Pregnancy and fish. What is safe to eat?
Fortunately, the most consumed fish in Uganda, the Tilapia, do not seem to have toxic levels of mercury in them and, therefore, can be consumed during pregnancy unless one’s antenatal clinic advises otherwise.
Emotional eating and how to stop it
Do you eat to feel better or relieve stress? These tips can help you stop emotional and stress eating, fight cravings, and find more satisfying ways to feed your feelings
‘Earth to hit global warming limit by 2029’
By January this year, the earth had a 50 per cent chance of keeping global warming under 1.5 degrees Celsius, equal to about six years of emissions
The Chocking Nile: What does the future hold for the basin’s lifeline amidst rampant plastics pollution?
Plastics polluting the Nakivubo channel easily end up in Lake Victoria, the source of the Nile – the world’s longest river.
UTIs can lead to cognitive dysfunction, but there are ways to reduce risks
Common infections are linked to delirium and dementia, but with awareness, prevention and treatment, the risks can be lowered
Casgevy: UK approves gene-editing drug for sickle cell
In a world first, medical regulators in the UK have approved a gene therapy that aims to cure two blood disorders.
Is this new treadmill trend the magic carpet to weight loss?
While walking is a low-impact exercise that is easy for the majority of people, the 12-3-30 treadmill workout raises the bar a little higher for users, and benefits abound
Global partners cheer progress towards eliminating cervical cancer and underline challenges
Governments and communities are leading the way by declaring commitment and developing strategies to eliminate cervical cancer and countries around the world are rallying behind WHO’s call to action.
Global measles threat continues to grow as another year passes with millions of children unvaccinated
Measles continues to pose a relentlessly increasing threat to children. In 2022, 37 countries experienced large or disruptive measles outbreaks compared with 22 countries in 2021.
Portuguese scientists identify causes of unexplained male infertility
Researchers from the University of Coimbra (UC) have published a study identifying causes of male infertility that were previously classified as “unexplained.”