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

Urology

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

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 […]