The risk of weight gain and the benefit of weight loss – how Duromine® can help your patients

The causes of overweight and obesity are complex. While diet and physical activity are central to energy balance, both are directly and indirectly influenced by a wide range of social, environmental, behavioural, genetic and physiological factors. For many people, weight gain is hard to avoid and very difficult to reverse. Advising patients about the health benefits of losing weight and helping them to do so, is becoming increasingly important for healthcare practitioners.

Indemnity outfit boosts State surgical rescues

A local insurer of healthcare professionals, EthiQal, has donated R240 000 to Operation Healing Hands, OHH, a non-profit-organisation set up to relieve the overwhelming burden of surgery in the public sector. The organisation selects disadvantaged, clinically-eligible patients for life-saving and life-enhancing surgery.

Can amino acids contribute to athletic performance?

Athletes, particularly long distance runners, need food to not only fuel their next workout, but also for the essential vitamins and minerals needed to help turn food into energy, keep bones strong, boost immunity, repair strained muscle tissue and for general health.

Euphoria is the best medicine

Medical practitioners need to focus all their energy on their patients, rather than being distracted by technology. Technology can easily become a burden rather than an aid and for this reason, they need to consider modern cloud-based solutions. The cloud has brought about massive cost savings and increased profits for many businesses, especially in the medical field. Euphoria Telecom’s intelligent cloud-based call management software makes it possible to save between 30 – 40% on calls and more than 50% on the monthly PBX spend.

Healing the wounding effects of medical litigation

Managing medical risk in South Africa’s runaway healthcare litigation environment is a multi-facetted and difficult endeavour, but one that must be tackled to avoid dire healthcare delivery consequences.

Oxy launches Charcoal 3 in 1 for optimum skincare

Mentholatum SA, a health & wellness company and providers of non-prescription pharmaceutical, healthcare and cosmetics products to consumers, has announced the launch of OXY CHARCOAL 3 in 1.

Nutraceuticals Can Bridge The Gap Between Food And Medicine

“People used to think of nutritional supplements as something of a luxury item only ever used by people who were always too busy to eat and exercise right- namely people that worked in white collar jobs. But the varying ailments we face today are not focused on a particular group of people. And most of them can be combated with the right nutritional supplements”, Francis says.

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