Category: Health

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Blood clot risks to some birth control labels

US health authorities on Tuesday ordered revised labels on some types of birth control including German pharmaceutical giant Bayer’s Yaz pills to advise of a possibly higher risk of blood clots.   “Women who...

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Watch out for that Nairobi Fly

(AON) The rainy season has gifted Kenyans with the Nairobi Fly, aka the paederus eximius beetle, once again. The fact that the toxin they release is worse than a cobra’s venom, should convince you...

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Naturopathic methods of enhancing one’s fertility

(Ameet Aggarwal) – Boosting fertility is a common goal of many couples today. There are many naturopathic methods of enhancing fertility which also make your body healthier. Keeping your body healthy also ensures you can...

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Early signs of malaria drug resistance in Africa

Africa’s deadliest malaria parasite has shown resistance in lab tests to one of the most powerful drugs on the market — a warning of possible resistance to follow in patients, scientists said Friday. Researchers...

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3D game SPARX designed to battle depression

A computer game designed to lift teenagers out of depression is as effective as one-on-one counselling, New Zealand doctors reported on Thursday in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). Researchers at the University of Auckland...

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Cancer from a naturopathic perspective

(Ameet Aggarwal) – Cancer is a shift in the way your cells are functioning. Cancer is not something attacking your body, rather, it is a process which your cells have begun which is not...

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Beth Mugo wins round 1 in cancer battle

(Judie Kaberia) Public Health and Sanitation Minister Beth Mugo said on Friday that she was out of danger after successfully going through breast cancer treatment in the United States. She told a press conference...

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White rice link seen with Type 2 diabetes

PARIS, March 16, 2012 (AFP) – Health researchers said on Thursday they had found a troubling link between higher consumption of rice and Type 2 diabetes, a disease that in some countries is becoming...