Read more about the article Does the loss of smell only occur due to Covid-19?
Does the loss of smell only occur due to Covid-19?

Does the loss of smell only occur due to Covid-19?

Covid-19 causes loss of smell: upper respiratory tract viruses, and conditions like traumatic brain injury, rhinosinusitis, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's disease, can also cause it. Apart from fever, headache, malaise, cough,…

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More than 75% of caretakers of children living with sickle cell disease use herbal medicines: results from an inaugural study.

More than 75% of caretakers of children living with sickle cell disease in Uganda report using herbal medicines. They also believe that herbals cure symptoms faster and carry fewer side…

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Read more about the article REGEN-COV monoclonal antibody as post-exposure prophylaxis for Covid-19: Who is eligible for the shot?
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REGEN-COV monoclonal antibody as post-exposure prophylaxis for Covid-19: Who is eligible for the shot?

In a recent study, REGEN-COV monoclonal antibody proved efficacious in preventing Covid-19 among household contacts of SARS-CoV-2 infected persons: the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorised it for post-exposure…

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Read more about the article These foods increase or decrease the risks of certain cancers: observations from an umbrella review.
Eggs are beneficial if taken in moderate quantities.

These foods increase or decrease the risks of certain cancers: observations from an umbrella review.

Several research findings have shown that some foods are associated with an increase or decrease in the risks of certain cancers; however, many of these published data may be biased…

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Read more about the article The burden of injuries. What is likely to harm you?
Gloves, helmets, and seatbelts are safety gears you should use often to reduce the burden on injuries.

The burden of injuries. What is likely to harm you?

Morbidity associated with injuries is a public health concern that we still pay little attention to in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda inclusive. Recent data shows that we may…

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