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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 | 8 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 | 8 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 | 8 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 | 8 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 | 8 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 | 9 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 | 9 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 | 9 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 | 9 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 | 9 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 | 9 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 | 9 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 | 9 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 | 10 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 | 10 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 | 10 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 | 11 months ago

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

cancer treatment
Scientists find powerhouses that fight tumours from within

By | 11 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 | 11 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 | 11 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....

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