Fasting could fix diabetes, new study claims

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CALIFORNIA – With diabetes so prevalent across the Caribbean, a claim by US researchers that the pancreas can be triggered to regenerate by a type of fasting diet comes as welcome news. In animal experiments, restoring the function of the pancreas reversed symptoms of diabetes. Experts said the findings were “potentially very exciting” as they More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Venom from a Caribbean Sea snail offers long lasting pain relief

The Conus Regius  is a sea snail in the Caribbean Sea. The venom of a small snail native to the Caribbean could be used to develop a completely new way of treating chronic pain, according to researchers. The venom More...

By Edition On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Foods to eat for a good night’s sleep and how to avoid insomnia

Recent research showing that insufficient sleep depresses the immune system, increasing the risk of infection and disease, makes a good night’s sleep more important than ever. Unfortunately, many insomniacs are More...

By Edition On Monday, February 20th, 2017

Jamaican scientists close to creating affordable hepatitis C drug from Cannabis

KINGSTON – Research scientists say they have discovered properties in Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the major bioactive compounds in the cannabis plant, that have the potential to provide affordable treatment as nutraceuticals More...

By Edition On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Why lack of sleep makes you sick

A new American study has shed light on why many of us get sick with insufficient rest. Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) Medicine Sleep Center found that sleep deprivation cripples the immune system, More...

By Edition On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Zika’s emergency phase gives way to a long-term public health challenge

WASHINGTON — The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) says experts now consider Zika to be a long-term public health challenge, following the declaration by the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Emergency More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Girmes Wheatgrass Caribbean

Wheatgrass (Triticum Aestivum) is the baby leaf plant grown from sprouted wheat seeds, a 100% natural and gluten free food supplement with high medicinal results for all kinds of diseases and discomforts. 110g Powder More...

By Edition On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Depression and anxiety could raise risk of death from cancer

British researchers have found that people who are frequently depressed or anxious may run a higher risk of dying from certain types of cancer. The medical records of more than 160,000 adults in England and Wales More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 27th, 2017

WHO puts world on watch for bird flu after outbreaks in several countries

Several different strains of bird flu have been spreading across Europe and Asia since late last year. GENEVA – The World Health Organization (WHO) is on high alert and has called on all countries to closely monitor More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Scientists finally discover how stress can lead to heart attacks and strokes

MASSACHUSETTS – While the link between stress and heart attacks and strokes is well known, scientists have long failed to establish the exact cause. Now they believe they have finally cracked it, and it all comes More...