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October, 2017

  • 17 October

    Neem Demonstrates Promise in Prostate Cancer Treatment: Consider for One District One Factory part 1

    I am a scientist on a mission to research and bring to the general public evidence based alternative treatments of prostate cancer. Though conventional treatment they say is evidence based; there are thousands of researches to prove that most of these treatments are not evidence based. The problem with alternative …

  • 10 October

    Nyamedua Herbal Foundation Launches 2017 Ghana National Herbal Awards

    The Nyamedua Herbal Foundation, a non-governmental organization made up of herbal practitioners whose work show exemplary leadership towards building a vision and a future for Ghana’s herbal medicine sector on Tuesday launched it flagship award scheme, Ghana National Herbal Awards 2017 at the Yagoala Hotel at Kumasi. The awards will …

  • 9 October

    Does watermelon consumption has a better efficacy in treating erectile dysfunction compared to Hibiscus Tea?

    Story at a Glance Recently, I wrote an article on erectile dysfunction and the Hibiscusplant. In a reply post on Facebook…One Medical Doctor in Nigeria asked a question” between Watermelon and Hibiscus Tea which is more effective for Erectile Dysfunction..Below is his unedited comment on my facebook wall from Nigeria…” …

  • 9 October

    Eggs And Prostate Cancer Risk

    Prostate cancer and its prevention is the subject of interest currently. Researchers are finding ways and means to help men reduce their risk of the diseases especially black men as they have 60% chances of getting it. The disease is also more aggressive in this group. In this article I …

September, 2017

  • 30 September

    Myths about contraceptives hindering usage – GHS

    The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has stated that usage of contraceptives among married women is the low due to continuous myth and misconceptions around contraceptives. Deputy Director General of the GHS, Dr Gloria Quansah said women stand a better chance of changing their status and wellbeing through improved access to …

  • 14 September

    KATH looses 150 doctors

    The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in the Ashanti Region has got an acute shortage of over 150 medical doctors as a result of the delayed appointment of the next batch house officer to the facility. As a result, the available medical staff have been asked to concentrate on in …

August, 2017

  • 24 August

    First Lady Urges More Support for Women to End Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

    First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called for the full support and participation of men in addressing the problem of mother-to-child HIV transmission as well as breast cancer in Ghana. Speaking at the launch of the National Acceleration Plan for Pediatric HIV Services today at Ho, she said that though …

  • 24 August

    NGO Embarks on Immunisation Education Programme

    By Dundas Whigham An Accra based Non Governmental Organisation, Concern Health Education Project (CHEP) in partnership with the Ghana Coalition of Health with support from the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) organised a programme during the weekend in some selected areas in Accra to educate head porters (kayayees) …

  • 12 August

    Husbands urged to promote exclusive breastfeeding

    Husbands and family members have been urged to promote exclusive breastfeeding amongst nursing mothers to help Ghana reach the ultimate goal of 100 per cent breastfeeding. This is because husbands are much closer to their wives and play a major role in the wellbeing of their children. The call was …

  • 12 August

    “Balls in Danger”: Why are doctors still castrating men with knives and toxic chemicals to destroy their testosterone? (2)

    At the famous Tenovus Institute in Wales 222 prostate cancer patients were studied. They again found that the men with the lowest testosterone levels had the poorest prognosis and died the soonest. “Low concentrations of testosterone in plasma at the time of diagnosis related to a poor prognosis. Patients who …