New HIV testing equipment to save infants in Kenya

New HIV testing equipment to save infants in Kenya

More HIV-positive infants will be saved thanks to the latest equipment that drastically reduces the time required to get results after screening. The current method of testing HIV in infants,…

Wonder why we kiss with our eyes closed

Wonder why we kiss with our eyes closed

Have you ever thought why people close their eyes while locking lips? Is it “just one of those things that happens” or is there any other reason to it? Psychologists…

The 5 most addictive drugs, and what they do to your brain

The 5 most addictive drugs, and what they do to your brain

What are the most addictive drugs? This question seems simple, but the answer depends on whom you ask. From the points of view different researchers, the potential for a drug…

How To Improve in 2016:5 Secrets of Setting Short Term Goals

How To Improve in 2016:5 Secrets of Setting Short Term Goals

Secret #1:  Grab a calendar. Pick a short term, manageable 3 to 6 month period to set your goals in.  Short term goals tend to get you into action right…

Sore Neck? Here’s How to Feel Better Instantly

Sore Neck? Here’s How to Feel Better Instantly

Whether you slept in a funky position or have been staring tensely at your computer for hours on end, a crick in the neck is not only annoying, it can…

FACEBOOK FRIENDS THAT YOU MUST ‘UNFRIEND’

FACEBOOK FRIENDS THAT YOU MUST ‘UNFRIEND’

Facebook can be a great way to connect and communicate with friends and family. It can also be the place where people annoy most. Here are some of the people…

Here’s the best way to stop a mosquito bite from itching

Here’s the best way to stop a mosquito bite from itching

For many of us, mozzie bites are an unavoidable part of life if we want the luxury of having our balcony door open on a summer’s night or evening drinks…

The compound that makes chillies spicy could help kill cancer cells

The compound that makes chillies spicy could help kill cancer cells

Capsaicin, the compound responsible for giving chilli its heat, could one day be turned into a therapeutic cancer treatment, according to a new study. Back in 2006, scientists found evidence…

Three Reasons Why Women Shouldn’t Shave Their Pubic Hair

Three Reasons Why Women Shouldn’t Shave Their Pubic Hair

I don’t want to beat around the bush-there’s nothing wrong with trimming your pubic hair or doing some grooming. But when it comes down to it, shaving your pubic hair…

HIV pill protects 100% of participants in new study

HIV pill protects 100% of participants in new study

A new study following 657 people who took the HIV prevention drug Truvada for 2.5 years has found that 100 percent of them remain HIV-free – even those in high-risk…

Eating high-protein foods is so good for you, it’s like quitting smoking, study finds

Eating high-protein foods is so good for you, it’s like quitting smoking, study finds

The dietary benefits of eating the right amount of protein are well known, but new research indicates just how big of an impact different kinds of protein-rich food sources can…

Chewing sugar-free gum removes as much oral bacteria as flossing

Chewing sugar-free gum removes as much oral bacteria as flossing

Chewing sugar-free gum can remove as much bacteria from your mouth as flossing – approximately 100 million bacteria, scientists have revealed. When you chew sugar-free gum, you’ll gather up and…

The entire African continent has been declared free of ‘wild’ polio cases

The entire African continent has been declared free of ‘wild’ polio cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that the entire African continent has been free of wild polio cases for the past year, thanks to a dedicated vaccine campaign. This…

110-year-old woman’s secret to long life: A shot of Johnnie Walker blue label each day

110-year-old woman’s secret to long life: A shot of Johnnie Walker blue label each day

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. — A 110-year-old woman from New Jersey has some advice for living a long and enjoyable life — and it doesn’t sound like a bad plan. Agnes Fenton…

New Ebola vaccine is 100% successful in clinical trials

New Ebola vaccine is 100% successful in clinical trials

A new single-dose vaccine has been shown to be 100 percent effective against Ebola after just one week. The results of a fast-tracked clinical trial involving more than 4,000 people…

World’s first malaria vaccine approved by European regulators

World’s first malaria vaccine approved by European regulators

The world’s first malaria vaccine has been approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), setting the stage for a final assessment by the World Health Organisation (WHO) before the drug…

Things You Shouldn’t Do in Bed

Things You Shouldn’t Do in Bed

We all know that the bed is the most comfortable place on earth and nothing beats its coziness especially when augmented with a nice mattress, a couple of spongy pillows…

Why You Should Go Swimming In the Indian Ocean

Why You Should Go Swimming In the Indian Ocean

When was the last time that you went swimming in the Indian Ocean and a wave of salty water gushed at your face splashing onto your facial vitals and forcing…

Five Common Cancer Symptoms That You Keep On Ignoring

Five Common Cancer Symptoms That You Keep On Ignoring

A study by Cancer Research U.K revealed that more 50% of adults have experienced cancer-related symptoms, yet only two percent of them believed or even thought that cancer could be…

Ebola Vaccine Tested In Kilifi

Ebola Vaccine Tested In Kilifi

The Kenya Medical Research Institute has begun an Ebola vaccine trial in Kilifi. The first dose of the VSV Ebola vaccine was administered to a health worker on Wednesday at…


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