Monday, 27 March 2017

Health

01/26/2017 - 05:30

Effective Monday January 23rd, 2017, the Princess Margaret Hospital’s Eye Care Clinic will be open to the public at its new location at #26 Soldier Road.  The seven thousand six hundred fifty (7650) square foot complex formerly occupied by Eye World (adjacent to Lowe’s Pharmacy) was acquired by The Public Hospitals Authority on January 10th through a five (5) year lease agreement. 

01/26/2017 - 04:36

Artificial intelligence can identify skin cancer in photographs with the same accuracy as trained doctors, say scientists. The Stanford University team said the findings were "incredibly exciting" and would now be tested in clinics.

01/25/2017 - 04:21

Our personality traits are linked to differences in the thickness and volume of various parts of our brains, an international study has suggested. Those with thicker and less wrinkled outer layers of the brain tended to have more neurotic tendencies, the study of scans of 500 people found.

Open-minded people were more likely to have thinner outer brain layers, it said.

Experts said the study, while worthy, was difficult to interpret.

01/25/2017 - 04:17

Nearly one in 10 British women finds sex painful, according to a big study. The survey of nearly 7,000 sexually active women aged 16 to 74, in An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, suggests this medical problem - called dyspareunia - is common and affects women of all ages.

01/25/2017 - 04:14

Health officials in Brazil say there has been a sharp rise in the cases of yellow fever in the country. They said there had been 63 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne illness so far this year, up from seven in the whole of 2016.

Most of the cases have been in rural areas of Minas Gerais state, a Ministry of Health statement said.

01/19/2017 - 02:10

Eating disorders, including anorexia and bulimia, affect a small but substantial number of women in their 40s and 50s, UK research suggests. The study, involving more than 5,000 women, found just over 3% reported having an eating disorder.

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