Young children’s immune systems are still developing, so they’re more susceptible to viral infections like chickenpox, mumps and measles. A Pathcare virologist says adults can be vulnerable too – and at greater risk of complications: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Young childrens immune systems are still developing so theyre more susceptible to
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‘Based on the usual causes of strokes and heart attacks, the answers lie in adjustment to lifestyle,’ says a Mediclinic cardiologist. Here are his 9 top tips: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Based on the usual causes of strokes and heart attacks the answers
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Today is #WorldMalariaDay. Malaria occurs in nearly 100 countries worldwide, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. We look at the facts about malaria and the precautions you can take against it: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Today is WorldMalariaDay Malaria occurs in nearly 100 countries worldwide particularly in

The facts about malaria - Mediclinic

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The World Health Organization celebrates World Immunization Week in the last week of April. This year’s theme is #VaccinesWork. The right immunisations saves millions of lives and are widely recognised as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. It’s also a timely reminder to check that your child’s vaccines are up to date: [ Ow.ly Link ]
The World Health Organization celebrates World Immunization Week in the last week

Check in for your child’s checkups - Mediclinic

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Getting the right amount of vitamins and minerals through diet is essential for healthy skin and to slow the effects of ageing: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Getting the right amount of vitamins and minerals through diet is essential
Did you know? Babies that weigh more than 4.5kg at birth are called macrosomic babies and are most often born to diabetic moms: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Did you know Babies that weigh more than 45kg at birth are

Diabetes is double trouble - Mediclinic Infohub

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Consistently looking after your bones from childhood to old age can help avoid complications. Here’s how to keep your bones healthy: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Consistently looking after your bones from childhood to old age can help
‘Leaking urine isn’t a normal part of ageing. It’s not something that everyone should just expect to happen and have to live with,’ says physiotherapist Carren Hughes. Find out more about stress incontinence and how physiotherapy can help: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Leaking urine isnt a normal part of ageing Its not something that

Incontinence and physiotherapy - Mediclinic Infohub

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At least 5 servings of fruit & veg per day is recommended as part of a healthy, balanced diet. Try these smart tips: [ Ow.ly Link ]
At least 5 servings of fruit veg per day is recommended as
Eleanor Jacobs started experiencing a dull burning sensation in her stomach but just attributed it to the stress she was experiencing at her new job. Her GP later diagnosed a stomach ulcer: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Eleanor Jacobs started experiencing a dull burning sensation in her stomach but

Could you have a stomach ulcer? - Mediclinic Infohub

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects 10-15% of the global population. It occurs in people of all ages, and symptoms can affect work life and general wellbeing: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Irritable bowel syndrome IBS affects 1015 of the global population It occurs

Managing irritable bowel syndrome - Mediclinic

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Mediclinic invites you to book for the luxury health retreat at African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa Century City, Western Cape from 6-7 May 2017.

For more information please visit our website: [ Ow.ly Link ]

To book, SMS ‘Retreat’ to 37838 (SMS charged at R1, SA only) or e-mail: mediclinicprime@mediclinic.co.za.
Mediclinic invites you to book for the luxury health retreat at African
Running is one of the oldest cardio exercises known to humans. We checked research about trail, road and treadmill running, and asked a Mediclinic sports doctor for a verdict on which is best: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Running is one of the oldest cardio exercises known to humans We
Heading on a family break this weekend? Remember to be especially well-prepared when travelling long distances with children in the car. Mediclinic paediatricians give their top tips for road tripping so that it’s fun and safe for everyone: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Heading on a family break this weekend Remember to be especially wellprepared
Mediclinic Southern Africa today announced plans to relocate the current Mediclinic Stellenbosch to a more prominent site along the R44 in Stellenbosch. Since opening their doors in 1992, the hospital has grown from a 58 bed hospital with only 3 theatres to a world class facility with 102 beds, 5 theatres and a busy 24 hour emergency centre. The need for the new hospital was driven by the...
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Mediclinic Southern Africa today announced plans to relocate the current Medicli
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Thousands of runners are gearing up for #OMTOM. Here are the most common running injuries and how to prevent them: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Thousands of runners are gearing up for OMTOM Here are the most

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If you were born with blood pressure on the low side, that’s good news – but there are still a few things worth knowing about this condition: [ Ow.ly Link ]
If you were born with blood pressure on the low side thats

The lowdown on low blood pressure - Mediclinic Infohub

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Mediclinic invites you to book for the luxury health retreat at African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa Century City, Western Cape from 6-7 May 2017. For more information or to book, SMS ‘Retreat’ to 37838 (SMS charged at R1, SA only) or e-mail: mediclinicprime@mediclinic.co.za.
Mediclinic invites you to book for the luxury health retreat at African
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After an injury, consult with an appropriate sports physician or rehabilitation specialist before getting back to the gym or sports field. Here’s expert advice: [ Ow.ly Link ]
After an injury consult with an appropriate sports physician or rehabilitation specialist