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Rational Corticosteroid Therapy

Glucocorticosteroids are normal physiological hormones with important roles in daily functioning and the regulation of stress responses in reaction to physical and emotional insults. Corticosteroids are physiologically produced by the adrenal glands and secretion is under central nervous system control. Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH), released from the pituitary gland when stimulated by a releasing hormone from […]

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Bronchodilation for treatment of cough – CPD

Cough is one of commonest and distressing symptoms of lung disease and is frequent problem encountered in general practice as well as hospital practice. Cough is a reflex phenomenon occurring when sensitive receptors located in the larynx and upper airways are activated. These receptors generate information which reaches the central nervous system. The central organisation […]

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Vitamin D: Contributing factors

Vitamin D deficiency has been implicated in the aetiology of infectious diseases and metabolic syndrome. These diseases are prevalent in the African and Asian-Indian populations of SA. However, there is limited data on 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations in these populations. (more…)

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CPD technology made easy

AstraZeneca has some exciting news for anyone who earns CPD points.  A digital platform has been developed to store CPD points and access certificates at any time. Medical Chronicle (MC) recently interviewed Anton Wakefield, Innovation Manager: SA and sub-Saharan Africa, to find out more about this CPD solution, called my wallet. MC: Firstly, you are not […]

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Continuing Professional Development

What is CPD? Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is the means by which professionals maintain and enhance their knowledge and skills. Ongoing CPD is essential to support you in your current role as well as upgrading knowledge, skills and capabilities to remain effective and compliant. How Media24Medac will benefit you: With the Media24Medac website, it is […]

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