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  • Here's what 12 weeks of eating lots of sugar does to your body

    October 10, 2017 8:39 PM 8

    Fitness and Weight Loss Here's what 12 weeks of eating lots of sugar does to your body In the study, researchers recruited 25 men with high levels of liver fat—a condition called non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, which can often serve as a harbinger for heart issues—and those with low levels of liver fat. Then, they put each group on two diets

  • Three men speak about their fight with mental illness on World Mental Health Day

    October 10, 2017 2:37 PM 3

    An exclusive survey for WalesOnline has shown that two thirds of people describe mental health services as 'poor' or 'very poor' One in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in their lives - it could be an acquaintance, the person sitting next to you or it could be you. As part of World Mental Health Day, we're publishing a series

  • Panasonic creates device that counts the calories on your plate

    October 4, 2017 5:30 PM 3

    If you’re planning to go on a diet, or if you suffer from serious conditions like diabetes, knowing exactly what and how much you’re eating is essential. In this day and age, we have calorie and nutritional calculators even on our smartphones, but they act only as guides, whereas Panasonic’s revolutionary new device, CaloRieco, actually analyzes the food on your plate

  • Expert advises men to pamper the 'frontals' of women

    October 4, 2017 6:36 AM 1

    - "It is not true that the more you suck a woman’s breast it prevents the risk of getting breast cancer" Ghanaian men have been advised to desist from acts like squeezing the breasts of women, but rather handle it with care since it is a very fragile part of a woman's body. 
This is according to the president of Breast Care International, Dr. Beatrice

  • Can we wipe out childhood cancer? Possibly!

    September 27, 2017 9:03 PM 3

    Can we wipe out childhood cancer? Possibly! There is nothing more heartbreaking than learning your child is diagnosed with a serious disease like cancer. When such a crisis happens, parents want the best care and treatment to help their child get back to being a kid as quickly and safely as possible. As a pediatric oncologist, I have seen many forms

  • Chronic Pain? Blame it on poor sleep, says study

    September 20, 2017 9:40 AM 4

    People who sleep less are prone to suffer from chronic pain that leads to poor physical health, said study from the University of Warwick in UK. Both sleep and pain are the two major health issues in today's world. People with poor sleeping pattern face the risk of improper response to bacteria, virus and other foreign body substances. Researchers have found

  • FDA destroys Tamale Teaching Hospital expired drugs

    September 18, 2017 7:57 AM 4

    The drugs were retrieved from the medical stores of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH). The Northern Regional Director of the FDA, Mr Martin Kusi, who led the exercise, told newsmen that certain processes had to be followed before the disposal of the expired drugs. That, he said, included the setting up of a committee to take inventory of the expired

  • Nurse’s post over death of 10yr old boy sparks social media outrage

    September 17, 2017 12:12 PM 18

    A mean-spirited post about the death of a 10-year-old boy at the Tema General Hospital, by a supposed nurse, has sparked outrage on social media. The male nurse who is identified on social media platforms as Wilson Etor Dhiggy, sought to defend a nurse at the Tema General Hospital over alleged professional negligence. The Tema General hospital nurse

  • Nii Okai to save 40 lives with his 6th album launch

    September 15, 2017 6:05 PM 1

    Nii Okai, a renowned Gospel Musician has slated Sunday September 24, to launch his sixth album to save 40 lives at the Light House Chapel, Morning Star-Cathedral, Sakumono in Accra. The album launch dubbed: “Yesu Hi” which coincides with the artist 40th birthday is aimed at raising funds to save the lives of 40 Hole-in-Heart patients across the country

  • Korle Bu lab scientist hit by bullet while on duty

    September 12, 2017 7:11 AM 10

    Surgeons at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital spent Monday night trying to retrieve a bullet from the shoulder of a laboratory technician after he was shot by an unknown person. The spokesperson for the hospital, Mustapha Salifu, told Joy News the incident happened shortly after 2 p.m on Monday. The identity of the victim has not been released by hospital