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April 18, 2017
RBC sponsors Kingdor National Parkinson's Foundation ball

Many people living with Parkinson's disease will benefit from donations to support a cure as a result of RBC's annual sponsorship of the Kingdor National Parkinson Foundation. Since its inception more than five years ago, RBC has continued to support the foundation through sponsorship of its annual ball.
This year the foundation's theme, "Parkinson: The Gift of Sharing" developed with the objectiv...

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May 17, 2016
Scientists clone Zika virus in step toward vaccine

Scientists have for the first time cloned the Zika virus, a development that could bring a desperately needed vaccine within closer reach.

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Stem cell therapy and Parkinson's
September 17, 2013
Stem cell therapy and Parkinson's

As the government pushes to establish and regulate stem cell therapy in The Bahamas, a leading neurologist has said he is "cautiously optimistic" of the potential stem cell therapy treatments that could result in the coming years for people with Parkinson's disease...

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December 10, 2018
Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre Continues to Make Strides and History

Minister of Health Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands said the Public Hospitals Authority Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre continues to make strides and history with first time accomplishments including a focused intent of dispelling the myths of mental illness...

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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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January 28, 2016
National health officials advise Bahamians on 'explosive' Zika virus threat

NATIONAL Health officials said on Thursday that the public has the biggest role to play in combatting the threat of the Zika virus in the Bahamas

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April 23, 2013
The body is like an orchestra

The body is like an orchestra -- in order to get the best music -- all sections must be functioning at an optimum level according to Dr. Sy Pierre, the most recent medical professional to speak at the monthly Doctors Hospital Distinguished Lecture Series.
The anesthesiologist spoke on advances being made in anti-aging treatments and the treatment of degenerative diseases. He shed light on detoxifi...

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