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More men with low-risk prostate cancer are forgoing aggressive treatment

By |2018-05-24T13:56:10+00:00May 24th, 2018|Healthy Lifestyle|

American doctors are successfully persuading increasing numbers of men with low-risk prostate cancer to reject immediate surgery and radiation in favor of surveillance, a trend that is sparing men's sexual health without increasing their risk of death. Subscribe to the Post Most newsletter: Today’s most popular stories on The Washington Post The latest evidence that [...]


By |2018-08-17T06:55:16+00:00June 27th, 2016|Healthy Lifestyle|

The Insurance Association of Jamaica staged a successful health fair at the Holy Cross Church in Halfway Tree on the 3rd of October.  Despite the rainy conditions, many supporters braved the inclement weather in support of the initiative which was broadcast by Mello FM. The ‘Boogie Man’ renowned radio personality ‘Barry G’ led the proceedings [...]

Urologist Raises Doubt About Ability of Guinea Hen Weed to Prevent Prostate Cancer

By |2015-10-08T14:47:49+00:00October 6th, 2015|Healthy Lifestyle|

Consultant urologist Dr Robert Wan has raised doubts about the ability of guinea hen weed to prevent prostate cancer. Speaking at the Prostate Cancer Medical Conference put on by the Jamaica Cancer Society at the weekend, Wan pointed out that he is yet to see any clear evidence which indicates that guinea hen weed prevents [...]

Issues beyond THE SACK

By |2018-08-17T06:55:30+00:00July 27th, 2015|Healthy Lifestyle|

Erectile dysfunction: A marker for heart disease BY ANIKA RICHARDS Online/Health coordinator richardsai@jamaicaobserver.com Sunday, July 26, 2015 TROUBLE getting and keeping an erection for sexual activity is more than just a problem in a man's pants or in the sack – it is an early sign of impending heart disease. Consultant urologist at the University [...]

Prostate Cancer – A Growing Problem

By |2015-07-10T22:19:50+00:00July 10th, 2015|Healthy Lifestyle|

Dr. William Aiken, MMBS, DM,MSc, DLSHTM, FRCSEd, FACS, FCCS, Consultant Urologist, Head of Urology, University Hospital of the West Indies presents Prostate Cancer as a Growing Problem in Jamaica.   Dr-Aiken-talks-about-Prostate-Cancer-


By |2015-07-10T22:17:12+00:00July 10th, 2015|Healthy Lifestyle|

Psychiatrist Dr. Earl Wright made a very interesting presentation on Stress Management at an IAJ Healthy Lifestyle Seminar in 2011 in collaboration with the Jamaica Medical Foundation. Several other Important Healthy Lifestyle subjects were discussed at the seminars by other well-appreciated presenters.   STRESS-MANAGEMENT-JUNE-2011-Healthy-Lifestyle-Seminar1

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