• The easiest New Year’s health resolution, ever

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 3 January 2019

    Yes, you should lose weight, give up smoking and hit the gym, but committing to annual check-ups should be top of the list. A Mediclinic expert explains more.

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  • Colorectal cancer, know the symptoms


    Posted on 4 October 2018

    Colorectal cancer is the fourth most prominent cancer in South Africa and the sixth most lethal. Dr Mariza Tunmer, a specialist radiation oncologist at the Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre, explains what we should know.

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  • FAQs: Colonoscopies

    Routine tests

    Posted on 21 August 2015

    We asked Dr Naayil Rajabally, a gastroenterologist at Mediclinic Constantiaberg, to answer some FAQs on colonoscopies.

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  • FAQs: Endoscopies


    Posted on 16 January 2015

    Dr Naayil Rajabally, a gastroenterologist at Mediclinic Constantiaberg, answers FAQs on endoscopies, which can be life-saving procedures.

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  • Crohn’s Disease


    Posted on 30 August 2013

    A colonoscopy will help diagnose Crohn’s disease – this is what it is and how you can treat it.

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  • Colonoscopy 101


    Posted on 4 April 2013

    Does the thought of a colonoscopy give you a bad gut feel? Fear not, it is no longer the uncomfortable experience it once was, says Dr Peter Barrow, Mediclinic consultant gastroenterologist. He tells us what to expect when it’s time to take that test.

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