Home > Medical schemes > News News Medical records worth more than credit cards on black market The FBI has warned healthcare providers to better protect themselves against hackers as patients' medical records are worth ten times more than credit card information on the black market. Like us on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz How long will you live? » Medical history Bacteria gallery mySOS launches SA's newest emergency app mySOS is the first independent, all-inclusive emergency number, repository and multi-purpose smartphone app for SA. Crowdfunding - Latest aid towards medical procedures With crowdfunding, the new online innovation, you may not need to be wealthy to have the medical treatment you desperately need but can’t afford. SA needs organ donors South Africa is experiencing a major shortage in organ donations according to the South African Organ Donor Foundation. Up to 30% of all medicines in Africa are fake The Internet is the perfect channel for counterfeit medicines, an industry that is more profitable than trafficking heroin. And Africa has proven to be the perfect market. Hospitals quote for parking but not procedures An enterprising surgeon in Philadelphia says he could find out how much parking would cost at 20 hospitals, but only a few would give a quote for a procedure. NHI: where are we now? National Health Insurance: when and how? These will the big questions central to the meeting of the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) in Cape Town next week. “ Latest comment on Health24 Jacques Van Wyk says... You can stay and try change him..but its at the point where it is obviously an obsession..a very sick obsession that has consumed him.. so as much as you might love him..he is the... My ADHD husband's uncontrollable obsession with sex ” Without Medical Gap Cover, members are liable for shortfalls Medical scheme members are often angry and upset when they realise hospitalisation costs are mostly not fully covered by their medical schemes. Gap Cover could be the answer. Use of generics more than doubles in SA Since 2004 there has been a 14% increase year-on-year in the use of generics, and more and more South Africans are using generic medications purely because of the price. Hypnosis for smokers: first scheme pays Every year 44 000 South Africans die from smoking-related diseases. Now the first SA medical scheme is covering hypnosis as a treatment for those who want to quit smoking. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Eduloan offers affordable education finance 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... Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.