First vaccine shows ‘super gonorrhoea’ protection

A vaccine has for the first time been shown to protect against the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhoea, scientists in New Zealand say. There are fears gonorrhoea is becoming untreatable as antibiotics fail. The World Health Organization sees developing a vaccine as vital in stopping the global spread of “super-gonorrhoea”. The study of 15,000 young people, published […]

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Why you need more emotional intelligence

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of success—IQ. Decades of research now […]

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Striking Pantang Psychiatric nurses ‘snub’ CEO

CEO of the Mental Health Authority, Dr. Akwasi Osei. Striking nurses at the Pantang Psychiatric Hospital in Accra have refused to call off their action despite a plea by the Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority, Dr. Akwasi Osei. Employees at the second mental health facility for Greater Accra, have refused to attend […]

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Psychiatric nurses at Pantang shut door to patients in protest over land dispute

Employees at a major mental health facility at Pantang in Accra, have refused to attend to patients in protest against what they say is the encroachment on the hospital’s lands. The staff say the “mild strike” is in protest over encroachment on land said to be part of the Pantang General Hospital but has now […]

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You’ll never guess who is having the most extramarital affairs

For the past 30 years of the General Social Survey, three out of every four American adults have said that they believe extramarital sex is always wrong, but the number of Americans who report actually having sexual relationships outside their marriage has also held relatively steady, at around 16 percent. Who is having these affairs […]

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Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea on the rise – WHO

Data from 77 countries show that antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhoea – a common sexually-transmitted infection – much harder, and sometimes impossible, to treat. Gonorrhoea, a common sexually transmitted infection is gaining notoriety for resisting antibiotic treatment of the disease. Dr Teodora Wi, Medical Officer, Human Reproduction at the World Health Organisation (WHO) said: “The […]

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The hook-up show with Kofi Laing

Kofi Laing’s Hook Up Show which provides on-air match-making, has hit the airwaves with a bang. If you ever tune into JoyFm on a Monday and you were used to hearing his alluring, baritone voice alongside some great oldies, slow jams and classics, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by a slight change in tone. Now when […]

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Oral sex spreading unstoppable bacteria

Oral sex is producing dangerous gonorrhoea and a decline in condom use is helping it to spread, the World Health Organization has said. It warns that if someone contracts gonorrhoea, it is now much harder to treat, and in some cases impossible. The sexually transmitted infection is rapidly developing resistance to antibiotics. Experts said the […]

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The four pillars of a healthy relationship

A healthy relationship is based on four words: love, commitment, obligation, and responsibility.  Before one can enter into a healthy relationship, one must first know themselves, acknowledge and recognize their patterns, and consciously override the impulse to connect with someone who sets off red flags.  For example, you may be attracted to the bad boy, […]

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