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  • Japanese bra for love only

    January 29, 2014 9:59 AM 24

    In a long-awaited fusion between hot-blooded hormones and cold-headed engineering, a Japanese lingerie company has produced a bra they claim will only unlock when the wearer is really in love. The “True Love Tester” uses sensors and a special gadget linked to a mobile device to analyse the pattern and speed of the user’s heart beat in the heat of the moment

  • NHIS chief fights against tobacco firms

    January 29, 2014 8:56 AM 27

    In his fight against cigarette-makers, “now or never” is the motto of National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) President Kim Jong-dae. Kim has long pledged to take tobacco-makers to court on behalf of policyholders who have to pay higher premiums due to the increase in coverage of smoking-related diseases. Not surprisingly, his crusade has been greeted

  • Ghana launches professional development programmes for nurses, midwives

    January 28, 2014 9:13 AM 35

    Page last updated at Tuesday, January 28, 2014 8:08 AM // The Nurses and Midwives Council (NMC) is partnering with a number of organizations to provide structured Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes for Nurses and Midwives in both the private and public sector. The training programmes, with support from the International Finance Corporation

  • Welcome Ghana’s newest royal society of chemistry female member

    January 27, 2014 4:43 PM 33

    The Royal Society of Chemistry of the United Kingdom has acknowledged the work of a Ghanaian Scientist and included her in the recent list of distinguished individuals who have been elevated as Fellows of the Society. Dr. Sylvia Josephine Anie is a Chartered Scientist and an Inventor. She holds a patent for a compound she created at the University of Manchester

  • UK Royal Society of Chemistry Admits Dr. Sylvia Josephine Anie As Member

    January 26, 2014 11:43 PM 24

    The Royal Society of Chemistry of the United Kingdom has acknowledged the work of a Ghanaian Scientist and included her in the recent list of distinguished individuals who have been elevated as Fellows of the Society. Dr. Sylvia Josephine Anie is a Chartered Scientist and an Inventor. She holds a patent for a compound she created at the University of Manchester

  • Part of Nigeria experiences shortfall of health workers in state hospitals

    January 26, 2014 4:34 PM 31

    The Commissioner for Health in Akwa Ibom, Dr Ememabasi Bassey, has said that the state would recruit more health workers to ensure effective delivery of healthcare services in the state. Bassey said in Uyo that the move was to address the shortfall in staff strength of health workers and its attendant hampering of service delivery. He disclosed that the shortfall

  • Ghana’s drug regulator destroys fake drugs

    January 26, 2014 4:27 PM 21

    Mr Kinsley Nsiah-Poku Principal Regulatory Officer and Head of the Central Regional Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Friday said it is an offence for individuals, importers, wholesalers and manufacturers to dispose their unwholesome goods without permission from the Authority. He said the FDA was mandated by LI 851/2012 to safely dispose unregistered

  • Chewing Gum Releases Mercury into your System

    January 26, 2014 6:40 AM 55

    Chewing gum before a meal is often recommended as a way to reduce hunger and eat less. But a recent study published in the journal Eating Behaviors debunks this belief. The study showed gum chewing not only had no effect on calories consumed, but chewing mint-flavored gum reduced the intake of healthy food (fruit) and increased the likelihood of eating

  • Accra hosts first ever peer review workshop for regional coaches

    January 25, 2014 11:52 AM 39

    The Greater Accra Regional Sports Authority will hold its first ever peer review workshop for regional coaches, metropolitan, municipal and district sports directors on Tuesday 28th January, 2014 at the Media Center of the Accra Sports Stadium. According to a press release signed by the acting Regional Sports Director Kwame Amponfi Jnr, the objective

  • Giving blood, saving lives

    January 24, 2014 4:07 PM 49

    Not all of us have the same talents or tolerances, so we each do something different as a means to put good into the world. Whether it’s donating to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, helping the elderly or simply offering a friend some assistance on a homework assignment, people find the thing that works best for them. Some people do these things not out of the hopes