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Level 300 Student Murdered

Level 300 Student Murdered

Cape Coast, Feb. 21, GNA - A Level 300 student of the University of Cape Coast, Mr. Godwin Awugo, was found dead at Amamoma near the UCC on Thursday morning. The body of the Nigeri ...

Woman, 45, Slashes Man to Death

Woman, 45, Slashes Man to Death

Nkawie (Ash), Feb 21, GNA – A 45-year woman who allegedly hacked to death a farmer from whose farm she had gone to steal has appeared before the Nkawie Circuit Court. The plea of Y ...

Don’t skip the small details in relationship

Don’t skip the small details in relationship

“When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I’ve got something to tell you. She s... at down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her e ...

The Motherhood of Jesus in the Gospel of John

The Motherhood of Jesus in the Gospel of John

  INTRODUCTION The figure of Mary, the mother of Jesus,  appears in only two passages in the whole gospel of John but at very significant places: John 2:1-11; 19:25-27. In bot ...

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF ACCRA 120TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF ACCRA 120TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

The Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra in conjunction with the Archdiocesan 120th Anniversary Implementation Committee announces the Opening Ceremonies and Other Activities for Decem ...

MAD CAR DISEASES ON OUR ROADS

MAD CAR DISEASES ON OUR ROADS

By: Hon. Daniel Dugan Just take a day off and in a relaxing holiday mood take a round trip drive on the Tema motor way. The first thing that will strike you is that the rules of th ...

ETHNICITY AND ITS EFFECTS IN GHANA

ETHNICITY AND ITS EFFECTS IN GHANA

An ethnic group is made up of an aggregate of people who claim direct ancestry from a common ancestor or ancestress, real or putative. They are people who have one history of origi ...

GROWING PAINS

Mr. Addo, a sixty four year old man who loves to play tennis, has had right knee pain for 3 years. He does not complain of any other joint pains except for two of his left fingers. He has noticed stiffness in the knee in the morning and hears crackling sounds when he moves the joint. There is no swelling or warmth of the knee. After some laboratory tests were done all results were normal. X-rays indicated t ...

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MALE INFERTILITY

Infertility is defined as the inability to achieve pregnancy after one year of unprotected intercourse. An estimated 15% of couples meet this criterion and are considered infertile, with approximately 35% due to female factors alone, 30% due to male factors alone, 20% due to a combination of female and male factors, and 15% unexplained. Conditions of the male that affect fertility are still generally underd ...

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DO I HAVE PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE?

A friend of mine, Mandy, had been experiencing severe abdominal pains after taking a diclofenac tablet prescribed by her doctor. She called him up and was advised to take an antacid, which she subsequently did. Within fifteen minutes of taking the antacid she had relief. Mandy was eventually diagnosed with peptic ulcer disease, also commonly known as a stomach sore, a condition that occurs when hydrochloric ...

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MEDICAL ETHICS: THE CATHOLIC PERSPECTIVE

Today, more than ever, the challenges of the health care worker seem to be attracting the notice of everyone and society as a whole. The health care worker has always been a focal point in society; but today the demands on them as well as the development of modern technology have put them seriously in the lime-light. The proverbial admiration that was part and parcel of the health care worker seems to be va ...

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Prostate Cancer (PART I)

Prostate cancer (Pca) is cancer that occurs in a man's prostate — a small walnut-shaped gland that produces the seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperm. During normal aging, however, the gland usually grows larger. This enlargement with aging is called benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), but this condition is not associated with prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cance ...

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Haematuria (blood in urine)

Haematuria is a common condition which must be taken seriously. It may be a symptom of an underlying disease, some of which are life threatening or can be treated. So if you notice blood in your urine, it should always be investigated, although in most cases, no serious cause will be found. In many such patients, particularly young adult patients, the haematuria is transient and of no consequence . On the o ...

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Self-medication: the other side of the coin

There is ample anecdotal evidence pointing to the fact that the practice of self-medication ( which simply connotes the use of medication without medical advice)  is widespread. It cuts across all cultures regardless of their level of development and the accessibility of healthcare. All types of medications are involved : pharmaceutical drugs, herbal preparations etc… etc… Self-medication  is an interesting ...

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