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Jamaican scientist’s marijuana-based anti-cancer drug is now FDA approved

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted orphan drug approval for Chrysoeriol, a cannabis-based drug used to treat acute myeloid leukaemia, which was developed by Jamaican scientist Dr Henry Lowe. Lowe founded Medicanja Ltd — described as “Jamaica’s […]

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Fake Viagra, birth control pills flood T&T market

Fake erectile dysfunction drug Viagra and birth control pill are among the growing list of bogus pharmaceuticals which are now popular in T&T. This was revealed by Dave Cording,

Health City Cayman Islands Offers New Cryo-Procedure For Atrial Fibrillation

A leading hospital in the Caribbean is offering another first that could save the lives of heart patients across the Caribbean and the world. Health City Cayman Islands, the

Coconut Oil Health Food Myth Debunked By Experts

A recent trend promoting the health benefits of coconut oil has been trashed by the American Heart Association (AHA) which claims it is as unhealthy as animal fats. In

Cuban anti-diabetic foot ulcer drug produces more good results

PINAR DEL RÍO, Cuba (ACN) -- The ongoing use of Heberprot-P, a drug developed in Cuba for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers, has produced more good results

Barbados: Over-the-counter drug worry

A DOCTOR IS hoping for a crackdown on the sale of over-the-counter antibiotics without prescription before it’s too late. Head of the Infection Control Department at the Queen Elizabeth

Some Antibiotics Linked To Miscarriage In Early Pregnancy

MONTREAL, Canada, Wednesday May 10, 2017 – Many classes of antibiotics are associated with an increased risk of miscarriage when used in early pregnancy, according to a Canadian

Does baby powder cause cancer?

NEW JERSEY, United States (AP) — Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been hit with a multimillion-dollar jury verdict for the fourth time over whether the talc in its

Study: Diet Drinks Triple Risk Of Stroke And Dementia

The consumption of just one can of a diet soft drink daily risks tripling the chance of suffering from a stroke or dementia, a new American study has

Safe, High Quality Drugs Assured With Caribbean Regulatory System

The establishment of a Caribbean Regulatory System (CRS) will improve conditions for patients in the region to receive safe, efficacious, high quality drugs. Executive Director of the Caribbean Public

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