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Depression Therapy May Involve Electrical Brain Stimulation in the Future

A recent discovery by a study at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) indicates that electrical brain stimulation (EBS) may be utilized as a new strategy to alleviate treatment-resistant depression in the future. It is reported that 25 epileptic patients, who also suffered from depression, experienced significant mood improvement after receiving electrical stimulation of the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC), a region of the brain located just above the eyes. EBS invol... Read more »
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By Mvusi Ngubane On Friday, December 7th, 2018

Telemedicine in South Africa: Benefits and Challenges

Telemedicine is relatively new, yet its practice sees rapid growth. It might sound like science-fiction, but advances in medical care have taken away the need for people to leave their homes in order to get med... Read more »
By Jack Botsford On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Five Common Fitness Mistakes

If you visit the World Wide Web today, you will be surprised that numerous articles have been made on this topic as much as people keep on making these costly fitness mistakes days in, day out. Every steroid se... Read more »
By Jack Botsford On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

5 Mistakes Skinny Guys Should Avoid to Build Muscle

Just like losing weight, gaining weight and building muscles have their own challenges and it requires dedication and patience to achieve it. Some of the common mistake done by skinny guys is trying to follow t... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Suffering from depression? Seek psychiatric help this mental illness awareness month

Life in general is tough due to many challenges and hurdles that we need to overcome in order to fulfill our dreams and become our ideal selves. However, it can be tougher than it should be if we find ourselves... Read more »
By Marie Miguel On Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Violence in School: What’s the Death Toll?

With all of the violence in the Middle East and other countries, it should come as a surprise that Americans are killing each other faster than those at war. The most recent shooting at the school in Florida ha... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Is Obesity a Growing Problem in South Africa?

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), obesity is defined as, “a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health, both redu... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, August 18th, 2014

Another Ebola Scare for South Africa

Only less than a week after Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi spoke of the arrangements that have been put in place by his department, they have had to be tested. A South African man had to be rushed through the... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Ebola Epidemic Underestimated: WHO

The World Health Organisation has said that the Ebola crisis is vastly underestimated as the death toll from the virus soars to beyond one thousand. According to the World Health Organisation, its workers that ... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Monday, August 11th, 2014

US Government Capable of Scaling-Up Ebola Treatment

Three facilities located in the United States of America possess the potential to fast-track a cure for the Ebola virus, which is fast becoming one of the most feared viral outbreaks in the world. The US Depart... Read more »