Cord Blood Awareness Month

July is National Cord Blood Awareness Month, and it’s the perfect time to learn more about cord blood—a biological product regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. Cord blood (umbilical

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Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Juvenile arthritis is the term used to describe arthritis in children. Children can get arthritis just like adults and it is caused by inflammation of the joints, causing pain, swelling,

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Immploy Medical Recruitment Pledges Over R60 000 in Support of Medical Professionals

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Immploy Medical Recruitment would like to thank all the medical professionals in South Africa for their hard work and dedication in alleviating the effects of the virus.

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Age and Health

AGE AND HEALTH According to research conducted and culminated by Gabrielle Kelly, Lindeka Mrengqwa and Leon Geffen, it had shown that the “healthcare system in Cape Town (and likely the

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Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month

Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune, neuromuscular disease that causes weakness in the skeletal muscles that worsens after periods of activity and improves after periods of rest. These muscles are

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Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus related to the herpes virus that spreads by direct contact of body fluids, such as saliva, blood, urine, semen, vaginal fluids, congenital infection, and

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National Women’s Health Week

During 2017, approximately 810 women died daily from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. Between 2000 and 2017, the maternal mortality ratio (MMR), the number of maternal deaths per

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World Immunisation Week

Immunisation is an inclusive term denoting the process of inducing or providing active or passive immunity artificially by administering an immunobiological substance. The human immune system is essential for our

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National Stuttering Awareness Week

Joe Biden, the 47th vice President of the United States, has had quite a life: at 29, he was one of the youngest senators of all time; a month after

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National Neuropathy Awareness Week

Peripheral neuropathy (Webberley: 2017), refers to a problem with the peripheral nerves. These nerves send messages from the central peripheral neuropathy, a result of damage to the nerves outside of

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