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UK study: HPV vaccine reducing cases of cervical cancer

UK study: HPV vaccine reducing cases of cervical cancer


London - The human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccine is cutting cases of cervical cancer by nearly 90 per cent, the first real-world data shows. Cancer Research UK described the findings as "historic", and said it showed the vaccine was saving lives...

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Health care Worker Spotlight

Health care Worker Spotlight


Health care Worker Spotlight by Katrina Welch Alove for food and a passion for health led Victoria Cox to a career in the field of dietetics. As we continue our Health and Care Worker Spotlight, we will take a look at this 28-year-...

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NICOLE CARTER – inherown Words

NICOLE CARTER – inherown Words


NICOLE CARTER - inherown Words by Essiba Small of the Trinidad Express Nicole Carter looked at her body in the mirror one day, didn’t like what she saw and actually did something about it. “As a young lady in my teens, I was overweight...

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MORE  ABOUT  THE DELTA STRAIN

MORE ABOUT THE DELTA STRAIN


MORE ABOUT THE DELTA STRAIN The delta variant of covid-19 will definitely accelerate the pandemic. This is the view of Yale Medicine epidemiologist Dr F. Perry Wilson, who said the uniqueness of this strain of the virus is how quickly it i...

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FROM MY heart TO YOURS

FROM MY heart TO YOURS


FROM MY heart TO YOURS by Dr. Renee Boyce The alarm went off once more signalling the start of another hectic day at the office. I had three more deadlines to make by the end of the week and my manager was breathing down my neck. Af...

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WORLD LUNG CANCER

WORLD LUNG CANCER


WORLD LUNG CANCER by Katrina Welch Imagine a cough that never goes away; all day and all night you are subjected to experiencing this unpleasant discomfort in your chest. Then, imagine these coughs being compounded with the expulsion...

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ALL YOUR IMAGING FAQs

ALL YOUR IMAGING FAQs


Nick Nunes It’s wonderful that we are all able to live in a time where we can actually image the interior of our bodies and diagnose our ailments almost immediately. Thankfully, Barbados has the technology and qualified personnel to do this. Ima...

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Odour Fish  Syndrome

Odour Fish Syndrome


TRIMETHYLAMINURIA (TMAU) Have you ever forgotten to apply your underarm deodorant or antiperspirant and went to work or a party? I’m sure you remembered how uncomfortable that felt. You probably kept sniffing yourself or asking others ...

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Tell Me, Doc…


In this modern era, the Internet is always a source of information, but there is nothing like a direct answer to a direct question from a medical professional. Better Health’s Tell Me, Doc... intends to bring the element of humanity to all health-...

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Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow


Dear Doc, I’m not yet middle-age but I find I’m having curious pains in my elbows. I’m fairly active and I have two young children, I do a little kitchen gardening, and as an admin assistant I sometimes sit at a desk and do a lot of typing. A...