People have been cautioned to avoid buying skin products containing harmful ingredients, which are being sold in Cape Town.
Colleagues and students in the Faculty of Health Sciences were recently thrilled by the news that Professor Robert J Wilkinson, Director of the Clinical Infectious Disease Research Initiative (CIDRI). Full Member of the Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM) and Honorary Professor in the Department of Medicine, had been awarded an A1 rating – the highest – by the National Research Foundation (NRF).
The pre-eminent funder for health-related research in South Africa, the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) is funding crucial work relevant to the local context in several clinical departments in the Faculty of Health Sciences at UCT.
Vitamin D supplementation may reverse seasonal nutritional deficiency and slow down HIV progression in Cape Town, South Africa, according to a study by University of Cape Town (UCT) academics
Prof. Karen Sliwa, Director, the Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, has been identified as a Global Leader in Cardiovascular Medicine,
Honorary Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Professor Michael (Mike) Kew, was honoured at this year’s CANSA ‘Research in Action’ conference
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.
The Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town has become the first health facility in Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker.
UCT in conjunction with Groote Schuur Hospital recently opened South Africa's first hair and skin research (HSR) laboratory on the top floor of the hospital's Old Main Building.
The University of Cape Town professor is behind the launch of a new lab that tests skin-lightening creams for dangerous ingredients, some linked to cancer.
Nonhlanhla Khumalo is on a mission to get harmful beauty products off our streets.