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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Folic acid supplements found to lower stroke risks

Problems resulting from stroke may include: *          Weakness on one side of the body (hemiparesis) *          Loss of speech (Aphasia) *          Cognitive deficits *          Difficulty swallowing *          Inability to...

EARLY SYMPTOMS OF LUNG CANCER

Lung cancer is one of the largest causes of death due to cancer. Hence, it is important to catch it early. Here is a...

DENTAL CORNER:– Can your toothbrush make you sick?

Manufacturers of new products designed to sterilize toothbrushes would have consumers believe their toothbrushes are lethal weapons, wielding disease-spreading germs. However, experts at the...

Why weight control?

FRANZ BROWNE L.C.S.P. (PHYS) If you weigh 10% more than you should it can be detrimental to your health. 20% more, and your weight becomes...

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...

BODY CLEANSING

Body cleansing helps to prevent a number of diseases and offers several health benefits. Here is some useful information about body cleansing, which enhances...

Multivitamin prostate warning

Taking lots of multivitamins may increase the risk of deadly prostate cancer, say US researchers. Their study showed taking multivitamins more than seven times a...

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...

Patients encouraged to “follow-up” post prostate screening

Nearly 600 Nevisian and Kittitian men turned up Saturday (January 13) for the 11th annual free prostate screen at Occasions at Pinney and they...

Manipulative behaviour

What is manipulative behaviour? Manipulative behaviour is conduct designed to force another person to act in a manner desired by the manipulator.  The motive is...

AIDS ‘zine publishes second edition

By L. K. Hewlett St. Kitts Reporter Focus on HIV/AIDS, a yearly magazine, has launched its second edition themed ‘Breaking the Walls of Stigma and Discrimination’. The...

Help for those hurting hands

Chances are, that achy feeling is nothing serious. Here’s how to find out—and get better fast. Your hand and wrist ache after working at the...

Women encouraged to get free pap smear cancer screening

The Ministry of Health/ Health Promotion Unit are currently encouraging all sexually active women or those with a cervical cancer history...

HIV/AIDS infection trend changing

By BABATUNDE ASIFAT Trainee Reporter Nevis As persons joined the world’s community in honouring all those who died through HIV/AIDS and those affected by the AIDS...

HOW TO MASSAGE THE STOMACH

*     To begin the exercise, you need to stand with your feet parallel. *     Bend your legs a little and sink your weight into them. *     Remember to keep...

St. Kitts And Nevis Boasts A Long History Of Vaccination

Press Release Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 26, 2017 (SKNIS): “The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has a long and positive history of health promotion and preservation...

Our dirty little secret? We can’t stop bindgeing!

By Leslie Goldman In a Health poll, it was found that losing control is epidemic. Here’s the #1 way to curb your cravings. The word binge...

Ministry of Health on Nevis gives update on Zika Virus Disease

Press Release: NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (October 07, 2016) -- The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA),...

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...

Minimising health risks from importing animals, plants discussed

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The health of humans, animals and plants, especially with respect to the requirements of international trade is being discussed by...

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