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A vision has become a reality through a new public-private partnership that will see Busamed contribute meaningfully through arthroplasty surgery.

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April 15, 2024

New Busamed partnership delivers hope

A vision has become a reality through a new public-private partnership that will see Busamed contribute meaningfully through arthroplasty surgery.

A deep dive into Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) - featured image

April 4, 2024

A deep dive into Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)

Busamed Cardiologist Dr Andrew Asherson explores this revolutionary heart procedure

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April 3, 2024

Understanding Autism

This Autism Awareness Day we celebrate each individual with autism adding a unique hue to the vibrant spectrum of humanity.

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March 27, 2024

Learning About Maternal Conditions

There are many conditions related to pregnancy worth learning a little more about for your safety and the safety of your baby. Busamed Maternity Unit Manager: Sibongile Mokoena shares some valuable information on anaemia.

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March 22, 2024

World Head Injury Awareness Day: “More Than My Brain Injury”

Head injury is a devastating condition that can cause major psychosocial complications. Many people suffer serious brain injuries that are largely viewed as inconsequential, but in reality such injuries cause devastating impairments that destroy lives just as effectively as injuries that are considered more severe.

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March 15, 2024

Healthy Aging and Osteoarthritis

Are you one of 500 million people worldwide with osteoarthritis ? Can you share any tips on managing the joint pain, stiffness and reduced range of motion? Well, I am dispensing self-care tips and therapeutic measures, to give you the confidence, in managing the symptoms and improving your mobility.

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March 12, 2024

Glaucoma: Safeguarding Your Vision

Glaucoma, often referred to as the silent thief of sight, is a group of eye conditions that can lead to irreversible vision loss and blindness. Understanding this condition is crucial, as early detection and treatment can significantly impact the preservation of vision.

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March 5, 2024

How to Support Someone With Anxiety

Anxiety is a common mental health condition that affects millions of people around the world. It can be a difficult condition to live with, as it can cause intense feelings of fear, worry, and panic. If you know someone who is struggling with anxiety, there are many things you can do to support them. In this blog post, we will explore some practical ways you can help a friend or loved one with anxiety.

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February 19, 2024

HPV: Who Should Be Vaccinated and Why?

Human Papilloma Virus is a sexually transmitted infection that causes cervical cancer. There are multiple genotypes, but 70% of all cervical cancers are due to HPV type 16 and 18. They are also implicated in causing Anal, Oropharyngeal, Vulvar, Vaginal and Penile cancers. HPV causes a spectrum of disease – with anogenital warts being caused by Genotypes 6 and 11.

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February 19, 2024

SGRT: A New Frontier in Radiation Therapy

Paving the way for innovative treatment technology in South Africa, Busamed Hillcrest Oncology Centre recently unveiled the first in-bore Surface Guided Radiation Therapy (SGRT) machine at the hospital. Invented by Vision RT, Surface Guided Radiation Therapy (SGRT) is a contact-free technology that uses 3D cameras and computer vision to help ensure radiation therapy is delivered safely to cancer patients. SGRT is a rapidly growing technique that uses stereo vision technology to track patients’ surfaces in 3D, for both setup and motion management during radiotherapy.

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February 14, 2024

Shining a Light on Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterised by recurring, unprovoked seizures. It affects approximately 1.2% of the population in the United States, with no gender, race, or ethnicity being exempt from the condition. Seizures are caused by surges of electrical activity in the brain, which can lead to a variety of symptoms depending on the affected brain regions.

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February 14, 2024

Keeping Your Balance

When a new year starts, we all wish for a perfect year, but it doesn’t take long to see that life isn’t really like that, right? Life never happens in a straight line or on an even keel. There’s bound to be turbulence. It's about keeping your balance and keeping it real.

Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy with the Focus on Pre-Eclampsia - featured image

February 6, 2024

Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy with the Focus on Pre-Eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia is a complication of pregnancy that usually begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy in women whose blood pressure had been normal, but it may develop after delivery of a baby, a condition known as post-partum pre-eclampsia.

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February 6, 2024

The Global Threat of Cancer

The magnitude of the threat cannot be underestimated. Dr Pramod Reddy, Busamed Specialist Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist delves into the global threat that cancer poses.

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January 19, 2024

Exciting partnership for Busamed and Waterfall City Athletics Club

The Busamed Hospital Group joins forces with the Waterfall City Athletics Club for an exhilarating partnership launch.