Health

Medics’ strike turns cancer-stricken boy and mother’s lives upside down
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

Granius Waweru is born in Shinyalu, Kakamega County, weighing 3.8kg. He goes through his development milestones ahead of schedule.

Brains of obese people wired to crave fatty foods, study claims
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

The brains of obese people could be "wired" to seek out fatty foods, Australian scientists have found.

Council of Governors to support planning of health facilities
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

Governors have now softened their stand on the ongoing re-categorisation of health facilities across the county.

State moves to reclassify hospitals
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

The Government has begun re-classification of health facilities across the country in a move that has raised questions from county bosses.

Ray of hope as new vaccine 'cures' five Aids patients in seven months
  Comments - 4 weeks ago

There is hope for over 37 million people infected with HIV globally after five people were reported to be virus-free after undergoing treatment.

Striking doctors pay talks hit deadlock
  Comments - 4 weeks ago

Talks between striking doctors and the Government stalled yesterday after both sides failed to reach an agreement.

Raila’s daughter recovering in S Africa
  Comments - 4 weeks ago

Raila Odinga's daughter, Rosemary, is recovering in South Africa after an operation at a Nairobi hospital, a family source has said.

Young lawyers in court to stop medics salary talks
  Comments - 4 weeks ago

Mediation talks to end the doctors' strike could be derailed by a petition to stop the process.

Obese couples may take longer to conceive
  Comments - 4 weeks ago

Previous studies in women have linked obesity to difficulties getting pregnant. In the current study, neither male nor female obesity alone was linked to taking a longer time to conceive, but when both partners were obese, the couple took up to 59 percent longer to conceive than non-obese counterparts.

Government lacks good faith, say doctors as talks collapse again
  Comments - 1 month ago

The doctors’ strike mediation collapsed yet again Friday forcing the mediation panel to adjourn the reconciliation process until next week.

WHO and Catholic Church headed for fresh clash over tetanus vaccination
  Comments - 1 month ago

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued new guidelines on tetanus vaccination, which could set off another round of controversy with the Catholic Church leadership in Kenya.

White House may boost recreational marijuana enforcement: spokesman
  Comments - 1 month ago

More than two dozen U.S. states have legalized marijuana for either medical or recreational purposes, and the administration of former President Barack Obama mostly looked the other way. But White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the Trump Administration may distinguish between medical and recreational use of the drug.

County starts paying nurses' allowances to avert strike
  Comments - 1 month ago

The county government has begun paying allowances to striking nurses.

Court grants seven more days to doctors’ strike mediators
  Comments - 1 month ago

Court has granted seven more days to doctors’ strike mediation team to reach an agreement. The mediators are to present report on March 2 or earlier if they strike a deal.

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