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Groundbreaking clinical trial settles question on treatment of TB pericarditis
 

Bongani MayosiAfrica is open for business when it comes to health research, says Professor Bongani Mayosi, Head of Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town, and lead investigator of an African-led multi-country study.

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Start antiretroviral treatment early, says study
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:30

Starting antiretroviral treatment early can have significant health benefits for patients living with HIV, according to a global study to which UCT's Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) contributed.

Dark cloud over skin-lightening creams
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 12:30

Nonhlanhla Khumalo is on a mission to get harmful beauty products off our streets. 

Thomson bags UCT Masters
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 10:45

Medical gastroenterologist Professor Sandie Thomson (left in picture) won the 25th UCT Master's title at the Royal Cape Golf Club on Sunday 12 April.

Heart disease is preventable and treatable
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 10:00

Heart or cardiovascular disease is now a very common illness in South Africa and there is a need to emphasise education about the adverse effects of lifestyle choices and its contribution to the disease.

Heart disease is preventable and treatable
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 09:45

Heart or cardiovascular disease is now a very common illness in South Africa and there is a need to emphasise education about the adverse effects of lifestyle choices and its contribution to the disease.

Heart disease is preventable and treatable
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 09:30

Heart or cardiovascular disease is now a very common illness in South Africa and there is a need to emphasise education about the adverse effects of lifestyle choices and its contribution to the disease.

Two researchers' journey from AIDS despair to an age of hope
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 10:00

 

Professors Robin Wood and Linda–Gail Bekker have won the 2014 Alan Pifer Award for excellence in research, treatment, training and prevention of HIV–related diseases and infections in Southern Africa. Their journey has taken them from the dark days of AIDS denial to an important moment in the history of the epidemic.

A/Prof Ross Awarded Top-up Grant by Addison's Disease Self-help Group
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 08:30

A/Prof. Ian Ross was awarded a top up grant to the value of £5000 by the Addison's disease self-help group.

Keynote address accolade for Prof Dheda
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 09:30

Professor Keertan Dheda, head of the Division of Pulmonology in UCT’s Department of Medicine, recently delivered a keynote address at the 2017 American Thoracic Society Conference in Washington DC. 

Study Reveals Limitations of Maternal Health Services for Deaf Women in Cape Town
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 14:00

The study is a first of its kind from Sub-Saharan Africa and based at the SPHFM, which aims to advance access to health care for signing Deaf people and to bring their needs to the attention of the health authorities.

Meet UCT's half-marathon star
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 09:45

UCT medical student Jessica Pollock’s win in the Safari Half Marathon was just the latest arrow in an impressive athletic quiver.

Call for project proposals Masters Biomedical Forensic Science students
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 08:45

Dear Colleagues

Can I ask that you send this to your academic staff who may be interested in collaborating with us in a forensic science / pathology project for our Masters students; or interested in co-supervising such a project. As you know there are forensic aspects to all disciplines, for example, procedure related deaths (Section 56 of the Health Professions Amendment Act), trauma deaths, maternal mortality, child deaths, molecular autopsies, post mortem imaging / virtopsy, OP poisoning, etc.

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