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How to handle nose bleeding

Today we bring to you how you may handle nose bleeding in babies (first aid). As soon as a nose bleed begins, have the child sit up while firmly exerting pressure on the nose by pinching the lower, soft part of the nose between the thumb and forefinger for about 10 minutes. Alternatively wet a […]

Signs and symptoms of Cancerous brain tumours

There are two major types of cancerous brain tumours. There is Medullo blastoma, which Dr. Richard Idro, a neuro paediatrician at Mulago Hospital in Kampala says it develops at the back of the person’s brain and it may spread to other parts of the brain. The second type of cancerous brain tumours is ‘gliomas’, which […]

Connection between high blood pressure and heart disease

  Today we are privileged to bring to you the connection between high blood pressure and heart disease: Doctors from Mulago Hospital say that blood pressure is controlled by flexibility and overall side of the blood vessels. Inflammation and excess cholesterol reduce the flow of blood, which ultimately increases the pressure within the blood vessel. […]

NRM MPs worried about pressure from their party on Parliamentary issues

The NRM members of parliament have expressed divergent views over the ongoing NRM caucus meeting. This followed reports that among things to be discussed were the Dura Cement report tabled before parliament last week. Some members of parliament have expressed fears that this caucus meeting could be aimed at protecting the people implicated in the […]

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga denies pressure from the Executive

The Speaker of Parliament denies bowing to pressure from the executive over the recall petition. According to Parliament’s Public Relations Officer Helen Kawesa, the speaker Rebecca Kadaga denies having made the decision not to recall parliament from recess due to unbearable pressure from the executive. In a statement, Kawesa says the speaker will make a […]

MPs increase pressure on government to force Bigirimana to step down

A section of members of parliament have intensified pressure on government to interdict the permanent secretary in the office of the Prime Minister Pius Bigirimana. Mps including Theodore Sekikubo, Winfred Kizza , Samuel Otada, Gerald Karuhanga, Vincent Kyamadidi, Celinah Nebanda among others are accusing government of undermining parliament by failing to implement its resolution to […]

Parliament to pressure government on Kanungu Kibwetere report

MPS on defence and internal affairs have expressed concern over the failure by the security agencies to come out with a report of the Kanungu infernal in which Joseph kibwetere killed over 1000 people after he confused them. MPS expressed concern while  interfacing with a group of people claiming to have lost the relatives. The group […]

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