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Uganda begins trial of Ebola vaccine: health...

The trial of the MVA-BN vaccine developed by Johnson&Johnson is expected to last two years, Uganda's Medical Research Council (MRC) said.

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Half of Ebola outbreaks go 'undetected':...

Ebola, which spreads among humans through contact with bodily fluids, is one of the most virulent tropical hemorrhagic fevers, often killing within days...

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Understanding peptic ulcers

Peptic ulcers are wounds that occur within the stomach and the duodenum (the first part of the intestines)

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Sewage mixed in Gulu's water supply

Joseph Omagor reports the dangerous situation from Gulu

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Fad diets –do they work?

Today’s corporate woman is image conscious that a fad diet easily catches on like wildfire at the workplace.

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Living with a schizophrenic mother

Last year her mother got a terrible episode. “My mother got so angry that she even bite me when we were driving her to hospital. I have a scar,” she says...

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'Radical rethink' needed to tackle obesity,...

Nearly a billion people are hungry and another two billion are eating too much of the wrong foods, causing epidemics of obesity, heart disease and diabetes....

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Crimean Congo fever confirmed in Masindi...

"Samples were taken to the Uganda Virus Research Institute for testing and results indicated that it was Crimean haemorrhage fever and not Ebola as earlier...

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Heavy screen time appears to impact childrens'...

The study -- which involves scanning the brains of 4,500 children -- eventually aims to show whether screen time is addictive, but researchers need several...

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First baby born via uterus transplanted from...

Until recently, the only options available to women with so-called uterine infertility were adoption or the services of a surrogate mother.

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How to safeguard your home while...

During this season, a number of people travel to their villages to join their family members in one big Christmas party and new year celebration.