Don't share your good news too soon: Sound advice backed by study
Keeping your secrets, especially your happy news, is healthy and it’s for your own good, a new study has revealed.
By 3 months ago
Don't share your good news too soon: Sound advice backed by study
Organ failure: How to keep your kidneys healthy
For most of us, body organs inspire little awe and wonder. They do their jobs and just keep plugging away until one day, they fail or stop. One such organ is the kidney.
By 3 months ago
Organ failure: How to keep your kidneys healthy
How to care for your kidneys
For most of us, body organs inspire little awe and wonder. They do their jobs and just keep plugging away until one day, they fail or stop. One such organ is the kidney.
By 3 months ago
How to care for your kidneys
Aiming for healthy weight gain? Read this
Healthy weight gain requires a balanced diet loaded with protein, healthy fats, and complex carbohydrates.
By 3 months ago
Aiming for healthy weight gain? Read this
Multivitamins highlighted as possible cancer agents
Synthetic pills flood the bloodstream with up to twice the recommended daily dosage of nutrients, becoming a “superfood” for cancers.
By 3 months ago
Multivitamins highlighted as possible cancer agents
Researchers link lower sperm quality to frequent mobile phone use
Men who used their phones more than 20 times a day had a 21 per cent decrease in sperm concentration among frequent users.
By 3 months ago
Researchers link lower sperm quality to frequent mobile phone use
The tongue: Highly effective disease-identifying tool that's right in your mouth
The tongue helps savour life but it could also help save lives. Study now provides evidence of the remarkable accuracy of employing the tongue diagnostic system in detecting diseases.
By 4 months ago
The tongue: Highly effective disease-identifying tool that's right in your mouth
Seven nutrition codes to live by
The World Health Organization states that better nutrition is related to improved health at all ages, enhances quality of life, lowers risk of diseases, and increases longevity
By 4 months ago
Seven nutrition codes to live by
Crucial factors to making the universal health care dream work after missteps
The highest health budget allocation the country has had to this day stands at 11.1 per cent in 2022/2023. The 2023/2024 allocation rounded off the figure to 11 per cent.
By 4 months ago
Crucial factors to making the universal health care dream work after missteps
Four UHC acts: What that looks like
Health CS Susan Nakhumicha says PHC will ensure every Kenyan - whether in an urban area or a remote village - can access high-quality healthcare services when needed most.
By 4 months ago
Four UHC acts: What that looks like
Bone soup is new TikTok craze but is it that healthy?
Bone soup users testify that it helps their skin glow, promotes gut health, stops bloating and even aids in weight loss, but what do experts say?
By 4 months ago
Bone soup is new TikTok craze but is it that healthy?
Ultra-processed foods just as addictive as alcohol and nicotine, scientists warn
Past studies have linked highly processed foods such as ice cream, fizzy drinks and ready meals to poor health, including an increased risk of cancer, weight gain and heart disease.
By 4 months ago
Ultra-processed foods just as addictive as alcohol and nicotine, scientists warn
Waiguru urges UDA to empower its Nominated Women Leaders
Waiguru said UDA should allocate at least 30 per cent of its resources to offer tangible leadership solutions to nominated Women Leaders both in the National and the County Assemblies.
By 4 months ago
Waiguru urges UDA to empower its Nominated Women Leaders
Slow but sure: Challenges facing child protection efforts
Although Mzee Ramadhan cites a few instances where justice has been served, he says most cases reach a dead end, due to loss of evidence and corruption.
By 4 months ago
Slow but sure: Challenges facing child protection efforts
Insects eating can aid digestive health and weight loss, scientists say
Whenever it rains in Kenya, insects fall a like manna which, coincidentally, means ‘given for free’ in some Bantu dialects. A once common rainy season delicacy in Kenya is the winged termites
By 5 months ago
Insects eating can aid digestive health and weight loss, scientists say
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Five foods and drinks you should never take while trying to conceive
Some foods and drinks can make it harder to conceive and, if you succeed, can harm your unborn baby.
By 4 months ago
Five foods and drinks you should never take while trying to conceive
Asal governors and partners discuss way forward for resilience building
The governors cited a chronic lack of water as the main reason ASAL areas continue to bear the brunt of climate change, yet seasonal rains often leave floods in their wake.
By 5 months ago
Asal governors and partners discuss way forward for resilience building
Asal governors and partners discuss a way forward for resilience Building in ASAL Regions
The governors cited a chronic lack of water as the main reason ASAL areas continue to bear the brunt of climate change, yet seasonal rains often leave floods in their wake.
By 5 months ago
Asal governors and partners discuss a way forward for resilience Building in ASAL Regions
We might soon be able to grow new teeth, thanks to research
Research shows that humans already have buds of a third set of teeth embedded in their jaws.
By 5 months ago
We might soon be able to grow new teeth, thanks to research
Your cup of tea: Is it really good for you?
Excess caffeine is considered unsafe as it triggers anxiety, increases heart rate, restlessness and other central nervous system-related side effects. 
By 5 months ago
Your cup of tea: Is it really good for you?
HIV cure on the horizon? Study finds potential HIV cure using cancer drug
Australian researchers have found that a medicine used to treat blood cancer can kill ‘silent’ HIV cells and delay reoccurrence in a milestone pre-clinical discovery that could lead to cure
By 5 months ago
HIV cure on the horizon? Study finds potential HIV cure using cancer drug
Engage your child with these while busy with chores
Numerous studies have shown that handing your baby a phone or tablet to play with might seem like a harmless solution when you’re busy, but it could rapidly affect their development.
By 6 months ago
Engage your child with these while busy with chores
Research shows how cancer spreads by rewiring key immune pathway
A new study has discovered the relationship between cancer cells and the immune system and revealed how cancer can selfishly hijack a normally helpful immune pathway known as STING.
By 6 months ago
Research shows how cancer spreads by rewiring key immune pathway
Make these dietary and lifestyle adjustments to ward off heartburn
About 22 per cent of people classified as overweight suffered acid reflux, compared with about 14 per cent of those who were not.
By 6 months ago
Make these dietary and lifestyle adjustments to ward off heartburn
Working as hairdresser, accountant raises ovarian cancer risk - research
Working for ten years or more as a hairdresser, barber, beautician, or related job was associated with a three times greater risk of ovarian cancer.
By 6 months ago
Working as hairdresser, accountant raises ovarian cancer risk - research
World Breastfeeding Week: 'I told myself I would never deny my children exclusive breastfeeding'
Offering new mothers access to free education on updated breastfeeding best practices is a sine qua non for entrenching the practice.
By 6 months ago
World Breastfeeding Week: 'I told myself I would never deny my children exclusive breastfeeding'
One drink a day can greatly impact your health: find out how
Recent research has found as little as less than one alcoholic drink a day heightens the risk of early death by acute accidents, cancer and cardiovascular disorders.
By 6 months ago
One drink a day can greatly impact your health: find out how
How brain exercises can improve motor balance as you age
An April 2022 research by the University of Oxford found that simple cognitive tests in midlife could predict the likelihood of falling in later life.
By 7 months ago
How brain exercises can improve motor balance as you age
Taste of sukuma wiki disgusts unborn babies, research finds
During the last three months of pregnancy, foetuses are mature enough to distinguish between different tastes of foods consumed by the mother.
By 7 months ago
Taste of sukuma wiki disgusts unborn babies, research finds
Exclusive breastfeeding: What the numbers say
Longer durations of breastfeeding have many health benefits for the woman, including reducing risks of certain breast and ovarian cancers, diabetes and postpartum depression.
By 7 months ago
Exclusive breastfeeding: What the numbers say
How to stay safe if you get caught up in protests
Riots and protests can rouse volatile emotions making it hard for people to think and act rationally. In such scenarios, it is vital to remain calm.
By 7 months ago
How to stay safe if you get caught up in protests
Science of thrill: why it's so easy to be an adrenaline addict
Constant exposure to the critical and normal response to adrenalin makes it possible to develop an adrenaline addiction in some individuals.
By 7 months ago
Science of thrill: why it's so easy to be an adrenaline addict
Why you should mind your underwear
Wearing wet, tight or dirty underwear could have profound health implications.
By 7 months ago
Why you should mind your underwear
Kenya is a 'teenage' country with 40pc of population aged under 15
Mortality rate remains high with 21 babies out of 1000 live births end up dying within 21 days of delivery. Only 41pc of Kenyans have access to basic sanitation services.
By 7 months ago
Kenya is a 'teenage' country with 40pc of population aged under 15
Don't share your good news too soon: Sound advice backed by study
Keeping your secrets, especially your happy news, is healthy and it’s for your own good, a new study has revealed.
By 3 months ago
Don't share your good news too soon: Sound advice backed by study
Organ failure: How to keep your kidneys healthy
For most of us, body organs inspire little awe and wonder. They do their jobs and just keep plugging away until one day, they fail or stop. One such organ is the kidney.
By 3 months ago
Organ failure: How to keep your kidneys healthy
How to care for your kidneys
For most of us, body organs inspire little awe and wonder. They do their jobs and just keep plugging away until one day, they fail or stop. One such organ is the kidney.
By 3 months ago
How to care for your kidneys
Aiming for healthy weight gain? Read this
Healthy weight gain requires a balanced diet loaded with protein, healthy fats, and complex carbohydrates.
By 3 months ago
Aiming for healthy weight gain? Read this
Multivitamins highlighted as possible cancer agents
Synthetic pills flood the bloodstream with up to twice the recommended daily dosage of nutrients, becoming a “superfood” for cancers.
By 3 months ago
Multivitamins highlighted as possible cancer agents
Researchers link lower sperm quality to frequent mobile phone use
Men who used their phones more than 20 times a day had a 21 per cent decrease in sperm concentration among frequent users.
By 3 months ago
Researchers link lower sperm quality to frequent mobile phone use
Focus turns to Kenya Cup relegation dogfight
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