Scans done within 12 weeks of pregnancy more accurate – Gynecologist

Scans done within 12 weeks of pregnancy more accurate – Gynecologist

An Obstetrician Gynecologist at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Felix Abeyifah Bowuo says pregnancy scans done within 12 weeks of Pregnancy is more accurate. He has therefore advised pregnant women to begin antenatal care early. According to Dr Bowuo, scans

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8 impressive benefits of lettuce

8 impressive benefits of lettuce

The health benefits of lettuce include lower cholesterol levels, prevention of cancer, protection of neurons, regular sleep, anxiety control, lower inflammation, and a constant supply of antioxidants. What is Lettuce? Lettuce, scientifically known as Lactuca sativa, was first cultivated by

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Bed bugs terrorising Anglican Servants

Bed bugs terrorising Anglican Servants

Servants of the Sanctuary of the Anglican Church of Ghana are  experiencing terrible and sleepless nights, as bed bugs have invaded the St James Seminary and Senior High School (SHS) in the Sunyani Municipality. The more than 300 servants of

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Legal abortion bill rejected in Argentina

Legal abortion bill rejected in Argentina

Argentina’s senate has rejected a bill which would have legalised abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.After a marathon debate, 38 senators voted against it and 31 in favour. Its defeat means lawmakers must wait until next year to

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Poorly treated cold can cause heart problems – Prof. Tettey

Poorly treated cold can cause heart problems – Prof. Tettey

Parents have been advised not to take for granted common cold, otherwise known as catarrh, among children because if it is not well treated, it could lead to heart problems. A Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the National Cardiothoracic Centre at

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The mentally ill 29-year-old helped to die by Dutch doctors

The mentally ill 29-year-old helped to die by Dutch doctors

During her last two weeks of life, Aurelia was often distressed and had self-harmed. “I’m stuck in my own body, my own head, and I just want to be free,” she said. “I have never been happy – I don’t

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Ditching tight pants ‘improves sperm count’

Ditching tight pants ‘improves sperm count’

Wearing looser underpants could be a simple way for men to improve their sperm count and the hormones that control it, a US study suggests. In a study of 656 men, by researchers at Harvard TH Chan School of Public

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Durex recalls condoms over durability issues

Durex recalls condoms over durability issues

British condom-manufacturer Durex has announced a recall of its products from shelves in Germany and Singapore over concerns they do not meet the required standards for protection. In Germany, the recall of certain latex-free condoms was posted on the company’s

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Don’t give babies below 6 months mashed Kenkey

Don’t give babies below 6 months mashed Kenkey

A Senior Nursing Officer at the Paediatric Department of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Selma Oppong Adomako has cautioned mothers against giving mashed Kenkey to babies below 6 months. According to her, mothers who cannot do exclusive breastfeeding should rather introduce

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Doctors call off intended strike

Doctors call off intended strike

Members of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) have called off their intended nation-wide strike.The doctors threatened an indefinite strike, effective Monday, 6 August 2018, until a list of their demands were met by government.But in a press statement, the GMA

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