Thursday 23 November 2017
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Category: Health


Ghana Hosts Post-Ebola Workshop

A post-Ebola workshop on improving disease monitoring capacities and early warning systems in West Africa has opened in Accra with a call...


10,000 Ghanaians suffering from dementia

An estimated 10,000 Ghanaians are suffering from dementia, which is a neurological disorder that affects the brain leading to the gradual...


Gonorrhoea Antibiotic-Resistance On The Rise

Data from 77 countries show that antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhoea – a common sexually-transmitted infection – much harder,...


Psychiatric nurses at Pantang shut door to patients in protest over land dispute

Employees at a major mental health facility at Pantang in Accra, have refused to attend to patients in protest against what they say is the...


ackle what is needed before what is desired – Dr Nduom

The 2016 Presidential Candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has advised the government to tackle...


One in 10 children has ‘Aids defence’

A 10th of children have a “monkey-like” immune system that stops them developing Aids, a study suggests. The study, in Science...


Healthy Food: The 10 Best Sources of Carbs

Much like how people foolishly fear dietary fat, carbs have gotten the short end of the diet stick. Yes, there are high-glycemic carb...


People who read books live longer lives, study says

As if reading could get any better, scientists have now linked it to a longer life. Using data on 3,635 people over 50, researchers found...


Odour of chickens could prevent malaria, Zika – Scientists

It sounds like a pretty ‘fowl’ suggestion but the odour of chickens could be the key to preventing malaria or even Zika,...