, a Free State woman’s actions sparked a tragic series of events that ended in murder.

Erectile dysfunction not just for those ‘silver foxes’

February 26, 2016
Men's Health   OurHealth   Sexuality  

Erectile dysfunction is not just for older men. While studies show that even younger men battle the condition, most men may not be ready to talk about it.

Added benefits to ‘the snip’

December 30, 2015
HIV Prevention   Men's Health   OurHealth  

Medical male circumcision campaigns have an added bonus, say HIV activists who add that as more and more men line up for “the snip”– more men are learning their HIV statuses.