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Thank Nanny

By | June 30th, 2017|

Fast Fact 1: The top two causes of death globally are; Cardiovascular disease (heart pathology). Cancer. Fast Fact 2: Smoking costs the National Health Service (NHS) in England £2bn (R34bn!) a year for treating diseases

The long, long, long road to health

By | June 23rd, 2017|

Following on from last week’s nutrition 1-0-1; the latest installment of NH21 Weekly is a reminder of the foundational principles of health care from a naturopathic perspective. Whilst the theory seems easy enough to comprehend,

In the beginning

By | June 16th, 2017|

As global obesity continues to rise; NH21 Weekly looked at the latest South African Demographic and Health Survey, which found almost 70% of local women are either overweight or obese. The country has the highest rates for

An educated guess

By | June 9th, 2017|

Polypharmacy is the concurrent use of four or more medications by a patient; which is most common among the elderly, affecting about 40% of older adults living in their own homes. In the United Kingdom,

Just in case

By | June 2nd, 2017|

The term Prophylaxis relates to “any means taken to prevent disease” - whilst a Prophylactic is “an agent that prevents the development of a condition or a disease”. (1) As an entry level example; the

Look WHO’s talking

By | May 26th, 2017|

NH21 Weekly welcomes a new top-dog this week, as The World Health Organisation has appointed its first ever director-general from Africa, with the election of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the former Ethiopian health minister. (1)

Drug Dealers

By | May 19th, 2017|

When it’s licensed its called medicine, when it’s unlicensed it’s a drug. So in order to maximize the profits and minimize the risk of a prison sentence, it pays to register yourself as a pharmaceutical

Bad form old chap!

By | May 12th, 2017|

Although not ordinarily taken by paid advertorials, NH21 Weekly was somewhat impressed by a recent sponsored piece in the excellent News24 promoting a new range of ‘healthcare for women’ from the South African supplement company

For the benefit of all?

By | May 5th, 2017|

A double-whammy of dismay this week, as NH21 Weekly comes to you alarmed at that lengths it seems science is willing to go, in order to mimic what nature achieves so effortlessly. As orthodox medicine

Not guilty, not quite innocent either

By | April 28th, 2017|

In a tumultuous month of South Africa political protest, NH21 Weekly noticed that one story had passed by surprisingly quietly considering the magnitude of its potential ramifications within the public health sector. Prof. Tim Noakes,