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What vitamin E does for the skin

Vitamin E is known for its skin-friendly properties and is used in thousands of skincare products. But why, exactly, is it so magical?

Sierra Leone lockdown will not stop Ebola

MSF, a medical charity believes that the three day "lockdown" in Sierra Leone will not stop the spread of Ebola and may actually lead to further spread of the disease.

Psoriasis uncovered

An estimated 1 million South Africans suffer from psoriasis. Here is some more information this condition.

Psoriasis treatment options are improving

Researchers are learning more about psoriasis, which in turn is leading to a growing number of treatment options including topical medicines, phototherapy and other drugs.

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Dr Suretha Kannenberg holds a degree in Medicine and a Masters in Dermatology from the University of Stellenbosch.

She currently runs a dermatology practice in Cape Town’s northern suburbs and her specialities include eczema, childhood skin conditions and acne.

She also has a passion for enhancing natural beauty through cosmetic procedures.
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