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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 | 5 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 | 5 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 | 5 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 | 5 months ago

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

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

By | 5 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...

HIV test
What the discovery of a new HIV strain means

By | 6 months 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...

work spouses
Why seven of 10 Kenyans have work spouses

By | 6 months ago

At least seven out of 10 Kenyans have or have had a “work spouse” who they turn to for support and advice on work and personal issues, a new surve...

Are you always sober but often appear drunk? Doctors explain

By | 6 months ago

The man displayed "brain fog and aggressive behavior," fell often, and was even arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated....

The Pill
How ‘safe’ are you on your your birth control pill?

By | 6 months ago

About one-third of women using contraception use the pill. But how effective is the birth control pill? There are two types of contraceptive pill ...

'Her husband doesn't suspect anything, but I fear our affair could soon be known'. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Help, I need to end 2-year affair with my friend’s wife: Nairobi banker

By | 7 months ago

'Her husband doesn't suspect anything, but I fear our affair could soon be known'....

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Scientists find powerhouses that fight tumours from within

By | 7 months ago

New technique has largely focused on white blood cells called T-cells, which are "trained" to recognise and attack cancer cells....

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Mwale hospital enrolls low-income households into free NHIF programme

By | 7 months ago

Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC) on Friday enrolled 625 low-income householdS into fully- sponsored National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) pr...

Janet Njoki
What I’ve learnt living with HIV for 26 years ~ Janet Njeri

By | 8 months ago

According to Janet Njeri, dating has not been easy and having dated an HIV-negative person, she insists on disclosure of status to partners....

contraceptive pill
Scientists develop once-a-month oral contraceptive pill

By | 8 months ago

Once swallowed, the pill remains in the stomach for weeks, slowly releasing hormones to prevent a pregnancy....

Dola, Kifaru, Starehe, 210 Two Ten and Jembe were the maize flour brands banned by the Kenya Bureau of Standards over high aflatoxin levels. [PHOTO | K24 DIGITAL]
The health dangers aflatoxin could expose you to

By | 9 months ago

Several well-known brands of maize flour have been taken off supermarket shelves in Kenya, after a warning about unsafe levels of aflatoxin....

Nairobi
Why ‘AQ’ is more important than IQ for your future career success

By | 9 months ago

For years, it was thought that the intelligence quotient (IQ) test was one of the best ways to predict our future job prospects....

Etubo, who goes by the moniker Legendary Soul, claimed the now-4-year-old girl’s biological father walked out on the baby and her mother, and only resurfaced much later. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Are you a deadbeat dad? Read this man’s story, and it will change your mind…

By | 9 months ago

A Nigerian cinematographer’s Twitter thread on fatherhood has gone viral....

medical negligence
Punchline: Holding doctors accountable for medical malpractice

By | 9 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 | 9 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 | 9 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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