One year after the mainland U.S. has reported its first Zika virus and still, it still lingers. Now, Angola in Africa reports two new cases.
Experts describe the goal of South Africa to end AIDS in 2030 as "ambitious," expressing concerns on how to reach that goal.
Health authorities in South Africa has just confirmed its first case of Zika after a Colombian businessman tested positive for the virus after showing signs and symptoms associated with the mosquito-borne illness.
Treatment is extremely important for curbing the spread of HIV. However, new research reveals that younger people, men and people without children are most likely to drop out of HIV care in South Africa. This is worrying as the African country has the world's largest HIV positive population, with one in five adults being HIV positive.
South African seniors are swapping their prescription meds for boxes of condoms to relieve their arthritis pain, according to a new study.
According to President Jacob Zuma of the Republic of South Africa, former leader and humanitarian, Nelson Mandela remains in the hospital under critical conditions.
Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela’s health is reportedly improving, a recent statement issued by current South African President Jacob Zuma says.
A rare Rothschild giraffe was born in the Leo Zoological Conservation Center this past Friday.
Are the rising prices of fruits and vegetables driving America's obesity epidemic? New research shows lowering the costs of healthy foods and supermarkets increases the consumption of fruits, vegetables and whole grain foods and decreases the consumption of unhealthy, nutritionally less-desirable foods.
At least 28 percent of schoolgirls in South Africa are infected with HIV, while only 4 percent of boys suffer the same fate, because they are being exploited by "sugar daddies," Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said.
An eight-year-old South African boy has married a 61-year-old woman after he told his family that the ghost of his dead ancestor told him to.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.