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    Fashion retailer Zara is currently refurbishing and enlarging its flagship store at Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre in Cape Town in order to make it the brand's newest concept store in South Africa, offering a fully integrated experience with zara.com.
  • The Radio Awards 2021 finalists
    The Radio Awards honours outstanding achievements across Campus, Community, Public Broadcast, and Commercial radio, setting benchmarks for all stations and professionals to strive towards. Finalists for the general categories have been announced.
  • Pick n Pay's exclusive lease agreements coming to an end
    Supermarkets that are privately-owned and controlled by historically disadvantaged persons (HDP) can immediately access letting space in all shopping centres where a Pick n Pay store has exclusivity provisions in its lease agreement.
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Irregular sleep may lead to bad moods and depression - study

A study shows that an irregular sleep schedule may increase the risk of depression and bad moods as much as getting fewer hours of sleep or staying up late...

Issued by Leap Communications 21 May 2021

20% of new mothers in peri-urban areas suffer from suicidal thoughts

One in five pregnant women and new mothers living in peri-urban areas investigated in UCT's Drakenstein Child Health Study are likely to experience suicidal thoughts...

30 Apr 2021

Using Google's chatbot technology to prioritise the mental health of students at UP

The University of Pretoria's Student Counselling Unit and DotModus designed and built a first-of-its-kind counselling chatbot for university students as part of their Student Counselling Unit-Bot (Scu-B) initiative...

Issued by DotModus 13 Apr 2021

Fab fact from Adco CBD

According to a recent online survey, almost 62% of CBD users reported using CBD to treat a medical condition, particularly pain, anxiety and depression...

Issued by Adco CBD 24 Mar 2021

Using the Montessori method for dementia

When dementia therapists incorporate activities based on the Montessori method, it can have tremendous value for people with dementia...

Issued by Livewell 2 Mar 2021

Regular, structured exercise sufficient to lower risk of mental illness - study

Maintaining an active lifestyle and exercising regularly has stronger mental health benefits than intermittent bouts of intense aerobic activity, a new study has found...

Issued by Leap Communications 23 Feb 2021

New to motherhood in Covid-19 times

As with pregnancy, nutrition is a particular focus of postpartum care. New mothers need the support to recover from the rigours of pregnancy and childbirth so that they can cope well with the different challenges presented by infant care...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 11 Feb 2021

Making a hospital space feel psychologically safer helped South African health workers

In a busy South African hospital recently, teams of nurses and doctors were given an unusual task. They had to figure out who could build the tallest freestanding structure out of nothing but spaghetti sticks and then balance a marshmallow on top. They had 20 minutes to work it out...

By Hamieda Parker 15 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Healthcare

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Healthcare platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list

14 Dec 2020

Body dysmorphic disorder and surgical outcomes

Taking note of the patient's point of view is critical in patient-centric care and is also vital to the informed consent you should be careful to obtain prior to any surgical procedure.

By Vanessa Rogers 2 Dec 2020

Prioritising wellness to retain young healthcare professionals

Doctors and healthcare workers in South Africa have been caught in the eye of the Covid-19 storm: we have actively fought as the frontline of defence to curb the spread of the virus, as well as continued to provide the best possible care we could to our patients...

26 Nov 2020

Creatives collaborate with scientists on webcomic series Planet Divoc-91

Planet Divoc-91, a nine-part sci-fi satire webcomic series, aims to empower young adults with a platform to engage in conversations about their experiences and views on the coronavirus as well as other issues they face...

20 Nov 2020

Respite care for those living with dementia provides invaluable support to families

As many caregivers are aware, looking after someone with dementia in the home environment can be demanding, particularly when dementia has reached a more advanced stage. For this reason, Livewell has developed a special programme for caregivers who may feel that they need a little break from their responsibilities...

Issued by Livewell 4 Nov 2020

Caring for someone with Alzheimer's? Here's how to prioritise your own mental health

Caregivers who take care of loved ones who have dementia or a memory disorder are most at risk of developing compassion fatigue or depression...

Issued by Livewell 2 Nov 2020






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