November 18, 2019

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: –  […]

Design of the week

How a Ukrainian NGO is Improving Post-Soviet Children’s Hospitals Through Design DESIGNER: CUBA BUBA CLIENT: post-soviet children’s hospitals in Ukraine From Core77 For The Vlada Brusilovskaya Fund, contemporary interactive design is a way to improve service of post-Soviet children’s hospitals. The charitable foundation has been collaborating with both young and experienced Ukrainian designers for three […]

Pesticides and its impact on our wellbeing

Pesticides are substances that are used to control “pests” that include insects and other organisms that are harmful to cultivated plants and animals. Unfortunately, these toxic poisonous substances that are used to kill targeted pests, are exposed to non-pest like beings-us humans! Pesticides are poisonous and continual exposure to it can lead to a list […]

Cayman: Dengue update as of 5 November 2019 – 8 confirmed cases

Since the last update on October 18, 2019, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has confirmed two new cases of dengue in the Cayman Islands. ·         Of these, one patient had travelled to a country with year-round transmission of dengue, while the other had no travel history, which suggests that person acquired dengue within the Cayman […]

The Editor speaks: Motorists Monday morning n’mare

By Colin Wilson It was utter chaos this morning for motorists. A Monday morning nightmare they had to endure getting to work, especially if they were coming in from the west and travelling east. There was first an accident at Newlands and even worse second one on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Peanuts Gas […]

Lead levels in Canadian water ‘exceed safe limit’ in a third of cases

From BBC The amount of lead in the water supply of major Canadian cities exceeded safe levels in hundreds of thousands of homes, a major investigation has found. Some areas showed lead levels higher than those in the US city of Flint, Michigan, during its 2015 water crisis. Out of 12,000 samples taken from 2014 […]

Dr. Oz: Take vitamin D-3, fight Alzheimer’s

By Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, MDs From Newsmax From October to March, the sun isn’t strong enough north of Los Angeles and Atlanta to prod your body into making much vitamin D-3. That endangers your immune system, makes you vulnerable to depression and overeating, weakens your bones, and increases your risk for […]

Prostate cancer risk rises from eating too much cheese

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax You may want to hold the cheese on your next pizza. According to the American Osteopathic Association, eating too much cheese and other dairy products has been linked to an increased risk of prostate cancer. According to Medical Daily, men who regularly consumed cheese, milk, butter and yogurt appeared to have […]