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Teens’ Teeth-Grinding ‘a Sign of Being Bullied’ Featured News Jamaica Health Jamaican News Latest News World News 

Teens’ Teeth-Grinding ‘a Sign of Being Bullied’

United States ( Mckoy’s News) – Teens’ Teeth-Grinding ‘a Sign of Being Bullied’:  Teeth-grinding in teenagers could be a sign they are being bullied at school, research suggests. An oral health charity said parents and schools should be aware of the problem, which can also affect adults who are stressed and anxious. Teeth-grinding can lead to headaches, worn-down teeth and... Read More
Dr Henry Lowe Makes FDA Breakthrough Featured News Jamaica Headline News Health Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Dr Henry Lowe Makes FDA Breakthrough

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Dr Henry Lowe Makes FDA Breakthrough: A drug developed from cannabis by Jamaican scientist Dr. Henry Lowe to treat acute myeloid leukaemia has been granted orphan-drug designation by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Dr. Lowe pointed out that the FDA designation could see the drug, which has the trade name Cresorol, being... Read More
KPH Trying to Recover Costs Featured News Jamaica Headline News Health Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

KPH Trying to Recover Costs

Kingston, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – KPH  Trying to Recover Costs of Violence and Accident Victims.  Errol Greene, CEO at the KPH, has indicated that the hospital is looking to recover some of the costs associated with the wide-scale emergency services it provides for victims of both violence and motor vehicle crashes. The numbers have been putting the facility under extreme... Read More
Coffee Drinkers Live Longer – Perhaps Europe News Featured News Jamaica Health Jamaican News Latest News 

Coffee Drinkers Live Longer – Perhaps

Europe (Mckoy’s News) – Coffee Drinkers Live Longer – Perhaps:  Drinking three cups of coffee a day may help you live longer, according to a study of almost half a million people from 10 European countries. The research, published in the journal the Annals of Internal Medicine, suggests an extra cup of coffee could lengthen a person’s lifespan – even... Read More
Gov’t Looking to Upgrade Business Featured News Jamaica Headline News Health Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Gov’t Looking to Upgrade

Kingston, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Gov’t Looking to Upgrade St Joseph’s Hospital:  Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, says a technical assessment is to be undertaken of the St Joseph’s Hospital in St Andrew with a view to transforming the facility into a centre of excellence. Gov’t Looking to Upgrade St Joseph’s Hospital Dr Tufton said the assessment will be done... Read More
President Santos Grants Farc Members Business Caribbean News Featured News Jamaica Health Jamaican News Latest News 

President Santos Grants Farc Members

Colombia (Mckoy’s News) –  President Santos Grants Farc Members Amnesty:  Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos has signed a decree granting amnesty to another 3,600 members of the Farc rebel group, which last year reached a peace deal with the government. It is the third and final amnesty decree signed by Mr Santos. More than 7,000 rebels in total have been... Read More
Kidney Cancer Drug Approved Featured News Jamaica Health Jamaican News Latest News World News 

Kidney Cancer Drug Approved

England (Mckoy’s News) – Kidney Cancer Drug Approved for NHS use in England:  A drug which could prolong life for people with advanced kidney cancer has been approved for use on the NHS in England and Wales. Cabozantinib has the potential to switch off tumours in some patients and could give them many months of good-quality life, doctors said. Kidney... Read More
Cholera Cases Pass 300,000 Featured News Jamaica Health Jamaican News Latest News US News World News 

Cholera Cases Pass 300,000

Yemen (Mckoy’s News) – Cholera Cases Pass 300,000 as Outbreak Spirals – ICRC:  A cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen is thought to have infected 300,000 people in the past 10 weeks, the International Committee of the Red Cross says. The situation has continued to “spiral out of control”, with about 7,000 new cases every day, the ICRC warned. More than... Read More
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