common conditions

  • Three things you should know about rotavirus

    Babies (up to 1 year)

    Posted on 28 April 2017

    Rotavirus is highly contagious and a common cause of infectious diarrhoea in developing countries. Since children younger than three are most affected, a Mediclinic paediatrician sheds light on the condition.

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  • Managing PCOS, a syndrome on the increase


    Posted on 6 January 2017

    Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is becoming more common in South Africa and globally, affecting as many as one in 10 women. Women are experiencing irregular periods, sub-fertility and miscarriage, excess facial hair and fatigue, weight gain and abdominal pain – to name a few PCOS symptoms.

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