Health

Tips for a new year brain tune-up

BY KELLY LAMBERT | Sunday, January, 6 2019    

U NLIKE the effervescent bubbles that stream to the top of champagne flutes on New Year's Eve, what I call brain bubbles are far from celebratory. These bubbles are metaphorical rather than physical, and they distort the stream of reality processed by our brains. Like a... Read More

Aesthetic predictions for 2019

With Michelle Vernon | Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Happy New Year! Here's a glimpse of what we will see more, or less of, this year for the aesthetics industry.Natural-looking results Read More

Forget ... Recondition instead

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, December, 30 2018    

AFTER holidays and the thrill of the culinary experiences that come with it, it's time to get back on track with healthier, controlled portions and reduced refined flour and sugar intake. Read More

Bleed me: Why excess iron can be dangerous

BY RICHARD G 'BUGS' STEVENS | Sunday, December, 30 2018    

 IRON is a most versatile element. It is essential to many of the enzymes that are the engines for life, and in mammals is also used to carry oxygen by haemoglobin in blood. Remember Popeye and his spinach: All that iron made him strong. Read More

Nigerian couples cautiously turn to surrogacy to ease fertility woes

Sunday, December, 30 2018    

LAGOS, Nigeria (AFP) — Ada became a surrogate mother after her landlord threatened to evict her family from their apartment in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, two years ago. Read More

Pesticides harm our bodies

Dr Wendy-Gaye Thomas | Sunday, December, 30 2018    

“LET food be thy medicine”. So said Hippocrates, a physician who lived in ancient Greece and who is traditionally regarded as the father of medicine. He was the first to teach that illness had a natural cause, rather than being the result of the wrath of the... Read More

Our fight with fat: Why is obesity getting worse?

BY KENNETH CUSI | Sunday, December, 30 2018    

GYMS across the country will be packed in the new year with people sticking, however briefly, to their new year's resolution to lose weight. Most of them do not know that the cards are stacked against them and that weight loss is much more complicated than working out and not eating... Read More

To better dental health & a new you

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, December, 30 2018    

YOUR dental health is an important part of your overall wellness, and the new year is a great time to create resolutions for improving your health. Read More

Liquid sugar: Let's not turn a blind eye

BY SUZANNE SOARES-WYNTER | Sunday, December, 23 2018    

WHEN was the last time you went back for a few more spoonsful of your favourite dish or decided to 'finish the plate' even though you already had enough? How many glasses of the fruit punch did you drink, or continued to drink long after you felt full? Read More

Jamaican, 9, to launch kits to keep kids clean, healthy

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

WHAT started as a set of curious hygiene-related questions from her friends has led nine-year-old Kailee Coombs to launch a set of kits to help protect children. Read More

Exercising when diabetic

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

EXERCISE is essential when trying to maintain good health. If you are suffering from a medical condition, you should consult your doctor before embarking on any exercise regime. Read More

5 tips to eat healthy this Christmas

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, December, 23 2018    

IT is now Christmastime and, of course, this means more festivities and high-calorie foods at your fingertips.It's also much harder to stick to small portions, especially at family dinners and Christmas parties. Read More

Take care of your teeth this Christmas

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, December, 23 2018    

YES, it is the season to be jolly and we'll all be indulging in a few festive treats. However, all that eating and drinking can take its toll on your teeth as well as your waistline. Read More

Americans have grown fatter, shorter since 1999 — US data

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Americans have got fatter over the past two decades, adding girth to their bellies and even growing fractionally shorter on average, according to federal health data released last Thursday. Read More

Deceptive advertising and your health Deceptive advertising and your health

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, December, 23 2018    

CHRISTIANS around the world celebrate Christmas this week, commemorating the birth of baby Jesus as a redeemer for the sins of people on Earth. Read More



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