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Cases of polio-like illness, AFM, rise in...

Most cases involve children aged two to eight. Almost all complained of fever and respiratory illness three to 10 days before suddenly experiencing paralysis...

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WHO maps dangerous misuse of antibiotics...

Discovered in the 1920s, antibiotics have saved tens of millions of lives by defeating bacterial diseases such as pneumonia, tuberculosis and meningitis....

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Study finds 'significant decline' in genital...

Historically, rates of FGM have been high in East Africa.

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Skin cancer deaths rates soar, mostly for...

More than 90 percent of melanoma cancers are caused by skin cell damage from exposure to the sun or other sources of ultraviolet (UV) radiation such as...

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Let us throw prostate cancer out

Statistics from the Uganda cancer institute show that 40 of 1000 men develop prostate cancer every year and only 46 % of these survive at the end of five...

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Are ARVs causing sores in the mouth?

She did not have these sores before starting ARVs and we have been wondering whether it is the ARVs, which have caused this problem.

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Dogs can be trained to sniff out malaria:...

Malaria kills some 445,000 people worldwide each year, and is caused by parasites that are transmitted by infected mosquitoes.

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Tall people at greater risk of cancer: study...

A study published in the journal Proceedings of Royal Society B suggests that the risk of several types of cancer is likely higher in taller humans simply...

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Medical crowdfunding raises millions for...

Researchers focused on homeopathic or naturopathic cancer treatments, hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) for brain injury, stem cell therapies for brain...

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Plastics have entered human food chain, study...

The scientists speculated that the tiny specks -- ranging in size from 50 to 500 micrometres -- may been ingested via seafood, food wrapping, dust or plastic...

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Prince William honors two Ugandan...

Prince William, who is also Duke of Cambridge, handed Obwona the Tusk Wildlife Ranger Award for his dedication as a ranger protecting the wildlife of Murchison Falls National Park.