Home > Medical Medical All sections in Medical » All Diseases » All Symptoms » Medical Schemes » All Medications New drug compound may beat malaria with single dose Scientists have discovered a highly potent compound - known for now as DDD107498 - that could treat patients with malaria and those with drug-resistant malaria. ADHD Ritalin abuse runs riot in South African schools As a parent, you may never have considered that your child may be abusing prescription medication, but South African students as young as 16 are snorting and swallowing Ritalin to get high. Allergy Probiotics help for eczema but not allergies in kids Infants whose moms took probiotics whilst breastfeeding were less likely to develop eczema but were still at risk of other allergies, a new study suggests. Arthritis Arthritis and shopping Doing shopping is a necessary part of life – but one that can become problematic if you have arthritis. Here’s how to go about it. Colds & Flu Self-help for post-nasal drip A post nasal drip during winter can cause much discomfort. Most cases are caused by viruses and clear up by themselves, but what can you do about that nagging sensation in the back of your throat? We look at simple ways to clear your throat. Cough That lingering cough could be bronchitis If you're struggling to get rid of a persistent cough, you may have bronchitis and should probably book an appointment to see your doctor. Depression Facebook addiction linked to depression A small Polish study showed that internet addiction often co-occurs with other disorders, such as depression, loneliness, sexual dysfunction, or other addictions. Diabetes Safe fasting for diabetics during Ramadan Fasting during Ramadan can be dangerous for diabetics but for those who choose to fast, follow these guidelines to minimise health risks during the holy month. Digestive Health Living with Crohn's Disease Health24 reader Daniel van der Spuy shares story about living with with Crohns Disease in order to help people with the same disease. Erectile dysfunction Enlarged prostate treatment may worsen erectile dysfunction Men who are taking Proscar or Propecia for an enlarged prostate often suffer from worse erectile dysfunction and lower testosterone levels than before. Eye Health What is the doctor looking for when he examines your eyes? By looking at your eyes, your doctor can gather a lot of information about your general health. Changes in your eyes could point to underlying conditions. Here's what he sees. Hearing Leaving childhood deafness untreated can be dangerous Identifying and treating hearing loss in babies and young children is important in order to protect further loss of hearing in the future. HIV/Aids Sex apps may increase HIV in homophobic countries Gay and bisexual men in countries with high levels of homophobia are less likely to use HIV services because of fear of discrimination and violence. 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 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. Knee pain Repeat knee injury rules out half of high-level athletes After multiple surgeries to repair the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) only half of professional athletes manage to continue compete at a high level. Liver Health Helpful bacteria may help detect liver cancers Researchers used a harmless strain of the bacteria E. coli to detect the spread of cancer to the liver in mice. Osteoporosis Women may not need bone testing until 65 Post-menopausal women in their fifties who have normal results on a bone density test may not need such a test for 10 or 15 years. Sleep Eating less at night makes insomniacs more functional According to a new study, insomniacs who didn't eat after 10 at night were more alert the next day. Sore Throat Polish doctors perform rare throat-area transplant Polish doctors successfully performed a rare, extensive throat-area transplant on a cancer patient. Stroke Stroke can age the brain by 8 years A stroke causes the brain to age up to eight years by impairing memory and slowing speed of thought. advertisement From our sponsors Soothe your family’s coughs and colds Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! 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