| Motsoaledi not out ‘to destroy the private health sector’

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi wants SA's medical scheme beneficiaries to get immediate relief from 'the serious challenges experienced in the current medical aid regime'.

Read more... | Opioid painkiller prescriptions linked to perks for doctors

A new study found that doctors who receive gifts from sales representatives of opioid painkiller manufacturers prescribe more of those drugs than doctors who don't.

Read more... | Plastic surgery for men surging ahead

Historically speaking, the majority of plastic surgery patients were women. However, the number of men going under the knife is rapidly increasing.

Read more... | Do you know what causes cancer?

Wrong ideas about what causes cancer can lead to unnecessary worry and even inhibit good prevention and treatment decisions.

Read more... | Medical schemes: More money in members' pockets – for now

Major changes to the Medical Schemes Act mean could mean scheme members could get more cover for less money – but for how long?

Read more... | Gaming disorder may affect the brain like drugs

After gathering scientific evidence, the World Health Organization recently classified gaming disorder as an official mental health problem.

Read more... | The corruption behind Gauteng Health crisis revealed

Civil society organisations released explosive details of a Special Investigation Unit report on massive corruption within the Gauteng Health Department.