Fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters

US scientists believe they have identified a new gene mutation that can raise the risk of ovarian cancer, and is passed from father to daughter. It is inherited through the X-chromosome and is independent of...
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Trans Nzoia health officials issue alert over Marburg virus

Health officials from Trans Nzoia County have issued an alert over a possible outbreak of Marburg virus disease in the region. The caution comes following a suspected case of the deadly virus with samples...

Ultra-processed foods ‘linked to cancer’

A link between highly processed foods and cancer has been suggested by French researchers. They classified foods including cakes, chicken nuggets and mass-produced bread as "ultra-processed". A study of 105,000 people hinted the more of such...
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Ministry of Health allays fears of Marburg virus outbreak

The Ministry of Health has allayed fears of a Marburg fever outbreak in the country, but urged Kenyans to remain vigilant after several cases of the viral disease were confirmed in neighboring Uganda. Speaking to...

Awareness is still the key to tackling Cancer

In Kenya, 7% of deaths are caused by cancer, awareness could help reduce this The collective fight against the disease was strengthened by the creation of the National Cancer Control Strategy about two months ago. The...

‘Ghetto President’ Bobi Wine Ssentamu uses star power against Museveni

 A top Ugandan musician-turned-legislator says he wants to use his star power to spark “political change” in a country where President Yoweri Museveni has ruled for 31 years and parliament plans to introduce a...

Kenya’s First Lady roots for a generation free of HIV

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has pledged to step up efforts geared towards curbing HIV and AIDS. The Kenyan First Lady said as a mother, her hope was to see a generation free of HIV in...

Kenya launches new drug to treat pneumonia in children

The Kenyan Ministry of Health has announced that it will officially adopt amoxicillin-dispersible tablets as the first line antibiotic treatment for pneumonia in children under age five. Pneumonia has been ranked as one of...

Oral sex producing unstoppable bacteria

  Oral sex is producing dangerous gonorrhoea and a decline in condom use is helping it to spread, the World Health Organization has said. It warns that if someone contracts gonorrhoea, it is now much harder...

Organizations call for an end to teenage pregnancy in Kenya

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, organizations in Kenya are rallying a campaign in the country to end teenage pregnancy in Kenya. The #GirlsNotMothers, by the White Ribbon Alliance Kenya in partnership with Christian...
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