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Another Ugandan Doctor Contracts Ebola in Liberia

Another Ugandan Doctor Contracts Ebola in Liberia

Jul. 4 | By Kiberu Frank There are reports that another Ugandan doctor in Liberia has contracted the Ebola virus. Dr Ekwaro Obuku of Uganda Medical Association (UMA) confirmed the new development but said more details are yet to follow. ““I have heard...

Social Media Crippling HIV Fight – Activist

Social Media Crippling HIV Fight – Activist

Jul. 4 | By Kiberu Frank Social media, especially music videos and internet make intimacy look consequence free,  an anti-HIV activist said. Mr Timothy Engena, the head of communications of HIV Bible Movement, while speaking to students of Kololo Senior Secondary...

Intestinal Enzyme Maintains Microbial Balance

Intestinal Enzyme Maintains Microbial Balance

May. 12 | Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have identified the mechanism by which an enzyme produced in the intestinal lining helps to maintain a healthy population of gastrointestinal microbes. In their report in American Journal of Physiology...

Government Stranded with 320 Qualified Unemployed Doctors

Government Stranded with 320 Qualified Unemployed Doctors

May. 6 | By Kezia Agaba The Minister of Health Revealed on Tuesday that government is stuck with over 320 trained but unemployed health workers. Minister Ruhakana Rugunda told the parliamentary health committee on Monday that government lacks the funds to deploy...

Feeling Tired Can Make You Lose More Weight

Feeling Tired Can Make You Lose More Weight

Feb. 13 | By Kiberu Amooti Contrary to common knowledge, feeling tired gives you the push to lose weight. According to new research, feeling tired could actually be on the good side of your life as it can help you lose weight. The research that is to be published...

Overactive Bladder and Enlarged Prostate-Healthy Solutions and Treatment from Boto Medical Germany

Overactive Bladder and Enlarged Prostate-Healthy Solutions and Treatment from Boto Medical Germany

Feb. 10 | By Ahura Mujuni Mark Urinary incontinence a taboo topic! Sufferers are still too ashamed to go to the doctor because of their urinary incontinence. The good news: in meantime the medicine has made an enormous progress. It is estimated that one in four...

Strange Disease in Hoima District Contained

Strange Disease in Hoima District Contained

Feb. 4 | By Kezia Agaba The strange disease that broke out in Hoima district more than a week ago has been contained. The Communications officer at the Ministry of Health Rukia Nakamate said on Tuesday that the nine people who were admitted have been discharged.No...

Hon Kadaga Wants Medical Services Extended to People

Hon Kadaga Wants Medical Services Extended to People

Sep. 30 | By Martha Nakimuli The Speaker of Parliament has urged government to extend heath services closure to the people . Addressing the 27th Annual Scientific Conference of the Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Uganda (AOGU) last week ,Kadaga...

Malaria is the Biggest Killer Disease – Top 10 Killer Diseases Named

Malaria is the Biggest Killer Disease – Top 10 Killer Diseases Named

Sep. 24 | By Sandra Birungi Malaria claimed the number one spot of the biggest killer disease in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health sector performance report which was released yesterday. The report claimed that malaria has claimed the lives of at least...

Foods That Help Whiten Your Teeth

Foods That Help Whiten Your Teeth

Sep. 3 | By Jane Nambi Many people spend a lot of time trying to get their teeth whiten. They brush their teeth several times a day and do almost everything possible to see that when they smile, their teeth do not embarrass them. However, there are natural ways...

ChiLob 7/4 -New Immunity-boosting Drug Helps Body Fight Cancer

ChiLob 7/4 -New Immunity-boosting Drug Helps Body Fight Cancer

Aug. 13 | Scientists are testing a new drug that “revs up” the immune system to destroy cancer in the body. The drug is being tested on humans for the first time. Scientists at the University of Southampton are in an attempt to tackle cancers, such as those...

Breast Cancer Drugs Could Treat Lung Cancer-Research

Breast Cancer Drugs Could Treat Lung Cancer-Research

Aug. 12 | A new study has revealed that breast cancer drugs could treat lung cancer as well. The Scientists at the Institute of Cancer Research in London discovered breast cancer drugs called PARP inhibitors worked in up to half of NSCLC tumours. “This study...

Skipping Breakfast Can Cause Heart Attacks for Men & Diabetes for Women

Skipping Breakfast Can Cause Heart Attacks for Men & Diabetes for Women

Jul. 24 | By Mirembe Martina Skipping breakfast, according to new study shows that it can cause heart attacks for men and diabetes for women. According to a new study of male health professionals, men who regularly skip breakfast are at 27 percent higher risk of...

Good Night Sleep Protects the Heart,Study

Good Night Sleep Protects the Heart,Study

Jul. 3 | A new study says ,good night sleep protects the heart . The study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology says that a  good  sleep can increase the benefit of exercise, healthy diet, moderate alcohol consumption and non-smoking in...

UN Calls for Global Cooperation to Tackle Novel Coronavirus Threat

UN Calls for Global Cooperation to Tackle Novel Coronavirus Threat

May. 29 | The head of the United Nations health agency has  stressed the need for countries to work together to adequately address the threat posed by the novel coronavirus. In her closing remarks at the 66th World Health Assembly in Geneva yesterday, Dr .Margaret...