LANSINOH® – THE BEST FOR BABY

Founded by a breastfeeding mom in 1984,  Lansinoh® has been helping moms and babies with breastfeeding for more than 30 years. 

Oxy’s new look campaign boosts self-confidence

Oxy’s new look campaign boosts self-confidence In its quest to remain at the cutting edge of a competitive market, Oxy skin care has recently moved away from its Superhero concept to a cleaner fresher look with a new key message, ‘Be Confident’. According to Tarrin...

The Adcock Ingram Group reports a positive trading performance

The Adcock Ingram Group is pleased to report a 20% increase in trading profit for the year ended 30 June 2018, particularly when considering the price-regulated environment in which it operates and the difficult economic conditions in South Africa.

The short and sweet about iNova’s Andolex-C Lozenges

The short and sweet about iNova’s Andolex-C Lozenges Many people associate sore throat relief with Andolex C Spray, but did you know that Andolex C offers a lozenge range that can also bring welcome relief to the dreaded sore throat? Andolex C is proud to announce the...

FIRST OF ITS KIND “WOMAN SUPPLEMENT” LAUNCHED

A first of its kind “woman supplement” with a unique amino acid profile is now available from leading pharmacies countrywide. From the already well-known brand, StaminoGro comes StaminoGro Woman – a supplement which has been specifically formulated for women, and includes a unique combination of amino acids, antioxidants, B-Complex vitamins as well as other vitamins and minerals.

Gauteng Health MEC backs SA hero Joost in fight against MND

Through public private partnership Gauteng Department of Health and Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH) gave recognition to their Motor Neuron Disease (MND) clinic as a center of excellence to intensify its health care services. This is in response to a  desperate need to offer special care to patients who are suffering from this debilitating progressive disease, which in many instances ends up paralyzing patients, often described as patients being trapped in their own bodies. 

WHY DURO-TUSS IS THE IDEAL SOLUTION FOR A WET COUGH

A cough is one of the most common symptoms for which patients seek medical attention. Cough is a vital defensive reflex that enhances the clearance of secretions and particles from the airways and protects the lower airways from the aspiration of foreign materials.

THE IMPORTANCE OF A PLATELET-ACTIVATING FACTOR (PAF) ANTAGONIST IN ALLERGY TREATMENT

Platelet-activating factor (PAF) is today considered an important mediator in allergic and inflammatory reactions. While histamine is the primary mediator involved in the pathophysiology of Allergic Rhinitis and chronic Urticaria, it is clearly not the only mediator involved in the inflammatory process. Histamine and platelet-activating factor (PAF) both play an important role in Allergic Rhinitis.

The Science is in the Sample – provided it is Representative

Current sampling practice is a result of the combination of statistics with scientific knowledge about the product/material being sampled.  Such knowledge is acquired through experimentation and the use of various sampling techniques until reproducible results, from representative samples, can be obtained. 

NEW LEADERSHIP AT THE HELM OF GENERICS AND BIOSIMILAR MEDICINES ASSOCIATION

Generic and Biosimilar Medicines of Southern Africa (GBMSA), formerly known as the National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (NAPM), has appointed Erik Roos, CEO of Pharma Dynamics as Vice Chairperson to support the existing Chairperson, Lorraine Keyser, CEO of Dr Reddy’s, as of June 2018.

The SpineCor Scoliosis Brace – A first of its kind in South Africa

MER Healthcare Consulting has introduced the new Scoliosis SpineCor Brace to the South African market. SpineCor is 3 dimensional dynamic brace used to help prevent progression of a curve in Idiopathic Scoliosis for adolescents and degenerative painful scoliosis in adults.