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Grained food may contain cancer-causing aflatoxins; Dr Kiggundu

Grained food may contain cancer-causing aflatoxins; Dr Kiggundu

The programme leader Biodiversity and Biotechnology at the National Agricultural Research Organization Dr. Andrew Kiggundu has warned Ugandans to be careful on the grained food they eat that could be causing a risk of cancer. He says that some grained food especially ground nuts contain Aflatoxins which is dangerous and would cause cancer. He noted that some […]

Makerere shows solidarity with Cancer institute

Makerere shows solidarity with Cancer institute

As the country continues to register more cancer cases, Makerere students from the psychology school this week walked to the cancer institute as a way of showing solidarity with the patients and the doctors over what is now happening in the country in regards to the disease. The students led by their dean, Prof. Julius Kikoma […]

Government to take cancer treatment nearer to communities

Government to take cancer treatment nearer to communities

Government has revealed plans to strengthen and extend cancer treatment nearer to the communities with plans to set up regional cancer treatment centers across all the country’s major regions. Addressing journalists ahead of the global cancer day slated for Thursday this week in Tororo , the director community clinical services, Dr. Anthony Mbonye states that the regional […]

Female cancer survivors ask men for more support

Female cancer survivors ask men for more support

Female cancer survivors in the country are asking men to always be by their side during times of suffering and treating the disease to make them feel support by their loved ones. Speaking to Josephine Bamuwambye one of the cancer survivors, she revealed that many male spouses drop their wives when they discover that they are […]

High percentages of fats cause colorectal cancer

  A human body can have fats ranging between 50 to 200 billion fat cells distributed around the body. For most females (women), a high percentage of the subcutaneous fat tissue surrounds the areas of the breasts, waist, hips and buttocks. However, most males have a high percentage of fats distributed around the chest, abdomen […]

Piercing tongue causes cancer

  Tongue piercing is not safe because the tongue is an extremely vascular organ, which means that it has loads of blood vessels. A tremendous amount of swelling is expected when the tongue is pierced and a large oversized barbell is initially placed to accommodate for the expected swelling. This can cause difficulty in breathing […]

Benefits of safe male circumcision

  Male circumcision offers partial protection to HIV negative males who have unprotected sex with HIV positive females. Male circumcision protects males against various Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDS) and STI’s. Uncircumcised men are more likely to harbour the cancer-causing HUMAN PAPILOMA VIRUS (HPV) in their fore skin. Circumcision therefore offers protection from prostate cancer, and […]

10 things you don’t know in green tea

    There are 10 things you may not know about green tea. The antioxidants in green tea help you to stay strong and healthy. Drinking green tea also improves cardiovascular health and the polyphenols reduce bad cholesterol. Green tea can protect against certain types of cancers, including skin cancer, lung cancer and breast cancer. […]

Discover hidden treasure in rock salt

  Rock salt (ekisula in Luganda Language) is referred to as halite mineral, is formed by evaporation of salty water which contains dissolved sodium chloride and less potassium ions. For many people, rock salt is a tenderiser that helps soften food eg dry beans. Many people unconsciously benefit from it. Its potassium and sodium Ions […]

How to diagnose and treatment for prostate cancer

Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer?If You or a Loved One Are Looking for an Effective Prostate Cancer Treatment,Here Are 11 Effective, Natural Strategies that Will Help You Defeat This Deadly Disease A diagnosis of cancer, or even a suspicion of cancer is darn fearful. You reflect on friends or family who died of cancer. Of all […]

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