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Anxiety a Risk Factor of Cardiovascular Disease UKZN Seminar Hears
‘Anxiety may increase the wear and tear of the cardiovascular system via stress hormones and by impairing adherence to medications. Poor adherence must be addressed regarding maintenance therapies for both psychiatric and somatic conditions,’ he cautioned.
Mental Health is a neglected area world-wide and more resources are required to ensure the efficient deinstitutionalisation of mental health patients, says MEC for Health in KwaZulu-Natal, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo. Speaking at a UKZN-hosted event to present KZN‘s response on the Life Esidimeni tragedy in Gauteng.
Hamilton Naki Fellow sets his sights on Improving Mental Health in...
Chiliza returned to his alma mater to take office on the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine campus at the beginning of this month.
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