Home > Medical Medical All sections in Medical » All Diseases » All Symptoms » Medical Schemes » All Medications New HIV strain more lethal A new and more aggressive strain of HIV discovered in West Africa causes significantly faster progression to Aids, researchers claim. Types of arthritisManaging pain Juvenile arthritis Whatever the physical complications of juvenile arthritis (JA), the psychological issues are more likely to affect the lives of you and your family. See all arthritis » Cancer Living with cancerFacts and figures 6 hidden causes of cancer Here's a roundup of six of the less well-known suspected causes of cancer in your everyday life. See all cancer » Heartburn RefluxHeartburn and diet The real cause of stomach ulcers The discovery of bacteria called helicobacter pylori has led to great changes in the treatment of peptic ulcers. See more heartburn » Diabetes Type 1 diabetesType 2 diabetes First aid for diabetics There are two types of crises diabetics could have, both of which can result in a coma if no action is taken. See all diabetes » Heart About heartHeart attack Diets that protect the heart Heart disease is one of the most serious threats to our nation's health. Here's how you can protect your heart. See all Heart » ADHD About ADHDDiet for ADHD Could you have adult ADHD? Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is one of the most misdiagnosed disorders. Could adult ADHD be at the root of your problems? See all ADHD » Sleep About sleepInsomnia Can you sleep too much? Sleep experts answer questions about how much sleep is too much. See all sleep » Headaches and migraine Migraine triggersTypes of headache Interesting facts about headaches Did you know these facts about this common ailment? See all headaches and migraine » Asthma Asthma causesTreatment Faulty gene linked to allergies A genetic link to allergies has been found, which also exists in people with connective tissue disorders, US scientists report. See all asthma » Colds and flu Preventing fluFlu treatment Seven flu myths These seven flu myths regularly do the rounds. Make sure you don't fall for any of them. All about Colds and Flu » Sinusitis Diagnosis of sinusitisSneezing explained 8 quick sinusitis facts Is sinusitis making your life miserable? Get some quick facts right here. All about sinusitis » Skin health Caring for your skinPsoriasis Eczema in children Eczema may occur after the third month of life as a weepy rash on the face and outer surfaces of the arms and legs. See all skin health » Erectile dysfunction The ABC of impotencyWhen erections go wrong 1 in 4 with ED is under 40 Research shows that erectile dysfunction (ED) in young men may be more prevalent and more serious than previously thought. All about erectile dysfunction » Osteoporosis FAQsOsteoporosis and diet How can osteoporosis be prevented? There are four main lifestyle changes you can make to help maintain healthy bones and prevent future bone loss. See all Osteoporosis » Depression FAQsLiving with depression Depression common in people with PTSD More than half of people with post-traumatic stress disorder also suffer from depression, according to a new study. See all depression » Menopause About menopauseLiving with menopause The science of menopause Learn more about what happens during this fascinating change in our bodies. See all menopause » HIV/Aids Basic infoTesting HIV & TB While people with HIV are susceptible to TB, they also respond well to treatment. See all HIV/Aids » Hearing management How do we hear?Hearing FAQs Cochlear implants aid adults with hearing loss Cochlear implants can improve speech and quality of life in adults with severe hearing loss. All about hearing management » Medical schemes Choosing a medical schemeGeneral info Private doctors and the NHI Is it fair to expect private doctors who treat NHI patients to be paid less for a consultation? The South African Medical Association thinks it's economic suicide. See all medical schemes » Lice How to prevent head lice Good hygiene won't keep lice away, but you can reduce the risk of infection. See all lice » advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life. Live healthier Grief » Phases of grief Culture and grief Grieving in holidays How do you deal with grief? There is no right way of coping with death. The way a person grieves depends on the personality of that person and the relationship with the person who has died. Weight loss » Healthy snacking Weight and heart Texting and weight 10 tips to lose weight Need to shed some weight? Get rid of those extra kilos for good with these 10 expert weight loss tips, compiled by Health24's DietDoc, Dr Ingrid van Heerden.