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Dexamethasone as treatment in COVID-19

News Desk Follow Up Statement on Dexamethasone by the Minister of Health: “On 16 June, I conveyed our excitement, as a Department, around the breakthrough research of the RECOVERY trial from Oxford University in Britain. In this trial, they studied the therapeutic effects of dexamethasone, an anti-inflammatory medicine well known in the clinical setting to […]

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What is inflammation?

News Desk According to Harvard Medical School, inflammation is your body’s way of fighting against things that could harm it, such as infections, injuries, and toxins, in order to heal itself. When something damages your cells, your body releases chemicals that trigger a response from your immune system, which includes the release of antibodies and […]

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Addiction Stigma

The following was written by Mart Meyer, Recovery Coach at PRC Recovery Centre, Sabie. Addict! Such a dirty word, but is it? If we speak about addicts we often think junkie, criminal, degenerate, but addicts are also sons and daughters, mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters. SACENDU recently published their 46th report on monitoring alcohol, […]