Updated 10 November 2016

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Have you tried nerve blocking? This is when a doctor injects a local anaesthetic, or a mixture of local anaesthetic plus a steroid, into a nerve.

Nerve blocks are used to block pain and also to help physicians pinpoint where pain is coming from.

Read up on the various symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis


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Could a deadly flu strain hit SA this winter?

Following an intense flu season in the US and UK, should we be worried about our own upcoming flu season?

Alcohol and acne »

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Does alcohol cause acne?

Some foods can be a trigger for acne, but what about alcohol? Dermatologist Dr Nerissa Moodley weighs in.