Thursday 22 February 2018
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Category: Health


43 Percent Of Ghanaian Adults Obese Or Overweight

Forty-three (43) percent of Ghanaian adults are either overweight or obese, a joint study conducted by two universities – Kwame Nkrumah...


Hundreds support MTN’s Val’s Day blood donation exercise in Ho

MTN, in collaboration with the National Blood Bank, has organised its annual blood donation exercise at the Volta Regional Hospital in Ho....


Alcoholism Rife Among Pregnant Women In Dormaa West District

Mrs Veronica Asamoah Tortor, the Dormaa West District Director of Health, has expressed worry about alcohol abuse among pregnant women in...


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...