Gene linked to heart disease

By Tamar Kahn, 10 March 2017, The hereditary heart disease finding may be one of the biggest breakthroughs in South African cardiology. A South African family with a rare form of hereditary heart disease has helped scientists identify a new gene responsible for sudden-death syndrome, a condition that causes otherwise healthy young people and […]

Shot in arm for primary healthcare in Khayelitsha

By Tammy Petersen, 9 March 2017, Cape Town – Primary healthcare provision in Khayelitsha got a shot in the arm on Thursday when a new nursing surgery opened its doors in Cape Town’s biggest township. NGO Ikamva Labantu launched its Nursing Surgery at the Enkululekweni Wellness Centre. It offers affordable healthcare services to ease the […]