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‘I’ve Been All Sizes’ – Miranda Lambert

‘I’ve Been All Sizes’ – Miranda Lambert

Almost all of Miranda Lambert’s biggest hits centre around heartbreak, revenge, and honky-tonk hell-raising. While the 36-year-old country megastar can still serve up plenty of badass attitudes onstage, her real-life has been full of smiles lately. And for good reason. Lambert has just released her highly anticipated seventh studio album, Wildcard. The songs are fully inspired by […]

Gender Inequality Still Affecting The Fight Against HIV In Africa

Gender Inequality Still Affecting The Fight Against HIV In Africa

First Lady Jeannette Kagame has emphasised the fact that despite the significant improvement in fighting against HIV/AIDS in the last 20 years, deeper analysis is still needed “to make more meaningful interventions.” She was addressing the Organisation of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD) high-level session themed “Leadership of African First Ladies in the fight […]

Things People Get Completely Wrong About Vitamin Supplements

Things People Get Completely Wrong About Vitamin Supplements

You may have seen a concerning headline recently about dietary supplements. Research presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting suggested that taking supplements doesn’t curb cancer, and taking more than needed may actually drive up cancer risk. Specifically, researchers concluded that “taking more than the recommended daily allowance of folic acid, Vitamin E and beta-carotene were […]

Aids Deaths Reduce By 60% In Nairobi

Aids Deaths Reduce By 60% In Nairobi

Aids-related deaths in Kenya have dropped by about 55 per cent from 60,000 in the last nine years to 28,000 last year according to the World Aids Report 2019 released on Wednesday. Additionally, new infections reduced by 51 per cent over the same period from 100,000 in 2013 to 49,000 currently. The country’s HIV and […]

EU Approval Of First Ebola Vaccine Is A Game Changer

EU Approval Of First Ebola Vaccine Is A Game Changer

This week the European Commission gave approval to an Ebola vaccine — an act that the World Health Organization calls landmark moment for global health and a likely game-changer in the battle against this deadly disease. This is the first time an Ebola vaccine has been licensed anywhere in the world.  The next step, prequalification […]

Fibromyalgia And Its Signs

Fibromyalgia And Its Signs

What Is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder with often debilitating symptoms such as muscle, tendon, and joint pain, in addition to fatigue. Because symptoms often overlap with other diseases and the condition is not well understood, it can take years for fibromyalgia to be diagnosed. Where does it hurt? Diagnosing fibromyalgia can be tough. Pain […]

Your Walking Speed Can Tell You How Fast You’re Ageing

Your Walking Speed Can Tell You How Fast You’re Ageing

If your stride has slowed down in your forties, you may be ageing faster than you realize. That’s the result of a new study, which found that your walking speed at age 45 can be an indicator of your physical and neurological ageing. While previous research has already found a link between an older person’s gait and their health, the new […]

Katsina To Vaccinate Over 800,000 Child Bearing Women Against Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Elimination

Katsina To Vaccinate Over 800,000 Child Bearing Women Against Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Elimination

Over 800,000 child bearing age women are expected to be vaccinated against Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Elimination, MNTE to reduce maternal and infant mortality rate in the Katsina State. The vaccination exercise was kick started on Sunday in 14 local government areas with high prevalence of MNTE in the state. The LGAs include Batsari, Baure, Bindawa, […]

No Topic Is Off Limits – Ali Wong

No Topic Is Off Limits – Ali Wong

“I don’t want to lean in, OK? I want to lie down. I want to lie the f— down.” This is something Ali Wong laments during her first Netflix special, 2016’s Baby Cobra. That joke might be even more hilarious today because Ali hasn’t stopped working since then. Not only has she given birth to two babies but she […]

Diagnostic Errors Make Up One-Third of Serious Malpractice

Diagnostic Errors Make Up One-Third of Serious Malpractice

Being misdiagnosed is even more of a problem then we thought. According to an alarming new study, misdiagnosis is to blame in roughly one-third (34%) of malpractice cases where death or permanent disability has occurred. Misdiagnosis is not only the most common medical error, but the most costly and most dangerous, the study also found. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University analyzed more than […]

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