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medical negligence
Punchline: Holding doctors accountable for medical malpractice

By | 4 months ago

Medical malpractice means injudicious treatment of a patient professionally, which results in injury, unnecessary suffering or death. ...

Ivyn Wangui (L), a Nairobi resident, went under the knife in August 2017, shortly after the August 8 general election. [PHOTO | K24 DIGITAL]
‘I needlessly lost a breast’

By | 4 months ago

Wangui, a Nairobi resident, went under the knife in August 2017, shortly after the August 8 general election....

HPV vaccine
HPV vaccine: The benefits, fears and side effects

By | 4 months ago

Despite HPV vaccine’s touted benefits, there have been doubts about the vaccine, many of them based on unconfirmed reports. ...

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Farmers more active in bed than other professions, rate their performance ‘incredible’: study

By | 4 months ago

New study shows farmers have most fun in the bedroom out of any other profession after a third of those surveyed boast about having it at least once a...

The HPV virus can lead to cancer in both men and women. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
HPV strikes men as well as women: Its dangers

By | 4 months ago

The HPV virus can lead to cancer in both men and women. ...

Nutrition band
‘Thermometer’ launched to help parents track children’s nutrition status

By | 4 months ago

Nutrition band wraps around the middle of the child’s upper arm, stopping at a colour that corresponds to their nutrition status....

Multiple child upkeep payments draining MP

By | 4 months ago

The burden of paying the upkeep for several children sired out of wedlock is now taking a toll on an MP from Nyanza region. Sources from Parliament ha...

A rare and unfortunate sequence of events allowed a deadly type of malaria in gorillas to "jump" species and attack humans. [PHOTO | FILE]
Deadly parasite ‘jumped’ from gorilla to humans

By | 4 months ago

A rare and unfortunate sequence of events allowed a deadly type of malaria in gorillas to "jump" species and attack humans....

There's nothing unsettling a man’s mind like failing to rise to the occasion when your partner expected a magical experience in bed. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Having a problem rising to the occasion in bed? Try these natural remedies

By | 5 months ago

There's nothing unsettling a man’s mind like failing to rise to the occasion when your partner expected a magical experience in bed....

Couple on date
6 annoying things women should stop doing on first dates

By | 5 months ago

First dates can be exciting and nerve-wrecking at the same time, but the bottom line is that we all want to create a certain first impression. Sa...

noose
Suicide fact sheet: the warning signs and prevention

By | 5 months ago

Globally, over 800,000 people die as a result of suicide every year, translating to 1 death every 40 seconds. Suicide is the second cause of mortality...

Kokwa Island
Inside Baringo’s beautiful yet little-known island: PHOTOS

By | 5 months ago

Kokwa is one of eight islands on Lake Baringo and it boasts about 3,000 inhabitants. While Kokwa Island is rocky and local residents decry lack of gov...

red meat
Red meat unhealthy? Maybe not, after all

By | 5 months ago

Cutting back on red meat is standard medical advice to prevent cancer and heart disease — but a review of dozens of studies has concluded that the p...

condoms
Sex, lies and legal consent: Can deceit turn sex into rape?

By | 5 months ago

A man is challenging his conviction for raping a woman who willingly slept with him after he falsely claimed to have had a vasectomy. How can someone ...

technology addiction
Signs that your child is addicted to the internet

By | 5 months ago

Over the weekend, many Kenyan parents who consume online media were shocked by a viral video published by a Consolata School pupil. The boy, 12, used ...

Love YouTube? Here’s how to manage your data bundle costs

By | 5 months ago

Nothing is quite as annoying as getting an SMS alert that your data bundle is depleted, especially when you’re watching a lit YouTube video. Having ...

Should fruit juice really be part of your diet? Experts weigh in

By | 5 months ago

Fruit juice was once viewed as part of a healthy diet, but today it is often seen as supplying little more than a high dose of sugar. Increasingly, fr...

Sarah Midgley, a 37-year-old mother of two who lives in Johannesburg, is still recovering from the trauma of being raped almost a decade ago. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
‘He raped me, now I fear for my daughters’

By | 5 months ago

Sarah Midgley, a 37-year-old mother of two who lives in Johannesburg, is still recovering from the trauma of being raped almost a decade ago....

The 5 different ways men and women show love: Marriage counsellor

By | 6 months ago

We all have different ways of expressing love. We also have contrasting ways of interpreting acts of love directed at us. Many potentially successful ...

Scientists clash over cancer link to Genetically Modified foods

By | 6 months ago

Wahinya Henry The emotive nature that characterises biotechnology science played out at a stakeholders’ forum in Nairobi where the link of cancer di...

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