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A Case of Vanishing Twins

By | 2018-04-01T22:34:43+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Blog, Healthy Tips, News, Uncategorized|

By Dr Julius M Kiiru When Mary came to the clinic for her routine antenatal test, my sonographer brought her report to my office: Mary was no longer carrying twins. We had walked with Mary from the beginning of her maternal journey, capturing her twins at week seven of gestation, and like any expecting woman, [...]

Prostate Cancer and Cervical Cancer Screening: How We Did It

By | 2018-04-01T22:26:22+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Blog, Healthy Tips, News, Uncategorized|

For the last one month, Westlands Medical Centre has been running a screening program for prostate and cervical cancers at the Ngong Road branch. Quite a number of people took advantage of this and came to be tested. The aim was to increase awareness on the two killer diseases in Kenya. As we know, prostate [...]

Sleep your way to good health

By | 2017-06-15T06:10:21+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Healthy Tips|

There are several factors that can interfere in your good night sleep- work pressure, family responsibilities, relationship issues, etc. Although you can’t stop thinking of all the issues that hamper your sleep, you can still adopt habits that will help you in getting a good night’s rest. Here are some tips: Have regular bedtime schedule: [...]

Seven heart-healthy lifestyle steps that can cut cancer risk

By | 2017-06-15T06:14:08+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Healthy Tips|

Go to bed at 10: You should know that it is always good to go to bed early, say by 10 o’clock than going to bed at 11 as better quality sleep happens before midnight.   Do not sleep during daytime: If you have trouble sleeping at night, avoid daytime nap if possible. Even if [...]