Medical Articles

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 […]
15th Aug 2015

Winter is here: guidelines about flu vaccines

What will winter be like on the South Coast this year? Some parts of South Africa have experienced colder than usual winters the last few years. […]
15th Jul 2015

Cholesterol, the bad and the good

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 […]
14th Jul 2015

How is TB diagnosed?

Tuberculosis (TB) is a common and often deadly infectious disease caused by mycobacterium, in humans. TB is a contagious disease. Like the common cold, it spreads […]
14th May 2015

What is diabetes?

WHAT IS DIABETES? When you eat, your body breaks down the starchy foods you eat into glucose and your blood carries this glucose to all the […]
28th Mar 2015

Neonatal Jaundice

Jaundice of the newborn One of the more common problems we encounter in the newborn period is jaundice. This is simply when the baby presents with […]
15th Feb 2015

Discomforts of Hay Fever and how to avoid them

This article presented in the community interest by Hibiscus Private Hospital in Port Shepstone.  Based on material supplied by Dr Ayoob Bux, Founding Director Hibiscus Private […]