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Doctors / GP's serving Parktown North. Parkhurst, Parkview, Rosebank, Greenside, Emmarentia, Victory Park, Craighall Park, Hyde Park and Linden, Johannesburg South Africa.

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Randburg, 2193
South Africa

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November 14, 2019

You should take your child to a doctor if he or she is:

●  Younger than 3 months and has a temperature of 38ºC or higher. Your infant should see a doctor even if he or she looks normal or seems fine. Do not give fever medicines to an infant younger than 3 months unless...

October 8, 2019

We’ve seen that many medical experts call the enteric nervous system “the second brain” – and it’s remarkable that the gut houses some 200 million neurons, similar to the cortex of a dog. However, Dr Michel Neunlist, from the French Institute of Health and Medical Rese...

September 30, 2019

It’s the issue you’re running from even if erectile dysfunction is affecting your self-esteem and making you agonise about being the only person with the hitch in being hitched. 

The naked truth? You are not alone. Erectile dysfunction may affect 25% of men under 40, an...

September 25, 2019

Bladder infections in women are a common problem seen in general practice. The symptoms are a burning sensation on peeing, a need to urinate more frequently than usual, lower abdominal pain or discomfort, and sometimes blood in the urine.

Recent sexual intercourse is a...

September 11, 2019

Like fingerprints and the patterns in the irises of our eyes, each of us has a unique microbe signature – more intricate than we might imagine. Microbiologist Dr Brett Finlay says: 

There are far more bacteria on Earth than there are stars in the sky, and despite their...

September 10, 2019

In recent decades, disinfectants and hand sanitizer sales have rocketed. Homes in developed and developing countries are more sterile than ever. So why are allergies more rampant? 

The American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report a 50% increase of food all...

August 13, 2019

It’s brilliant being female. We live longer than men, we have fewer chronic illnesses and we fall ill at an older age than our male counterparts. There are a few minor setbacks, of course – like having to pay for menstrual products and getting a Pap smear – but all thi...

July 29, 2019

Maybe we should blame Lady Gaga. She went gluten-free to lose 10 pounds – and it worked. Her diet hit the headlines. In America, gluten-free consumers increased by 25% from 2013 to 2015. And in South Africa, gluten-free products are now found in all major supermarkets.


July 29, 2019

If we took every vitamin on the market, the pharmaceuticals would be super-rich and we might have nothing but expensive pee. Not that we should shun supplements, but we need to discern the facts from the myths. And the myths around Vitamin D abound:

Myth #1: South Afric...

July 17, 2019

If you feel slightly low, anxious or tearful for up to two weeks after giving birth, chances are you have the “baby blues”. This is an ordinary hormonal reaction as the body adjusts to no longer being pregnant. It doesn’t require treatment although it can help to talk...

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