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Born neither male nor female, a tale of raising an intersex

By TAUSI NAKATO “The doctor told me that I had delivered an intersex baby and after explaining to me what this meant, he advised...

Why a family planning method may fail

By Joan Salmon About 53 per cent of unplanned pregnancies occur among women using contraceptives. Dr Susan Atuhaire, a gynaecologist at Mulago National Referral...

How to test for ulcers

I have been suffering from ulcers for 10 years but each time I do a blood test, it is negative for ulcers. I have...

I suffer dizzy spells when I get an erection

I am 19 years old but lately whenever I get an erection, my heart pumps very fast. I also sweat and feel so dizzy...

What can cause one to miss a period?

I have been monitoring my 15-year-old daughter and have noticed that she has not had her period for three months. What do you think...

Why you should eat citrus fruits

By BEATRICE NAKIBUUKA Citrus fruits are good antioxidants and provide a number of health benefits, from boosting immunity to fighting cancer. Eating higher amounts...

Will I take medicine all my life?

I was diagnosed with high blood pressure. Does this mean that I have to take drugs all my life? Allen Dear Allen,The heart is useful...

How to avoid injuries while exercising

By Joan Salmon Ismail Sina of Sina Fitness defines physical activity as body movement produced by skeletal muscles using energy obtained from the food...

From 40 sedatives a day, how depression almost led her to...

By ESTHER OLUKA “I accepted to marry him because I was young and naive,” says Shamin Latif, who married her husband when she was...

Dealing with worry

By Joan Salmon Many of us worry ourselves sick but I know for a fact that worrying cannot get you anywhere. So first things...

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