A new anti-Malaria drug launched in Kenya

Shin Poong Pharm in partnership with Perspective Healthcare has Wednesday launched a new Artemesinin Combination Therapy (ACT) in the fight against Malaria. The drug has demonstrated high cure rates and provides a long-term protection with...

Nutrition International, Amref partner to fight malnutrition across Africa

Kenya is among nine African countries set to benefit from a Ksh 33 million investment after Amref Health Africa and Nutrition International ? through its Nutrition Leverage for Transformation (NLIFT) model, formalized a partnership intended...

Onion ‘could help TB antibiotic fight’

 A type of onion could help the fight against antibiotic resistance in cases of tuberculosis, a study has suggested. Researchers believe the antibacterial properties extracted from the Persian shallot could increase the effects of existing...

Cancer AI is ‘incredibly exciting’

By BBC Artificial intelligence can identify skin cancer in photographs with the same accuracy as trained doctors, say scientists. The Stanford University team said the findings were "incredibly exciting" and would now be tested in clinics. Eventually,...

Zika vaccines show early promise

By BBC Three different ways of designing a vaccine have been shown to be completely protective against the Zika virus. Scientists found all three offered protection in tests on rhesus monkeys. Zika has been deemed a...

Microwave device to help diabetics

By BBC Scientists have created a portable blood glucose measure for diabetics which uses microwaves instead of pricking the skin. Currently, diabetics have to test their blood several times a day or use inserted devices known...
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10 Skin Problems That Are Made Worse By Stress

By Mashable.com Feeling itchy? You may want to light a vanilla candle. You know stress can make you snap at co-workers or devour the contents of your fridge. Turns out it can also mess with your...

A vaccine that has halved cervical cancer rate

By BBC/Evelyne Wareh The world's first cancer vaccine was administered in Australia exactly 10 years ago. Since then, the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine has been rolled out across 130 countries and halved the number of...

Marriage ‘provides health boost’

By BBC Marriage appears to be good for your health, boosting your survival chances if you have a major heart risk factor such as high cholesterol, say researchers. A loving spouse might spur you on to...

5 surprising symptoms of diabetes

Not every case of type 2 diabetes symptoms presents the obvious—unquenchable thirst, nonstop bathroom trips, and numbness in your hands or feet. Look out for these other subtle signs that something may be amiss...
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