Karien

February 22, 2019
The risk of tattoos

To Tattoo or Not?

HOW DID TATTOOS BECOME SO POPULAR? Dating back to the Neolithic period and indigenous tribes, tattooing was historically practised during religious ceremonies and as a rite […]
November 20, 2018

A New Future For Hip Replacements

Many people experience hip and knee pain due to normal wear and tear, genetics, injury caused by age and the increased incidence of obesity and the […]
October 18, 2018
irritable bowl system destress

The Gut-Brain Connection

Stress and Digestion It is important to pay attention to your gut-brain connection – it may contribute to your anxiety and digestion problems. With a global […]
September 1, 2018
Medical staff and nurses burnout

Stress and Burnout Among Medical Professionals

South Africa may be slowly changing the way it speaks about suicide but mental health issues among medical professionals rarely make the headlines. Two new studies […]
May 29, 2018

Burn Treatments: Guidelines

Standards for Patient Care There is a high incidence of burn injuries in South Africa and peaks in the winter months when coal-burning fires are used […]
May 10, 2018

Medical Devices, Alarm Hazards and Patient Safety

Technologic advances in hospitals have increased substantially over the past 25 years and the number of devices with alarms at the bedside has grown exponentially. These […]
February 2, 2018
Impact of water crisis

Water crisis’ impact on resistance to common antibiotics

Cape Town’s drought could fuel growing resistance to common antibiotics as more people are expected to become sick when normal hygiene practices are pushed aside in […]
June 24, 2017

Surgical Equipment’s Future: Medical Robots

Surgical Equipment’s Robotic Future is Now! Surgical equipment’s technological advances are happening in leaps and bounds, with robotic surgery playing an ever-increasing role in the way […]
May 23, 2017
Health care vs car care

What men’s health, their cars, and gadgets do not have in common

Do men take better care of their car or favorite gadget than their bodies? I believe the answer to this question in the majority of cases […]