Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Health

09/10/2018 - 17:16

Surgery schedules at the Princess Margaret Hospital have reconvened as scheduled maintenance of the air conditioning systems in the Operating Theatres have concluded.

09/06/2018 - 22:06

Public Health England is urging people over 30 to take an online test to find out their heart age, which indicates if they are at increased risk of suffering a heart attack or a stroke. They predict about 80% of heart attacks and strokes in people under 75 could be prevented if heart health was improved.

09/06/2018 - 22:04

Patients rely on doctors to look after their mental health but is enough being done to help the doctors when they are the ones with problems? There are concerns that some medical professionals in England are unable to get the help they need.

In 2017, 26-year-old junior doctor Sophie Spooner suffered a panic attack while working on a paediatrics ward.

Twenty-four hours later, she had taken her own life.

08/31/2018 - 00:16

In a refurbished building that was once a general store, gleaming medical equipment, still encased in protective plastic wrappers, stood ready. It was August 20, the day of the opening of Eleuthera Medical Clinic.

The community-owned facility already had 600 members and was quickly approaching its limit of 2,000. There was no fanfare, no ribbon-cutting, no band. A priest stood by the door, wanting to bless it. It was his idea. A few moments later, another minister called. She, too, wanted to come by and say a prayer.

08/26/2018 - 23:48

A low-carb diet could shorten life expectancy by up to four years, a study suggests.

Low-carb diets, such as Atkins, have become increasingly popular for weight loss and have shown promise for lowering the risk of some illnesses.

08/22/2018 - 23:44

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- "Climate Change impacts public health" was the central message Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands conveyed at a Climate Change Exhibit at Mall at Marathon, August 20, 2018.

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