Health & Fitness

Male contraceptive gel works in monkeys – but human trials are still way off

7th February 2017 Staff Reporter 9

A male contraceptive gel has been found to be effective in rhesus monkeys, providing long-term and reliable birth control in 16 adult male monkeys. The breakthrough technique involves injecting Vasalgel into the duct which conveys […]

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What is misophonia? Why certain sounds trigger hate feelings deep inside

6th February 2017 Staff Reporter 0

Do certain sounds – like people chewing or breathing – make you intensely angry and full of hate? Then you are probably suffering from a “devastating” condition called misophonia. This condition, which affects so, so […]

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Repealing the ACA without a Replacement — The Risks to American Health Care

28th January 2017 Staff Reporter 49

Health care policy often shifts when the country’s leadership changes. That was true when I took office, and it will likely be true with President-elect Donald Trump. I am proud that my administration’s work, through […]

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Recruitment freeze cripples hospitals

27th January 2017 Staff Reporter 1

HARARE – Government must suspend the health sector recruitment freeze as hospitals are facing serious staffing shortages, Health minister David Parirenyatwa said. In 2011, authorities imposed a recruitment freeze at State health facilities across the […]

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