General Medical Articles

  • 10 Flu Facts
    10 flu facts Nr 1: Influenza, commonly referred to as “flu”, is more than a bad cold; it is a severe and sometimes life-threatening disease due to serious complications that can result from influenza infection. Nr 2:  Flu is very contagious.  You can catch it from the ai....
  • Stroke Identification
    Thank God for the sense to remember the '3' steps, STR . Read and Learn!  Sometimes symptoms of a stroke are difficult to identify. Unfortunately, the lack of awareness spells disaster. The stroke victim may suffer severe brain damage when people nearby fail to recognize the symptoms of a st....
  • Which Omegas?
    Omega 3 and omega 6 together make up a group of important unsaturated fats in our body, called essential fatty acids (EFA’s). Essential meaning they are vital for our body to function, but our body cannot make them, so they must be included in our diet. We tend to think that all fats are bad f.... - South Africa's premier interactive site for all medical doctors, specialists, dentists, psychologists, hospitals, clinics and allied medical services in Cape Town, Western Cape, Johannesburg and Pretoria, Gauteng, Durban, KZN and the rest of South Africa.