Beware of the salt you consume

In most of our cooking, one way or the other we consume salt knowing or unknowingly, the dangers of using large quantity of salt in food is very high. Table Salt (NaCl) is one of the...

Kirinyaga residents applaud installation of CT scan at Kerugoya hospital

The County government in collaboration with the National government has installed an ultra-modern machine which is expected to adequately serve Kirinyaga residents. Commissioning the scanner at the hospital’s diagnostic   Centre on Wednesday, Kirinyaga Governor Anne...

Chlamydia sex infection vaccine passes safety test

A vaccine to protect people against the common sexually transmitted infection chlamydia has passed initial safety tests. It is the first of its kind to enter human trials. Experts say immunisation may be the best way...

Concerns over the new ebola vaccine introduced in DRC

An MP from the east of the Democratic of Republic of Congo, where more than 1,700 people have died since the start of an Ebola outbreak nearly one year ago, says he does not...

Pharmacy Board approves Janssen’s Prostate Cancer drug

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has approved the use of a prescription drug manufactured by Janssen, one of the pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson, for the treatment of newly diagnosed metastatic prostate...
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Homemade smoothies – easy, healthy and cheap

Your solution to eating more fruits and veggies; smoothies Let’s look at the facts, shall we? Fact one, a smoothie is first and foremost filled with fruits and/or veggies that are pureed to make a...

More investment is needed for Universal Health Care

The recent sudden and sad demise of business acumen and former Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore was not only a loss to Kenya but also did it create poignant memories to many people around the...

WHO launches tool to contain rising resistance to antibiotics

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a global campaign urging governments to adopt a tool to reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance. The AWaRe tool was developed by the WHO Essential Medicines List to...

Low trust in vaccines ‘a global crisis’

Public mistrust of vaccines means the world is taking a step backwards in the fight against deadly yet preventable infectious diseases, warn experts. The biggest global study into attitudes on immunisation suggests confidence is low...

Tips to boost your mental health

May might be mental health month but year-round mental health is always better Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act and also helps determine how...
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