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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

MOSQUITO BITES AND TREATMENT

Read on to know more about mosquito bites, home remedies for a bite and the diseases that spread through a bite… Mosquitoes belong to the...

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...

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...

FIGHTING BREAST CANCER: A GROUP LAUNCH AND A SURVIVOR’S STORY

By Steve Thomas Observer Nevis Editor (Charlestown, Nevis) - A launch event is set for this coming Saturday, Feb. 9, for Pink Lily Breast Cancer Care...

“I Am Too Young to Drink”

A discussion on the devastating impacts of alcohol consumption on a developing fetus On Wednesday, 23rd March, 2016, the UWI Open Campus in St. Kitts...

PM DOUGLAS WARNS REGION ON AIDS

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) – A warning from St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas at the 17th International AIDS Conference...

Magazine to increase AIDS awareness launched

By Liz Rahaman Local media houses have been called on to become more proactive and adopt a new approach in their reporting and coverage of...

PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF TUBERCULOSIS GUIDELINES LAUNCHED IN COMMEMORATION OF WORLD...

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 24, 2016 (SKNIS): Dr. Retna Walwyn-Browne, Acting Director of Community Based Health Services, launched the guidelines for the prevention and...

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...

NCD action plan being developed to combat serious health risks

Basseterre, St. Kitts – A new non-communicable disease (NCD) action plan to help combat the prevalence of these maladies in the Federation is being...

Periodontal Disease

Periodontitis is an infection of the periodontium, or one of the four tissues that support the teeth in the mouth: l The gingiva, or gum...

How much do you actually know about Blood Donation?

Introduction: Blood donation is the process of drawing 450mL of whole blood from a healthy person for the purposes of transfusing blood products into a...

SORE THROAT REMEDIES

Either a virus or a bacterium causes sore throat. It can be completely cured in the initial stages if you try out the simple...

Brazilian Expert Works With Local JNF Medical Professionals

Press Release Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 24, 2016 (SKNIS): A Brazilian medical expert, Dr. Silvia Lagrotta, is currently serving in an observatory role on a regenerative medicine...

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...

ARTHRITIS: NOT A SINGLE DISEASE

Continued from last week Infectious Arthritis Infectious arthritis is a form of joint inflammation caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi. Diagnosis is made by culturing the...

Youths showcase talent at Nevis cultural centre

By Anastasha Elliott Last Saturday afternoon more than 30 youths, ages 12 to15, hosted a Gala Artistic Presentation with the use of drama, dance and...

Breast Feeding Week highlights ‘The Foundation for Life’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The Ministry Health views ‘Breast Feeding Week’ as a time to remind the public about the values of breastfeeding, the...

Dysentery

Dysentery What is Dysentery? Dysentery is an infection of the intestines which results in inflammation and diarrhea. There are two types of dysentery: Bacillary Dysentery, caused by...

WHAT CAUSES DREAMS?

If you want to know what causes dreams, read this article which describes the various theories that have been propounded by various experts. The world...

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