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Could this asthma medication get a pro athlete banned?

Being an asthmatic shouldn’t hold you back from being a great sportsman – just look at Michael Phelps and David Beckham. But, as with all treatable medical conditions, watch what you’re taking and how – an extra puff on that inhaler could get you banned!
Read more health24, 27 February 2017

Keep super allergies at bay

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E-news, 17 December 2016

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Rising stars choose to work in Africa

It is not uncommon to hear people lament the exodus of African minds to institutions overseas. Access to more funding, advanced technologies and prestige are some of the reasons young scientists and academics leave their home countries. However, many are choosing to return from studies abroad, bringing with them a wealth of skills, ideas and energy to contribute to the generation of African solutions and capacity building within the continent.
Read more UCT: Today's news, 24 June 2016