November 17, 2019

Signs & symptoms of breast cancer every woman should be aware of!

Most deaths related to cancer among women are due to breast cancer and it is very unfortunate to know that 1 in every 8 women gets affected by breast cancer in the United States. Surprisingly, breast cancer can also occur in men, the symptoms of which are almost the same as in women!  Although genetics […]

15 cases of dengue in the Cayman Islands – 7 new!

Dengue Update as of 8 November 2019 ·         Since the last update on November 4, 2019, 25 additional results have been received from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) confirming seven new cases of dengue in the Cayman Islands. ·         Of these seven new cases, two patients had travelled to a country with year-round transmission of dengue, while five had no travel history, which suggests that person […]

Kia Motors boosts healthcare in Ghana with opening of Green Light center

Fanteakwa center offers basic medical services for approx. 30,000 11th Green Light Project from Kia: a global CSR program improving public health, education and vocational skills in developing countries Center operated through a financially self-sufficient system; transferred to local healthcare department for self-management after five years  Kia Motors Corporation has inaugurated a new public healthcare center […]

First native Zika cases in Europe confirmed as experts warn climate change could bring more

By Rob Picheta From CNN (CNN) The first native cases of Zika in Europe have been confirmed after three people became infected with the virus in France. Experts warn that climate change could lead to more cases emerging across the continent. Three people caught Zika in Hyères, southern France, in August this year, the European Centre for […]

Tips to protect your skin during road trips

From GLOBAL TINT Travelling is one of the most sought after activities to relax and get away from the stresses in the city, work, or school, and going out for a road trip is one of the most popular ways to travel. As the travellers enjoy the long ride looking at the sights and trying […]

Natural cures for back pain

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax About 26 million Americans suffer from frequent lower back pain that can often be debilitating. It’s one of the most common, costly and difficult to treat chronic conditions. It interferes with work, sleep, exercise, relationships and general well-being. “Unfortunately, many forms of traditional treatment have serious side effects,” notes Terry […]

Episcopal Relief & Development launches Million Dollar Match campaign

New York, NY (November 7, 2019): Episcopal Relief & Development is kicking off its annual holiday match, offering supporters and donors the opportunity to double their impact with a donation. Thanks to a generous group of donors, for the second year in a row, contributions that Episcopal Relief & Development receives between now and the end […]

Sleep apnea raises risk of cancer for women

From Newsmax Some people with sleep apnea have an increased risk of cancer, and the odds might be higher for women than men, researchers say. “Recent studies have shown that low blood oxygen levels during the night and disrupted sleep, which are both common in [obstructive sleep apnea], may play an important role in the […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

The University of the West Indies: Small States In Global Governance Cayman: Registration for NiCE Project Winter 2019 The National Community Enhancement (NiCE) Winter Project 2019 registration is on Wednesday, 13 November in the Lions Centre, at 9 a.m. Late-comers will not be allowed to register. The sign-up and orientation session ends at 12 noon. Unemployed […]

Cayman: Flu vaccine now available

The Director of Primary Health Care, Dr Samuel Williams Rodriguez, is advising of the arrival of this year’s flu vaccine.  Vaccines for the seasonal flu will be available at the Cayman Islands Hospital, District Health Centres in Grand Cayman, Faith Hospital Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman Clinic.  The locations and times are listed below: –  […]