Single dose of tramadol can produce euphoria similar to heroin – FDA

Single dose of tramadol can produce euphoria similar to heroin – FDA

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says a single dose of 75mg of tramadol can produce a euphoria similar to heroin and therefore poses a serious danger to public health. The Authority is concerned that despite the increased public education

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‘Miracle’ six-day-old baby survives Ebola

‘Miracle’ six-day-old baby survives Ebola

A baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived, health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed. Baby Benedicte’s mother was infected with Ebola and died during childbirth. Benedicte

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‘Malaria-stricken farmers lose 60% of produce yearly’

‘Malaria-stricken farmers lose 60% of produce yearly’

Ghanaian farmers are unable to harvest 60 per cent of their crops every year due to malaria, the Technical Adviser to the Private Sector Malaria Prevention (PSMP) programme, Tetteh Ogun has said.According to him, studies have shown that malaria-afflicted farmers

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HIV blood probe: I’ve been sidelined – Complainant

HIV blood probe: I’ve been sidelined – Complainant

The man at the centre of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) contaminated blood saga has said he has been sidelined by the probe.Mr Evans Kwabla Addo, about a week ago, took to social media to vent his anger at

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Rebecca tackles teenage pregnancy with educational campaign

Rebecca tackles teenage pregnancy with educational campaign

First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has launched yet another initiative aimed at providing educational and social safety nets for poor and vulnerable girls in nine communities along the coastal belt of the Greater Accra Region. The ‘Because I Want To Be’

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Medical drones: Doctor rebukes govt’s “face-saving”, “propagandist” meeting with GMA

Medical drones: Doctor rebukes govt’s “face-saving”, “propagandist” meeting with GMA

A Specialist Surgeon at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has criticised a brief meeting between government and some executives of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) on the medical drones saga, describing it as a failed face-saving move by the government.

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Scientists explain what happens to your body when you have a broken heart

Scientists explain what happens to your body when you have a broken heart

“I think many people can relate to that excruciating pain of love gone wrong. I’d rather have a broken arm than a broken heart.” – Christie BrinkleyBeing heartbroken is something that can happen to anyone. We have all gone through

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Drone deal approved

Drone deal approved

Parliament has finally approved the drones-for-medical delivery deal after three failed attempts.The Ghana Health Service (GHS) introduced the deal to help deliver blood and essential medicines across the country, especially to rural communities.102 MPs voted for the deal while 58

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Suspend drone deal – GMA to GHS

Suspend drone deal – GMA to GHS

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) is calling for the cancellation of the drones-for-medical delivery deal which has been approved by parliament.The Ghana Health Service (GHS) introduced the deal to help deliver blood and essential medicines across the country, especially to

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Drone Medical Delivery: GHS boss “very confused” – IMANI

Drone Medical Delivery: GHS boss “very confused” – IMANI

We have just been sent a clip of the popular Joy FM primetime morning show, Newsfile, in which Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare is heard discrediting IMANI’s positions on the Zipline drone program.The gentleman seems completely at sea with the thrust of

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