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Some bodybuilders are now drinking breast milk to build muscles and get in shape

By | 6 months ago

Netflix's new docuseries reveals a fad in which bodybuilders are now banking on breast milk to build muscles....

Just because virus is found in a child's nose does not definitively prove they are transmitting it at the same rate as adults. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
‘Children can carry coronavirus in their noses for three weeks’

By | 6 months ago

Children can carry coronavirus in their noses for up to three weeks, according to a study from South Korea....

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Negative thinking linked to dementia in later life

By | 9 months ago

Are you a pessimist by nature, a “glass half empty” sort of person? That’s not good for your brain. A new study found that repetitiv...

How to beat dry skin and choose the best product

By | 10 months ago

Dry skin remains one of the biggest unmet needs in skincare, so it must be assumed that many dry skin sufferers are looking for a better dry skin prod...

'Your husband needs you now more than ever before. You cannot afford to betray him.' [PHOTO | FILE]
Five common mistakes to avoid in search of perfect body shape, weight

By | 10 months ago

Nutritionist Maryann Wanza takes us through some of the common mistakes people make on the wellness journey....

Why one working mum has vowed never to quarrel her house helps again

By | 10 months ago

Nakuru woman says staying home for over a month has been a revelation and vows to make amends on household management....

CBK, however, says that the transfer of money from mobile wallets to bank accounts will continue to be free of any movement fees. [PHOTO | FILE]
How to clean off the many germs on your phone

By | 11 months ago

Scientific studies have shown that coronavirus can live for two to three days on materials like plastic and stainless steel....

It may also be harder for viruses to survive on food itself. [PHOTO | FILE]
Why health experts aren’t warning about coronavirus in food

By | 11 months ago

Experts say the biggest risk related to food and COVID-19 is contact with other people and workers in food stores....

The testing is part of an effort to understand how widespread the infection is on the continent. [PHOTO | FILE]
51 recovered coronavirus patients test positive again in South Korea

By | 11 months ago

51 South Korean citizens who had contracted coronavirus and later got cured of the contagion, have tested positive again for the virus....

ONSANDO: How to manage concerns and emotions about coronavirus pandemic

By | 11 months ago

In the wake of the physical pandemic that is the coronavirus lies a much less understood and acknowledged pandemic, an emotional pandemic. ...

Coronavirus testing: 6 facts you need to know

By | 11 months ago

Glenda Mary Davison, Cape Peninsula University of Technology As COVID-19 spreads throughout the world, the need for more extensive laboratory testing ...

Coronavirus symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself?

By | 11 months ago

WHO says the incubation period for coronavirus lasts up to 14 days with key symptoms being high temperature, cough and breathing difficulties....

Julian Peter: I don't have a uterus, so I've never had periods. This is the normal that I know, I don't feel bad about it. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
My potential boyfriends ran away when they discovered I did not have a vagina: 29-year-old Kenyan woman

By | 11 months ago

'I don't have a uterus, so I've never had periods. This is the normal that I know, I don't feel bad about it.'...

A Form Three student at Kapkiamo Secondary School in Baringo North committed suicide on Wednesday morning after allegedly killing her baby. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Endometriosis: What it is, what happens and who is at risk

By | 12 months ago

Endometriosis is a mysterious condition that happens when the tissue similar to the lining inside the uterus forms outside the uterus....

The 12 were accompanied by three Tanzanian immigrants namely Saidi Seif, Hassan Mohammed Makolo and Wema Ramadhani Muambeya. [PHOTO | FILE]
How to know if you have coronavirus and other FAQs

By | 12 months ago

Children appear to be relatively unaffected by coronavirus and have only mild symptoms, according to data from China. ...

Study reveals inmates behind sexual harassment of women on phones in Kenya

By | 12 months ago

A global study by GSMA conducted across three continents reveals the pervasive nature of sexual harassment of women on smartphones....

'Your husband needs you now more than ever before. You cannot afford to betray him.' [PHOTO | FILE]
Professional advice to married Nairobi woman who revealed she’s falling for her rich gym classmate

By | 12 months ago

'Your husband needs you now more than ever before. You cannot afford to betray him.'...

Nine reasons why nursing mothers are suffering from ‘dry breasts’ and what to do

By | 12 months ago

There are many reasons why nursing mothers are unable to produce enough milk for their infants but here are five solutions....

How contagious is coronavirus and can you spread it before symptoms start?

By | 12 months ago

C Raina MacIntyre, UNSW Cases of the Wuhan coronavirus have increased dramatically over the past week, prompting concerns about how contagious the vir...

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What the discovery of a new HIV strain means

By | 1 year ago

The discovery of a rare new strain of HIV for the first time in nearly 20 years recently made headlines around the world. The big question is what the...

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