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Streets don’t give rise to children; yet on many streets in Mwanza and Tanzania in general, a large number of children find their homes in those streets—one would think streets are parents to these children. And, as each day...
During pregnancy, women develop several changes in their body functioning (physiology) due to the significant amount of hormones they release to their unborn offspring (foetuses). In connection with this, researchers have, since 1990s, found the benefit of regular physical exercises...
Elsewhere around the world, scientists are deciphering new ways of identifying the genes that are involved in human disease. This has also helped in developing better strategies for detecting, treating and preventing diseases. Through the use of what is known...
Despite the high coverage with essential malaria control strategies, such as the use of insecticide-treated bed nets (ITNs) and indoor spraying in Zanzibar, elimination of the mosquito-borne disease in the Indian Ocean Archipelago remains elusive. For the past decade, the...
Global reports about development and deployment of vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, have been received with mixed feelings. News about vaccines should have been a positive development at this time when the world battles an unprecedented pandemic...
Tuberculosis (TB) and Diabetes Mellitus(DM) have come to be known as two diseases that are associated. This poses a major challenge to the measures being taken globally to eradicate one of them: Tuberculosis . Over the years, the two diseases have proved...