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dr raphael nyarkotey obu

  • "…Medicine is not immune to politics, Politics, unlike medicine, is not evidence-based." - Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu

    The Case of Hibiscus “Sobolo” and Kidney Health.

  • At the famous Tenovus Institute in Wales 222 prostate cancer patients were studied. They again found that the men with the lowest testosterone levels had the poorest prognosis and died the soonest. "Low concentrations of testosterone in plasma at the time of diagnosis related to a poor prognosis.

  • Hormone treatment for prostate cancer is an example of the medical industry with blinders on! The premise is that testosterone is the cause of prostate cancer, this was evident in the documentary titled, Balls in Danger produced by Joy FM.

  • If you are obese, have diabetes, a chronic medical condition or hormonal disorder, you may be afflicted with low testosterone. Normally, people with low testosterone levels witness a change in sleeping pattern as well as changes in the physical body (that can include more fat or less muscles). While it is true that there is general decline of testosterone levels as one ages, it cannot really be a reason for the sudden drop your sex drive.

  • This is the concluding part of the article on testosterone and its importance on men’s health.

  • "…Medicine is not immune to politics.  Politics, unlike medicine, is not evidence-based." - Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu
    No one is an expert on everything but everyone is an Expert on Something. Why this?

  • The Men’s Health Foundation Ghana, led by Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey-Obu, recently presented a position paper to the Minister of Gender & Social Protection, Hon. Afisa Otiko  Dzaba. The position paper called on LEAP, to among others, provide financial assistance to individuals who have been affected by cancer.

  • Accreditation is a form of independent, professional certification that focuses on schools and programs in a particular field. Accreditation of naturopathic and holistic medicine schools and programs therefore assures you and your parents that the school adheres to high quality standards--an important fact when it comes to dealing with people's health

    Holistic and alternative medicine is a broad field, and it encompasses many types of practices. Naturopathic medicine is one such practice that people often associate with alternative medicine. Naturopathy focuses on using natural and holistic remedies as well as conventional medicine to treat the whole person (mind, body, and spirit), with an emphasis on finding and treating the underlying cause of whatever is ailing the patient. Naturopathic doctors are licensed physicians who have obtained a medical degree and have chosen to focus their study and practice in naturopathy.

  • Today, foreign nutritional networking companies have infiltrated the market in Ghana, making huge billions of dollars in our country and transferring all these back to their countries.

    The Traditional and Alternative Medicine draft bill 2014 defines alternative medicine as any form of treatment that is outside the mainstream allopathic and Traditional Medicine in Ghana. In 2000, Parliament enacted a Traditional Medicine Practice Act, (ACT 575).

  • Mr Solar, Cama Production, WAHO, SolarKissmovement and many others. Today I and I wants to expose you to the international world for the good work you doing for Mother Ghana.  His original name is Nelson Tetteh and you check him out on Facebook. He is a native of Prampram and a proud Gadangme. These are the words of the man I decided to call the 'Mayor of Prampram' because of his popularity.

  • A group of concerned GaDangme women have made a passionate appeal to the President Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo to consider appointing Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu as the District Chief Executive of Shai-Osudoku.

  • Wow! I know this is an interesting research and sets to be the talk of the month. Others may feel the heat because they are in this group; but the reality is that, Men who are losing their hair due to male pattern baldness may be at increased risk of dying from prostate cancer, a new study suggests.

  • According to Dr. Nyarkotey, Nature is the defining metaphor for many alternative medicines. There is a science in alternative medicine and lots of researches have been done in this faculty of alternative medicine.

     A college dedicated to championing alternative medicine in Ghana has been established. The college known as Dr. Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine is located at Tema community 7 Post office and is affiliated to Da Vinci College of Holistic Medicine in Larnaca city, Cyprus, which is rated amongst the top five holistic Medical schools in the United States according to the Inforbarrel .

  • The President of Cancer Voices Ghana – Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu – has called for the setting up of a National Cancer Foundation in the country. According to him, the foundation should be a special project under the Office of the First Lady.

  • This challenge is a marathon, not a sprint, and if we’re going to beat it we need to break down the taboos and start talking. As a researcher, I had always thought that my health was important to me. When I was in the prime of my career, it was the most important thing. I was conscious of my diet and kept myself in shape. I had to; other than a pair of running spikes, my physical and mental fitness was all I had – my career depended on it. Unbeatable; indestructible; that’s what I wanted to be, and I believed I was.

  • The president of Cancer Voices Ghana and Men’s Health Foundation (Ghana) on May 6, 2017 gave a presentation in Nigeria on prostate cancer titled - Changing the face of Prostate Cancer in Nigeria and Africa.

  • Men’s Health Foundation Ghana (MHFG), a charity group dedicated to the prevention and alleviation of prostate cancer among Ghana’s male population, has called on fathers to take up the challenge and test for the disease on Father’s Day, June 18, 2017.

  • The government in their manifesto promised to recognize the increasing incidence of cancers (childhood cancers, breast cancer, cervical cancer, prostate and other cancers) as a national problem, establish centers at all levels of our healthcare delivery system for screening, diagnosis, early detection and prevention of these cancers, paid for under the restructured and revitalized NHIS.

    “Those with a vision are made to struggle; though we have eyes, we do not see. Keep up the struggles! Those were the words from the former head of administration at the ministry of Health in a mail sent to me after successfully presenting my proposal for father’s day to become national prostate day of awareness. This proposal was submitted based on a directive from the then office of the president. This proposal was only a form of preventative medicine but others read diverse meanings into it. The implementation stalled as a result of controversies.

  • Prostate problems in men are happening to more and more of us at an earlier age than before. Men in their 30’s, 40’s and 50’s are now showing symptoms of prostate problems. This was very rare a generation ago.

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