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...

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...

UNAIDS: New ARV drugs, early diagnosis key to beating AIDS epidemic

Developing new front-line antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and using technology for early diagnosis are among key steps needed to sustain momentum in fighting HIV/Aids and ending the disease as a public health threat by 2030,...

Kenya joins the World in marking World Pneumonia Day

Monday marked the 10th annual World Pneumonia Day where global health advocates called on leaders to scale up existing interventions and invest in new diagnostics and treatment to beat pneumonia. New analysis conducted by Johns Hopkins...

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...

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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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...

Prescribe certified diet therapies only , medics warned

The Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute is warning medical practitioners operating private medical facilities against prescribing diet therapies to patients without the input of certified nutritionists. The Institute is warning that by prescribing such...
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Bomet County to hire specialized doctors

Bomet County Government plans to hire specialized doctors in a move to improve health care services in the county. The county governor Dr. Joyce Laboso engaged with officials from the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists...

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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