Home > Medical Medical All sections in Medical » All Diseases » All Symptoms » Medical Schemes » All Medications Hungry Lion's stunt ignores SA health issues Should we really be ignoring our health by celebrating with fast food and fizzy drinks this Heritage Day? ADHD Slower development of brain connections in ADHD kids According to a new study, the brains of kids and teens with ADHD lag behind those of their peers in how quickly connections are formed within, and between, key brain networks. Visit the ADHD Centre » Allergy New injection may relieve cat allergies If you suffer from a cat allergy, a new vaccine may mark the end of red, itchy eyes and the beginning of a happier relationship with your furry friend. Visit the Allergy Centre » Arthritis High salt diet in smokers may raise RA risk According to a large Swedish study, a diet high in salt may increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis for smokers. Visit the Arthritis Centre » Colds and flu Japan ready to offer flu drug for Ebola treatment Japan offers to provide anti-influenza drug for possible Ebola treatment Depression Blood test spots adult depression A new blood test may diagnose major depression in adults. Visit the Depression Centre » Infectious diseases Ebola could soon reach SA's neighbours Oxford researchers have produced a map detailing where the deadly disease is likely to spread next. Visit the Infectious Diseases Centre » Erectile dysfunction Infertile men might need 'sperm shield' boost Men who are infertile for no apparent reason may have something wrong with their germ-fighting 'sperm shield'. Visit the Erectile Dysfunction Centre » HIV/AIDS Nigerian church pastor claims to cure anything, even Aids The collapsed Nigerian building that claimed 67 South African lives is owned by a church that claims it can cure anything, even HIV and AIDS. Visit the HIV/AIDS Centre » Hypertension 90% of US children eat too much salt A new study has found that 90% of US kids eat far more salt than the recommended guideline, putting them at greater risk of heart disease and high blood pressure in later life. Visit the Hypertension Centre » Knee pain Knee surgery not needed for mild osteoarthritis Middle-aged or older patients with mild or no osteoarthritis of the knee may not benefit from arthroscopic knee surgery. Visit the Knee Pain Centre » Osteoporosis Milk may not protect men against hip fractures Research found that boys who consume more milk during their teenage years may actually have a higher risk of hip fractures as adults. Visit the Osteoporosis Centre » Sleep Sufficient sleep linked to fewer sick days Sleeping between seven and eight hours per night results in taking fewer sick days. Visit the Sleep Centre » 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 » advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Take care of your teeth. Anytime. Anywhere. Like us on facebook! Live healthier Knee pain relief » Knee injuries Test your knee pain knowledge Symptoms of knee pain Do you suffer from knee pain? Do you suffer from recurrent knee pain? It could be osteoarthritis... 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