Entries by Prncare

Device size of a 5p coin

Device size of a 5p coin could help infertile couples conceive naturally A device no bigger than a 5p coin has been developed to help infertile couples conceive naturally. Fertility specialists at the University of Southampton created the tiny implant to monitor oxygen, pH and temperature inside the womb. They want to use their device to work […]

No Cash & Carry Healthcare

‘We won’t return to cash and carry’ – Bawumia assures The Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has reassured Ghanaians that the nation would never return to the dark days of cash and carry health delivery system. According to him, the government is committed to resuscitating the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). He said the government […]

Global Fertility Low

Global fertility has ‘come down tremendously’ The world’s total fertility rate has been cut in half since 1950, but the population is still rising, according to a study published Thursday in The Lancet. The total fertility rate or the average number of children a woman would have if she lived through all her reproductive years […]

Ninety Years After Penicillin Discovery

NINETY YEARS AFTER PENICILLIN WAS DISCOVERED, THE FUTURE DOES LOOK BRIGHT FOR ANTIBIOTICS As well as the NHS turning 70 this year, another event which had an enormous impact on healthcare has hit a milestone: penicillin’s discovery 90 years ago. Discovered in September 1928 by Alexander Fleming, it was first used as a cure when George Paine treated eye infections […]

Skin Support

PRN Care goes through the ultimate guide on skin health, focusing on the best ways to look after your skin and make it look and feel healthy. Your skin and the sun When to wear sunscreen   We all know it’s important to wear sunscreen when it’s sunny outside, but did you know that we […]

Benefit of Water

11 Benefits of Drinking Water – Backed by Doctors We can all agree that the benefits of drinking water is fairly obvious. You simply couldn’t survive without it. That should be enough to encourage you to stay hydrated, right? Of course, it’s also interesting to discover how good old H2O fuels so many of the […]

Cholesterol and Food

9 Foods That’ll Cut Your Cholesterol Your heart is a pretty essential part of your body. Looking after it is important. One of the ways you can do this is by monitoring your cholesterol levels. Our doctors can help with that one, but before we start, we need to deal with the myth that all […]

Period Survival Guide

Periods are a natural part of most women’s lives, from puberty to menopause. For some Aunt Flo arrives and passes with little disruption, but for others it brings misery and pain. Even if your monthly visitor fills you with dread, for most women, it means that everything is working as it should be. Luckily, besides […]

Alternatives to Antacids

Most people suffer from some form of indigestion each year. The most common method of short-term treatment for indigestion symptoms is antacids, but could a natural alternative be just as effective? While antacids usually work, some people experience side effects or find that their symptoms don’t improve. Additionally, if you suffer from frequent bouts of […]

Power of the Brain

When you think about it, your brain is pretty incredible. It contains around 100 billion nerve cells (neurons), each connected by around 100 trillion synapses, which pass messages from one part of the brain to the other. It’s like your own personal supercomputer. This month, our Mind Matters campaign will celebrate the power of your […]