June 9, 2015

What is rabies?

In South Africa, rabies infections cause around 30 human deaths a year. With proper treatment, these deaths could be prevented which is why it is so important for you to know the in’s and out’s of this deadly infection. (more…)
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April 22, 2015

Home remedies for colds and flu

It’s hard to escape cold and flu germs during winter - unless you hide away from open plan offices, public transport, gyms and crowded places like shopping malls and cinemas! The next best thing is to boost your immune system and keep it strong. Some of your options A lot of people opt to get a flu jab every winter. It’s especially recommended for: those with weakened immune systems elderly people pregnant women. Others tend to double up on immune boosters such as vitamin C and anti-oxidant supplements. You could also try natural home remedies, which are effective at keeping…
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Blood conditions
April 17, 2015

What is a “bleeder”?

You’re amazing. No, really – you are. Just think about your blood, as an example! Blood is a transport system that keeps the whole universe of YOU supplied. It carries in everything your cells need to work, and then it takes all the garbage out afterwards! Your white cells fight infection, and your blood’s platelets know when to clot if you’re injured. Unless you have haemophilia. (more…)
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