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October 04, 2018
Fourteen Percent of the Global Burden of Disease Attributed to Mental, Neurological and Substance Abuse Disorders

Minister of Health Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands said according to the World Health Organization, 14 per cent of the global burden of disease is attributed to mental, neurological and substance abuse disorders...

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May 31, 2018

An increasing number of Bahamians are being diagnosed with Parkinsonís Ė the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimerís.

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March 15, 2016
Agreement to help Bahamas stem cell research

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed yesterday with the University of Miami is expected to provide Bahamians with accessible and high quality healthcare and pave the way for the future of stem cell research in The Bahamas...

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Remarks by PM Christie at Signing of MOU-Public Hospitals Authority University of Miami...
March 14, 2016
Remarks by PM Christie at Signing of MOU-Public Hospitals Authority & University of Miami...

It is with tremendous pride and joy that I announce the signing of two significant Agreements namely the Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine and the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine Inter-disciplinary Stem Cell Institute...

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October 10, 2018
Mental Illness Among Global Populations Continue to Rise

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands explained that as the world comes to grips with increasing incidences of political, economic and personal instability, violence, discrimination...

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August 15, 2017
Meningitis and hearing loss

There are many diseases that could result in a person losing some or all usable hearing. One such disease is meningitis, which is an infection affecting the membranes known as the meninges that encase and protect the brain and spinal cord. Although it is not an extremely common disease, it does occur and anyone, from infants to adults, can get it. Typical symptoms of meningitis include headache, f...

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July 23, 2015
Pioneering UK clinic opens up for business in The Bahamas

A UK clinic at the forefront of a treatment which uses gut bacteria from a healthy donor to treat patients with a broad range of conditions has set up an operation in The Bahamas in response to a growing demand from North America.

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April 14, 2015
The older one is, the higher the chance of developing Parkinson's

Parkinson's disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects a person's movement.

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April 08, 2014
The pelvic floor is at the core of all we do

Urinary incontinence is a common and often embarrassing problem that ranges from a person occasionally leaking urine when they cough or sneeze, to having an urge to urinate that's so sudden and strong they don't get to a toilet in time. Although common, it is not normal and people do not have to suffer with symptoms that can be mild and annoying or so severe that a person has to miss work, can't s...

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