17 September 2019
Dengue

Dengue


Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that is transmitted by female mosquitoes mainly of the species Aedes aegypti and, to a lesser extent, A...
Dengue

Dengue


Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that is transmitted by female mosquitoes mainly of the species Aedes aegypti and, to a lesser extent, A...
10 September 2019
The Chest Pain – Angina Pectoris

The Chest Pain – Angina Pectoris


Chest Pain is common. Many times, chest pain can be confused for many different medical conditions. Often it is brushed aside as just “gas”. Howev...
03 September 2019
The Ethics of Organ Donation

The Ethics of Organ Donation


Medical ethics is grounded on four principles. These principles are autonomy, beneficence, justice and nonmaleficence. Autonomy addresses the ability ...
27 August 2019
Hydration: why is it important?

Hydration: why is it important?


The average adult human body is 50-65 per cent water and every cell, tissue and organ in your body require water in order to function at its best. Wat...
20 August 2019
How is stress affecting your health?

How is stress affecting your health?


We have all felt what it is to be stressed. For some people every day can be stressful. For others, stress occurs when there is a significant event th...
13 August 2019
Ebola Virus Disease

Ebola Virus Disease


On July17, 2019, the Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Repu...
06 August 2019
What is your Wellness score?

What is your Wellness score?


When we speak of wellness, we are speaking about more than just diseases. Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward...
23 July 2019
High Blood Pressure and Stroke

High Blood Pressure and Stroke


High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, or commonly in St. Vincent as just “pressure”, is the single most important risk factor for strok...
16 July 2019
Stay Hydrated

Stay Hydrated


Around this time of the year, temperatures are expected to increase. Summer is a time when there are lots of outdoor activities leaving you exposed to...