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Kidney transplants a viable option for some HIV-positive patients
Kidney transplants a viable option for some HIV-positive patients
The survival rates of HIV-positive patients who have received kidney transplants from HIV-positive donors are showing significant success, according to a recently published paper by UCT academics.
Teachers on a table
Teachers on a table
Bodies donated to UCT's anatomy laboratory for dissection by 2nd year medical students, are a vital part of medical education even when the donor is a centenarian - a trend that's increasing, says Professor Graham Louw
Valentine’s delivery a labour of love
Valentine’s delivery a labour of love
The delivery of Africa’s first full-body high-field Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner on Valentine’s Day, at the new Cape Universities Body Imaging Centre site (CUBIC-UCT) can best be described as the product of a labour of love.

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Monday, 2 March 2015

The MRC has partnered with 3 major universities to establish cancer centers investing more than R 37 million rand over the next 5 years. Prof Denny, Head of Obstetrics & Gynaecology will head the SAMRC/UCT Gynaecological Cancer Research Centre.

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 11:45
Enigmatic death of Oscar Wilde's wife explained

The sudden death of Constance Wilde at the age of 40 has remained a mystery for over a hundred years. Now, unpublished family letters and some medical sleuthing may have pinpointed the cause.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 12:00


Primary healthcare systems in many low- and middle-income countries are not prioritising simple, effective measures to treat rheumatic heart disease, a preventable disease, says a new study lead by UCT's Professor Bongani Mayosi and published in the European Heart Journal.
 

Publication Date:
Monday, February 2, 2015 - 09:15

While retirement at the pinnacle of one’s career could seem a misfortune; it brings pleasure in that, unrestrained by the administrative tasks of working life, more time is left to enjoy one’s passions and leisurely activities. This was the message delivered by Professor Marian Jacobs to outgoing Head of the Western Cape Health Department, Professor Craig Househam on 22 January 2015.

Publication Date:
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 14:00

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