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Imbuto Foundation Pushes HIV Fight Slogan to Bugarura Island

Imbuto Foundation Pushes HIV Fight Slogan to Bugarura Island

Imbuto Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose patron is Rwanda’s First Lady Jeannette Kagame, is extending its fight against HIV to Bugarura Island, far into the vast Lake Kivu.

25/02/2016 Saa 10:14:57
Kenya Loses Sh400 Billion for not Investing in Pharmaceutical Industry

Kenya Loses Sh400 Billion for not Investing in Pharmaceutical Industry

Kenya is losing up to Sh400 billion annually for not tapping into the region’s vibrant pharmaceutical industry. Despite having the potential to supply pharmaceutical products to neighbouring countries, Kenya as well as other East African nations are said to import up to 70 per cent of their medicines.

24/02/2016 Saa 17:30:57
Losing Five Percent of Body Weight Offers Big Benefits

Losing Five Percent of Body Weight Offers Big Benefits

According to current guidelines, people who struggle with obesity are urged to lose five to 10 percent of their body weight.

24/02/2016 Saa 17:13:49
Team Rwanda’s Only Female Rider: I find Freedom on the Bike and Prejudice off it

Team Rwanda’s Only Female Rider: I find Freedom on the Bike and Prejudice off it

Team Africa Rising is growing from strength to strength, despite its difficult environment. Yet still they have only one female rider, and social and cultural beliefs make it hard to grow the women’s side of the team. TWC’s contributor Emily Conrad-Pickles shares the story of an inspirational rider and her desire to be “free” on the bike…

24/02/2016 Saa 12:34:31
Laughter is the Best Medicine, Health Experts

Laughter is the Best Medicine, Health Experts

Humor is infectious. The sound of roaring laughter is far more contagious than any cough, sniffle, or sneeze. When laughter is shared, it binds people together and increases happiness and intimacy.

22/02/2016 Saa 16:13:41
Hope for Faster TB Treatment by Scientists at IHI

Hope for Faster TB Treatment by Scientists at IHI

The user-friendly and more effective treatment will be a great relief to patients who endure long-term medication.

22/02/2016 Saa 12:31:27
Men Who Talk on Their Mobile Phones for an Hour a Day 'are Twice as Likely to Have Low Sperm Quality', Scientists

Men Who Talk on Their Mobile Phones for an Hour a Day ’are Twice as Likely to Have Low Sperm Quality’, Scientists

Men who carry their mobile phone in a trouser pocket or talk on it for just an hour a day risk suffering with fertility problems, scientists warn.

21/02/2016 Saa 21:52:06
Can you Catch Germs from a Public Toilet Seat? Medical Expert Explains

Can you Catch Germs from a Public Toilet Seat? Medical Expert Explains

There’s no denying that public bathrooms can be germ-ridden places. According to a study presented at the Infectious Diseases Society of America annual meeting, scientists who studied samples taken from a variety of public restrooms found that the sheer number of illness-causing bacteria present was too big to measure in many cases.

20/02/2016 Saa 12:11:37
Africa Can’t Afford a Zika Outbreak, Health Experts

Africa Can’t Afford a Zika Outbreak, Health Experts

There are several reasons why Africa is least prepared to deal with an outbreak of the Zika virus. This includes the limited laboratory capacity and a lack of experts and funding.

20/02/2016 Saa 10:40:07
1 Million Kids in Africa Need Help Amid El Niño Drought

1 Million Kids in Africa Need Help Amid El Niño Drought

Nearly 1 million children need treatment for severe malnutrition in eastern and southern Africa due to drought that is putting millions more at risk of hunger, water shortages and disease, the U.N. children’s agency said on Wednesday.

18/02/2016 Saa 13:41:43
Over 2.6 Mln Children Immunized Against Polio in Guinea

Over 2.6 Mln Children Immunized Against Polio in Guinea

Over 2.6 million Guinean children aged below five years have been immunized against polio, thanks to a vast vaccination campaign launched early in the year by the government and its health partners, a senior official said Tuesday.

17/02/2016 Saa 18:48:53
The Way you Kiss your Partner Could Reveal Everything about your Relationship

The Way you Kiss your Partner Could Reveal Everything about your Relationship

A new research has revealed that the way we kiss might speak volumes about our relationship.

17/02/2016 Saa 16:38:15
Excitement at New Cancer Treatment

Excitement at New Cancer Treatment

A therapy that retrains the body’s immune system to fight cancer has provoked excitement after more than 90% of terminally ill patients reportedly went into remission.

16/02/2016 Saa 17:39:57
Seven Ways to Improve Your IQ- Psychologists

Seven Ways to Improve Your IQ- Psychologists

Your brain it out of season. That’s the findings of a new study from the University of Liege in Belgium which found that although your grey cells find it easier to sustain attention the summer months; your brain activity actually slows in the colder months. So should you batten down the hatch until the sun comes out? Of course not. You just need the MH guide.

15/02/2016 Saa 19:05:03
John Paul II Letters Reveal ‘Intense’ Friendship between Pope and Married Woman

John Paul II Letters Reveal ‘Intense’ Friendship between Pope and Married Woman

HUNDREDS of never before seen letters and photographs reveal an “intense” friendship between the late Pope John Paul II and a married woman.

15/02/2016 Saa 17:00:07
Zika Virus: 'Strongest Evidence Yet' of Effect on Babies.

Zika Virus: ’Strongest Evidence Yet’ of Effect on Babies.

One of the US’s most senior public health officials has revealed the "strongest evidence to date" of the effect on babies of the Zika virus.

11/02/2016 Saa 16:30:54
Zika Found in Saliva, Urine in Brazil; U.S Offers Sex Advice.

Zika Found in Saliva, Urine in Brazil; U.S Offers Sex Advice.

Authorities in Brazil said on Friday Zika has been detected in patients’ saliva and urine, adding to the concern over the spread of the virus, while U.S. officials offered new guidance on sex for people returning from Zika-hit regions.

6/02/2016 Saa 12:50:25
The 7 Secret Benefits why you should never miss to eat an Avocado.

The 7 Secret Benefits why you should never miss to eat an Avocado.

From the core to the skin, the avocado is a fruit harbouring many virtues for our health. This fruit that most nations consume but it’s believed that an avocado is a native from South America and in it; it is a true cocktail that is beneficial to our body.

5/02/2016 Saa 16:39:56
Like Ebola, Zika Virus Can Also Be Sexually Transmitted.

Like Ebola, Zika Virus Can Also Be Sexually Transmitted.

The grim story of the Zika epidemic took a minor detour yesterday with a report from Dallas that a case of sexually transmitted infection had been identified.

4/02/2016 Saa 09:21:52
Cancer Treatment Development To Be Speeded Up By New London Research Hub.

Cancer Treatment Development To Be Speeded Up By New London Research Hub.

A new “global hub” for cancer research is being set up in London with the aim of speeding up the discovery of new treatments.

3/02/2016 Saa 16:35:58
Lugging Around With The Wrong Bag All Day Can Hurt Your Health, Experts.

Lugging Around With The Wrong Bag All Day Can Hurt Your Health, Experts.

Caution all ladies out there that hand bags are so unhealthy and so should be careful when carrying such bags because I feel sorry for my young sisters who just take it trendy using handbags.

2/02/2016 Saa 10:56:04
Malaria Deaths on Decline in African Countries, Statistics.

Malaria Deaths on Decline in African Countries, Statistics.

Statistics indicate that annual malaria deaths in Africa have decreased from an estimated 764,000 in 2000 to 395,000 in 2015.

1/02/2016 Saa 15:01:06
Zika Vaccine Trials Starting By The End Of 2016, US Official Reveals.

Zika Vaccine Trials Starting By The End Of 2016, US Official Reveals.

CHICAGO: The United States has two potential candidates for a vaccine for the Zika virus and may begin clinical trials in people by the end of this year, but there will not be a widely available vaccine for several years, US official said on Thursday.

29/01/2016 Saa 12:08:02
9 New Zealanders Catch Zika Virus On Travels; Potential For Pregnancy Ruled Out For 2, MOH

9 New Zealanders Catch Zika Virus On Travels; Potential For Pregnancy Ruled Out For 2, MOH

Nine New Zealander travelers have contracted the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus so far in 2016, after spending time in the South Pacific, the country’s Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Friday (Jan 29).

29/01/2016 Saa 11:57:14
Zika Virus Spread Is Alarming, WHO Confirms.

Zika Virus Spread Is Alarming, WHO Confirms.

The World Health Organization (WHO) expects the Zika virus, which is spreading through the Americas, to affect between three million and four million people and the spread of the mosquito-borne disease had gone from a mild threat to one of alarming proportions.

28/01/2016 Saa 19:47:41
Taking Red Wine Has Got Health Benefits, Scientists

Taking Red Wine Has Got Health Benefits, Scientists

Many people take wine in order to booze or feel social with others, while others take wine because they are trying to show-off but scientists have brought to you the positive results got from taking red wine however much it’s costly.

28/01/2016 Saa 18:29:55
A New Solution That Stops Snoring So That You Can Have Enough Sleep.

A New Solution That Stops Snoring So That You Can Have Enough Sleep.

Snoring is a very big problem to most young and old, men and women, it can spoil families or even bring diseases related to lack of enough sleep caused by a snoring person but worry no more; follow directions and it will stop immediately.

28/01/2016 Saa 17:39:09
HIV Drug Shortage In Uganda Is Due To Suspected Election Spending, Activists.

HIV Drug Shortage In Uganda Is Due To Suspected Election Spending, Activists.

Health activists say about 240,000 patients on publicly funded treatment programmes are at risk because of the shortage, forcing them to take lower dosages or none at all.

27/01/2016 Saa 14:52:45
7,500 People Die Of Cancer In China Daily – Study.

7,500 People Die Of Cancer In China Daily – Study.

Chronic infections, smoking and pollution have contributed to skyrocketing cases of cancer in China, with an estimated 4.3 million new diagnoses last year and 2.8 million deaths, researchers said on Tuesday.

27/01/2016 Saa 12:50:56
Experts decry Africa's high dependence on imported medicines

Experts decry Africa’s high dependence on imported medicines

Experts on Tuesday decried Sub-Saharan Africa’s high dependence on imported medicines. Rory Horner, Britain’s University of Manchester Lecturer on Globalization, told Xinhua in Nairobi that between 75 to 80% of pharmaceutical products consumed in Africa are imported.

26/01/2016 Saa 18:16:04
All you need to know About Zika Virus, Health Experts.

All you need to know About Zika Virus, Health Experts.

The virus was first discovered in monkey in Uganda in 1947; its name comes from the Zika forest where it was first discovered. It is native mainly to tropical Africa, with outbreaks in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. It showed up in Brazil last year and has since been seen in many Latin American countries and Caribbean islands.

26/01/2016 Saa 17:40:16
Why Babies Cry At Night

Why Babies Cry At Night

Somewhere between bliss and exhaustion. That’s how the first few months of parenting often feel, as sleepless nights blur into semi comatose days. During these days mothers totally don’t sleep as they are busy sousing their babies to sleep.

25/01/2016 Saa 17:40:19
Chickenpox Vaccine May Cause Eye Inflammation: Study

Chickenpox Vaccine May Cause Eye Inflammation: Study

Using the World Health Organisation (WHO) classification system for adverse drug reactions, the researchers found a probable relationship between the vaccine and keratitis.

21/01/2016 Saa 17:11:10
You should not trust using Steam Rooms, They Have Negative Health Results.

You should not trust using Steam Rooms, They Have Negative Health Results.

Steam rooms have been used for hundreds of years to improve blood circulation, drain sinuses, rejuvenate skin, and relieve joint and muscle tension. These are definite benefits, but steam rooms also have their drawbacks. A little caution and forward thinking can help you avoid the negative effects of steam rooms.

19/01/2016 Saa 20:18:58
‘Masturbation Booth’ brings relief to overworked NYC men

‘Masturbation Booth’ brings relief to overworked NYC men

With a staggering 80 per cent of Americans saying they suffer from workplace stress, award-winning sex toy brand Hot Octopuss has launched the world’s first ‘GuyFi’ male stress relief booth promoting masturbation in New York City.

18/01/2016 Saa 16:58:02
Worry no more of Nose bleeding, a specialist has solutions.

Worry no more of Nose bleeding, a specialist has solutions.

The problem of nose breeding has been raised for over past years and it seems to be affecting both young and old who claim that some times they bleed whenever they have a cold, but worry no more because the specialist is here to help you but you should also know what causes it.

16/01/2016 Saa 15:07:09
Why We Should Always Take Kivuguto For Better Health.

Why We Should Always Take Kivuguto For Better Health.

The fermented milk locally known as kivuguto is one of the Rwanda’s traditional best selling and taken drink that is produced from cow’s milk and is taken by all kinds of people be it children or adults all over the country.

14/01/2016 Saa 14:43:18
Research says keeping pets at home develops health neighborhoods

Research says keeping pets at home develops health neighborhoods

Pets play a very great role in developing healthy neighborhoods by helping their owners to meet people, make friends and even gain emotional and practical support from these friendships so whoever has been dodging to keep pets at home, it’s high time you did so because they are of great importance.

14/01/2016 Saa 14:04:35
How beer can help your hair

How beer can help your hair

Did you know that beer is actually good for you – well, at least for your hair? This frothy drink is great for hair because it has a low pH, which tightens hair follicles, while removing dirt and grease from the hair.

11/01/2016 Saa 15:13:01
Gonorrhoea 'could become untreatable'

Gonorrhoea ’could become untreatable’

Gonorrhoea could become an untreatable disease, England’s chief medical officer has warned.

27/12/2015 Saa 22:31:26

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