Copy of Breast Cancer Awareness Month [1]
AP

Bid to curb deaths from breast cancer

October is Breast Health Awareness Month and women all over the world are looking at ways to detect breast cancer early and optimise treatment

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REUTERS

Delays scupper cure chances

About one in 35 South African women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetimes

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AP

Risking all for life-saving drug

TB sufferers break the law to get treatment

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Extreme medicine
August 19 2014 at 12:11

Pampering leaf-cutter ants with fragrant rose petals and fresh oranges may seem an unlikely way to rescue modern medicine, but scientists hink it’s well worth trying

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Asbestos pushed in Asia as product for the poor
August 15 2014 at 12:14

Outlawed in much of the developed world, researchers and medics say the mineral should be banned, writes Katy Daigle

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Nigeria races to halt Ebola spread
August 14 2014 at 13:06

Fears are that Lagos, vast and dirty, is the perfect environment for the virus to take hold, writes Tim Cocks

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Egyptian geese a ‘nuisance’
August 13 2014 at 10:52

To some, they might be unsightly and bothersome; others might even consider them aggressive

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Answer to deadly superbugs?
August 13 2014 at 08:13

A tiny virus that preys on bacteria could be the solution to the increasing resistance of bacterial strains to antibiotics, writes Mphathi Nxumalo

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Oscar trial broadcast benefits students
August 11 2014 at 09:17

Live television broadcasts of the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius have taken the dramatic case into living rooms around the world – and into classrooms in SA

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Daniel Radcliffe on rom-coms and life post-Potter
August 7 2014 at 13:26

He finally steps into the real world with his latest film

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No walk in the park for game rangers
August 6 2014 at 07:15

“Anything can happen to you while you are out there, you are in danger from both the animals and human beings”

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Medicine prices hit patients hard
August 1 2014 at 10:12

Generics the answer to ills: expert

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Smokers cough up for drugs to help quit
August 1 2014 at 10:11

Anti-smoking drugs were some of the top drivers of increases in spending on new medicines

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