health

Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate'

Ebola may soon be a "preventable and treatable" disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists...


Breast cancer treatment drug launched

AstraZeneca, a pharmaceutical company, has launched a new drug for the treatment of breast cancer in the country. The drug, Faslodex,...


Age-related diseases medications must be on essential drugs list – SOFPOG to gov’t

The Society of Family Physicians of Ghana (SOFPOG), has urged the government to prioritise age-related diseases and place their medications...


How long does alcohol stay in your system?

We’ve all been warned not to drink and drive. We’ve been taught that alcohol use and driving don’t mix well. But how long does...


Posting on social media while on drugs is a bad idea

If you take drugs and then post on social media, there's a pretty good chance you'll regret it later. This is according...


Tema Polyclinic to get new NHIS office – Ahenkorah

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Tema West Constituency, Carlos Ahenkorah, has assured the people of his constituency of key interventions...


Smartphone-controlled device could deliver drugs into the brain

An international research team has designed a wireless, smartphone-controlled device that is able to deliver drugs straight into the...


Ebola vaccine: Why is a new jab so controversial?

A debate is raging over proposals that a second vaccine be introduced to fight Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo, currently in...


Can Marijuana Kill You?

The parents of a young New Jersey man say marijuana caused the death of their son. However, most experts say you can’t die from cannabis...


Hair loss not just a male problem

The sad sight of a receding hairline is not limited to men, a dermatologist says. Hair loss is just as common in women,...