Home > Medical Medical All sections in Medical » All Diseases » All Symptoms » Medical Schemes » All Medications Zuma: State to provide free, quality healthcare The state will provide free medical care and hospitalisation for all, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday. Osteoporosis Link between astronauts and osteoporosis If bones are immobile for long periods, as occurs in space and in bedridden patients, the person will lose a substantial amount of muscle and bone mass. Read more about Osteoporosis » Asthma Older women with asthma more likely to die The asthma death rate among women age 65 years and older is nearly four times higher than in other groups of people, although their asthma rates aren't higher. Visit the Asthma Centre » ADHD 10 signs that you may have adult ADHD ADHD in adults is actually far more common than we think. Here are the 10 of the most common signs of adult ADHD. Read more about ADHD » Digestive Health Bacteria vital for keeping intestinal lining intact The role of intestinal microorganisms in promoting or preventing disease is a major emerging field of study. Read more about Digestive Health » Allergy Asthma drug may be the solution to chronic hives A new study suggests that asthma drug, Xolair can relieve the symptoms of chronic hives. Read more about Allergy » Oral Health Gum disease linked to preemies South African research suggests a link between gum disease in pregnant women and preterm deliveries. Read more about Oral Health » Arthritis Smoking associated with rheumatoid arthritis Research shows differences between the susceptibility of male and female smokers to rheumatoid arthritis. Read more about Arthritis » Hypertension Probiotics may ease high blood pressure Regular intake of probiotics, such as those found in certain yoghurts or supplements, may help ease elevated blood pressure. Read more about Hypertension » Stroke Mental decline often precedes a stroke Research indicates that stroke in old age can be caused by poor cognitive function and faster decline in cognitive function can be caused by stroke. Read more about Stroke » Depression Preschoolers can also suffer from depression According to a new study, kids may be plagued by depression throughout their childhood. More news on Depression » Skin Health Prickly, itchy skin lesions could spell skin cancer Research indicates that skin lesions that are itchy or painful should raise high concerns for non-melanoma skin cancers. Read more about Skin » HIV/AIDS Improper condom use puts gay men at increased HIV risk Poor condom use common among black gay and bisexual men puts them at higher risk of contracting or transmitting HIV. More news on HIV/AIDS » Cholesterol Cholesterol drugs may assist post-operative recovery Statin therapy may affect inflammatory response and help wounds recover, researchers say. Read more news on Cholesterol » Colds and Flu Don't be hasty to have your kids admitted According to a study, about a third of children admitted to hospital for viral infections develop respiratory issues. Read more about Colds and Flu » Erectile Dysfunction Penis amputation instead of circumcision A US man has filed a lawsuit after waking up after an operation to find that Instead of a circumcision his penis had been amputated. Read more about Erectile Dysfunction » Infectious Diseases Ebola "vaccine" goes viral in Nigeria Nigerian social media is abuzz with claims that a combination of hot water and salt can vaccinate a person against Ebola. More news on Ebola » Arthritis Milk may slow knee arthritis in women A study indicates that the more low-fat or fat-free milk women drink, the slower the progression of osteoarthritis of the knee. Milk consumption does not show the same benefit for men, however. Visit the Arthritis centre » Hypertension High alcohol consumption increases hypertension risk Facial flushing after drinking is always considered as a symptom of high alcohol sensitivity or even intolerance to alcohol. Visit the hypertension centre » Depression How botox could treat depression Botox treatments may prevent the muscles of the face and the brain from registering negative emotions, lifting depression Visit the depression centre » Erectile Dysfunction SA men have less sex than global average According to a survey, South African men are having sex on average 52 times a year – far less than the average for the rest of the world. Visit the erectile dysfunction centre » Colds & Flu Middle East virus will be a threat to Hajj pilgrims United Nations health agency warns of MERS virus threat to pilgrims ahead of Hajj season. 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