Health

Campaign targets gay conversion therapy in China

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

SHANGHAI, China (AFP) — A Chinese artist and a gay policeman have launched an unusually bold public protest campaign in which bright-red trucks bearing slogans denouncing homosexual “conversion therapy” are being paraded through several major... Read More

How to train the body's own cells to combat antibiotic resistance

BY ZAHIDUL ALAM University of Pennsylvania | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

 Drug-resistant superbugs have threatened human health for decades. Read More

The keto diet: Is it all hype?

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

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Driving under the influence of marijuana

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

GANJA has been used historically in our society for both recreation as well as religious purposes. Read More

Stress fracture?

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

IT starts as a persistent and irritating pain in the foot or lower leg, then it gets more intense, maybe with swelling, and soon a runner knows she's being sidelined by one of the most common running injuries: A stress fracture. Read More

Why are my feet so cold?

Angela Davis | Sunday, January, 13 2019    

WE live on a beautiful tropical island and unless you live in mountainous areas, temperatures rarely drop below 28 degrees.So why do some people have feet that feel like they are living in Northern Europe during the winter? Read More

Synthetic hormones in food

DR WENDY-GAYE THOMAS | Sunday, January, 13 2019    

FOR many people who don't have a background in biology, it is difficult to fathom this business of hormones and their function in the body. Read More

When it comes to brain tumours, a patient's sex matters

BY JOSHUA RUBIN Washington University in St Louis | Sunday, January, 13 2019    

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Food addiction and weight gain

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, January, 13 2019    

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Good mental health and Vitamin D

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, January, 6 2019    

AS we begin 2019, many of us will make resolutions regarding many matters, including our health. Our health is not only our wealth (a source of happiness), butalso our means to procuring a good quality of life as well as a possibly long Read More

Intekai: It's worth the weight

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, January, 6 2019    

THERE is a rising pandemic, an emerging and growing (no pun intended) worldwide disease, obesity, and Jamaica has not been exempted. Read More

Need a filling?... Here's what to expect

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, January, 6 2019    

CAVITIES develop when excessive plaque, a sticky bacterial film, accumulates on the teeth. Read More

Light at night can disrupt circadian rhythms in children

BY RICHARD G 'BUGS' STEVENS | Sunday, January, 6 2019    

A new scientific study shows that bright electric light exposure of preschool children in the evening suppresses melatonin production almost completely, an important addition to the growing body of research in this area. Melatonin suppression is a marker of disruption of our circadian... Read More

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



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