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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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...

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...

Ganglion What is Ganglion?

A Ganglion is a benign tumor (non-cancerous growth). Its name is arrived from the Greek word ‘knot’ which describes its general appearance. It is...

Treating the awkward years

By JAN HOFFMAN Robert T. Brown’s patients may be obese or anorexic; sexual innocents or infected with chlamydia; male or female; jocks or goths; abusers...

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...

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...

Young Leaders meet with Scottish cricketers

By Ketricia Finch St. Kitts Reporter The ICC has teamed with UNAIDS and the United Nations Cricket Funds (UNICEF) on HIV/AIDS at the CWC to further...

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...

Dental Diagnosis

Dental Diagnosis is the most important aspect in modern dentistry. Oral examinations, x-rays and checkups are done to ensure a proper treatment plan is...

A bedtime story

By Susan Freinke The latest sleeping pills are safe and effective—but should you even consider taking them? Here’s a quick guide. Can’t sleep? You’re in good...

Who are normal people? – The psychiatrist’s view

What constitutes normality? According to Dr. Edward Glover of London, normal people are free of symptoms, unhampered by mental conflicts, secure a satisfactory work capacity,...

DENTAL CORNER – Tooth Whitening

What should you ask your dentist? You may want to start by speaking with your dentist. He or she can tell you whether whitening procedures...

Pseudoneurological conditions

What are pseudoneurological conditions? Pseudo-neurological conditions are illnesses that mimic a wide range of diseases of the nervous system, but are not caused by any...

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...

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...

SKABA under new management

By Kevin Davis St. Kitts Office Manager Glen ‘Ghost’ Phillip has been appointed St. Kitts Amateur Basketball Association (SKABA) president. The basketball veteran received tremendous support during...

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...

What you should know about hip fractures and recovery

What is a hip fracture? A hip fracture is a break in the bones of your hip (near the top of your leg). How do I...

Amoebiasis – Amoebic Dysenery

What is amoebiasis? Amoebiasis (also known as amoebic dysentery) is an infection of the large intestine, sometimes involving the liver. The best-know n symptom of...

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...

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