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Men need to focus on their healthcare

“The time has come for South Africa’s men to put their healthcare needs first,” says Dr Guni Goolab, Principal Officer of the Government Employees Medical Scheme (GEMS). Speaking in commemoration of Men’s Health Month, he indicated that South Africa’s second largest medical scheme has advanced its efforts to educate and inform members about several important […]

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Sexual health is important

Sexual health is essential to an individual’s general health, affecting quality of life and psychosocial and emotional wellbeing. However, sexual problems are estimated to affect 40%-45% of women and 20%-30% of men, with the prevalence increasing as individuals grow older. (more…)

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Understanding Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome

Dr Poobalan Pillay, Sports Physician, Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal Testosterone deficiency syndrome (TDS) and men’s health were the hot topics for discussion by urologist Dr Riaan Venter, endocrinologist, Dr Sindeep Bhana and sexologists, Drs Prithy Ramlachan, Lorraine Becker and Etienne Kok, at the Men’s Health Forum, hosted by Bayer Healthcare at the Selborne Country Club in KwaZulu-Natal last month. TDS is […]

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