Wed | Nov 21, 2018

Health

Believing that lifting weights will make them bulky and muscular, many women tend to shy away from weight training, instead burning up the cardio sessions. But researchers are finding...

In today's world, it seems there are never enough hours in the day. We have so much to do each day, and sleep tends to be the area that gets the least attention.'Project deadlines approaching? Pull a couple of all-nighters.' 'Wanna workout? Wake up...

Professor Marvin Reid, director of the Tropical Metabolism Research Unit at the University of the West Indies Caribbean Institute for Health Research (CAIHR), has been elected for a two-year tenure (2018-2020) as the president of the North American...

“Dem a bleach, dem a bleach out dem skin, dem a bleach fi look like a brownin” was Nardo Ranks’ observation in the years following Buju’s controversial ‘Browning’. Bleaching has been around for some time now but...

Chronic stress makes you feel old and actually ages you. It also raises your blood pressure, can lead to a stroke or heart attack and can slowly kill you. In an Austrian study, researchers found that work-related tension harms DNA in your cells,...

'Hands across the Species' is the apt theme for Sunday's One Health Day conference to be hosted jointly by the Jamaica Veterinary Medical Association and Caribbean College of Family Physicians at the Alhambra Inn, 1 Tucker Avenue, Kingston 6, which...

In addition to oxygen, glucose is another important need for our brain function. It is the primary fuel for neurons to work. It is for this reason neurons store up glucose and need to constantly receive it from our body's blood supply.Normal brain...

Based on their online reputations, squats and lunges couldn't be more different: squats are the famous distant relative we want to tell everyone about, while lunges seem to fall somewhere between criminal sibling and the weird aunt you hide...

Astana, Kazakhstan, (PAHO/WHO):Health is a human right, and it is governments' responsibility to ensure that right, said the Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr Carissa F. Etienne, on Friday during the closing session of the...

The Ministry of Health is pursuing the development of a Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy, which will create a framework for identifying effective strategies to reduce maternal mortality rates.The framework will focus on strengthening the...
Subscribe to Health