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Men with shorter steps 40 percent more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction

Japanese researchers have concluded that men who take shorter strides when walking are 40 percent more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction than men who walk with long strides. The study conducted at Hirosaki University in Japan determined that both erectile dysfunction and short strides when walking correlated strongly with men having weak pelvic muscles.

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Healthy lifestyles in the time of COVID-19

Health coach Ethan Quant, of Elite Wellness Solutions, has succeeded in his weight loss journey and now wants to share his methods with the Bahamas in an effort to foster a culture of wellness and conquer the obesity epidemic.

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What you should know about colorectal cancer

What are the differences between colorectal cancer, colon cancer and rectal cancer?

Comfort and educate your kids in face of coronavirus

As Bahamians process the news that the country now has its first confirmed case of coronavirus, a local doctor is advising parents to be upfront with their children and help them deal with their fears.

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Self-care is self-love: New company promotes products to help you relax

“Taking care of yourself is the equivalent of loving yourself.” – This is a statement Rayeisa Basden firmly stands by. Having developed health issues due to job-related stress, she knows first-hand how important self-care is and hopes to promote this philosophy with her own line of aromatherapy bath products designed to help people relax.

Alarm sounded on glaucoma

The alarm has been sounded on glaucoma – one of the leading causes of blindness – as the ophthalmology division of the Princess Margaret Hospital kicked off Awareness Week yesterday with a special church service.

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Moms who yoga

Keiani Thomas believes “adulting” – what millennials and Gen Z call responsible behaviours by grown-ups – can be tedious, especially for mothers, regardless if they have one, two or five children.

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PMH’s Paediatric Ward gifted critical equipment

Patients of the Paediatric Department at Nassau’s Princess Margaret Hospital will now be examined by and treated with state-of-the-art equipment thanks to a sizeable donation by the Sandals Foundation.

Stimulus control

Health coach Ethan Quant, of Elite Wellness Solutions, has succeeded in his weight loss journey and now wants to share his methods with the Bahamas in an effort to foster a culture of wellness and conquer the obesity epidemic.

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New treatment could make passing kidney stones easier and faster

Kidney stones are formed when hard crystals supersaturate and accumulate in the kidneys. Kidney stones can vary greatly in size, ranging from a small grain of sand to the size of a marble or larger. There are five main types of kidney stones: calcium oxalate and calcium phosphate stones, infective stones called struvite, uric acid stones and cystine stones.

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A HPV guide for men in the Bahamas

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most widespread sexually transmitted infection (STI). Most men do not know that HPV can potentially be a cancer causing infection. Nearly 35 thousand men and women are diagnosed every year in the United States with HPV related cancers.

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Understanding physical activity

Health coach Ethan Quant, of Elite Wellness Solutions, has succeeded in his weight loss journey and now wants to share his methods with the Bahamas in an effort to foster a culture of wellness and conquer the obesity epidemic.

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New facilities concentrate on healthcare for the whole person

In taking the “whole person” approach to healthcare management, the Family Medicine Centre is officially opening its new expanded facilities which will bring many new medical services on board.

A spotlight on the “silent sight thief”

Glaucoma is one of leading causes of blindness and visual impairment. For this reason the ophthalmology division of the Princess Margaret Hospital will be raising awareness of the sight-stealing disease in the coming weeks.

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Cryotherapy: A curative treatment option for prostate cancer

Cryotherapy is also referred to as cryoablation or cryosurgery, that uses freezing gas to destroy prostate cancer cells, while leaving the prostate gland intact. The term cryotherapy is misleading as it is not a form of surgery. Cryotherapy was US Food and Drug Administration approved for prostate cancer treatment in the year 2000. It has been used in the past 20 years as an effective, minimally invasive management option for prostate cancer.