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Time and time again in my clinical office or while volunteering at a health fair, I encounter individuals with superhigh blood pressure and urine dense with sugar, but they’re walking around looking otherwise fine. The only thing standing between...

Strong, healthy spinal erectors are a fundamental element of a healthy body. The erectors are not 'show' muscles and they receive even less attention than other back muscle but their role is not something that should be overlooked. Still,...

I often observe people. I sit and ‘people-watch’, they call it. I sit from afar and listen to the words and watch for the facial expressions, the exasperation, the laughter, the tears, and even the anger. I realise we all carry so many emotions....

According to some studies, anywhere from four to 40 per cent of men are dealing with some sort of premature ejaculation. Now a new product has hit the market to help with that often embarrassing problem. It’s a topical premature ejaculation spray...

One of the latest crazes to hit the world of nutrition and weight loss is the ketogenic diet. This diet, as usual, has been popularised by celebrities and influencers. The diet is simple: cut out carbs to an extremely low portion of your meals, and...

Minister of Health, Dr Christopher Tufton, is encouraging residents of Hanover to adopt healthy lifestyle practices to prevent the risks of obesity and non-communicable diseases. Speaking at the Ministry of Health ‘Taking Responsibility Road Tour’...

No matter how fit and in tip-top shape I think I am, once I pass through an airport, I get the sniffles. However, you don’t even need to be travelling to be exposed to the flu. With the increasing ease of travel, the flu comes to you. Every...

Clive Patrick Chambers is a 16-year survivor of prostate cancer, and he proclaims that “cancer is no longer a death sentence”. A Catholic deacon, 67-year-old Chambers has dedicated much of his life after diagnosis to spreading the...

Glaucoma is a chronic disease defined by characteristic optic nerve damage. Glaucoma is slowly progressive and is the world’s second-leading cause of blindness. The iStent® trabecular micro-bypass stent is a surgical therapy for patients...

In an effort to raise awareness about cancer and its prevention, the Southern Regional Health Authority will commemorate tomorrow’s World Cancer Day 2019 under the theme: ‘I am, I Will’ through a mass screening outreach activity...
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