Wednesday,January 23,2019 07:35 AM

Health Queries

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What does “positive living” really mean?...

I was counselled, given ARVs and encouraged to live positively and take my drugs with good adherence.

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My HIV positive wife refuses to be put on...

I am myself positive and have been on ARVs for six months now and really doing well with my viral load undetectable.

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Uganda looks to Point of Care innovations...

Point of care technology will also be used for Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) which will improve infants survival once they start early on HIV medication....

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Magical value in eating pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin seeds contain plenty of minerals such as zinc, phosphorous and manganese which are very crucial to our normal body functioning.

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Female Genital Mutilation Bill to be introduced...

The Bill which outlaws the cultural practice is seen as critical and in essence numbers the days of those that still engage in the cultural practice.

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Health benefits of eating a banana flower...

Banana flower for menstrual problems and weight loss

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What does it mean to be in a coma?

What happens when a doctor says that a patient is in coma? My uncle sustained serious injuries during an accident and was in a coma for a week.

Can a condom cause infection?

Doctor, Last year in August, I had sex with my girlfriend and we used a condom. But two weeks later, I started feeling pain and a burning sensation in...

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Is my pregnant niece harming the foetus?...

My 16-year-old niece is three months’ pregnant and she does not want her parents to know. She confided in me and threatened to commit suicide if I tell...

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Is an ultrasound scan safe?

I heard that a foetus’ internal body parts can be checked using a scan to detect problems such as underdeveloped heart chambers.


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Election that plunged Uganda into...

In the FINAL part of the election that plunged Uganda into war, New Vision TV looks at the post war career of Yoweri Museveni, whose party had come third in the polls, after he successfully waged a five-year peoples war.