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Arthritis | Longevity LIVE

Arthritis refers to the inflammation of one or more of your joints. Pain, stiffness and hard to move joints and bones are characteristics of this joint disorder. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis and according to statistics, this unpleasant condition affects more than 50 million Americans. The

healthy food | Longevity LIVE

Doctors commonly prescribe medication for various ailments. However, a new study suggests that healthy food prescriptions could improve one’s health. They could also save more than $100 billion in healthcare costs. The CDC reports that 86% of annual healthcare costs in the U.S. are driven by chronic diseases (1). In

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Antibiotics are drugs that are prescribed to patients to kill bacteria. Their use has saved countless lives. Unfortunately, in recent years their overuse in both animals and humans has become a growing area of concern. The overuse of antibiotics can result in the body becoming resistant to their effects. If

antimicrobial resistance | Longevity LIVE

Antimicrobial resistance doesn’t distinguish between color, economic status or political systems. It affects all seven billion of us, and we need to do something about it. These were the words spoken by the British Economist, Lord Jim O’Neill, who was a speaker at the 9th Discovery Leadership Summit held this

medical cannabis | Longevity LIVE

The international Cannabis and Cannabinoid Institute (ICCI) is hosting a series of seminars for medical professionals, Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) regulators and the future medical cannabis industry. Following a series of requests for support and guidance, ICCI will be bringing global experts to Johannesburg to address concerns of policy

While we tend to associate the word ‘venom’ with death more than life – and for good reason – recent research has been working with the venom from all sorts of crawling life in order to find cures and treatments for a variety of health issues. We rounded up the

health | Longevity LIVE

The World Health Organization recently announced an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the largest since an Ebola epidemic ravaged West Africa from 2013 to 2016. At least two new tools helping patients and health care workers in the DRC to combat the disease are products

stress | Longevity LIVE

These days, most of us are under a lot of stress. A lot. Whether our stress is driven by health issues, our job, finances, family issues, or concerns about politics—or all of the above—times can get tough. In 2018, avoiding stress is pretty much impossible unless you live in a

medicine | Longevity LIVE

Modern pharmaceuticals have delivered almost miraculous improvements in healthcare over the past hundred years; but unless patients store and take their medicine as prescribed, they won’t get the intended benefits from them.  Common mistakes made when taking medicines include taking the wrong dose, not finishing prescribed courses, and failing to

The Aesthetic and Anti-aging Medicine Society of South Africa (AAMSSA) is committed to the practice and regulation of aesthetic and anti-aging medicine in South Africa. The ultimate goal of the society is to uphold the rights of patients. Many South Africans are completely unaware of their constitutional and medical or