Kenyans abuse antibiotics, painkillers in wet evenings
HEALTH & SCIENCE
More than two-thirds of human drug stores sold antibiotics without a prescription with failure being rampant in human pharmacies.
By Mactilda Mbenywe | 18 days ago
Weed makes capsules, car parts, painkillers and even plastics
Medical marijuana treats chronic pain and Alzheimer’s while Hemp makes drugs for arthritis, asthma, coughs besides shampoo and shoes.
Saada Hassan | 3 months ago
Mar 17, 2017
Study: Painkillers raise risk of heart attack and death
Some deaths and heart attacks in Kenya may have been caused by over-the-counter painkillers diclofenac and ibuprofen.
By Gardy Chacha
Mar 20, 2014
Youth in Nairobi, Mombasa abusing 40 new types of drugs
Youth in Nairobi and Mombasa counties are now abusing at least 40 new substances, including painkillers and anti-retroviral drugs, with boys as young as four years already hooked.
Sep 20, 2012
Painkillers 'cause' of headaches
Too many painkillers cause headaches, doctors have said. They added that some people were trapped in a "vicious cycle" of taking pain relief, which then caused even more headaches.
Jun 05, 2012
Fifa alarmed at widespread 'abuse' of painkillers
Fifa's chief medical officer has said the "abuse" of painkillers is putting the careers and long-term health of international footballers in jeopardy.
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