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Women dealing with painful menstrual cramps may receive relief from an unexpected source the erectile dysfunction medication normally found in their husbands' little blue pills.
Here are 21 things people do without thinking. But they are dangerous, and could kill you or the people around you.
A study suggests that girls who hit puberty early might be more likely than their peers to get into fights or skip school.
Been invited to a wedding recently? Here's a list of things to keep in mind so that you don’t embarrass the couple or yourself.
You're doing the dirty work again. On your own. Truth is, your partner could be manipulating you. But how? And why do you keep on falling for it?
Humans are crazy for Facebook, but research suggests that primates have been relying on the face to tell friends from competitors for the last 50 million years.
A study indicates that doctors seldom tell patients about the possible harms of getting screened for cancer.
Researchers said they have discovered a promising new approach to combating deadly human viruses, which could help create vaccines against deadly infections such as HIV, hepatitis C and dengue.
The Nobel Prize in Physics should also have gone to the Cern laboratory in Switzerland, a member of the awarding committee has said.
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will seek marketing approval for the world's first malaria vaccine next year for a shot which significantly cuts cases of the disease.
Three US-based scientists have won the Nobel medicine prize for plotting how vital materials such as hormones and brain chemicals are transported within cells and secreted to act on the body.
Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) said it hoped to get the green light for a prototype vaccine against malaria after trials showed it offered children a partial shield against the disease.
People who spend a lot of time on health related social networking sites are more likely to abstain from smoking with success, research shows.
At least 15 countries give husbands the power to prevent their wives from working, the World Bank said in a report on gender equality in business.
Research shows some people actually feel emotionally better when they see someone else suffering and will go out of their way to make someone else suffer.
Six tonnes of seeds of a new disease-resistant wheat will be distributed to farmers for the next planting season.
Five US institutions will share parts of a rare meteorite that exploded in a fireball over California in 2012, The Field Museum has said.
A US study has found that pregnant women who take drugs to speed up their labour may have a higher risk of bearing children with autism.
Six researchers have spent the past four months living in a small dome on a barren Hawaii lava field, trying to figure out what foods astronauts might eat on Mars.
A corner of west London will see culinary and scientific history made today when scientists cook and serve up the world's first lab-grown beef burger.
New Swedish research has shown that there is little or no relation between how much sleep people get at night and how fatigued they feel.
Researchers have said that people really do have a hard time getting a good night's sleep when the moon is full, even when they can't see it.
Computer geeks already knew it was possible to hack into a car’s computerized systems and potentially alter some electronic control functions.
A US company that has promoted its stem cell discovery in partnership with the Vatican has come under fresh scrutiny by independent scientists who say the cells do not exist.
Skipping breakfast raises risk of heart attacks 27%, a new study suggests
Although smoking is one of the major causes of lung cancer, non-smokers are often diagnosed with the disease as well.
British scientists have harnessed the power of urine and were able to charge a mobile phone with enough electricity to send texts and surf the internet.
Scientists have unravelled how a gene long associated with obesity makes people fat by triggering increased hunger.
People who have a weakness for sweet foods may also have a fondness for alcohol, as research shows both preferences show up in the brain's reward centre.
The African Union has proposed the establishment of a continental Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention in order to enhance research and curb the spread of diseases.
People who are constantly checking their smartphones have been shown to be less active and have poor fitness, a study shows.
Scientists have developed a new technique using sugar to detect cancer, that is safer and simpler alternative than radioactive techniques.
Researchers found that overweight men ate about 200 fewer calories following a vigorous workout than after rest.
A US professor who developed a laser to study melanoma has discovered a new use for it.
Scientists have finely sliced a human brain into 7 400 wafer-thin sheets and then reconstructed it to create the world's most detailed map of the brain in three dimensions.
The National Director of Pathways Project Gideon Obare has challenged farmers to use new seed varieties to boost yields.
Researchers said they have discovered an intriguing clue that could help solve a long-standing mystery about how dust particles form planets.
NASA engineers are working on a proposed mission to lasso a small asteroid and drag it closer to Earth for astronauts to explore.
Most of the 45 mice sent into space to find out how well organisms can withstand extended flights, have died, Russian researchers say.
A tiny camera at a US university offers a bug's eye view of the world, with security and surgery in mind.
"It was love at first sight," "It's inner beauty that truly matters," and "Opposites attract”. But what's really at work in selecting a mate?
The taste of beer, even without any effect from alcohol, triggers a key reward chemical in the brain, according to a new study.
Researchers in the United States say they have bio-engineered a kidney and transplanted it into rats, marking a step forward in a quest to help patients suffering from kidney failure.
Google is now doing a record billion translations on any given day, as much text as you'd find in 1 million books.
Our emotional responses to the stresses of daily life may predict our long-term mental health, according to a new study.
Researchers studied ceramic and obsidian artifacts from A.D. 1200-1450 to learn about the growth, collapse and change of social networks.
A group of students from around the world has produced a concept car which will premiere at the 83rd Geneva motor show.
Despite numerous studies using mobile health, there is insufficient evidence to inform the widespread implementation and scale-up of this technology.
Very early exposure to certain components of air pollution can increase the risk of developing a cockroach allergy by age 7.
A new scientific endeavor hopes to unravel some of the mysteries surrounding the human brain by creating a highly detailed simulation of it.
Red coloration—historically seen as costly in vertebrates—might represent some physiological benefit.
Obese people face a much higher risk - as much as 80% - of dying in a car crash than people of normal weight.
Researchers hope that people will do some research about where to get a tattoo, after a study found a link between body art and hepatitis C.
Witnessing friends' vacations, love lives and work successes on Facebook can cause envy and trigger feelings of misery and loneliness.
Fifty years of independence is not a small achievement; it is definitely worth commemorating. Happy birthday Kenya! Read more...
A middle-aged man got a rude shock after Nyeri High Court dismissed his appeal against a 20-year jail term and rather sentenced him to death. Read more...
Vihiga Governor, Moses Akaranga has accused the national government of discrimination against the poor and elderly citizens. Read more...
The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Association Secretary General, Sultan Matendechero has warned political leaders against politicizing the devolution of Health sector. Read more...
There was drama at the Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital when family members broke part of the perimeter wall to sneak their patients out of the hospital due to poor services occasioned by the ongoing health workers strike. Read more...
Men of the cloth in Nakuru County have lauded the government's move to vet pastors, saying that it will help reduce cases of fake pastors in the country. Read more...
The planned analogue-digital migration has been put off until the determination of a case in which three media houses have contested the move will be heard. Read more...
KNUT has issued the TSC with a 16-day ultimatum to promote teachers or face industrial action as schools reopen. Read more...
In Why We Run, Al Jazeera Correspondent Andy Richardson explores why Kenya’s runners excel in endurance running - and why so many humans love the sport. Read more...
Traffic Police Commandant Samuel Kimaru says he can't 'micromanage' every single motor vehicle in the country. Read more...
Medical personnel in the country are set to go on strike after failing to agree to a deal with stakeholders to have them under the national government payroll. Read more...
The Kenya National Union of Teachers KNUT will not accept the proposed NSSF charges. Read more...
The KUPPET National Chairman, Omboko Milemba has said that teachers should be earning a leave allowance just like any other civil servant. Read more...
A senior Forensic Pathologist expert, Andrew Gachie has said a lot of pathologist graduates are running away from Kenya to other African countries due to poor pay. Read more...
Mombasa County governor, Ali Hassan Joho has declared war on corruption by sending a stern warning to all officers in the County government who engage in the vice. Read more...
As the Kenya Defence Forces arrived in Marsabit, area residents claim there is need to address the real issues behind tension. Read more...
The hostility between Nyeri Governor, Nderitu Gachagua and a section of parliamentarians in the County took the stage at a public function in Narumoru town over the weekend. Read more...
Archbishop John Chabuga has expressed his displeasure at comedians who are wearing christian vestments onstage, saying the act is as good as 'mocking God'. Read more...