Consider this advice before travelling abroad for health care

Clinics, hospitals and entire countries are actively trying to attract medical tourists through costly advertisement campaigns and other promotional efforts. But what about the friends and family who accompany them?

By Valorie A. Crooks 4 Jun 2018

Osteopathy can be used to treat mental health issues related to back pain - new study

Osteopathic manipulative therapy is a drug-free medical approach which uses touch-based massage, manipulation of soft tissue and joints, and spine mobilisation procedures, to diagnose and treat pain related conditions...

By Darren J. Edwards 14 May 2018

Top devices at Mobile World Congress

From headsets that help you lose weight without dieting to a smart meat thermometer, here are some of the interesting devices on display at the Mobile World Congress...

28 Feb 2018

The Comrades - no turning back!

On Sunday, 10 June, 20,000 runners will gather in the early hours of the morning in Pietermaritzburg for the start of the Comrades Marathon...

Issued by Bonitas 25 Jan 2018

Prof questions focus on aerobic over resistance training

If you're a member of a medical aid rewards programme, you'll battle to score point for any other form of exercise besides aerobic training...

6 Jun 2017

Westin shines a light for early morning joggers with Gear Lending programme

Westin Hotels & Resorts, in celebration of Global Running Day and with hopes to inspire travellers to rise early and own their morning, announced an addition to the brand's Gear Lending programme...

5 Jun 2017

Announcing the Pan-African Health Tourism Congress 2017

The Pan-African Health Tourism Congress, scheduled to take place from 8-9 June at the uMfolozi Hotel Casino Convention Resort, Empageni, Richards Bay, is the flagship event of the health tourism sector...

Issued by Pan-African Health Congress 31 May 2017

Tips to help you promote chiropractic clinic businesses

Promoting a chiropractic clinic in the modern age is all about building a good online brand. Let us focus on some simple promotion tips to jump-start the entire business...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Nov 2016

[MultipleSclerosisMonth] Regular exercise benefits MS sufferers

Multiple sclerosis is one of the most common neurological disorders and causes of disability in young adults..

3 May 2016

Implementation of standing desks can decrease health risks

A recent study has revealed that sitting for more than four hours a day could increase an individual's risk of death from any health issue by 46% when compared to those who sit for less than two hours a day...

8 Jan 2016

Hoverboards and health: how good for you is this year's hottest trend?

Walking across campus to my office each morning this semester, I've found it hard to ignore the growing number of students using hoverboards to get around. These two-wheel self-balancing boards (they don't really hover, Back-to-the-Future-style) are one of the hottest gadgets this holiday season...

By Andrew Maynard 24 Dec 2015

The Internet of Things and big data in the real world

Technology often progresses in ways that can surprise us...

By Johan Botes 7 Oct 2015

How to catch the kick with caffeine

Recent research has shown that caffeine stimulates the central nervous system via the brain. The brain is the "powerhouse" of the body from where signals are sent to activate muscles...

10 Feb 2015

Lions Health adds speakers

The upcoming Lions Health Awards at Cannes, 13 & 14 June 2014, has added more speakers to its lineup.

22 May 2014

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