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Friday, April 19, 2019

Even one drink a day increases stroke risk, study finds

Even light-to-moderate drinking increases blood pressure and the chances of having a stroke, according to a large genetic study in The Lancet, countering previous claims that one or two...

Afternoon nap is good for your blood pressure

Good news for those who like a midday snooze; a nap may help to lower blood pressure. Researchers at the Asklepieion General Hospital in Voula, Greece, carried out a study,...

Bad diets deadlier than smoking tobacco, warns new study

Dangerously bad diets and poor food choices are a bigger killer than smoking tobacco, according to a new study. An analysis of almost 20 years of diet data from 195...

GHS, MoH launch Health Promotion Division

The Ministry of Health (MOH) in collaboration with the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has launched a Health Promotion Division to strengthen health delivery in the country. The division is expected...

Mozambique to begin Cholera vaccine campaign today

Mozambique's health authority says it will kick off a mass anti-Cholera vaccination campaign on Wednesday, following the delivery of nearly 900,000 doses on Tuesday. Cholera is spread through human waste...

ANSECO@60 Medical Team organises free medical screening

The Anlo Senior High as part of the 60th anniversary of the school, has organized Free medical screening, NHIS registration and renewal, blood donation, a health walk to kickstart...

Including Mental Health Care at OPDs to help identify Bipolar Disorders

The burden of mental health disorders continues to grow, with significant impacts on health and major social and human rights along with a strain on the economy. In developing...

Cholera vaccines arrive in Mozambique

The UN children's agency Unicef says nearly 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine have arrived in the Mozambican port city of Beira to help contain an outbreak of the water-borne...

Korle-Bu Renal Unit to carry out kidney transplants this year

The Renal Unit of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital says it is concluding arrangements with its international partners to carry out kidney transplants at the unit this year. Such an arrangement...

Today Is World Autism Awareness Day

Today is World Autism Awareness Day , an internationally recognized day on 2 April every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness...

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Live in peace and harmony – VEEP tells Ghanaians in Easter message

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has wished Christians and all Ghanaians a happy Easter celebration and urged them to live in peace and harmony. He...

Notre Dame official says `computer glitch’ could be fire culprit

PARIS — A "computer glitch" may have been behind the fast-spreading fire that ravaged Notre Dame, the cathedral's rector said Friday, as architects and construction...

President Akufo-Addo mourns Major Gen. Vib Sanskrit

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed sadness over the death of Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri, the Head of Ghana Mission and Force Commander...