Home > Medical Medical All sections in Medical » All Diseases » All Symptoms » Medical Schemes » All Medications Vaccine-preventable diseases making a comeback By identifying clusters of people who refuse to vaccinate their children or refuse certain shots, researchers can target prevention efforts. ADHD Higher altitude US states have fewer kids with ADHD States in the US at higher altitudes have fewer kids with ADHD, while low-lying states have rates up to 16 percent. Allergy Peanut allergy exposure occurs most often at home Most cases of exposure to peanuts in allergic kids occur at home and not at school, researchers say. Arthritis 5 exercises to strengthen your ankles Wearing shoes constantly can cause poor mobility and lead to weakened ankles. Try these exercises to strengthen your ankles. Cough Vaccinate pregnant moms to prevent whooping cough in babies Having pregnant women vaccinated against whooping cough is the best way to protect their newborns from respiratory infections, according to new medical recommendations. Colds & Flu Flu alert: Get the flu shot delivered at home With this year's flu strain expected to be more virulent than ever, a South African initiative aims to bring the influenza vaccine right to your door. Depression Depression worsens heart failure in black patients Treating depression could be key to improving heart failure issues in black patients, according to a new study. Diabetes Overweight diabetic patients live longer In a study, underweight diabetics had the highest risk of dying, with nearly three times the mortality of normal-weight patients. Digestive Health Coeliac disease linked to nerve damage People with coeliac disease are at high risk of nerve damage, and should be screened, according to researchers. Erectile Dysfunction Coffee may help prevent erectile dysfunction Caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow to the penis and prevent erectile dysfunction, according to an American study. Eye Health 3 000 people waiting for their turn to see again A 29-year-old man, who doesn't know what his daughter looks like, has been waiting for over a year for a cataract operation at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital. Hearing Management Almost half of the staff at this Cape Town hotel are deaf The Park Inn Radisson Hotel in Newlands is the first hotel to employ up to a third of staff who are deaf and who have no previous experience of working in a hotel. HIV/Aids Drug company will help to find Aids cure GlaxoSmithKline will collaborate with US scientists to develop a cure for Aids, after deciding to keep its HIV drugs business. Hypertension Is bread killing South Africans? Bread is one of our staple foods, but it contains a lot of sodium, putting millions of South Africans at risk of high blood pressure and related strokes and heart disease. Incontinence Incontinence takes its toll on younger women Incontinence is a common problem in women but unfortunately, for some it is accompanied by depression and other mental health issues. Knee Pain Osgood-Schlatter's disease This condition mainly affects boys aged 10 to 16 years old and is caused by repetitive stress or tension on a part of the growth area of the upper tibia (shinbone). Osteoporosis These bones were made for walkin' Modern humans are developing weaker bones due to sedentary lifestyles, making us more susceptible to osteoporosis, according to a new study. Sleep Disorders Sleepwalking may run in families A study found that parental sleepwalking is closely linked to sleepwalking in kids. Sore Throat Sore throat gargles and remedies that work – and some that don't Oftentimes the right gargle can cure the nastiest sore throat – BUT using the wrong one could make matters a lot worse. Sore Throat Polish doctors perform rare throat-area transplant Polish doctors successfully performed a rare, extensive throat-area transplant on a cancer patient. Sleep Disorders VIRAL: millions are watching this video to fall asleep! Millions of people around the world are playing this 8 hour viral video of an Irish waterfall to fall asleep at night. Could it help you? Osteoporosis Strengthening hip muscles may ease PAD calf pain Hip exercises may ease calf pain in people who suffer from peripheral artery disease, and patients might also be able to walk longer, researchers report. Knee Pain Amputee leads active life with bionic knee Maretha Coetzee, a farmer from Namibia struggled for many years after losing her leg in a car accident. Her life changed for the better after she received a bionic knee, allowing her to live a more active, full life. Incontinence Faecal incontinence affects 1 in 5 women As many as one in five adult women may suffer from loss of bowel control, according to a new study from Australia. Hypertension Get your blood pressure tested on World Hypertension Day World Hypertension Day takes place on 17 May and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa urges all South Africans to empower themselves by getting tested. HIV/Aids HIV+ women don't discuss sexual health with doctors Women who are HIV-positive don't often talk with their doctors about sexual health and contraceptives, a new study suggests. advertisement From our sponsors Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step! Kick the habit » Cancer doesn't make smokers to quit Non-smokers don't use e-cigs Hookah contains benzene How South Africans quit smoking We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit.