Health24.com | Balloon-in-a-pill the latest way to curb obesity
Patients swallow a capsule containing a balloon, and once it's in the stomach the balloon is inflated via a catheter, filling up the stomach and curbing appetite.
Health24.com | Widespread ignorance about autism in SA rural areas
In small towns, ignorance about autism fuels unfair judgments and questions.
Health24.com | SA set to join global plain cigarette packaging trend
The South African Government is preparing a Draft Bill to introduce plain packaging of tobacco products. The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) welcomes this stand against tobacco use.
Health24.com | Antidepressants no longer prescribed only for depression
Antidepressants are being used to treat anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, panic disorders, fibromyalgia, migraine, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and a host of other 'off-label' conditions.
Health24.com | More and more US adults kicking the smoking habit
Last year was the biggest one-year decline in over 20 years in smoking among US adults.