Medical Articles

14th Jun 2017

Mums to be

Mums to be by Dr BG Perumal (Gynaecologist) Pregnancy is a very exciting time in the lives of many. Initially, one experiences extreme joy and happiness […]
29th May 2017

Utero-vaginal prolapse and its treatment

Utero-vaginal prolapse and its treatment – by dr D Glass (Gynaecologist) A common consequence of both childbirth and the ageing process is weakening or damage of […]
25th Mar 2017

Are you headed towards diabetes?

Diabetes is on the increase at a rate of 11% a year and is reaching epidemic proportions. This is due in part to the high GI, […]
15th Sep 2016

Understanding stress

Stress – the very word can make you feel tense.  There are few people who don’t face at least some stress each day, and many of […]
15th Apr 2016

Skin Cancer Detection

Skin cancer detection The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) says that there is no such thing as a safe tan. Daily damage done by the […]
25th Feb 2016

Bronchiolitis and Pneumonia in babies and children

Bronchiolitis and Pneumonia in babies and children Bronchiolitis For young children, bronchiolitis is a less severe form of pneumonia, but pneumonia can develop if it is […]
15th Jan 2016

Understanding Tuberculosis (TB)

This article presented by Hibiscus Private Hospital in Port Shepstone in the interest of the community by Dr Ayoob Bux, a founding director of Hibiscus Private […]
3rd Dec 2015

Alcohol Poisoning

What is alcohol poisoning? Alcohol poisoning is what happens if someone drinks far too much in a short amount of time. This is different from being […]
15th Oct 2015

What is heartburn?

Despite its name, heartburn has nothing to do with the heart. Some of the symptoms are similar to those of heart disease. Heartburn is an irritation […]