Dog owners have lower mortality – Study

Dog owners have a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease or other causes, a study of 3.4 million Swedes has found. The team analysed national registries for people aged 40 to 80, and compared them to dog ownership registers. They found there was a lower risk of cardiovascular disease in owners of dogs, particularly […]

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This Week’s Special: Introducing the new TRAP babes

The footwear industry in Ghana is getting exciting by the day. With new designs and many styles to choose from, footwear manufacturing companies like TRAP, are giving a whole new meaning to the phrase ‘pamper your feet’. Combined with other materials, the company uses jute to manufacture standard class footwear for the Ghanaian market. Advertisement […]

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Ghana ranks 6th on diabetes table in Africa

Ghana has been ranked sixth among other Africa countries, according to statistics by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on diabetes between 2016 and 2017. The Chairperson of International Diabetes Federation of West Africa, also President of National Diabetes Association of Ghana, Elizabeth Esi Denyoh, who made this known at the commemoration of the 2017 World […]

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Fashion Friday: Great styles for plus-size ladies

Ever felt unable to flaunt what you got because mainstream fashion is fixated on the slim body shape? Not anymore, at least not today. There are many body shapes that characterise the plus-size lady, but here we focus on two:  Apple-shaped body and the Pear-shaped body. These two body types are useful in determining the body fat […]

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Is your relationship a game of tug of war?

You know that feeling when your head is spinning around and around on a merry-go-round. All you want is for your relationship to be easy going, but it really does not seem to go that way no matter how hard you try. The more you ask for things, the more your partner pulls back, causing relationship […]

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5 ways to avoid food poisoning on a fun vacation

You are having the time of your life on that dream vacation and nothing else matters. The fun and excitement mixed with the beautiful scenes and amazing cultures leaves you not wanting this to end. Just when you thought everything you ever dreamed of was happening right before your eyes, you begin to feel uneasy […]

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20 people married for 20+ years share how they keep things hot in the bedroom

When you first got together, sex might have been hot, heavy, and frequent. But after being married for a while? Probably not so much. It’s a clichéd truth that sex tends to happen less often and become more vanilla the longer you’re together… but it doesn’t have to be that way. Meet 20 people who’ve […]

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Nestle supports Boston University to build capacity of healthcare professionals in Ghana

Boston University (USA) and MedInscribe in collaboration with Nestlé Nutrition Institute (NNI) have held a convocation and symposium in Accra for 35 Health Care Professionals (HCP) who enrolled in the online Post Graduate Programme in Pediatric Nutrition (PGPN). The PGPN which is an educational initiative by MedInscribe, offered in association with Boston University School of […]

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Photos: Basic school leads diabetes in children awareness campaign

As part of activities marking the 20th Anniversary of Grace Preparatory and Junior High School, they embarked on ‘Diabetes in Children’ campaign. The East Legon school’s decision to embark on the campaign a day after World Diabetes Day is in solidarity with a form three pupil. Advertisement The diabetic student who has attempted suicide on […]

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Indulgent grandparents ‘bad for children’s health’

Indulgent grandparents may be having an adverse impact on their grandchildren’s health, say researchers. The University of Glasgow study, published in PLOS One journal, suggests grandparents are often inclined to treat and overfeed children. The study also found some were smoking in front of their grandchildren and not giving them sufficient exercise. Advertisement But Maureen Lipman, […]

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