(HealthDay News) -- People with rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk for gastrointestinal problems, such as ulcers and bleeding, and also for death related to gastrointestinal issues, a new study says.
(LOW GROUND, Nevis) – The Status of Health Situation Analysis report indicates that there are great gains made in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis where health is concerned but delays in behaviour change and life style diseases are affecting these gains.
(HealthDay News) – America may be seen as a land of plenty, but some experts are beginning to believe that plenty may have become too much.
Cheap and convenient food, busy work and social lives and a constant barrage from media sources have overloaded Americans and are having a detrimental effect on their mental and physical health, according to Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, a psychology professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, and co-director of the UCLA Center for Community Health and the Global Center for Children and Families.
All of this prosperity goes against the survival instincts that human beings adopted as they evolved, said Rotheram-Borus, who teaches a class at the UCLA Family Commons titled "Too Much? How to Do Less & Enjoy More."
"We were groomed for millennia to survive on too little," she said. "We didn't have enough food. We didn't have enough clothing. Our genetic code was built on those who could survive adversity."
LOW GROUND, Nevis – A Consultant, Mr. Colin Browne, from the authoritative Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is on Nevis to train stakeholders at a three-day workshop on how to implement the International Health Regulations(IHR) to help respond to health threats such as “Bird Flu”, “Swine Flu”, cholera and floods.
Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): Health Screenings are being brought to the doorstep of residents of St. Peter’s Community on Saturday, March 26, thanks to a collaborative effort of two divisions of the Ministry of Health.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for the Caribbean says it has initiated a programme to support regional governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations in their efforts to improve occupational safety and health as well as to contribute to environmental sustainability.