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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

EXERCISE HELPS BOOST YOUR MOOD

Can exercise really help in boosting your mood if you suffer from depression? Well, according to some studies, it does. Find out more about...

FACTS ON ASTHMA

Asthma is a condition where the airway in humans constricts, gets inflamed and is lined with mucus. The condition though generally associated with humans,...

3 secrets of a good night’s sleep

By Dorothy Foltz-Gray We toss, we turn, we wake up tired. Three things can change all that. Hello sleeping beauty! Good sleep rule #1: The mattress matters Whenever I tell...

Tea ‘healthier’ drink than water

Drinking three or more cups of tea a day is as good for you as drinking plenty of water and may even have extra...

Bajan psychiatrist facilitates mental health workshop

By Anastasha Elliott The collaborated hosting of a two day workshop on mental health has been called a “very touching and sensitive moment.” On Tuesday and...

GET UP AND GET GOING

If you like the idea of exercise but lack the motivation to do it, there are plenty of tricks to fire up your enthusiasm. You...

RESCUE BREATHING

Rescue breathing is the simple skill of blowing air into the non-breathing patient and is needed as immediate treatment when you see that the...

Stem cell vs. regenerative research?

Dr. the Honourable Prime Minster Harris criticizes former PM, his supporters as ‘fear-mongers, acting at the highest level of irresponsibility’ By Dave Kaiser Stem cell research...

Dental Corner – Dental Abscess

WHAT IS AN ABSCESS? An abscess is the collection of pus following any infection, occurring within the body. When pus accumulates in relation to a...

Brain haemorrhage

By Dr. Franz Browne What is a Brain Hemorrhage? A brain hemorrhage is bleeding from a ruptured blood vessel in the brain. There are three types: Intracerebral hemorrhage:...

Understanding cervical cancer

By L. K. Hewlett The Ministry of Health has joined with Sagicor Life Ltd., to raise awareness about cervical cancer and its prevention. The goal of...

DENTAL CORNER – What are dental implants? Types of Dental...

Implants rely on titanium fixtures inserted into the jawbone. Most implants are made of titanium, which is very effective at fusing with living bone...

FOODS THAT LOWER CHOLESTEROL

So many times when we hear dietitians or physicians talk about major health concerns due to wrong eating habits; we hear the words cholesterol...

SCOTIA BANK TAKES PART IN HIV/AIDS COUNSELLING AND TESTING

By Floyd French Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) - The Fort Street Branch of the Bank of Nova Scotia will become a voluntary HIV/AIDS counselling and...

UNDERSTANDING GALLBLADDER PROBLEMS

By Jayashree Pakhare Symptoms of Gall Bladder Problems The gallbladder is the organ which absorbs inorganic bile salts and water and helps in contracting movement to release...

DETOXIFICATION: STEP #6 IN THE 6 STEPS TO WELLNESS-PART 2

More on sources of toxins and what we do at Carib Wellness clinic to medically detoxify your body: from EB Footbath cleanse, Far Infra...

Bone Disorders – Part 2

Bone Disorders (Continued from last week) By Dr. Franz Browne > Fractures: These normally occur when bone is subjected to more force than it can stand, such...

Different types of eye infections

By Abhay Burande Although there are a myriad of eye diseases, there are three that are widespread throughout the globe. These are: 1.              conjunctivitis 2.              blepharitis 3.              keratitis Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis,...

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: University of Virginia Partners with the Ministry...

As part of Cervical Cancer Awareness month, celebrated in January, the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs have again partnered with the University of...

Public urged to help prevent spread of Gastroenteritis

Press Release NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (February 24, 2017) -- Medical Officer of Health on Nevis Dr. Judy Nisbett, says there has been an increase in...

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