Overweight & Obesity

Obesity costs South Africa billions. We did the math

Globally, it is widely acknowledged that obesity-related conditions and their complications add hugely to health care costs and productivity losses. In turn this adds a large burden on individuals, their families and on governments.


EU blocks merger of US firms in cancer screening sector

The European Union's anti-trust watchdog announced on Tuesday that it is blocking the buyout of cancer-screening company GRAIL by biotech giant Illumina in a rare move by European regulators against two U.S. companies.


When will your medical care collapse?

A retirement wave, mass quarantine, or lack of interest to work in the countryside: There are numerous reasons why a more-than-average number of medical practices could be closing at the same time. The system usually can ...

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