Heart transplant record is ‘remarkable’

By BBC The surgeon who operated on the world's longest-surviving heart transplant patient has said surviving "in excess of 30 years" was "remarkable" John McCafferty, 73, died on Tuesday, 33 years after his operation. Professor Sir Magdi...

‘Strongest evidence’ of Zika effect

By BBC One of the US's most senior public health officials has revealed the "strongest evidence to date" of the effect on babies of the Zika virus. Dr Tom Frieden, head of the Center for Disease...

Health ‘World’s Heaviest Teenager’ Finally Walks After Dropping 700 Lbs

By Yahoo News At his highest weight, Khaled Mohsen Al Shaeri weighed 1,345 lbs. and hadn’t left his bed for three years. In 2013, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ordered that he be hospitalized for treatment....

Facts about Zika Virus

By Agencies One of the US's most senior public health officials has revealed the "strongest evidence to date" of the effect on babies of the Zika virus. Dr Tom Frieden, head of the Center for Disease...

Merck launches campaign to reduce infertility stigma

By Christine Muchira Merck has launched the “Merck More than a Mother” campaign in partnership with the Kenya Women Parliamentary Association, the University of Nairobi and the Kenya Fertility Society to address the need for...
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Nurses at Embu Level 5 Hospital down tools

By George Kithuka Nurses at Embu Level 5 hospital have gone on strike to protest over unpaid promotion dues. Led by the Union of Nurses Deputy National Vice Chairperson Joseph Ngwaci, the nurses are blaming the...

Measuring Your BMI Is Probably Pointless

By Yahoo News Is it time to ditch this as the top indicator of health?  Here’s some confusing news: That tape measure and scale probably aren’t offering a true indication of your health after all. In a...

7 Tricks Guaranteed To Make You A Morning Person

By Yahoo.com Mornings are not for everyone. Even scientists have given us consolation by discovering that there are genetic differences between larks and owls (granted, the study was done on fruit flies, but we’ll take...

Lyme disease gets nastier

By CBS A new culprit behind Lyme disease has been discovered, and it can cause even nastier symptoms than its predecessor. Until now, scientists thought that the tick-borne illness was caused by only one species of...

Two in 10 people suffering from orthopedic illnesses

By KBC Reporter Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Peter Kilonzo has warned that orthopedic ailments are on the rise in the country. He said two out of ten people in Kenya are suffering from orthopedic Orthopedic related illnesses...
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