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HIV infection doubles risk of heart disease

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

PEOPLE infected with HIV are twice as likely to suffer from heart disease, research has found. Read More

Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports and repeated safety restrictions by regulators said Friday that it will stop selling the device in the US, the only country where it remains... Read More

Simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent malaria relapse OK'd

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

US regulators Friday approved a simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent relapses of malaria.Standard treatment now takes two weeks and studies show many patients don't finish taking every dose. Read More

Gene-editing damages DNA more than previously thought — study

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — A revolutionary gene- editing technique, hailed as the future of disease eradication and mooted for a Nobel prize, may be less precise and cause more cell damage than previously thought, researchers said last week Monday. Read More

The mystery of a triple murder

BY SHANICA BLAIR Staff reporter blairs@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 22 2018    

TWO days too late were the sentiments shared by residents of the usually quiet and sparsely populated community of Tower Hill on the outskirts of Mavis Bank in east rural St Andrew. Read More

Dieting: A losing proposition

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, July, 22 2018    

QUIT dieting, but never quit lifestyle change. Read More

Consequences of tooth loss

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, July, 22 2018    

WE tend to think about teeth as individual units; your dentist even gives each tooth a name and number. b ut, in fact, they make up a complete system — each one adding to its neighbour to function as one. Read More

Sandals, Beaches T&T closer to reality

BY HORACE HINES Staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 22 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Deputy Chairman of Sandals Resorts International Adam Stewart has announced that the Caribbean hotel chain has inched closer to sealing a deal with the Government of Trinidad and Tobago to construct two resorts in that twin-island... Read More

Rockfort business community mobilises against violence

BY SHARLENE HENDRICKS Staff reporter hendrickss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 22 2018    

ONGOING gang violence involving neighbouring communities in the Mountain View and Rockfort areas of east Kingston has brought some business operators in that region to a resolve for collective action in securing their establishments and community. Read More

Sagicor's Donaldson tells Glengoffe graduates to reject negativity

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

Chief executive officer of Sagicor Investments Kevin Donaldson has urged Glengoffe High School leavers to turn their backs on negativity, dream big and aspire to greatness. Read More

Rain, flooding and dogs are good bets

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

Friends, I'm sure you are all wondering when will relief in the form of rain (24) going to come. i t is becoming unbearable! Read More

Photo: TOP NURSE, STUDENT NURSE

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

LASCO Nurse of the Year Denese Dacres Reeves collects her award from LASCO's Peter Mark Chin after copping the top prize at the National Nurse of the Year awards 2018-2019 yesterday at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in St Andrew. Another prize winner, Nursing Student of the Year, Desmond Campbell Jr... Read More

Scenes from Sandals Overdrive Caribbean Tour 2018

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

The Montego Bay Convention Centre was abuzz last Wednesday with the staging of the second Sandals Overdrive Caribbean Tour 2018, as part of the promotion of the Sandals brand. Sandals International Resorts Deputy Chairman Adam Stewart lauded the workers for their years... Read More

Offending men

Tony Robinson | Sunday, July, 22 2018    

If we offend, it is with our good will,That you should think, we come not to offend,But with good will, to show our simple skill,That is the true beginning of our end. Read More

Nicaragua protesters defy Ortega crackdown

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AFP) — Hundreds of protesters marched in Nicaragua's capital yesterday in defiance of an iron-fisted crackdown on dissent by President Daniel Ortega that includes a new law threatening them with up to 20 years in prison for... Read More



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