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One Weird Trick to Stay Asleep All Night

Boston) – Did you know that people who get enough sleep (about 7-9 hours a night) are more likely to have higher productivity, feel more energetic throughout the day, and experience less stress? Sleep is crucial for concentration, memory formation, and repairing and rejuvenating the cells of the body. Both mentally and physically, a good night’s sleep is essential for ...

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Simple Test for River Blindness Developed

Diagnosing the tropical parasitic illness Onchocerciasis, also known as river blindness, might soon be as easy as testing a urine sample. Such a simple test would permit more effective diagnosis and treatment of a disease that now afflicts nearly 18 million people around the world. People call Onchocerciasis “river blindness” because it’s caused by the bite of a parasitic-worm-infected black ...

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Ghana: Doctors Separate Conjoined twins…After marathon surgery…both dead!

Dr Oheneba Owusu Danso, one of the 17 surgeons of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital who successfully separated a pair of Siamese twins born three months ago, says they are in a stable condition. Speaking on Joy FM’s Super Morning Show Wednesday, a day after the marathon surgery at the hospital on Tuesday, the doctor said the crucial part of ...

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Things to do today to help you sleep better, deeper and longer!

The key to a  good night’s rest is in the choices you make all day long. Add these six moves  to your daily routine today, and you’ll feel a real difference in how you wake  up tomorrow. 7 A.M.: Make your bed. Your mother was right—you should tidy up those  sheets: People who make their bed every day are 19 ...

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Risks Of Flying and things you need to know!

The recent story of Carine Desir, a 44-year-old woman who died on an American Airlines flight from Haiti to New York, has a lot of people thinking: Could that happen to me? Well, it could. But it’s not likely and there’s no reason to panic. There have been a few cases of Ghanaians flying from Ghana or Europe and suddenly die onboard ...

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US Approves Method to Give Blind Limited Vision

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the nation’s health regulator, has approved the first artificial retina, an implantable electronic device that can restore limited vision to people blinded by a rare genetic eye disease. The device, which has been in human clinical trials in the U.S and Europe for several years, offers new hope for people with advanced retinitis pigmentosa, ...

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Inspite of serious Health issues over half of Northerners support female genital mutilation (FGM)

Over half of Northerners support female genital mutilation (FGM), according to Buwda, a Ghanaian NGO. FGM involves the complete removal or partial removal or alteration of the genitals for non-medical reasons. The coordinator of Buwda in the Bawku municipality, Abubakari Shaibu, in an interview with Radio XYZ’s Upper East regional correspondent, Musah Lansah, said recent research suggested 51% of people ...

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Monitor Your Blood Pressure Regularly…..

Everyone with high blood pressure _ some 72 million Americans _ should own a home monitor and do regular pressure checks, the American Heart Association and other groups urged Thursday in an unprecedented endorsement of a medical device for consumers. High blood pressure is a leading cause of heart attacks, strokes and death. Having it checked a few times a ...

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