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Study links Covid to increased risk of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson's and stroke

The Study was presented at the 8th European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Congress in Vienna, Austria.

Why your pillowcase has more bacteria than your toilet seat

Pillowcases that were left unwashed for four weeks had 39 times the bacteria of a pet's bowl.

Cancer care remains one of Uhuru's biggest achievements

There are four public hospitals with radiotherapy machines

Kenya tops in health workforce numbers, but still fails – WHO

Kenya has a shortage gap of 3,238 medical officers, with the required number being at least 5,317.

South Africa confirms first monkeypox case, not linked to travel

The patient was a 30-year-old male from Johannesburg who had no travel history.

The amazing power of mother's milk

Breastmilk contains antibodies that may help with the baby's growth and strong immune system.

Why you should listen to music during pregnancy

Music triggers powerful physical reactions in pregnant women compared to non-pregnant counterparts.

Covid-19 vaccine scheme wants delivery slowed down

COVAX wants between 400 and 600 million fewer vaccines doses than initially contracted.

Drugs for cataracts treatment might soon become reality

At the moment, the condition can only be corrected with surgery.

Get up and dance! It may slow down aging of your brain

From the young to the old, dancing should be enjoyed by all age groups.

Black beans could improve your insulin sensitivity - study

When this sensitivity reduces in the blood, it could cause type 2 diabetes or prediabetes.

Is stress making your body age faster? It is possible

How we deal and react to it is all that matters.

WHO looks into reports of monkeypox virus in semen

Most cases have been reported in men who have sex with men.

Justin Bieber: What is Ramsay Hunt syndrome affecting him?

The condition is caused by the varicella-zoster virus – the virus that causes chickenpox.

Walk more to reduce pain and risk of arthritis - Experts

Walking is free, unlike mediations which come with a price tag and possibility of side effects.

WHO: Monkeypox to get a new name

Some 1,600 cases of the disease have been recorded globally in recent weeks.

Monkeypox to get a new name, says WHO

30 scientists wrote last week about the "urgent need for a non-discriminatory and non-stigmatising" name.

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