Ministry now administering HPV vaccine to second cohort of girls

Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

THE second cohort of grade-seven girls are now benefiting from the Ministry of Health's Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination programme. Read More

Men step up for prostate cancer screening in Manchester

Monday, October, 8 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — More than 100 men came out this month to access free prostate cancer screenings here. Read More

Eating with dentures

by Dr Sharon Rob | Sunday, October, 7 2018    

EATING with new dentures is an acquired skill and takes a little prastice, but over time you should be able to return to your normal diet — with one or two exceptions. Read More

FDA expands use of cervical cancer vaccine up to age 45

Sunday, October, 7 2018    

UNITED States regulators Friday expanded the use of Merck's cervical cancer vaccine to adults up to age 45. Read More

In a first, HIV-positive mother donates liver to save her child's life

Sunday, October, 7 2018    

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — Faced with the only chance to save a child's life, doctors in South Africa have performed a medical first — transplanting part of the liver from an HIV-positive mother into her HIV-negative child, it was announced last... Read More

Night-time eating will not make you fat — or will it?

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, October, 7 2018    

 IN the previous article we looked at the issue primarily from the 'night-time eating is not better for you' camp. In this article we will take a closer look at the 'night-time eating is not inherently a problem' camp.  Read More

Your core

Selena DeLeon | Sunday, October, 7 2018    

DO you know what your core really is and what it does? Read More

FAQ about HPV — Part 1

Sunday, October, 7 2018    

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

Caribbean nationals access cutting edge surgical technology, technique in Jamaica

Sunday, October, 7 2018    

GLOBALLY, surgical techniques associated with herniated discs are changing and, according to Surgix Jamaica Limited, Jamaica will not be left behind. Read More

Children, nutrition and high blood pressure

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, September, 30 2018    

HAVE you ever given thought to high blood pressure (hypertension) occurring in children? Did you think high blood pressure only affected adults? Read More

Natural vs chemical skin lightening methods

with Michelle Vernon | Sunday, September, 30 2018    

As a medical aesthetician, I treat c lients on a daily basis with concerns such as discoloration from childhood mosquito bites, recurring acne that leaves scars, hormonal fluctuations that induces melasma as... Read More

Pilates and your hips

Selena DeLeon | Sunday, September, 30 2018    

This is the third in a four-part series that will look at the use of Pilates for alignment of the body.  Read More

Understanding dental risks that come with ageing

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, September, 30 2018    

WITH regular dental care and good daily habits, you'll likely have your teeth for a lifetime. Read More

HPV vaccine may save your life — Part 2

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

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


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