QEH feeling strain

15 November 2014

BARBADOS HAS A diabetes and non-communicable diseases pandemic on its hands. Read More


British geneticist to deliver local lecture

14 November 2014

THE BRITISH SCIENTIST who discovered the protein that causes neonatal diabetes will deliver the 39th Sir Winston Scott Memorial Lecture at the Frank Collymore Hall on November 24 at 8 p.m. Read More


Health Minister discusses alternative treatment

13 November 2014

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE and theories on treating chronic non-communicable diseases (CNCDs) were discussed, when a delegation of medical practitioners, led by American naturopathic expert Dr Joel Wallach, met with Minister of Health John Boyce at his Culloden Road office on Wednesday. Read More


CHIKV causes blood shortage in Jamaica

13 November 2014

KINGSTON - Blood supplies at the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) have been hit hard by the chikungunya virus (CHIKV) epidemic, with the entity now facing a shortage and asking people who have not been affected by the virus and victims who are not showing any symptoms after a 28-day period to... Read More


From the Archives: PM’s Word

12 November 2014

PRIME MINISTER FREUNDEL STUART says tertiary education in Barbados will remain free across the board, dismissing suggestions that only the “less well off” should receive state subsidies. Read More


The enemy within

09 November 2014

From age 40, Richard Alleyne was preparing to fight the enemy. Read More


Life on the lighter side

08 November 2014

Leighann is not ashamed to admit that she has been bleaching her skin from head to toe for the last ten years – straight. Read More


From The Archives: Dengue jacks up drug sales

07 November 2014

Some pharmacies recently have been running low on stocks of Paracetamol, the drug mostly used to treat dengue patients. Read More


Proposal to decentralise ambulances

07 November 2014

​The EMERGENCY Ambulance Service has made proposals to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s administration for the decentralisation of ambulances to better meet the needs of the public and the response time of ambulance personnel. Read More


Nearly 5 000 object to location of Ebola centre

07 November 2014

CLOSE TO 5 000 individuals have put their signatures where their mouths are in objecting to the siting of the quarantine facility for people suspected of having infectious diseases. Read More



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