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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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...

Behavioral patterns must change to minimize AIDS impact

By Liz Rahaman Positive behavior change is needed if St. Kitts and Nevis is to minimize the impact of the dreaded HIV/AIDS epidemic on its...

BEHAVIOUR OF ADDICTED PEOPLE SHOWING THEIR NEED FOR TREATMENT

No one will deny that drug and alcohol addiction are serious problems, actually they gain a very real degree of urgency when they are...

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...

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...

CAUSES OF SLEEPING TOO MUCH

If you want to know the causes of your sleeping too much, read this article and know that it is a complex and intricate...

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...

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...

SUGAR ADDICTION

Sugar addiction is a fairly common phenomenon these days. Anybody with a sweet tooth knows only too well how addictive sweets can be. Eat...

WHAT’S UP WITH CHOLESTEROL? GOOD, BAD, INDIFFERENT?

Curious to know what cholesterol and normal cholesterol levels are? Here is some information to help you… Before we start talking about normal cholesterol levels,...

WOMEN’S HEALTH: THE IMPORTANCE OF SELFISH TIME

Women tend to have a difficult time caring for themselves because they care so much for others. Not all selfishness is bad. Between household chores,...

Criminal Behaviour

By Dr. Franz Browne What is criminal behaviour? People who engage in criminal behaviour not only break the law of the land, but also act in...

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...

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...

THAT ANNOYING RINGING IN YOUR EAR

A ringing noise in ears is known in medical terms as tinnitus & there is no apparent outside source for this loud noise. The...

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...

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...

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...

Monitoring blood pressure at home

Why should I monitor my blood pressure at home? Monitoring your blood pressure at home helps you and your doctor choose how to treat your...

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...

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