Scientists think they have found a way to stop the common cold and closely related viruses which can cause paralysis.
SANOFI, a global healthcare company, has in partnership with the Eastern Regional Hospital (ERH) launched an innovative Diabetes and Hypertension Clinic (DHC) programme.
The Food and Drugs Board on Monday organised a sensitization seminar for producers and importers on the new directives for packaged water.
The Food and Drugs Authority has cautioned the public against consuming unwholesome canned foods as it can result in food poisoning.
JoyNews Editorial on Friday focused on the state of sanitation in Ghana.
President Nana Akufo-Addo has inducted 378 newly qualified medical doctors and dentists into the country’s healthcare delivery system.
A cardiologist has cautioned against excessive consumption of salted tilapia (koobi) citing it as one of the causes of heart-related diseases.
Most women spend years trying not to get pregnant, only to later realize that making a baby is actually a lot harder than most people let on.
Three hundred ambulances under the One-constituency-One-Ambulance programme will be delivered by the end of the year.
The low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet is promoted online and in the media as a weight-loss tool and seemingly all-round magical healer. Yet it was first developed in the 1920s for children with epilepsy.
President Nana Akufo-Addo has urged 378 newly inducted medical doctors and dentists to accept postings to the countryside where their services are most needed.
The 2018/19 National Service Personnel of CalBank have given the Accra Psychiatric Hospital a ¢97,000 makeover.
Need I say that on several occasions I have contemplated suicide? Well, I have.
The world's first malaria vaccine is being rolled out in parts of Kenya from Friday.
The Paga Health Centre in the Kassena-Nankana West District of the Upper East Region has not recorded any maternal death for three years running.
The executive director of counseling and psychological services at the University of Pennsylvania died by suicide Monday morning in Philadelphia, officials said.
The Accra Mayor has apologised to The Multimedia Group team who were assaulted Wednesday on a sanitation campaign.
Public health and safety had been compromised at Mantse Agbona, a suburb of Accra, when the JoyNews’ 'Clean Ghana Campaign' team made a stop in that community.
Residents of some communities in Atwima Kwanwoma District of Ashanti Region, including Apire, are unable to access healthcare at the only facility in the area due to bad roads.
The Mental Health Authority has called on government to resource the Authority to be able to conduct baseline researches on suicides and how it affects the development of the nation.
An Obstetrician / Gynecologist at the Sunyani Regional Hospital, Dr. James Boakye Fordjour has cautioned women against the use of vaginal tightening products as they pose health risks to them.
The Food and Drugs Authority has taken into custody a consignment of canned Lucozade belonging to Andiana Royal Ventures at a warehouse in Hong Kong near Lapaz in Accra.
The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Anthony Nsiah-Asare, has vaccinated the first child in Greater Accra to kickstart response vaccination against polio.
One person dies every 40 seconds from suicide, the World Health Organisation has said.
The final workout session of Joy FM’s Cosmopolitan Mix weight loss challenge came off on Saturday at the Elwak sports stadium.
Contrary to popular belief, ageing is not a reason for pain. Neither is any regular daily activity.
Truly healthy people — those who seem to naturally glow from within — know that staying healthy means sticking to a routine, even when times get tough.
World suicide prevention day - working together to prevent suicide: making suicide prevention a national responsibility.
All pupils entering kindergarten and primary one in the 2019/2020 academic year will undergo a mandatory medical screening during admission.
Residents of Yizesi, the largest community in the Mamprugu in the Moaduri district are struggling under difficult circumstances to access basic health services due to the deteriorating state of the only health centre in there.
“Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death for men and women in this country,” says Dr. Haythe, who is also the co-director of the Women’s Center for Cardiovascular Health at Columbia
The Greater Accra and the Northern Regions are set to embark on a two-phased emergency polio immunisation exercise from September 11 to 14 2019.
The Food and Drugs Authority has cautioned the public against the use of hydroquinone cosmetic products for skin bleaching.
Archbishop Prof. Dr Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong, Chief Executive Officer of the Asafo-Agyei Hospital in Kumasi has been acknowledged for his exploits in the medical profession and their impact on society.
Tema General Hospital for the first time in many years is witnessing a sharp decline in the maternal mortality rate.
The Upper East Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service has attributed the high maternal mortality ratio in the Region to lack of ambulances to readily transport expectant mothers to major referral health facilities for management.
People who eat vegan and vegetarian diets have a lower risk of heart disease and a higher risk of stroke, a major study suggests.
Ghana and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday signed a concessional loan agreement, under the ‘Saudi Fund for Development’ to finance the construction of health projects in the Upper East Region.
Management of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital has revealed that the hospital will from next month run on a paperless and cashless system for patient satisfaction.
The Rotary Club of Accra-Achimota is embarking on a campaign to prevent and wipeout Hepatitis B & C from Achimota and its surrounding communities by mid-2020.
Cancer now causes more deaths among the middle-aged in higher-income countries than cardiovascular disease, a study suggests.
The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has said the Ministry would ensure that every hospital soon gets medical herbalists to supplement and improve healthcare.
The absence of a mortuary is negatively impacting inquest into the cause of death at the Kumasi South Hospital in the Asokwa Municipality of Ashanti Region.
Health Direct Global, a health-tech startup based in Accra was part of three African startups that were awarded at the just ended Japan/Africa Pitch Competition.
A pediatric surgeon has called for strict regulation on sale and of corrosive substances to curb increasing injury to people.
Twitter, Facebook and Instagram blocked adverts promoting a doctor's book about vaginal health, according to US publisher Kensington.
Allianz Ghana (Life & Non-Life Insurance) has organized a clean-up exercise along the Osu Alata Beach road as part of its corporate social responsibility dubbed ‘Allianz Creates through Waste’.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority has suggested the establishment of a mental health levy to ensure effective implementation of the Mental Health law
C4C Homoeopathic Hospital has been recognised as a leading Homeopathic Hospital in Ghana following the launch of the ‘Secure Your Health Card International’ scheme.
A genetic analysis of almost half a million people has concluded there is no single "gay gene".
Insecticide resistance is a major threat to the gains made in malaria vector control, Prof. Kwadwo Ansah Koram, immediate past Director of the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, has said.