Author Archives: Health

Home Workout Challenge for body & mind: meditation for focus – week four, day 25

Follow our four week home workout challenge for body and mind. Day 25 brings you guided meditation for focus from International Mindfulness Advocate, Neil Seligman, founder of The Conscious Professional  From HIIT workouts to yoga and guided meditation, we have got your ‘new year, new you’ kick start sorted, to help improve not just your… Read More »

Can I get workers’ compensation for hearing loss?

Workplace-related hearing loss is a common issue, especially as our world gets noisier.  Without adequate hearing protection, manytypes of jobs can cause hearing loss. While noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) can happen in every industry, it’s more likely to affect people who work in manufacturing, mining and oil/gas extraction, agriculture, construction and carpentry. Many military jobs also… Read More »

Near point-of-care viral load tests slash waiting times in seven African countries

Near point-of-care (POC) viral load testing reduced the median time of getting results back to people living with HIV from 68 days to six days, when compared to conventional centralised laboratory viral load testing in seven African countries. ‘Near’ POC devices are placed within health facility laboratories throughout the country, as opposed to within clinics… Read More »