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Many cancers can be successfully treated if detected at early stages

Cancer is a condition where cells in one part of your body grow and reproduce uncontrollably.
By Cimas Feb. 3, 2023

Snakebites: Seek urgent medical attention if bitten

Common signs of snakebite include the presence of two puncture wounds from the reptile’s fangs and swelling and redness around them.
By Cimas Feb. 24, 2023

Smoking has long-term negative effects on health

There is no safe way to smoke. Replacing your cigarette with a cigar, pipe, e-cigarette or a hookah will not help you avoid the health risks.
By Cimas Jun. 2, 2023

Persistent debilitating depression may require urgent treatment

Major depression is characterised by depressed mood or loss of interest most of the time for two weeks or more that interfere with daily activities.
By Cimas Oct. 27, 2023

Swimming is good exercise but safety precautions are required

There are several measures you should take to ensure that swimming is a safe and pleasant experience.
By Cimas Dec. 8, 2023

Take precautions to ensure a healthy and safe holiday

Holiday events and celebrations can be invaluable times for family and friends to get together.
By Cimas Dec. 21, 2023

Healthy diet, lifestyle help body rid itself of toxins

This detoxification plays an important role in our overall health, keeping us physically and mentally well and ensuring we have the energy and vitality we need to stay fit and healthy.
By Cimas Feb. 2, 2024

Glaucoma can cause permanent blindness if left untreated

Congenital glaucoma occurs in infants when there are incorrect or underdeveloped drainage canals in the eye during the prenatal period.
By Cimas Mar. 8, 2024

Kidneys play vital role in keeping us healthy

Over time, drinking too much can cause your blood pressure and cholesterol to rise, which can be factors in kidney disease.
By Cimas Mar. 15, 2024

Following the right medical advice can help stop the spread of TB

TUBERCULOSIS, or TB as it is frequently called, spreads through the air from person to person and mainly attacks the lungs, although it can affect other areas of the body. It is highly infectious.
By Cimas Mar. 22, 2024

Boost your physical, mental health by going camping

Camping is also good for helping you build and strengthen relationships within your family or with friends, who join you or who you meet during your camping expedition.
By Cimas Mar. 28, 2024

All have a right to health and can contribute to it

Government has committed itself to establishing a National Health Insurance scheme, which would benefit in particular those who do not belong to a medical aid society.
By Cimas Apr. 5, 2024

Looking after your liver crucial for good health

There are several ways to care for your liver that can help reduce the risk of liver disease and keep your liver functioning optimally.
By Cimas Apr. 19, 2024

Take precautions to stay healthy during the winter

In some cases, women who are pregnant and have been diagnosed with malaria can transfer the infection to their children before or during birth.
By Cimas Apr. 26, 2024

Asthma needs to be well controlled to stay healthy

A quick relief inhaler contains a fast-acting medication to open your airways and help you breathe more easily when you are having an asthma attack. 
By Cimas May. 3, 2024

Be prepared for winter to avoid cold weather risks

Those who are homeless and those who live in poorly insulated or cold homesare particularly vulnerable to winter illnesses.
By Cimas May. 17, 2024

Knee pain due to injury or arthritis

The knee is a joint where the tibia, which is the shin bone (larger bone of the lower leg) and the femur (thighbone) meet and are held together by muscles, ligaments and tendons.
By Cimas Jun. 7, 2024