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    Revolutionary Malaria drug makes human blood toxic to mosquitoes

    A new revolutionary malaria drug that makes human blood toxic to mosquitoes has been discovered. There may just be hope in the fight against Africa’s most endemic killer yet.  The new discovery by a group of scientists indicates that the disease-carrying mosquitoes die after feeding on the blood of humans given super-strength doses of Ivermectin. […] More

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    Free emergency treatment for rape victims

    Rape victims are now able to receive free emergency treatment. This is in a move meant to prevent infections and save lives. In a policy statement released earlier on this week, the Ministry of Health argues that this treatment, which includes free emergency contraceptives, will also prevent unintended pregnancies. This comes after an incident where […] More

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    3 Health benefits of walking in the rain

    The rainy season had just started, and Nairobians are marking it the only way we know how; boots and umbrellas. And rightly so, because no one is planning on getting drenched, or worse still, getting a cold. However, there are few who delight in walking in the rain. Could be for therapeutic or just fun […] More

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    Why that nap at work is good for you

    You have probably felt guilty for wanting to or taking a nap while at work. Especially after getting caught by the boss. What you may not know is that that short nap is exactly what you need, what your body needs. And the good news is science actually backs that up. So the next time […] More

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    5 reasons NOT to take milk

    Animal milk has long been claimed as the go-to source of calcium by the dairy industry. What many people do not know, is that milk is bad for you.  This is because that Calcium from animal milk is not absorbed as well as that from plant-based sources, and it can be accompanied by a number of […] More

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    Why your next cup of coffee could be your last

    It’s early Monday morning and you are still reeling from the effects of the past weekend- understandably. For those who have to be at the office before 6a.m you make sure you swing by Java for that espresso to jolt your senses. You will probably have another one before that early morning meeting, just to […] More