A study by conducted by Evidence for Contraceptive Options and HIV Outcomes, or ECHO, has found no significant difference in the risk of HIV infection among women using popular birth control methods.
The head of the global chemical weapons watchdog has ordered a probe into the leak of an internal paper which queried the body's findings into a 2018 attack in the Syrian town of Douma.
A 50-year-old woman who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP Thursday, the second fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
Dozens of young girls participating at a hygiene dialogue in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape have urged the government to provide them with free sanitary towels.
Encrypted messaging service Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company's CEO said Thursday, linking it to the on-going political unrest in Hong Kong.
Human Right activist and Treatment Action Campaign's Deputy General Secretary, Vuyokazi Gonyela, has called on government to address the stigma and discrimination perpetuated towards people living with HIV.
A five-year-old boy who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP Wednesday as two of his family members also tested positive for the virus after a visit to neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
Professor Andrew Robinson of the North West University says the introduction of Antiretroviral (ARV) HIV drugs is not the end of the epidemic.
Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday.
Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental charity WWF International said on Wednesday.
The Gauteng Department of Health says there are no confirmed reports of a swine flu outbreak in the province. The Department is working closely with the National Institute of Communicable Disease to investigate claims of an outbreak.
The University of the Western Cape is celebrating the contribution of one of its physics students to the international world of nuclear physics.
The centre for the AIDS programme in South Africa says HIV new infections among gay men and transgender seems to be increasing drastically world-wide.
A troop of monkeys died from suspected heatstroke in India as scorching temperatures that have lasted more than a week take a mounting toll on humans and animals, media reports said Saturday.
The 9th South Africa AIDS Conference will kick off on Tuesday at the Durban ICC with more than 3000 delegates from the health technology sector expected to attend.
The Department of Environmental Affairs says it’s pleased with the recent rainfall figures and the increasing dam levels in the Western Cape.
The Chairperson of the 9th SA AIDS Conference, Prof Refilwe Phaswana-Mafuya, has called on international funders to bring HIV/AIDS back on the funding agenda.
China said on Monday it will tighten regulations on human genetic material, putting checks on the passing of it abroad and insisting that any foreign companies or institutes wanting to use it in their work do so with a Chinese partner.
Climate activists using small boats and climbing equipment blockaded a cruise ship for six hours in a German harbour to protest against its carbon emissions, police said on Monday.
London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London’s investment agency said on Monday.
The Cape Town Weather Office has issued a warning of gale force winds with a strong chance of runaway veldfires in most parts of the Western Cape on Monday.
An innovative Black rhino conservation project is on the go in the Eastern Cape.
United Technologies Corp and US arms giant Raytheon are in talks over a merger deal that could create one of the world's biggest aerospace and defense companies, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.
With plastic polluting the oceans young people in Port Elizabeth began a massive clean-up to celebrate World Oceans Day.
South Africans are being encouraged to donate blood; this follows a serious shortage of blood stocks in the country.
China is preparing to curb some technology exports to the United States (US), the chief editor of China's Global Times newspaper said on Saturday.
The Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town will celebrate World Oceans Day on Saturday morning with a Trash Bash at Hout Bay beach.
The knock-down, drag-out battle in the video game world heads to the cloud as the premier industry event looks to adapt to a consumer shift to streaming services.
Limpopo Economic Development MEC, Thabo Mokone is expected on Saturday afternoon to lead a team of rangers who will dart and relocate a pride of 14 lions that have been on the loose in the premises of Foskor Mine in Phalaborwa.
Top G20 finance officials agreed Saturday there was an urgent need to find a global system to tax internet giants like Google and Facebook but clashed on the best way to do it.