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AI may help to spot heart problems

A new way of identifying a common condition that causes the heart to beat irregularly may have been discovered by artificial intelligence. Atrial fibrillation affects one million people in the...

Rwanda reopens DR Congo border amid Ebola crisis

Rwanda has reopened its border with DR Congo, where an Ebola outbreak has killed more than 1,800 people in the past year. The border was closed for several hours after...

J.A Kufuor: Ex-President pledges to support Ghana Medical Relief

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has pledged to support the Ghana Medical Relief (GMR), a non-profit organisation, which provides free medical services to deprived communities in Ghana. The GMR is...

Ear ‘tickling’ therapy could ‘help thwart ageing’

Tickling the ear with a small electric current could rebalance the nervous system in over-55s and help them age more healthily, research suggests. Stimulation of the vagus nerve, which connects...

Diabetic women more likely to have stillborn baby, study finds

Diabetic women are more than four times more likely to have a stillborn baby than those without the condition, a new study has found. Researchers from the University of Glasgow...

GMA warns of imminent return to “cash and carry” over NHIS debts

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA), has called on the Government and National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), to as a matter of urgency pay all monies owed the various health...

Pay health facilities to avoid re-introduction of cash and carry- GMA to NHIA

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA), says the failure of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to pay health facilities both public and private for services rendered from September 2018...

GHS to undertake Mass Drug Administration for NTDs

The Ghana Health Service’s (GHS) Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Programme would undertake a two-week nationwide Mass Drug Administration (MDA) Programme in 126 districts endemic for elephantiasis and Onchoceriasis (river...

Obesity: What is it and what causes it?

Obesity is a major sign of weight gain. The intake of high protein breakfast and excess sugar drinks including fruit juice can lead to weight gain. The thought of being...

Number of PLHIV not undergoing treatment overwhelming in U/W region

More than 50 percent of the over four thousand Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) are not undergoing treatment while above 40 percent of those under treatment at centres like...

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Technical barriers to Trade must be stepping-stones–Prof Dodoo

For the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to succeed, countries must ensure that Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) become stepping-stones rather than obstacles,...

Gov’t introduces ‘One -Pupil-One-Cocoa Drink’ policy for school feeding program

Government of Ghana is implementing policies that will help instill the habit of cocoa consumption in the populace and will in the long run,...

Acting IGP directs speedy investigation into death of two policemen

The acting Inspector General of Police,  (IGP), has directed a speedy investigation into the death of two Policemen. The two officers were ‘killed’ at Manso...