[Pt.2] Drug Abuse in Ghana: Causes, Effects & Solutions

Read Part 1 Here …The instreaming of drug itinerants and quack doctors in our streets and at the doorsteps, has orchestrated to a high incidence of drug abuse. It is worthy to note that, not only in our homes and streets that one catches a glimpse of quacks plying their trade, but also in buses […]

Drug Abuse in Ghana: Causes, Effects & Solutions

Written by MLS Kelly Michael Agbesi Obviously, one of the ills plaguing Ghana today is the misuse of drugs specifically tramadol, and other forms of substances which are either poorly regulated or banned for use in the country. Like a strike of light to a petrol or a smoker puffing cigarette smoke in the sky, illegal […]

Lipid Profile: A Check On the Health Status of the Heart

The heart is arguably the most popular body part. The heart is mentioned in so many instances — in emotional matters, in religious issues, and health concerned issues. Probably, you lost a relative due to a heart disease or heard some of the world’s generational heroes sadly died of heart-related diseases. The heart plays an […]

How to Determine if Your Liver is Safe & Understanding the Process

If you’re concerned about your health, you may have surely come across the word “liver”, perhaps on radio, TV, and even in domestic discussions. Liver stands out as a popular part of the body. Just as the term ‘liver’ is well-known, it is also known popular to hear people lose their precious lives because of […]

Understanding the Concept of Kidney Function Test

I’m sure by now you know there’s an essential part of your body called kidney. You may have probably heard someone die from kidney failure or other related conditions. Sometimes we panic, because these complications put to death our loved ones, and we feel same can happen to us. But are you aware that there’s […]

Proffer Aid to Offer Free Health Screening at Kibi

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” as the saying goes. Life is precious. Knowing this, one should take note that it is a good habit to conduct various medical tests to know if they’re healthy. However due to some reasons, people fail to do so. That’s why dedicated non-profit organization, Proffer […]

Breakdown of Your Full Blood Count Test Result

You may not be a medical practitioner, but you’ve realized most of the time doctors request Full Blood Count (FBC) to be done on patients’ blood samples (By A Medical Laboratory Scientist -MLS). You keep wondering what it is. Out of curiosity, you may have peeped at your FBC report, and all you could make […]

Welcome to the World of the Medical Laboratory Scientist

You wake up one day and just can’t fathom why you couldn’t have a sound sleep. You can’t really focus or think straight. Why? Because all you have on your mind is getting rid of the headache, your nose won’t stop running, you wish you could cease coughing. Although you’re weak, you decide to utilize […]

5 Crucial Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Skip Breakfast

By: Joseph ‘Aqweci’ Ofori “Breakfast is bae” says a school of thought. The other school of thought doesn’t see any problem with skipping breakfast. The latter usually ask the rhetoric, “What is breakfast?” Well, in a sarcastic reply, breakfast is the first meal taken in a day, thus in the morning. People skip breakfast usually […]