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 SA has one of the highest prescription rates for ADHD medication South Africa has one of the highest rates of prescribing ADHD medication for children in the world. Instead, more focus should be placed on investigating the behaviour of the child and attempting to correct symptoms through lifestyle and dietary changes. Allergy Allergy tests that don't work There are many allergy tests on the market. Some are scientific and have been proven to work, while others are based on pseudo science and wishful thinking. Arthritis Number of hip replacements in the U.S. has skyrocketed The hip replacement procedure is becoming more common in younger U.S. adults, but hospital stays are now a day shorter- statistics show. Colds and Flu Could vitamin C therapy cure a cold? Because humans don't produce their own vitamin C, it is important that we get enough of this vital nutrient on a regular basis. Depression 1 in 5 SA teens just want to die South African teens are feeling so hopeless that 1 in 5 has attempted suicide, with hanging being the most frequent method used. Here are the warning signs. Diabetes Boy is 'cured' of type 1 diabetes through complimentary therapies Despite current medical evidence, there are many who believe that type 1 diabetes can be managed effectively without insulin, using alternative therapies. We look at the claims, the science and the potential benefits of an integrative approach. Eye Health What are those things floating in your eye? Ever wondered about those tiny floating particles in your eye? Watch this video and find out what they are and why they exist. Erectile Dysfunction 10 foods to boost your libido Did you know that there are foods that can naturally increase your libido and spark your sexual appetite? Spice up your sex life by adding these foods to the menu. Hearing management Spotting hearing problems in infancy may boost reading skills in deaf teens A study has found that deaf teenagers have stronger reading and language skills if their hearing problems were detected at a young age. HIV/Aids The STI you most likely could have without knowing it Sexually transmitted infections often don’t have any noticeable signs or symptoms and people often get an STI without even knowing it. Hypertension Prompt blood pressure treatment may prevent early death Intensive treatment at the first signs of high blood pressure seems key to preventing poor outcomes, a new study suggests. Knee Pain Women: weak in the knees? The odds of injuring your knee playing sports are higher if you're a woman. Osteoporosis Resveratrol in wine and chocolate could help prevent osteoporosis Red wine, nuts and chocolate are not only good for the soul, they contain resveratrol which means that they are good for your bones! Sleep Disorders Mindfulness meditation may help older people sleep Practicing meditation may help older people who have trouble sleeping – more than just making their bedrooms more conducive to sleep in. Sleep Disorders Depression after stroke linked to troubled sleep Low spirits after a stroke are a key factor in daytime sleepiness, and nighttime awakenings, a Korean study found. Osteoporosis Is milk actually bad for your health? For many years we have believed that drinking milk is good for your bones but new research indicates that too much milk can actually increase your risk of developing osteoporosis, fractures and other conditions. Knee Pain Shorter waits for hip and knee surgery patients Groote Schuur Hospital and Unipalm have joined forces to help patients that need knee or hip surgery by alleviating long waiting periods. Infectious Diseases Hidden Ebola cases discovered in Guinea About two dozen new suspected and confirmed Ebola cases were recorded in the past two weeks in Guinea. Hypertension Blueberries may help to control blood pressure Eating blueberry powder for 8 weeks can cause a significant drop in blood pressure in post-menopausal women, a new study shows. HIV/Aids The facts about condoms Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is on a mission to educate the youth on the significance of condom use, which will be promoted in 2015’s commemoration of International Condom Day. Erectile Dysfunction Early heart disease may lead to impotence Early stage vascular disease can affect a man's sexual health and may lead to later-life impotence. Diabetes Type 1 diabetes more deadly for women Type 1 diabetes increases the risk of premature death in both women and men, but is much more deadly for women. Depression Are your kids stressed or depressed? Being a kid is great fun – for the most part. But kids can also experience stress and depression. Here’s what to look out for. Colds&Flu Many US states still in the grip of flu The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention expects to see high flu prevalence for several more weeks. Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis drugs also help heart Drugs that people with rheumatoid arthritis use to help ease the symptoms of the disease might also help ward off heart trouble. advertisement From our sponsors What's this about vitamin B? 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