The Role of Serum Protein Electrophoresis in detecting Multiple Myeloma

Electrophoresis Electrophoresis is a method of separating proteins based on their physical properties. Serum is placed on a specific medium, and a charge is applied. The net charge (positive or negative) and the size and shape of the protein commonly are used in differentiating various serum proteins. Serum Protein Electrophoresis Serum protein electrophoresis is a […]

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Are You at the Risk of Celiac Disease? Know the Symptoms

Gluten intolerance, gluten sensitivity and the gluten-free diet have become common terminologies these days. However, it was not a long time ago that these terminologies were rarely known or talked about. Celiac disease is definitely not new, but not in too distant past, most of the people were unaware of this condition. This implies that sufferers endured […]

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How Telehealth Is Set to Change the Way to Think About Healthcare

With the advent of technology, clinical healthcare, patient and professional health need not be affected by the impediment of distance anymore. The delivery of health and health-related services through electronic information and telecommunications technologies is called as telehealth. Medical care, provider and patient education, health information services also fall under the gamut of telehealth. Tap […]

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Rise in Awareness About Breast Cancer in Kenya – the Critical Need of the Hour!

Cancer is a disease that is constantly on the rise in our modern world. It is a disease that plagues millions of families all over the world and takes the young, old, rich and poor all the same. There are different forms of cancer and one that is on the rise at an alarming rate […]

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How Your Smartphone Holds the Key to Healthcare’s Transformation

It has become a buzz phrase nowadays. Technology is going to revolutionize everything under the sun. Healthcare has become one of the key areas where technology has played a crucial and transformational role. The answer to the next wave of revolution is right there in your pockets and hands. If you’re suffering from an ailment, you no […]

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Non-communicable Diseases on the Rise- Can Kenyan Healthcare Tackle It?

The country has witnessed a steady and saddening increase in the rate of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the past couple decades. Not only does NCD account for over 60% deaths globally, they also come off as the largest contributor cumulatively towards the total mortality burden of the country. One other obstacle faced is the early […]

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Answers to some of your burning questions related to Coronavirus

What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that upon infection, may cause illness in animals or humans. In humans, coronaviruses are confirmed to cause respiratory infections resulting in ailments such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The most recently discovered coronavirus – SARS nCOV 2 […]

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