A ranking member on Parliament’s Finance Committee, Cassiel Ato Forson, remains unrelenting in his opposition to the medical drone agreement, calling it a misplaced priority a day after it was approved by a majority decision in Parliament.
The Foods and Drugs Authority on Friday extended its education on the harmful effects of tobacco and tramadol usage to the La Pleasure Beach Resort to discourage their abuse.
Over 100 tonnes of Tilapia at various fish farms in the Eastern Region have died.
Are you waking up after perspiring in the middle of the night? Finding your sheets or pajamas soaked in the morning? Don’t sweat it. You’re not the only one.
The South Tongu District HIV and AIDS Committee is holding emergency meetings to stem the high rate of HIV infections in the District.
The Africa Centre for Health Policy is advising the government against substituting the medical drones with a robust infrastructure for the delivery of medical supplies.
HEFRA says the Kumasi-based Kean Medical Center which claimed blood from KATH tested positive for HIV and Syphilis in its lab, is operating illegally.
Pharmaceutical giant, Ernest Chemists Limited has presented assorted medications to the Kwahu Government Hospital at Atibie in the Eastern Region.
The first international review to compare night owls with early risers outlines the health risks associated with preferring late nights. However, these risks may not be set in stone.
Police in the Ashanti Region have sent to Accra, a disputed blood sample issued to a patient of Kean Hospital for further laboratory tests.
Workers of Ghana Post joined the Emergency Department of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital to mark this year’s Emergency Week.
Beaten down by poverty for years, the recruit at a security service training school was very upbeat about the prospects of new employment.
Ms Naomi Mattos, the Press Attaché at the US Embassy in Accra, has observed that HIV was no longer a disease but a condition, needing support to "kill" the stigma and discrimination associated with it.
Preliminary laboratory test conducted on units of blood alleged to be infected with HIV and Syphilis at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), is negative.
The CID in the Ashanti Region has taken over investigations into the issuance of an alleged contaminated blood to a patient by the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH).
Health experts at the West African Centre for Cell Biology of infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP) have warned the trend of increasing cases of new HIV infections may not decline anytime soon.
Dieticians have warned individuals to desist from depending on a ketogenic diet as a means of losing weight.
The Food and Drugs Authority has opened a mini-laboratory at the Tema Fishing Harbour to fast-track testing of imported food products and drugs through the Tema Port.
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now the second largest in history, according to figures from the World Health Organization.
A polio vaccine that can be stored as a dried powder at room temperature is a new opportunity to help eradicate the disease, researchers at the University of Southern California say.
We’ve all heard that healthier, fitter people don’t skip breakfast. But does that mean breakfast makes us healthier and thinner – or is it something else?
As part of efforts to significantly improve quality health care service delivery, the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has adopted innovative mobile services technology to reach out to every Ghanaian.
A practising nurse at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital wants the government to stop giving trainee nurses allowances.
Men who follow a healthful diet could be protecting their brains, according to a new study that tracked a large group of men for more than two decades.
Tetanus is a severe, and often life-threatening illness that can quickly lead to death if not addressed.
The Fruits and Vegetables Jama Walk will take place in Ghana for the first time on Farmers’ Day this year.
The Ghana Health Service has launched the national yellow fever prevention campaign and it expects to vaccinate about 5,364,275 people in the country.
Beautiful Beneath and its partners Cancer Support Network recently organized a free breast screening exercise for women at Kasoa in the Awutu East District of the Central Region.
One of the most challenging things to achieve in today’s technology-driven world is maintaining a reasonable balance between a busy work schedule and a healthy active lifestyle.
Pharmacists in Ghana have joined the country to mourn the sudden death of Emmanuel Agyarko in the United States on Wednesday.
The muscles of older men and women who have exercised for decades are indistinguishable in many ways from those of healthy 25-year-olds, according to an uplifting new study of a group of active septuagenarians.
Forty million! That’s the number of women and girls around the world who cannot afford sanitary products during menstruation, according to reports by the Borgen Project.
The Health Ministry has banned the manufacture, distribution and sale of cough syrups containing codeine and restricted access to Tramadol in the country.
Businesses in Ghana lost about ¢20 million to malaria infections in 2014, according to a joint study conducted by the National Malaria Control Programme and University of Ghana.
As sex and sensuality grows more visual, Ghanaian youths are finding desperate means to grow their body parts.
Looking at the new running shoes unveiled by Spanish start-up FBR you would be forgiven for thinking it incomplete, but the missing heel in the sole is actually by design.
St. Thomas Eye Hospital, one of the leading eye Hospitals in the country, has marked World Diabetes Day with a free eye screening as part of their social responsibilities to society.
Seeing more people sipping water at the bar, or noticing more mocktails on the menu than usual? There's a reason: Sobriety is trending—especially among people who care about living an overall healthy lifestyle.
Global temperatures have risen about 1 degree Celsius (or 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) since preindustrial times and could rise another half degree by 2030, according to a report released this week by the United Nations.
With marijuana legalization on the rise, an increasing number of studies are exploring the drug's potential harms and benefits
Vogue debunks the myths behind sleep science, and finds out how to give our body and mind the best chance to rest, reboot and restore every night for long-term health.
European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive scientific opinion of Fexinidazole.
I suffer from general anxiety and panic disorder; what is generally referred to as ‘the fear of fears.
Did you know that the foods you eat determine the way you smell?
The America government through USAID and in collaboration with the ministries of health in 11 countries has launched a new, five-year $200 million program to control and eliminate five neglected tropical diseases.
Running is great. It clears your head, gets you fit and is super accessible. All you need is a pair of trainers and a stretch of road, it doesn’t cost you a thing and you can do it all year-round.
Strictly limiting carbohydrates and eating more fat may help the body burn more calories, a new clinical trial shows.
The Keta Municipal Health Directorate in the Volta region, has directed residents to kill all stray dogs in the community so they do not infect other dogs with rabies.
It is easy to get sidetracked when it comes to staying healthy.