Home / Health

Health

Bono Region recorded over 800 stroke cases in nine months

  Bono Region recorded 805 stroke cases between January and September this year. According to a Physician Specialist with the Bono Regional Hospital, Dr. Kwabena Kumi, the disease is prevalent in all the twelve administrative districts in the region. Dr. Kumi made the revelation during an interview with Mark Abisah, …

Read More »

How Does Your Penis Change as You Age?

Like everything in nature, your penis goes through a series of changes over your lifetime. Each phase is controlled mostly by your testosterone levels. Somewhere between the ages of 9 and 15, your pituitary gland releases hormones that tell your body to start making testosterone. Puberty begins and brings changes. Your testes (testicles), scrotum, …

Read More »

Erectile dysfunction and Diabetes

Erectile dysfunction — the inability to get or maintain an erection firm enough for sex — is common in men who have diabetes, especially those with type 2 diabetes. It can stem from damage to nerves and blood vessels caused by poor long-term blood sugar Erectile dysfunction can also be …

Read More »

Sexual Hygiene

  Sex hygiene refers to health-focused behaviours that people should do before, after and during sex. Ideally, we would all engage in the best sexual health practices possible. Sexual Health Practices 1. Wash Up You don’t have to hop out of bed and into the shower right away. But gently …

Read More »

Over 50% of compound houses in Kumasi have no toilets

  Fifty-one per cent of all dwellers in compound houses in Greater Kumasi are without private places of convenience and proper water systems. This was disclosed by officials of the Greater Kumasi Sanitation and Water Project, who say the situation has created a heavy dependence on public toilets and the …

Read More »

Brushing shouldn’t be under 2 minutes – Doctor

A resident dentist of Pepsodent Ghana’s Dental TV Show, Time with the Dentist, Dr Gwendolyn Amarquaye-Bayitse, has revealed that brushing one’s teeth should take not less than two minutes and should not be rushed. This revelation was made in a bid to educate Ghanaians on good oral health. According to …

Read More »