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Neck scan can spot early dementia signs

A five-minute scan could be used to spot people at risk of dementia before symptoms appear, researchers claim. Scientists used ultrasound scanners to look at blood vessels in the necks...

‘Remarkable’ decline in fertility rates

There has been a remarkable global decline in the number of children women are having, say researchers. Their report found fertility rate falls meant nearly half of countries were now...

Afrobarometer survey indicates sharp drop in Ghanaians support for press freedom

Afrobarometer survey data released by the Center for Democratic Development (CDD) on press freedom in Ghana has revealed that popular support for a free media has dropped sharply. According to...

Scientists say mystery space object could be alien spacecraft

Harvard researchers say it's possible that a mysterious object hurtling through space could be an alien spacecraft sent intentionally to Earth's vicinity by another civilisation. Scientists have been puzzling over...

Bill Gates brandishes poo to showcase reinvented toilet tech

Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates had his hands full on-stage in Beijing on Tuesday, showing a jar of human faeces. The stunt was part of his speech at...

Heating of Oceans ‘underestimated’

The world has seriously underestimated the amount of heat soaked up by our oceans over the past 25 years, researchers say. Their study suggests that the seas have absorbed 60%...

10.2 per cent of quarry workers don’t wear protective equipment – Survey

A research conducted by Health and Safety Ghana (HESAG) has revealed that only 10.2 per cent of stone quarry workers in the country wore the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment...

Being too fat or too thin ‘can cost four years of life’

Being overweight or underweight could knock four years off life expectancy, a study in a Lancet journal suggests. The report, one of the largest of its kind, involved nearly 2...

Air pollution kills 600,000 children every year- WHO

Air pollution kills an estimated 600,000 children every year and causing symptoms ranging from loss of intelligence to obesity and ear infections but there is a limited amount parents...

Ghana ranks lowest level of per capita violence in Africa- AU Commission Report

A report by the AU Peace and Security Commission indicates that per capita violence in Ghana is one of the lowest on the Continent. The report also grades government high...

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AWCON 2018: Black Queens pip Algeria in opener

The Black Queens of Ghana defeated Algeria by a solitary goal in the opening game of the Africa Women's Cup of Nations. Gladys Amfobea's 13th...

NHIA rolls-out electronic renewal system

In a bid to strengthen the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and ease pressure during renewal of the card, the management of the scheme,...

Pay SSNIT contributions of NABCO employees – TUC to government

Deputy General Secretary of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Joshua Ansah has asked government to enroll all employees of the Nation Builders Corps...