December 13, 2018

Cayman Islands: CTMH Doctors Hospital – REGENETENTM Bio inductive Implant System

CTMH Doctors Hospital is proud to announce that they have teamed up with the Cayman Orthopaedic Group in offering special privileges to utilize the CTMH Doctors Hospital Operating Theatre for a new and innovative procedure. Dr. Ivan Wong is now a CTMH Doctors Hospital credentialed Orthopaedic Surgeon with privileges specializing in hip, knee, and shoulder […]

Endometrial Cancer

Risk factors for Endometrial Cancer The endometrium is a tissue that covers the entire inner wall of the uterus. Its main function is to thicken during the menstrual cycle to allow an embryo to implant resulting in a potential pregnancy. During 2018, the American Cancer Society (ACS) estimated that 92% of uterine cancers occur in […]

CDC reveals deadliest drug in US

From Newsmax As the U.S. opioid epidemic grinds on, fentanyl is fast becoming the main culprit in drug overdose deaths, health officials report. Cocaine and heroin remain the street drugs of choice, but more overdose deaths involve fentanyl, either mixed with those narcotics or taken alone. Between 2013 and 2016, overdose deaths involving fentanyl increased […]

Guyana: State says President Granger is speaking – disputes article

By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian The Ministry of the Presidency is saying that contrary to an article which appeared in this publication today with the headline “President Cannot Speak – Cancer Is In The Throat”, the president is speaking. The administration also stood by the first diagnosis but did not outrightly say whether the […]

History Made! Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Pass Medicinal Marijuana Bill

OECS Media Release Wednesday, December 12, 2018 — In a first likely to impact the North American and Canadian medicinal marijuana industry, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) has made history as the first OECS Member State to decriminalize for medical purposes and scientific research, the production of the coveted crop under a tightly controlled framework. […]

Ryan Tannehill turns to stem cells

Ryan Tannehill turns to stem cells in Cayman Tackling sports injuries with regenerative medicine George Town, Grand Cayman, December 11, 2018 – With an injury in the second quarter, Miami Dolphins’ quarterback, Ryan Tannehill, made a remarkable return in Sunday’s game against the Patriots. With only 7 seconds on the clock, Tannehill completed a pass […]

Province Brands of Canada announces Caribbean distribution deal with Ayre Resorts

by NCV Newswire TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2018 /CNW/ – Province Brands of Canada — the Canadian company developing the world’s first beers brewed from the cannabis plant, including non-alcoholic beers which intoxicate using THC and other phytocannabinoids (to be released only when and where the sale of marijuana beverages is permitted by law), and Cambridge Bay Imperial […]

How Puzzles Help Your Brain Resist Dementia

From Newsmax Those Sunday crossword puzzles may not prevent the aging brain from slowing down — but they might protect it in a different way, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at the “use it or lose it” theory on brain health. The concept holds that mentally engaging activities — from reading to crosswords to […]

Barbados PM comments on decriminalisation of marijuana

From Jamaica Observer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados government says it will soon develop a framework for medical cannabis, even as it noted that decriminalisation of marijuana for recreational use will have to be decided by a referendum. “There is no doubt that we will put a framework in place for medical cannabis within […]

Sully, George H.W. Bush’s Service Dog, will now help other veterans

By: Laura Goldman From Care2 Mission complete.” Regardless of whether you agreed with President George H.W. Bush’s politics, when you saw that viral photo of his service dog curled up in front of his casket, you probably got a little (or a lot) choked up. The two-year-old yellow Lab, named Sully H.W. Bush after the hero US […]