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Fact-check: Eggs, fruits, oats are not…

Published on : Feb 7, 2024

There isn’t much nutritional value to white bread though. A...

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Explainer: Why HPV vaccination is the…

Published on : Feb 5, 2024

The fourth-most prevalent cancer among women globally, cervical cancer has...

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Leprosy: 3 myths that refuse to…

Published on : Feb 1, 2024

Despite being one of the oldest diseases known to mankind,...

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Dilute vaccine misinformation with large amounts…

Published on : Jan 31, 2024

Vaccine hesitancy brings about a substantial risk to the population’s...

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Explainer: Understanding thyroid disorders

Published on : Jan 30, 2024

Greater awareness empowers individuals to recognise early symptoms, seek timely...

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Fact-check: Consume beans for better digestion,…

Published on : Jan 25, 2024

Instagram video is right about the positive impact of consuming...

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Fact-check: No need to walk 10,000…

Published on : Jan 16, 2024

Research findings underscore the importance of prioritising the quality and...

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Fact-check: No magic diet can cure…

Published on : Jan 15, 2024

The hype about Master Cleanse, Mono Diet, or Mediterranean diet...

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Debunking 5 myths on Nipah Virus

Published on : Oct 16, 2023

In the digital age, information spreads like wildfire, often faster...

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Nipah virus infection: 10 facts

Published on : Oct 12, 2023

It’s important to be informed about the infection; don’t be...

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Fact-check: Want to become taller? Ashwagandha…

Published on : Oct 9, 2023

Height is primarily determined by genetics, and the growth plates...

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Fact-check: Papaya seeds not for contraception,…

Published on : Oct 6, 2023

Studies suggest that it’s best not to consume papaya seeds...

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Hypertension affects one in three adults…

Published on : Sep 21, 2023

The first-of-its-kind, comprehensive analysis finds that currently, only one in...

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Fact-check: Dietary choices, physical activity not…

Published on : Sep 21, 2023

Maintenance of healthy body weight is also affected by one’s...

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Fact-check: Irradiated foods are not radioactive

Published on : Sep 11, 2023

During irradiation, gamma rays, x-rays, or high-energy electrons pass through...

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Fact-check: Can the use of plastic…

Published on : Sep 4, 2023

The safety of storing food in plastic containers, typically, depends...

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First Check Diaries by Walter Balane

Published on : May 5, 2023

As a journalist and radio broadcaster, fact-checking has become an...

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Bridging the Gap: Making Health Information…

Published on : Apr 10, 2023

As a verified signatory of IFCN, First Check has been...

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‘GPs have a crucial role to…

Published on : Apr 6, 2023

Dr Siti Fatimah, First Check member and general practitioner from...

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