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Popping painkillers before endurance events can cause severe long-term damage – UP study

For the average marathon runner, excruciating pain is often inevitable during endurance runs, and popping a few painkillers before or during a race to make the pain more bearable seems like a no-brainer and is quite common.

‘Diabetes is linked to food insecurity, and needs coordinated, multi-sectoral intervention’ – University of Pretoria academic

Diabetes prevalence has risen faster in low- and middle-income countries over the past decade than it has in high-income countries. Globally, three quarters of reported diabetes cases occur in low- and middle-income countries that...

‘SA must tackle systemic issues impacting adoptions’ – UP’s Centre for Child Law

On this World Adoption Day, we need to remain mindful that adoption remains one of the most viable care options for some abandoned and orphaned children, both locally and abroad. However, there are systemic challenges in the current...

Study tips to stay ahead

Finals are upon us, so here are a few pointers to make sure you’re prepared, well rested and focused in the run-up to exam day and on the day you sit the test. And remember, a good semester mark will really help you to do well...

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Public lecture, 23 November 2018: “Forests and oceans: reservoirs of bioactive compounds” by Professor Mutalib A. Aderogba

You are cordially invited to a public lecture by Professor Mutalib A. Aderogba titled “Forests and oceans: reservoirs of bioactive compounds”.

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Nov 23
08:00 - 09:00
Small Auditorium, Paraclinical Building, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Onderstepoort Campus
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