‘Heaviest woman’ needs further treatment

By BBC An Egyptian woman who was believed to have been the world's heaviest is now being treated for several health conditions at a hospital in Abu Dhabi. Eman Abd El Aty, said to have weighed...

Study: Aspirin, more than painkiller, can help prevent cancer

By Xinhua Aspirin has been used as a medication to treat pain, fever and inflammation, but a new study shows that daily doses of aspirin could also help ward off cancer. Earlier studies have discovered that...

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...

Here’s Why Experts Say You Shouldn’t Wash Your Baby After Birth

By Woman'sDay  A wait of at least 24 hours is recommended — for a very good reason. Mothers of teenagers, think back to the happy day when your son or daughter was born: Shortly after birth your...
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Kenyans mark World Heart Day

Kenyans joined the world in marking World Heart Day Friday under the theme “share the power”. Dr Grace Aketch Ochieng, Paedatric Cardiologist says  that  the day  is aimed at informing people around the globe...

Lung probe ‘to help cut antibiotic use’

By BBC A lung probe that diagnoses bacterial infections could prevent unnecessary use of antibiotics in intensive care units, researchers believe. The fibre-optic tube can show within 60 seconds whether a patient needs to be treated...

Yellow fever ‘global emergency’ warning

By BBC Scientists in the US have warned that the shortage of yellow fever vaccines could spark a global health emergency. An outbreak of the mosquito-borne viral disease has killed 277 people in Angola since December,...

IVF centre probes suspected sperm mix-up

By BBC A Dutch IVF treatment centre has said that 26 women may have been fertilised by sperm cells from the wrong man. The Utrecht University Medical Centre said a "procedural error" between April 2015 and...

Dementia rates ‘higher near busy roads’

By BBC People who live near major roads have higher rates of dementia, research published in the Lancet suggests. About 10% of dementia cases in people living within 50m of a major road could be down...

Teen cancer death rate causes alarm

By BBC Too many teenagers and young adults are dying of some types of cancer, a Europe-wide report warns. Their survival rates for cancers such as leukaemia are much lower than in younger children, says a...
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