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Fat mothers likely to have fat children — survey

Analysis reveals children of rich Kenyans getting fatter while poor becoming thinner.

Covid-19 still a dangerous global health threat - WHO

It says virus remains deadly with the capacity to cause substantial damage

Locked Kenya among best places to treat cervical cancer in Africa

Oncologists complain many Kenyans are still travelling abroad yet some of the best treatment is available here

Locked Female condom again rated most unpopular contraception

Traditional methods such as withdrawal are more popular, especially among unmarried couples

Locked 3,000 babies later, Kenyattas' doctor retires after 54 years of service

89-year-old Sumat Patel still goes to 'work' to deliver free advice to doctors

Ugandan mother honoured for supporting families of children with disabilities

The Rotary Club member's work has impacted over 150 children and 200 vulnerable families

An advocate's view on assisted reproductive technology and the law

Denials of male infertility have led to the shaming of the affected men, infidelity and broken marriages.

Why Linda Mama was probably Jubilee's biggest success

Report shows former President Uhuru's project for mothers has already surpassed 2030 targets

Locked We're seeing many untreatable STIs, Nairobi medics say

Last December, Dr Nyamu handled one stubborn case that resisted all listed antibiotics

State calls for specialised food for hungry children facing death

NDMA says the most affected counties are Marsabit, Mandera, Garissa, Baringo and Isiolo

MURITHI KATHARE: Drug resistance in Kenya a dangerous game

Germs like bacteria are developing ability to defeat drugs designed to kill them.

Locked Super gonorrhoea spreads in Nairobi – Kemri

Results showed 100 per cent resistance to all the antimicrobials, researchers said.

The clitoris – a brief history

It has more than 10,000 nerve fibres, 20% more than previously thought - research.

Meru boy has all large intestine removed, returns to school

Medics say people can live without large intestine but they may pass stool quite often

Kenyan makes drug to ease hepatitis B burden

The single shot by Prof Edagwa's team will be a game-changer for millions of people with the disease

Branded fat and immoral: Ordeals of women at family planning clinics

One out of every ten women reports being insulted or scolded. Some are avoiding clinics altogether

Locked GRACE NJOROGE: Infertility treatment is out of reach of many

Quest for childbearing is time consuming, mentally taxing, financially draining, and socially isolating.

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