Health

FAQ about HPV — Part 3

For the month of October, Your Health Your Wealth , in partnership with the Ministry of Health, will be discussing the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cancers including cervical cancer. Read More

Best foods to eat at night
IN last week's article, we looked at the worst foods to eat at night-time and how beneficial eating for a restful night is to your health and well-being. If you are working to slowly break the night-time eating pattern or looking to avoid the potential problems, there are a few...... Read More

Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers
FOR the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. But the benefit for most women was small, raising questions about whether the treatment is worth...... Read More

Remedying lower back pain with Pilates
THE majority of people who suffer from lower back pain can get relief by adding a few simple Pilates exercises to their daily routine, all in under 10 minutes.... Read More

Self-lubricating latex could boost condom use — study

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — A perpetually unctuous, self-lubricating latex developed by a team of scientists in Boston could boost the use of condoms, they reported last Wednesday in the journal Royal Society Open Science. Read More

Tooth loss and osteoporosis

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, October, 21 2018    

OSTEOPOROSIS and tooth loss are health concerns that affect many older men and women. Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become less dense and therefore, more likely to fracture. This disease can affect any bone in the body, although the bones in the hip, spine and wrist are... Read More

Port Antonio High hosts health and wellness day

Monday, October, 15 2018    

The Port Antonio High School in Portland, last Thursday, hosted a Health and Wellness Day at its auditorium for staff. Read More

Homemade spa day recipes

With Michelle Vernon | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

DO you feel like having a spa day at home? Try these home-made natural skin-care recipes using products that you already have in your bathroom and pantry. After you're done, you'll be looking and feeling your best.Make-up wipes Read More

3 Pilates exercises for the over 40 crowd

Selena DeLeon | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

WE'VE all heard it before, once you hit 40, things start to fall apart. The twinging in the back, the shoulder that keeps acting up, and the nagging knee can all serve as signposts to “feeling your age”, unless you decide to make that story go away. Read More

Worst foods to eat at night

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

 A restful night is one of the most important things for your health.Developing and maintaining a night-time routine is priceless, including the practice of you getting back to bed if you wake up in the wee hours of the morning. Read More

'I have no teeth'

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

TOTAL adult tooth loss, also known as edentulism, is an oral health condition that affects a lot of people in our society. Read More

Using stem to treat injuries, diseases

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

EXCITEMENT has continued around the promise of stem cells to treat a wide range of injuries and diseases. Read More

FAQ about HPV — Part 2

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

For the month of October, Your Health Your Wealth, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, will be discussing the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cancers including cervical cancer.  Read More

'It was scary'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

WHEN 26-year-old Jermaine Clarke learnt that he was a match for his son Zaiden, who desperately needed a liver transplant, he was beside himself with joy, but more importantly, he was relieved. Read More

Dieticians urged to become Jamaica Moves ambassadors

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

MINISTER of Health Dr Christopher Tufton has called on newly certified dieticians to become ambassadors for the Jamaica Moves campaign. Read More



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