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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The diets cutting one in five lives short every year

The food we eat is putting 11 million of us into an early grave each year, an influential study shows. The analysis, in the Lancet, found that our daily diet...

Why Late-Night Eating May Hurt Your Heart

The research, presented here today at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions annual meeting, found that eating more lately in the evening was associated with an increased risk of...

Social media effect ‘tiny’ in teenagers, large study finds

The effects of social media use on teenage life satisfaction are limited and probably "tiny", a study of 12,000 UK adolescents suggests. Family, friends and school life all had a...

Okomfo Anokye blood does not contain HIV or syphilis – Committee

The Five-Member Independent Committee, set up by the Ministry of Health to investigate allegations of blood contamination from the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has debunked the accusation. The Committee...

Fat-clogged cells explain why obesity can cause cancer

A new discovery could explain why obese people are more likely to develop cancer, scientists say. A type of cell the body uses to destroy cancerous tissue gets clogged by...

Father smoking may cause cognitive problems in offspring – study

The study published on Tuesday in the journal PLOS Biology showed that a father's exposure to nicotine might cause cognitive deficits in his children and even grandchildren. The study in...

Ghana among highest malaria endemic countries in sub-Saharan Africa- Report

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has identified Ghana as one of the 10 highest malaria endemic countries in sub- Saharan Africa. According to the WHO 2018 malaria report, 10...

Air pollution may harm cognitive intelligence, study says

Chronic exposure to air pollution could be linked to cognitive performance, a new study in China suggests. Researchers believe that the negative impact increases with age, and affects men with...

‘Air pollution killing more Ghanaians than AIDS & malaria combined’

Mr Muntaka Chasant, a social entrepreneur concerned with the health effects of air pollution in developing cities, has cautioned that air pollution now kills more people in Ghana than...

Ghanaians should expect a major earthquake – Seismologist Warns

Mr Nicolas Opoku, a Senior Seismologist at the Geological Survey Authority (GSA) says, the frequent earth tremors being experienced in parts of Accra is sufficient warning for residents in...

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