Home Care: A Lifeline for Patients

Over three decades ago, Tibbit (1983, p. 241) explained the following regarding institutional care of the aged: Aged persons in our society are neglected and rejected and discriminated against. They

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In Vitro Fertilisation: What to Expect

If a couple decides to use artificial fertilisation, a new phase of family planning begins. The process can be financially, physically, and mentally demanding on both partners – but the ultimate

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Caesarean Awareness

Caesarean section (CS), also known as c-section, or caesarean delivery, is the surgical procedure by which a baby is delivered through an incision in the mother’s abdomen, often performed because

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Parkinson’s disease: Stages & Symptoms

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a movement disorder of the nervous system that deteriorate over time. While nerve cells (neurons) in parts of the brain wane or are damaged or die,

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World Health Day: Building a fairer, healthier world

The past 50 years were characterised by significant health issues such as mental health, maternal and childcare, and climate change. Celebrating World Health Day is attributed to activities that extend

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The State of the Pharmacy Industry

Industrial Pharmacy   Industrial pharmacy is the discipline that deals with  research to discover, develop, produce, and market  drugs or pharmaceutical drugs for use as medications to be administered (or self-administered) to patients, with

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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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Suicide Survivors Week

Close to 800 000 people die due to suicide every year, which is one person every 40 seconds. Suicide is a global phenomenon and occurs throughout the lifespan.

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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive form of dementia. Dementia is a broader term for conditions caused by brain injuries or diseases that negatively affect memory,

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