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Dr. Greggory Pinto: "Kidney Stones More Painful Than Childbirth"
As a urologist I have treated thousands of men and women with kidney stones, particularly as a postgraduate fellow with world-leading kidney stone surgeon Professor Andreas Gross, in Hamburg, Germany.
I have seen macho men cry like babies from the pain of kidney stones. An interesting study conducted in London sought to assess whether women who had a natural child birth experienced more pain passing kidney stones or having babies.
Nineteen women participated in this survey. Surprisingly, 14 out of the 19 stated that having kidney stones was more painful than giving birth. These results were published in the scientific Journal of Pain Research.About one in 11 persons will experience a kidney stone in his or her lifetime... [Read more]
For BahamasLocal.com Breast Cancer is Personal-Search Engine Partners with Komen Bahamas Race for The Cure
...“BahamasLocal.com is committed to providing residents of The Bahamas with timely and life changing information. That is why we have been a willing participant in the Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for The Cure event for a second time.
We realize that the scourge of cancer can only be defeated if the concept or awareness is deeply rooted in the minds of the residing population,” he said.
For Mr. Taylor, fighting breast cancer is personal.
“My mother underwent a mastectomy in 1969 and is alive today at the age of 94. I believe it was her awareness of her cancer affliction that ultimately saved her life. The cancer was caught in the early stages, so it was able to be removed from her body,” he said... [Read more]
Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend donates $50,000 to help fight Cancer
Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend (SIRW) on Monday donated $50,000 to four cancer groups to help fight cancer.
The Cancer Society of The Bahamas, the Cancer Society of Grand Bahama, the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation and Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group each received $12,500 this year.
Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure® and Sunshine Insurance Marathon Bahamas (SIMB) together make up Race Weekend.
The funds raised from the two-day event are used to... [Read more]
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