Posts Tagged “#healthynation”

Women, Get Your Breast Enlarged From Coconut Milk

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Women, Get Your Breast Enlarged From Coconut Milk

  Coconut is the officially a power house fruit from the miracle oil that is good for you skin, hair, gut and nails now to the milk which is now claimed to have properties that can enlarge breasts. Coconut Palm, a popular coconut milk manufacture in China, has posted a series of advert which claim that…

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Heart health supplements could be the answer to improved sperm quality

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Heart health supplements could be the answer to improved sperm quality

  High Street supplements which are marketed for heart health and energy may combat infertility. A study found a selection of nutritional capsules taken by thousands every day boost the number, size and speed of a man’s sperm. Although unclear whether this leads to pregnancy, an expert said ‘it is a logical assumption that if…

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The facts about chewing gum

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The facts about chewing gum

Long are days when chewing gum was made from Manilkara chicle or spruce, which were very natural sap that were taken from tree sap. Today, most modern chewing gums are made from synthetic rubbers. Chewing gum is a soft, rubbery substance that’s designed to be chewed but not swallowed. Recipes can vary between brands, but…

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New diagnostic tools to help combat HIV acquired in Kenya

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New diagnostic tools to help combat HIV acquired in Kenya

Kenya has acquired the new diagnostic tools to boost the fight against HIV in East and Southern Africa. The tool known as Aptima® HIV-1 Quant Dx assay will present new approaches to make it faster and easier for laboratories to diagnose and monitor HIV infections in the country. The Director of Infectious Diseases Research at…

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Baby removed from the womb, operated and put back on rare surgical practice

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Baby removed from the womb, operated and put back on rare surgical practice

Over the treatment of fatal spina bifida condition, UK doctors successfully operated on an unborn baby whom they were forced to remove from the womb of the mother. Only four women have received this groundbreaking surgery where most babies are aborted before they get a chance at life outside the womb. Mother Bethan Simpson on…

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Health Officials Out to Tame the Rift Valley Fever Menace in Kilifi

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Health Officials Out to Tame the Rift Valley Fever Menace in Kilifi

The Kilifi county government has launched a vaccination programme aimed at preventing deaths from Rift Valley fever and other diseases affecting domestic animals. Officers from the Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services are targeting over 500,000 goats, sheep, cattle and even dogs in all the eight sub counties. The vaccination program which will take over…

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Will catholic church okay March malaria vaccine?

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Will catholic church okay March malaria vaccine?

As Kenya is set be the first country in the world to introduce the malaria vaccine in March 2019, there are growing concerns on whether Catholic church will oppose it. In the recent past, the Catholic church had urged Kenyans to ignore similar vaccinations. For example, the church was opposed to the tetanus and polio…

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Kenya malaria vaccine, first in the world

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Kenya malaria vaccine, first in the world

Kenya will be the first country in the world to introduce the malaria vaccine in March 2019. At least 120,000 children are expected to get the vaccine in select hospitals in Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma, Busia, Kisumu, Homa Bay, Migori and Siaya counties. The vaccine Mosquirix will be given to children aged six months to 24…

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No more HIV infection!! Medics prove.

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No more HIV infection!! Medics prove.

A team of Australian Medics has discovered and successfully tested a drug with the ability to stop HIV infection, after spending sleepless nights conducting research. According to the Sydney based researchers, the drug branded as Truvada, was tested on over 3,700 people and the results were remarkable. In a study published in October 2018, the medics said…

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The Girl Allergic To Everything Saved By A dog

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The Girl Allergic To Everything Saved By A dog

Martina Baker was born normal but over the years she began suffering from a rare disease and could be killed even by a strong smell; a disease called Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS). An immunological condition that make her allergic to “almost anything”, including heat, water, cooking oil and perfume. From Maine, USA, Martina has…

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Legendary Joe Mathenge hospitalized after Collapsing

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Legendary Joe Mathenge hospitalized after Collapsing

Football legend Joe Kadenge is currently admitted at the Nairobi Hospital after suffering a stroke. He was rushed to the hospital by his children after developing complications in his Nairobi residence.Kadenge was admitted at the hospital’s High dependency unit on Thursday afternoon. The 83-year old suffered a stroke in January 2006. The former Harambee Stars player…

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Top 10 causes of death in Kenya

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Top 10 causes of death in Kenya

Health wise, Kenya has been identified as one of the countries in Africa that address tough health problems in the region, according to Centre of Disease Control. The following diseases have been found to be the top in mortality causes by 2017; Diarrheal Diseases HIV/AIDS & TB Neonatal diseases Other noncommunicable Diseases Mental and substance…

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This Is How To Beat Motion Sickness

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This Is How To Beat Motion Sickness

Do you feel lightheaded every time you’re traveling by car, boat, plane or train? Now, that’s the true definition of motion sickness. So this is what’s happening to you; Your body’s sensory organs send mixed messages to your brain, causing dizziness, lightheadedness, or nausea. Motion sickness usually causes an upset stomach. Other symptoms include a…

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New male contraception study holds in Kenya

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New male contraception study holds in Kenya

Men in Kenya are the first in Africa to now join others around the world in using the daily gel for up to 52 weeks to drop the sperm count to zero. The NES/T gel has been touted as the most promising new method of male birth control. Others being the male pill and injection….

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Cheap Breast Surgery leaves Woman Body Shaming Herself

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Cheap Breast Surgery leaves Woman Body Shaming Herself

The Eve’s species are one interesting lot. From tweezing all their eyebrows and later drwaing them back, to ‘color lightening’ like our very own Vera Sidika. A recent incident occured where a woman who spent her life savings on plastic surgery says she has been left with ‘double bubble’ boobs after a botched operation. The…

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Do You Know King Mango? So Simple Yet So Powerful

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Do You Know King Mango? So Simple Yet So Powerful

Almost everybody loves mangos, it could be the adventure of getting up the or the sweet and succulent flesh that draws you to the tropical fruit. Everyone who loves mangos has a reason why. Apart from the wonderful taste that is highly dependent on the variety mangos are bursting with the right things that take…

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Can Eating Carrots Really Make you See Tomorrow?

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Can Eating Carrots Really Make you See Tomorrow?

  Carrots contain beta carotene and Vitamin A. It is from Beta carotene that carrots derive their orange appearance. Vitamin A is essential  in vision. Apart from carrots, these other foods contain important elements that can help boost your vision Fish Many fish types are rich wellsprings of omega-3 unsaturated fats. Slick fish will be fish…

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Sukuma-Wiki and other foods that can make your brain run like a V-8 engine.

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Sukuma-Wiki and other foods that can make your brain run like a V-8 engine.

What we eat determines the health and structure of our mental capacity. There are foods that medics have approve as brain boosters. Unbelievably, kales or what we locally call sukuma wiki meaning push the week tops the list. Eating a brain-boosting diet can support both short- and long-term brain function. Kales have glucosinolates and antioxidants…

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street children intervene to save lives

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street children intervene to save lives

Nurses have been on strike for one week now with the reasons behind the strike being an increase in allowances allocated that has not been implemented. According to a statement released by Seth Panyako, the General Secretary at the Union, nurses expected an increment of KShs. 3,000 by the ending on July last year followed…

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a promise is a debt, Sakaja fulfills his promise

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a promise is a debt, Sakaja fulfills his promise

Emmanuel Omala, is one f the survivors of Dussit attack which left 21 dead and others injured. He has been in hospital since then unable to clear his bills.DP Ruto had visited survivors of the attack at Kenyatta National Hospital and promised that the government will offset all their medical bill a promise which was…

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Fast food first: Grill Shack, a dubai based fast food restaurant sets foot in Kenyan soil.

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Fast food first: Grill Shack, a dubai based fast food restaurant sets foot in Kenyan soil.

It is a nation of fast things; fast speed, fast internet,fast pace, not forgetting fast foods, Kenya is not left behind in the game of fast stuff more so in food matters. Good news is here ,with fast food lovers in the league of US President Donald Trump, an ardent fast food lover. Fast food…

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Losing weight? Then skip breakfast

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Losing weight? Then skip breakfast

A new analysis has found that people who eat breakfast regularly consumed more calories each day than those who skipped it. This disbands the former notion that taking breakfast is paramount for weight loss, to give you energy that can sustain you throughout the day even as you skip other meals. “While breakfast has been…

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this is what you are not aware about ARVs

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this is what you are not aware about ARVs

Phenny  Awiti, a mother of two is living with HIV and always share her journey creating awareness about the disease. She has revealed that when she was diagnosed with HIV/AIDs in 2008, she was warned of the side effects of taking ARVs. ”When I started taking ARVs in 2008, I was warned that there are parts…

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There is nothing wrong with these foods, science proves

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There is nothing wrong with these foods, science proves

Have you ever found yourself perpetuating myths about health only to find out later they were completed wrong? We’ve all been there at some point in our lives. As children, we’ve all grown up with stories passed down to us by our elders to help us lead better, healthier lives. But just how many of these…

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New smartphone technology can diagnose diseases

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New smartphone technology can diagnose diseases

The smartphone is poised to become the most important invention in the next 20 years, based on new technology that is proven to be valuable in diagnosing a number of ailments. Israeli entrepreneur, Yonatan Adiri for instance, invented the Healthy.io smartphone app, with a urine kit that screens for signs of urinary tract infection, diabetes,…

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forget about valentine day, this is the secret to a happy heart

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forget about valentine day, this is the secret to a happy heart

Why die of heart attack while you can prevent that by changing your diet. Lower the risk  with a  diet rich in vegetables, fruits, ­wholegrains, fish, nuts and olive oils. Try this simple diet and your heart will always be happy; Vegetables Research suggests that ten servings of fruit and ­vegetables a day lowers your…

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cholera outbreak! be on the look out to avoid it

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cholera outbreak! be on the look out to avoid it

Cholera is an epidemic disease and if not treated leads to death. Narok county residents have been called to be on the look out after four more cases of cholera have been reported throwing the health personnel and other stakeholders into a panic mood. Dr. Francis Kiio, County Director of Health (MOH), speaking during a multi-sectorial…

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Foods that will help you beat Heart Diseases

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Foods that will help you beat Heart Diseases

Heart diseases are the leading cause of death in the world. Blood flow is reduced by clogged arteries and as such, increases the risk of stroke and heart attacks. You can prevent or reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases by having these amazing foods. Most deaths resulting from cardiovascular diseases are primarily caused by high…

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The World’s Shortest Workout is Created

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The World’s Shortest Workout is Created

Before this, it was Tabata, a Japanese scientist who created a four minute workout and convinced everyone that it could work in helping people get fit. And then from nowhere, a group of scientists led by a lead researcher Stuart Gray of Aberdeen University has created a two minute workout which is considered the shortest…

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forget about the shelf energizers,these food will leave you fully energetic

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forget about the shelf energizers,these food will leave you fully energetic

Feeling tired? Out of energy? When most people find themselves in this situation what one thinks is running to a store and buy an energizer drink. You don’t have  to do that because there are healthy foods to help you gain your energy quickly. These foods are readily available and have no harm to your…

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