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SANAC Deputy Chairperson Mmapaseka Letsike has urged people to stick to their treatment.

TB main cause of death in HIV patients

Thursday 24 July 2014 11:03

South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) Deputy Chairperson Mmapaseka 'Steve' Letsike says tuberculosis (TB) is the main cause of deaths amongst people living with HIV/AIDS.

TB main cause of death in HIV patients

Thursday 24 July 2014 11:03

South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) Deputy Chairperson Mmapaseka 'Steve' Letsike says tuberculosis (TB) is the main cause of deaths amongst people living with HIV/AIDS.

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HIV/ AIDS research is on-going: Motsoaledi

Thursday 24 July 2014 08:04

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says research into HIV/ AIDS is on-going around the world.

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NASA puts out a call for satellite communication services on Mars

Thursday 24 July 2014 06:26

In what may be the ultimate in long-distance telephone service, NASA on Wednesday put out a call for a commercially owned and operated satellite network on Mars.

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Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts virus

Wednesday 23 July 2014 16:27

The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the president's office said.

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San Parks welcomes sentence imposed on rhino poacher

Wednesday 23 July 2014 14:30

South African National Parks has welcomed the sentencing of Mandla Chauke who was arrested at the Kruger National Park in 2011, after he had killed three rhino calves.

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More is needed to end Aids pandemic: Clinton

Wednesday 23 July 2014 11:00

Former United States President, Bill Clinton says an end to HIV/AIDS is possible now.

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African first ladies commit to fight cancer

Wednesday 23 July 2014 05:22

First ladies from across the African continent have re-affirmed their commitment to fighting cancer.

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Sex education seen as crucial at schools

Tuesday 22 July 2014 12:01

Condom distribution in South African schools has always been a controversial issue.

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SA scientists confident Namibia will win gamma-ray telescope bid

Tuesday 22 July 2014 11:45

Wits University scientists are confident that Namibia will win the bid to host the world's largest gamma ray telescope, the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA).

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Celgene drug can drive HIV out of hiding: Study

Tuesday 22 July 2014 06:39

An anti-cancer drug made by the US biotech firm Celgene can re-activate hidden HIV in patients so that it can be detected.

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