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January 25, 2018

I get frustrating feedback from the newly operated on patients about not being able to handle the calcium citrate (the calcium that comes in the sachet).

Now, let us go one step back.

The calcium carbonate that we have included in the vitamin pack is more of a carrier mo...

January 17, 2018

We all know that diets that try to cut out food groups; or that try to sway from balanced eating usually ends in disaster. The United States News and World Report gave the crowning glory of "best diet" for the 8th consecutive year to the remarkably simple "Dash Diet" a...

January 17, 2018

Good news for all of the coffee pots! According to the latest studies as published in the New England Journal of Medicine, limited caffeine consumption can aid in the treatment of fatty liver. Research shows that there are health benefits for 2 cups of caffeinated coff...

January 8, 2018

Type 2 diabetes has become somewhat of an epidemic amongst the general populous and children and young adults are no exception. It is vital to know the signs of diabetes within your children and get them the treatment they require as soon as possible.

Your child may be...

January 8, 2018

Opioid abuse is one of the single most devastating epidemics that we are seeing worldwide. The frequency of patients seeking cures to chronic pain has increased rapidly over the years and, consequently, so has the amount of opioid drugs prescribed.

Opioids are incredibl...

January 8, 2018

Dear CEMMS Blog Readers,

Please take the time to follow the given link below to read the open letter presented by UCT's Health Faculty surrounding the inimical Noakes "Banting Diet."

http://www.health.uct.ac.za/sites/default/files/image_tool/images/116/diet-debate/Noakes...

January 8, 2018

An empty calorie refers to a food item that adds no nutritional value to your body. It includes foods such as crisps, sweets, chocolates, and cakes. In other words, there is very little that your body can extract from them in terms of good nutritional value out of that...