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People living with HIV demand access to holistic health care

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Persons Living with HIV and AIDS want government to provide them with holistic health care instead of concentrating on HIV alone. Through their umbrella organization, the National Forum for People Living with HIV/AIDS Network in Uganda-NAFOPHANU, they want the government to start providing them with …

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Karamoja mourns ex-minister Edward Athiyo

Karamoja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  There is a somber mood in Moroto town following the death of Edward Athiyo, an elder and renown leader in Karamoja Sub region. Athiyo was pronounced dead on Friday morning at Seguku Hospital after succumbing to cardiac attack. The family says Athiyo has been battling …

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HEALTH: Type 2 diabetes

High-intensity exercise may restore heart function | THE INDEPENDENT | Type 2 diabetes can sometimes result in a loss of heart function. However, the results of a new study suggest this function may be recovered through high-intensity exercise. Around 500,000 people in Uganda or about 1.4% of the population have …

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Rwenzururu Queen mother in intensive care unit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwenzururu Queen Mother Nyamukama Christine Biira Mukirania has been admitted in the Intensive Care Unit of Case Hospital. Mukirania was taken to the ICU on Sunday after her condition worsened despite having registered significant improvement according to Rwenzururu Kingdom spokesperson Yona Maathe. The 85-year …

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Diabetes, obesity behind 800,000 cancers worldwide: study

Paris, France | AFP | Nearly six percent of new cancers diagnosed worldwide in 2012 — some 800,000 cases — were caused by diabetes and excess weight, according to a study published Tuesday. Among the 12 types of cancer examined, the percentage of cases chalked up to these factors was …

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Mangoes to heal cancer and diabetes

The most precious fruit in the world, mangoes are a whole lot more than just a delicious, refreshing treat produced by nature. As evidenced by copious scientific research, mangoes are also a powerful medicinal food, as they contain nutrients that can help clear up skin, promote eye health, stave off …

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Uganda marks World Diabetes Day

Uganda has joined the rest of the world to mark the World Diabetes Day. Speaking to journalists, Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said 80% of Ugandans are suffering from diabetes yet unaware. The country is estimated to have more than 500,000 people living with the disease. This makes them …

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