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Ghana urged to take advantage of drop in fertility rate

The Acting Eastern Regional Population Officer, Mr Kwasi Owusu Obeng has called on the country to strategically take advantage of the drop in the fertility rate of the country. He...

Lifestyle changes that could lower risk of dementia

Nearly everyone can lower their risk of dementia, even if it runs in the family, by living a healthy lifestyle, research suggests. The study of nearly 200,000 people showed the...

Syphilis cases soaring in UK and Europe, newly-published data shows

Syphilis cases have skyrocketed in Europe with reported cases up 70% since 2010, a new report has claimed. Experts from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said between...

Health Research Center seeks support from U/E chiefs

The Navrongo Health Research Center in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality of the Upper East Region, has organized their annual engagement meeting with the Paramount and Divisional Chiefs in the Kassena-Nankana...

Vaginal bacteria linked to ovarian cancer

Having too few "friendly" vaginal bacteria may increase a woman's chance of ovarian cancer, and swabs can be used to spot this, say researchers. The team, led by University College...

Mobile app ‘finds anti-cancer molecules in food’

An app that harnesses the unused processing power of idling mobile phones has been used to identify anti-cancer molecules in a range of foods.The research identified carrots, celery and...

US: Mass attackers leave warning signs before violence – Secret Service report

WASHINGTON — Nearly all the people who carried out mass attacks in the U.S. last year made threatening or concerning communications beforehand, and more than three-quarters prompted concern from...

‘Excessive’ student mobile phone use linked to more sexual partners

Overuse of mobiles by university students may be related to lower grades, drinking problems and more sexual partners, a study says. In a survey of more than 3,400 people taking...

Obesity ’causes more cases of some cancers than smoking’

Obesity now causes more cases of four common cancers in the UK than smoking, according to a charity. Cancer Research UK says bowel, kidney, ovarian and liver cancers are more...

More than 75% of British MPs struggle with mental health – Report

More than three-quarters of MPs in the UK face struggles with their mental health, a new report has found. The study, published by the BMJ, found that 42% of British...

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Africa

“The future is Africa” – President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says African leaders and citizens of the continent, must work to make Africa attractive for the youth, enabling them...

Nigeria shuts Action Against Hunger aid group ‘for feeding militants’

Nigeria's army has stopped the work of international NGO Action Against Hunger accusing it of supplying a militant Islamist group with food and drugs. The...

World

377 females deported from Gulf States in 2017– Immigration Service

The Migration Information Centre (MIC) of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) says 377 female Ghanaians were deported from the Gulf States in 2017. This was...

Global climate strikes kick off ahead of UN summit on climate change

As world leaders prepare to meet in New York for a UN Climate Summit next week, millions of young people all over the world...