Home > Medical Medical All sections in Medical » All Diseases » All Symptoms » Medical Schemes » All Medications HIV doubles heart disease risk People infected with HIV are twice as likely to suffer from heart disease, research has found. 7 go-to foods for most IBS sufferers Farting etiquette: the polite way to pass gas Undigested food in your stool may be a sign of IBS The contents of your stool can give you some insight into the health of your gut. Can allergies really cause mental health issues? Eczema can be worse for adultsLink between eczema and heart disease disputed Eczema dramatically impacts quality of life If you've never suffered from eczema, you probably aren’t aware of the negative impact it can have on your quality of life. SPONSORED: Pioneering affordable HIV/Aids treatment in Africa is Cipla’s continued goal14-year-old girl tells of humiliation when teacher points out her HIV statusSouthern Africa finally getting to grips with HIV HIV doubles heart disease risk People infected with HIV are twice as likely to suffer from heart disease, research has found. Here's when a headache can be an emergencyDoes a headache mean I have a brain tumour? Bond between kids and parents has long-term health benefits When does your child's headache call for a doctor's visit? Sometimes a headache can be a symptom of a more serious health issue in your child. Waking up with diabetes changed this man’s lifeCan diabetes cause Parkinson's disease?Doctors had to amputate half her foot due to diabetes – but she still doesn't eat right One blood test might be enough to diagnose diabetes Currently, two blood tests are used to diagnose diabetes, which may be expensive or burdensome for some patients. Top doc says childhood cancer not a priority in SACourt confirms 12-year-old can refuse chemoChildhood chemo may have lasting effects on memory Childhood cancer now, mental health problems later? A new study suggests that children labelled cancer survivors are more at risk for mental health issues. Are you going deaf or do you just need to unblock your ears?4 foods that can improve your hearingAnonymous donor gives Pretoria twins their hearing Healthy eating may protect your hearing Watching what you eat can improve the quality of your hearing and reduce your risk of hearing loss. 37-year-old survives heart attack on the way to her weddingHusband saves wife a week after learning CPR from TV showWhich one of these guys will have a heart attack first? Better blood test may spot heart attack faster A new high-sensitivity blood test for heart attacks successfully diagnosed heart attacks faster and more accurately in the emergency room than the existing test. Breaking the stigma: Mental health in the workplace – 5 articles you must readSuicide is not a cowardly act – here’s what you should know10 scary numbers you didn't know about mental health SA managers among most supportive toward depressed workers A new study finds that South African managers are more likely to offer help and support to employees with depression than managers in Asian countries. Your tummy rumblings might help diagnose bowel disorderThe role of stress in IBSNew IBS drug eases stomach pain and diarrhoea for some When is my diarrhoea a sign of IBS? IBS makes your colon more sensitive than normal and results in uncomfortable symptoms. Back pain: When to see a doctor Not sure when you should consider seeing a doctor about your back pain? Here's help. FAQs about back pain We answer a few frequently asked questions about back pain. Balanced diet may be key to cancer survivalCoffee might lower liver cancer riskBreast cancer: a single mom's journey to recovery Cancer survivor receives new tongue made from her leg – and the first thing she eats is KFC After doctors told her she had tongue cancer and that half of her tongue would have to be removed, Cynthia Zamora realised she had a long battle ahead. 7 things never to say to an incontinence sufferer People who suffer from incontinence may be uncomfortable talking about their condition. It is important to take their condition into consideration when addressing them. ‘We are in a golden age in HIV vaccine science’Landmark HIV vaccine trial launched in SATwo-drug therapy shows promise for HIV remission Experimental HIV vaccine shows promise in early trial Scientists have created an experimental HIV vaccine that is able to neutralise HIV in animals. Air purifiers may protect your heart against pollutionMore reasons why rush-hour traffic is bad for your healthDiesel pollution may damage the heart Even at 'safe' levels, air pollution may boost diabetes risk It is well known that a bad diet, a lack of exercise, and genetics can all contribute to diabetes. However a new study points to an additional surprising culprit: air pollution. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Your hearing » Are you going deaf or do you just need to unblock your ears? 4 foods that can improve your hearing Healthy eating may protect your hearing Watching what you eat can improve the quality of your hearing and reduce your risk of hearing loss. Quit smoking » Tougher anti-tobacco laws in the pipeline Bad news, smokers: It's going to be more inconvenient to smoke This is why many SA smokers quit – Health24 survey After running our survey for several weeks, the results are in – and they reveal interesting information about smoking and tobacco use in South Africa.