Knowledge can boost confidence for oral contraceptive users2018-08-28 12:00:00 AM
Enabling women to make choices about their fertility is empowering and offers women better economic and social opportunities. Since their introduction in 1960, there have been many advances towards minimising the side effects of oral contraceptives (OCs) and thus to improving compliance. Lower dose oral contraceptive formulations have resulted in a decrease in side effects such as breast tenderness and bloating.
Linking education to treatment during Mental Health Awareness Month2018-07-26 12:25:03 PM
Mental Health Awareness Month is a time to reflect on stigma and discrimination, which can only be stopped by education. 1 Education relating to treatment support, may also be helpful in mapping the way forward for those affected by mental illness.
31st Annual National Cancer Survivors Day – Sunday 03 June 20182018-06-19 05:30:44 PM
The first Sunday of June each year is marked by National Cancer Survivors Day. As cancer survivors, their families and their communities hold hands around the world, thought must be given to what more can be done to contain the disease and to improve the quality of life of those affected by cancer.
World Hypertension Day - 17 May 20182018-06-19 05:26:31 PM
17 May each year marks World Hypertension Day, encouraging an increase in awareness and control of this modern epidemic.
Adcock Ingram Group delivers healthy operating results for the six-months ended 31 December 20172018-02-21 09:03:49 AM
Headline earnings per share from continuing operations increased 33% Level 3 B-BBEE rating achieved
World Diabetes Day - 14 November 20172017-11-10 10:17:14 AM
Focus on control and treatment of Type 2 diabetes as incidence increases1 World Diabetes Day takes place on 14th November this year - an opportunity for people from all walks of life to unite in raising awareness to improve the lives of those with diabetes and those at risk Midrand: If you are 35 years or older, overweight, especially around your waistline, and loathe doing exercise, you may well be at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.2 The risk is increased if you also have high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol levels, or a family history of diabetes.2
Stroke Day - 29 October 20172017-11-02 01:44:25 PM
Muscle pain may hold you back during cholesterol treatment The role of prevention highlighted this World Stroke Day Midrand: The experience of having a stroke can be one of the most unexpected and devastating, not only for the survivor, but for their loved ones, friends, workplace colleagues and communities. If we think that we can escape the risk of being one of millions of people who are exposed to this leading cause of death and disability, we need to do something to prevent stroke happening to us and those close to us.
The benefits of ‘GAP’ cover in treating high blood pressure2017-09-21 10:49:17 AM
World Heart Day takes place on 29th September every year, drawing attention to cardiovascular disease and the need for prevention through the adoption of healthy lifestyles. According to the World Health Organisation, a third of South African adults have high blood pressure or hypertension as it is called in medical circles, which can increase the risk of heart attack, heart failure, kidney disease or stroke.
Adcock Ingram to acquire healthcare company Genop Holdings (Pty) Ltd.2017-09-12 09:59:11 AM
In line with its declared strategy to pursue value-adding acquisitions, particularly in less-regulated areas, Adcock Ingram has concluded a Share Purchase Agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Genop Holdings Proprietary Limited and its subsidiaries.
GAP Range of vitamins and minerals launched by Adcock Ingram OTC2017-08-29 04:00:11 PM
GAP Range of vitamins and minerals launched by Adcock Ingram OTC Supplementation for use by those fighting chronic diseases The Adcock Ingram OTC division has launched a comprehensive range of health supplements, each specifically formulated to replenish vitamins and minerals that have been depleted as a result of chronic diseases or the treatment thereof.
Adcock Ingram Group year-end results reflect a satisfying trading performance and exceptional increase in trading profits – as at 30 June 20172017-08-25 07:25:44 AM
Adcock Ingram Group year-end results reflect a satisfying trading performance and exceptional increase in trading profits – as at 30 June 2017 - Dividend of 76 cents declared
Having Fun Growing a Business through Diversity2017-07-28 10:35:21 AM
Having Fun Growing a Business through Diversity Transformation leader and board executive of Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited, Basadi Letsoalo, tells how diversity can be used positively, to grow businesses, motivate and engage employees and satisfy customers.