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Want to know if someone is sick?

Listen to your brain, scientists say after new research The brain is undoubtedly a complex and clever organ, but new research suggests it might be even more impressive than you originally thought. It turns out that the brain is particularly adept at discovering early-stage disease in other people. The human …

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There is no Ebola in Uganda

Uganda’s Ministry of Health has confirmed that there is no case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country after getting negative results from tests on a suspect. “As a result of our strong vigilance at entry points in the country, one suspect case was identified on 30th May 2017 …

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Boda boda causing impotence?

Here is how you can avoid getting saddle messed up Bicycling is a great form of exercise. It provides the same health benefits as walking, jogging, swimming, and other aerobic activities. Some men and women avoid bicycling, though, because of numerous reports suggesting it may damage their reproductive organs and …

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Happiness and meaning in life

Discovering the sweet spot where one does not have to give up one for the other By Thaddeus Metz On the face of it, there are many situations in which doing something that makes us happier fails to make our lives more meaningful. Some recent examples from my life include: …

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National Health Insurance Scheme for Uganda in the offing

Uganda plans to set up a National Health Insurance Scheme subject to passing of the National Health Insurance Bill 2007. In a speech read by the Vice President Edward Ssekandi at the just ended 44th Africa Insurance Organisation meeting at Speke Resort Munyonyo last week, President Yoweri Museveni said financing the …

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