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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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,...

Stem cell vs. regenerative research?

Dr. the Honourable Prime Minster Harris criticizes former PM, his supporters as ‘fear-mongers, acting at the highest level of irresponsibility’ By Dave Kaiser Stem cell research...

The deadly scourge that is AIDS

By L. K. Hewlett You could have HIV/AIDS. Maybe you don’t. There’s only one way to know for sure — get tested. With more than  250 reported cases...

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...

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...

DENTAL CORNER – Facts about flossing

How important is flossing? According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), flossing is the single most important weapon against plaque. Floss removes plaque and...

UNDERSTANDING GALLBLADDER PROBLEMS

By Jayashree Pakhare Symptoms of Gall Bladder Problems The gallbladder is the organ which absorbs inorganic bile salts and water and helps in contracting movement to release...

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...

FREE HIV/AIDS TESTING THIS SATURDAY

By John Denny Nevis Reporter (Charlestown, Nevis ) - Cable and Wireless will be providing $10 top-ups for the first 100 men who get tested for...

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,...

ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION – A CURSE FOR MAN

A man can be considered to have erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence when he has difficulty with either getting an erection or with keeping...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

NATURAL LAXATIVES AS A RELIEF FOR CONSTIPATION

Constipation is one of the most common gastro-intestinal ailments all over the world; though consulting a doctor for it is very uncommon unless severe....

DENTAL CORNER – Facts about flossing

(Continued from last week) How to floss • Break off about 18 inches of floss, and wind most of it around one of your middle fingers. •...

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...

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),...

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