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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Drugs replaces Chemotherapy

The research looked at previous studies. Some women with breast cancer may be able to avoid chemotherapy by taking an extra drug, research suggests. LHRH...

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...

Breast cancer: No. 1 killer of females in the Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago -- Breast cancer is the main cause of cancer deaths among Caribbean females, accounting for 14 percent to...

BURNING CALORIES WITHOUT EXERCISING

There are several things that you can incorporate in your everyday life that can help to boost your metabolism. It has been found that the...

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...

HARD FACTS: HIV/AIDS IN ST. KITTS-NEVIS

By Floyd French Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) - Like other forms of information, statistics may be distorted for a sensational or bias effect. A recent media...

Different types of eye infections – pt. 2

By Abhay Burande Chemical Pink Eye forms when an irritating object enters the eye. The frequent causative irritants are: *               sprays *               smog *               household cleaner *               smoke *               industrial...

CARIB WELLNESS: GETTING BETTER ALL THE TIME

By Steve Thomas Observer Nevis Editor (Charlestown, Nevis) – The center of Charlestown buzzes with energy during the day. Vehicles push through, people throng the streets...

Senator Phipps commemorates Sept. 3-7 ‘Breastfeeding Week’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Sept. 3 to 7 Breastfeeding Week will feature a week of activities recognized under the theme, “Breastfeeding: Foundation for Life,”...

Mainly for the ladies

Whether you’ve got a nagging back, a sprained ankle, or cramps you curse each month, here’s a guide to which pain reliever works best. Workout...

President Bergan Welcomes St. Kitts-Nevis’ Intention to Sign the UN’s Convention...

President of the St. Kitts and Nevis Association of Persons with Disabilities, Joseph Bergan, has welcomed news that the government intends to become a...

DENTAL CORNER – What are dental implants?

Tooth loss is something no one looks forward to. If you lose one or more teeth, you have a number of options, one of...

Sen. Phipps describes health sector improvements

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– There has only been one confirmed case of vector-borne disease in 2018, Minister of State with responsibility for Health, Senator...

EAR PIERCING AFTERCARE

Ear piercing has been practiced since ancient time. You need to take extreme care of your ear after ear piercing. Here are some helpful...

THE ROLE OF BACTERIA IN BOWEL HEALTH

By Dr. Miranda Fellows Current dietary habits, wrong food combinations, excessive use of sweets and other refined carbohydrates and indiscriminate use of antibiotics have yielded...

LOVE LIFTED ME

by Dr. Jessica Bardales I still wake up at 4 a.m. everyday to check on my children. When they were small I used to readjust the...

THREE-DAY TUNA DIET PLAN – PT. 2

However, you have to remember to use only diet sugar and drink only diet soda. The three-day tuna plan stresses on drinking at least...

Back to Basics – Understanding Morality and Moral Development

Many argue that moral development and a sense of caring are values to be fostered at home rather than at school.  However, the teaching...

World Diabetes Day highlights diet, exercise

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Diabetes is a key cause of death and particular concern about overweight children was voiced by Junior Minister of Health...

INITIAL SYMPTOMS OF BIPOLAR DISORDER

The seriousness of bipolar cases is indisputable. In fact, many patients who have symptoms of a manic-depression state can be misdiagnosed. Another important fact...

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