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Diabetes, Hypertension are the Main Roots of Kidney Disease

Mr Isaac Asare Lartey, a senior Nursing Officer at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Renal unit on Thursday said, diabetes and hypertension are the two...
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Ghanaians Urged To Adopt Scientific Measures

Professor Kwadwo Koram, the Former Director of Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Legon, said Ghanaians must examine their beliefs in the context of...

Pediatric Society Examines Children For Free

Over 700 children in the Kumasi Metropolis have benefitted from free health screening exercise by pediatricians at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH). This was...
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Cuba to start drug trials for kidney and brain cancer

Cuba is set to begin clinical trials for Heberferon, a biotech drug for patients suffering from kidney and brain cancer, an expert from Cuba's...
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Kidney Health: Police Hospital Dialysis Centre makes gains

World Kidney Day falls on 9th March 2017, and as the years go by we are faced with an alarming increase in chronic kidney...

1,200 Children In Ghana Are Affected With Childhood Cancers Every Year

For this year, there is a call for a concerted global effort to address the growing challenge posed by communicable diseases. The unified message...

Health Benefits Of Hibiscus “Sobolo” To The Kidney

Organic Hibiscus Tea is made from the deep crimson flowers of the Hibiscus sabdariffa tree and is often referred to as Roselle or Sobolo...
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Attitudinal change is vital for desired kidney transplant results

He said the region is marked by deep seated traditional, cultural and religious belief systems. Dr Ganu was speaking in...
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Study says Obese kidney cancer patients may live longer

Having a high body mass index (BMI) is a well-established risk factor for clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney...

Ghana Has Lost Another Great Man, Kofi Middleton Mends

Veteran actor, Kofi Middleton Mends, known for his role in the television commercial for Key Soap has died of kidney failure. The actor,...

AJ DaHottest Explains His Decision to Give OJ Black One Of His Kidneys

Liberian-born Ghanaian Rapper, AJ DaHottest, has revealed what motivated his decision to donate one of his kidneys to a friend and colleague, OJ Blaq,...

Doctor Reveals Messi Carried Kidney Stones Whilst Playing

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi played three games while carrying a kidney stone earlier this season, according to the specialist who treated him. In December, Messi...

Messi Likely to Undergo Minor Surgery for Renal Colic

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is likely to undergo a minor kidney operation on Tuesday, according to reports in the Spanish media. Messi, 28, missed the...

Reasons why you should quit smoking

As a young man or woman, you might be hooked to smoking through peer pressure or sheer accident of history. Yes, you might be...

Children at risk of food-borne diarrhoeal diseases – WHO

This is part of the findings of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Estimates of the Global Burden of Food-borne Diseases – the most comprehensive...
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Media asked to champion fight against unwholesome goods

He therefore called on the media to champion the fight against it. He said the media could be very instrumental in educating the public on...

CAF insists Hayatou kidneycan still handle FIFA presidential job

Issa Hayatou and Sepp Blatter The Confederation of African Football says Issa Hayatou?s kidney illness will not prevent him from carrying out his full...
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4th edition of FIRMWalk 2015 successful

The August edition of the monthly FIRMWalk 2015 which came off on the 29th of August, 2015 at the T&A Park (Tarkwa) has ended...

CHUK Kidney Treatment Centre Opened

Ministry of Health permanent secretary Solange Hakiba (R) chats with Dr Milanga Mwanatambwe (L), an advisor to Tokushukai, and CHUK?s Dr Richard Kyamatare....
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Volta Regional Hospital gets four dialysis machines

The Volta Regional Hospital will take delivery of four dialysis machines by September. Before then, a water treatment plant worth...

Spanish police Caught People Trading In Immigrant?s Kidney

Spanish police said on Monday they had arrested five people accused of trying to buy a kidney from an impoverished immigrant for $6 835. Officers...

OJB goes through another Kidney Failure Relapse

According to Yes magazine, popular artiste and producer OJB Jezreel, whose real name is Babatunde Okungbowa is in a Lagos General Hospital on...

Poor Father to Sell Kidney to Fund Treatment for His Obese Children

A poverty stricken father has revealed that he wants to sell his own kidney to fund a life-saving treatment for his three morbidly-obese children. Two...
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Botswana campaigns for raising awareness of kidney disease

Botswana's Prince Marina Hospital private commemorated world kidney Thursday to raise awareness of the risky factors of chronic kidney disease. The commemoration themed Kidney Health...

Nii Odoi Mensah battles kidney failure

Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim is crying out to her fellow creative and everyone in the entertainment industry to reach out and support veteran actor...

Detailed Discussion On Child Kidney Failure

In a recent interview with MOTUNRAYO JOEL, a consultant pediatrician National Hospital, Abuja, Dr. Seyi Oniyangi, discusses issues related to the kidney failure in...
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Problems associated with your Kidney-VI

Black and south Asian kidney health Black and south Asian people are three to five times more likely to have kidney failure than white people,...
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Problems associated with your kidney- v

Get support to help you take control Living with a long-term condition brings challenges and it's important to have the confidence, support and information to...
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Problems associated with your Kidney II

Kidney Health and Kidney Disease Basics What is Kidney Disease? The kidneys are twin, fist-size organs located at the bottom of the rib cage on either...
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Problems associated with your kidney

One small part of the human body that is so important but at risk of getting troubled is kidney. Unlike the past many people...