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Kidney Donor Urges Others to Save a Life
Even more powerfully, Roberts wants others to know that they do not need to depend on international donors. This type of giving can start right at home.
As The Bahamas public dialysis system is over capacity and more persons wait for a kidney transplant the living’s donor’s message of “Share a Spare,” emblazoned on her green tee-shirt said it all – humans can live with just one... [Read more]
Cleveland Clinic Genetic Analysis Links Obesity with Diabetes, Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary artery disease -and complications that arise from it, such as heart attacks and heart failure- is the leading cause of the death in the United States and across the world. While other factors such as high cholesterol have been tied to coronary artery disease, the association between obesity and cardiovascular disease has not been clearly established.
For this study, researchers performed a meta-analysis of five studies with more than 880,000 participants. Researchers examined participants’ genetic variations using a.. [Read more]
Cleveland Clinic First in the U.S. to Perform Prostate Surgery Using Port SP Robot
In October, Cleveland Clinic surgeons used the SP Robot to perform three surgeries – two surgeries to remove cancerous prostates and one surgery to remove an enlarged prostate blocking the urinary system through the bladder.
Jihad Kaouk, M.D., professor of surgery and director of the Center for Robotic and Image Guided Surgery in the Glickman Urologic and Kidney Institute at Cleveland Clinic, was the... [Read more]
New Radiology Software at the Rand Providing Instant and Improving Work Flow
Five (5) Picture Archiving Communication System (PACs) workstations and one personal computer (PC) were recently installed in the Radiology Department at the Rand Memorial Hospital, as part of a strategic plan to upgrade the Radiology Unit at the hospital.
The software was downloaded to all of the modalities including the Eight Mile Rock Community Clinic, and the... [Read more]
Baha Mar Emergency Medical Response System
Baha Mar is the first Emergency Medical Service in the Bahamas to invest in the Zoll AutoPulse® Resuscitation System and X Series monitoring/defibrillation system to give their guests peace of mind in the event of an emergency.
The AutoPulse helps to improve blood flow to the heart and brain because of the unique, high-quality chest compressions it generates. The AutoPulse is quick to apply, and provides consistent, high-quality chest compressions while moving and transporting patients, something that... [Read more]
Ports International Supports Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group’s “Celebration of Life”
Ports International is a proud sponsor of the Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group, and joins the fight against cancer by donating funds for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group was launched as a non-profit charitable group for women diagnosed with Breast Cancer.
In their quest to offer hope and support to hundreds of women... [Read more]