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Easter:How much chocolate is too much?

April 18th, 2019       News  

It’s Easter time and children (and adults) are gearing up for an Easter egg hunt, but how much chocolate is too much and what constitutes a sugar binge versus a treat?

Government urged to prioritise mental health

April 4, 2019
OurHealth  

Mental health centres are struggling to feed their patients because a large chunk of their budgets goes towards rent.

Health-e News Service is looking for a News Editor

April 3, 2019
Health-e Staff  

Are you a grammar fanatic with attention to detail and a passion for mentoring younger journalists? Come work with us.

Ups and downs of bipolar disorder

April 2, 2019
OurHealth  

Mpumalanga – Ndumiso Prince Cele turned to alcohol and drugs in an attempt to cope with the “shame” of suffering from bipolar disorder.

Huge patient operation backlog at Tshilidzini

April 2, 2019
News  

Mabula Maboyi has been living with a broken needle inside her right hand for weeks, but she has already had the date for her operation to remove it at Tshilidzini Hospital postponed four times.

Autism: Why aren’t we aware?

April 2, 2019
News  

Early diagnosis, research and education are the top priorities for South Africa this World Autism Day (2 April). Many are unaware of the condition, despite it affecting up to 2% of people on the planet.

Lupus patients unable to get medicine

April 2, 2019
OurHealth  

South Africans who suffer from the lupus are not able to get access to the only medicine developed to treat the auto-immune disease because it has not yet been registered here.

#FreeToBleed: Zero-rating and free pads to start in South Africa

April 1, 2019
Gender   News  

Bleeding every month is about to get a lot cheaper for many people who menstruate. In some cases, it may even be free.