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5 things you can do to help the environment

Saving the earth's environment is much easier than we think. The little things we do to stop the greenhouse effect do matter. A lot...

The man who saved thousands of people from HIV

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How tobacco and alcohol accelerate the visible signs of aging

This new study, published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), looked at the visible effects on age of heavy consumption of alcohol and tobacco. Summary ...

Baldness and gray hair are signs of future cardiovascular problems

According to a recent Indian study, male pattern baldness and premature aging of hair could be linked to five times the risk of getting...

Skin cancer: a blood test to prevent the risk of recurrence

With a simple blood test, British researchers were able to detect the risk of recurrence in patients with melanoma, an aggressive cancer of the...

Breast Cancer: Soybeans and Cruciferous Vegetables to Reduce Treatment Side Effects

New study published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment on Monday suggests diets high in soybeans and cruciferous vegetables (cabbage, broccoli, kale) may reduce...

Diabetes drug potentially effective against Alzheimer’s

A drug developed for diabetes may be useful in treating Alzheimer's disease. Tested in mice, this molecule has "significantly reversed memory loss" in these rodents. Summary ...

Lung cancer will soon become the most lethal cancer in women

The Public Health Agency France has just published its biennial report on cancer incidence and mortality projections in France. It estimates 400,000 new cases of...

Hysterectomy increases cardiovascular risk

Women who have had the uterus removed are more likely to suffer from cardiovascular problems, even if their ovaries are preserved, according to a...

Vegetable proteins boost your heart health

New research supports the already known benefits of vegetarian diets. They show that replacing just one or two servings of animal protein with vegetable protein...

Breast cancer: physical activity improves sleep

A new study reaffirms the benefits of sport for women who have survived breast cancer by highlighting this time the improvement in the quality...

Prostate cancer: adopting a Mediterranean diet would reduce the risk

A Mediterranean diet, rich in fish, fruits, vegetables, legumes and olive oil, scientifically recognized to protect the heart, the brain and prevent cancer, can...

The breast cancer gene with no effect on mortality

The BRCA gene mutation, which prompted American actress Angelina Jolie to have her breasts removed, does not lead to higher mortality after a cancer...

Prolonged sitting increases the internal fat level

New UK research supports the idea that prolonged periods of sitting would be bad for health, revealing an association between too much sedentariness and...

A drug against blindness sold 850,000 dollars in the United States

Luxturna, a medicine against hereditary degeneration of the retina that can progress to total blindness, will be sold for $ 850,000 in the United...

Selfitis: being addicted to selfies is now an illness

Addiction to selfies is now recognized by researchers as a whole new evil. This phenomenon is called "selfitis" and is a 2.0 plague for our...

Food infections: 1.5 million cases per year, 250 deaths

Food borne infections account for 1.5 million cases each year, including more than 17,000 hospitalizations and more than 200 deaths, according to an estimate released...

Alert study against sustained intake of ibuprofen in humans

A recent study conducted by Inserm researchers shows that sustained intake of ibuprofen induces in young men sport hormone imbalance usually encountered in older...

Cancer: a blood test to predict the effectiveness of immunotherapy

Researchers at the University of Zurich in Switzerland have identified blood biomarkers that predict whether cancer patients will respond positively to immunotherapy, a hopeful...

New setback in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

A promising molecule against Alzheimer's disease has not shown the expected effectiveness in a series of clinical trials whose results are published Tuesday in...

Tobacco: the first cigarette leads to addiction for more than 2/3 of people

Nearly 7 in 10 people (68.9%) who smoke their first cigarette become, at least temporarily, daily smokers, suggests a meta-analysis published by British researchers...

Paracetamol during pregnancy would delay language in girls

According to a recent US study, mothers who took paracetamol six times or more early in their pregnancy are at risk of having girls...

breast cancer

Breast cancer (breast carcinoma) is the most common cancer in women. It rarely occurs in men. Genetic predisposition and a higher age of life favor the development...

pregnancy signs and symptoms

The most common pregnancy symptoms are the absence of menstruation and the growth of the breast. Some pregnant women also feel a pull in the abdomen and...

You and Your Partner: Having the Conversation About PrEP

Talking about PrEP with your partner can open up a can of worms. Here's how to make the conversation as smooth as possible. Not so...

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Life is too short!This SLAY QUEEN shared a VIDEO having fun in the ill-fated Ugandan party boat minutes before it capsized(WATCH).

Sunday, November 24, 2018-This beautiful slay queen is among those who perished in the ill-fated Ugandan party boat that capsized on Saturday in...

Mombasa firm tops SMEs fete

Diamond Property Merchants limited representatives receives a trophy from KPMG CEO Josphat Mwaura after the company emerged position 3...

KPC board meets to discuss managing director’s conduct

KPC board chairman John Ngumi. Photo/FILE Management battles facing the Kenya Pipeline Corporation takes a new...

Akasha data that links top Kenyans to underworld

The Akasha brothers. In summary Recorded conversations spanning years and messages are being analysed by the Drug Enforcement Agency, state...

I did not exorcise demons from ROSE MUHANDO-Fake Pastor JAMES NG’ANG’A now admits after the troubled musician went missing

Sunday November 25, 2018-Neno Evangelism Pastor, James Ng’ang’a, has denied ever exorcising demons from the troubled Tanzanian gospel musician, Rose Muhando.This is even after...

Shock as 3 senior CHINESE officials are among those arrested in connection to multi-million SGR ticketing scandal

Sunday November 25, 2018-Detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have arrested three senior Chinese officials and...

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Ethiopia overtakes Dubai as top feeder of air traffic to Africa

Ethiopian Airlines aeroplane at the Jomo Kenyatta International in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Ethiopia...

Drama as Civilian-clothed Officer Tackles Excess Passenger in Speeding Matatu

The momentum in the matatu crackdown, especially in Nairobi, has been watered down even before making any of the desired gains. Such was evident...

Zari Hassan finally responds to MCA Tricky after he confronts her for snubbing him

Paul Kimani Njoroge popularly known as MCA Tricky has finally won the attention of Zari Hassan after numerous attempts...

Cavaliers reportedly trade guard Korver to Utah Jazz

Veteran NBA guard Kyle Korver helped the Cavaliers reach the last two NBA Finals © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / Jason Miller LOS...

Hunger, malnutrition rolling back global food security gains

Rising levels of global hunger is jeopardizing efforts aimed at ending malnutrition in all its forms by 2030. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the...

Spalletti trusts Barcelona not to let Inter down

Inter Milan’s hopes of reaching the Champions League round of 16 are in the hands of Barcelona and coach Luciano Spalletti believes the Catalans...