There is a fascinating relationship between the world of aesthetic medicine and the media. Thirty years ago, when Botox came out, it caused huge excitement. The media ran photos of … Read more
At the Institute of Healthy Aging of South Africa (IHASA) we fully endorse the concept that one cannot lump everyone who is obese into the same bag. Once we have … Read more
From the moment we are born, aging is an inevitable part of life. And yet most people fear aging and its effects on the body and mind. But what if … Read more
2020 is done and dusted. On the one hand, it was a painful year that I want to forget. On the other hand, it was a year of change that … Read more
Have Breakfast in Bed Drop a few not-so-subtle hints that you’re expecting a Mother’s Day Brunch. Something as simple as a breakfast in bed can have the greatest impact. Adding some … Read more
In Cape Town, two care homes have demonstrated how to reduce and even eliminate the presence of Covid-19. Statistics show that the coronavirus is most deadly among older people, with individuals in care homes dying in large numbers in the UK. In South Africa, a quarter of all Covid-19 deaths have been among people in the 50-60 age group and not far off the rest of the 2,500 people have been aged 60 and over.