Medical Articles

7th Sep 2021

Sleep Studies: Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Related Breathing Disorders

Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders Written by Siyanda Rich Shinga (BHSc in Clinical Technology: Neurophysiology) Sleep is an important and naturally recurring state of […]
1st Jul 2021

Is SINUSITIS affecting your QUALITY of life? By Dr M Khan (ENT)

Sinuses are air pockets that are located in the skull and drain into the nasal cavities. We have four pairs of sinuses on either side: frontal, […]
15th Apr 2019


South Coast residents are increasingly enjoying the availability of medical and surgical services that used to only exist in the larger cities. An example of this was […]
15th Nov 2018

Eczema can be managed

Eczema is a condition of the skin that presents as reddened, dry scaly skin. Occasionally, small bumps or blisters occur. Eczema is not infectious but may […]
14th May 2018


VACCINATION CAN PREVENT ILLNESS AND EVEN DEATH The word “vaccination” was first used by Edward Jenner in 1796. Louis Pasteur furthered the concept through his ground-breaking […]
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 […]
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 […]