December 1, 2020

Toddler raises donations for Cayman Islands’ high-risk babies in lieu of birthday gifts

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While it is typical for guests to shower toddlers with presents of toys and clothes on their first birthday, the birthday guests of one-year-old Adelaide Merren helped her family to raise funds towards newborns who need intensive medical attention. To celebrate Adelaide’s first birthday on 26 June 2018, her mother Jernaye Merren felt it would […]

Carne Group donates funds for new breast pump at Cayman Islands HSA

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A generous donation of $800 from the Carne Group, made during the holiday season, will help to purchase a medical grade breast pump for the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the Cayman Islands Hospital this year. “The NICU currently has two medical grade breast pumps but there are times when we have as many […]

Gadget of the week

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FDA approves first MRI machine for premature babies By Swapna Krishna, From engadget This will help more preemies survive their most vulnerable days in the hospital. Premature babies are some of the most vulnerable patients in a hospital, and they also need some of the most dedicated care. Treating these tiny patients in the neonatal […]

New approach to the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation

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Patients with atrial fibrillation or AFib may benefit from a new procedure called the convergent approach for the treatment of atrial fibrillation. The minimally invasive procedure combines electrophysiology and cardiac surgery treatments to help restore normal heart rhythm for longtime suffers of AFib. Early clinical experience has shown that the convergent approach, conducted in a […]

A new edge in fighting cancer for Caribbean patients

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Radiosurgery treatments can be performed with precision and speed, often in just a few minutes per day In a promising development for cancer patients in the Caribbean region, North Shore Medical Center is the first hospital in Miami to install the Edge™ system for high-precision radiosurgery. This new technology gives patients a non-invasive alternative to […]

Woman gives birth in Walmart parking lot on her birthday with help from fellow shoppers

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By Mary Beth Quirk From Consumerist There’s a happy birthday, and then there’s “It’s my birthday and I’m having a baby in a Walmart parking lot.” A pregnant North Dakota woman had a scary situation on her hands when she went into labor right before she got into her car after a shopping trip. At […]