On February 10, 2014, the U.S. Embassy officially awarded a PEPFAR Small Grant to the Bahamas Family Planning Association. The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the cornerstone of the U.S. President’s Global Health Initiative, and the largest commitment in the country’s history towards a single disease.
Okyanos Heart Institute, whose mission it is to bring a new standard of care and a better quality of life to patients with coronary artery disease using adult stem cell therapy, announces CEO Matt Feshbach will present at the International Stem Cell Society (STEMSO) Conference.
Okyanos Heart Institute, whose mission it is to bring a new standard of care and a better quality of life to patients with coronary artery disease using adult stem cell therapy, and Cytori Therapeutics, NASDAQ: CYTX (San Diego, California), have announced that they have established a ten year supply agreement for the Celution System family of products to be utilized by the Okyanos Heart Institute.
The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat has recently announced its Introduction to Meditation Course in March, 2014.
After tracking 90,000 women for 25 years, researchers in Canada found that those who received regular mammograms did not experience fewer deaths from breast cancer.
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) is pleased to lend its corporate support to the upcoming Valentine Rotary Ball to be held on Saturday February 15th.
Researchers are particularly concerned about preventable cancers like those linked to alcohol, tobacco, air pollution, obesity and radiation.
Beauty, health and fitness were all rolled into one as over 20 exhibitors recently participated in The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute’s (BTVI) Wellness Fair.
Twenty-five per cent of all deaths in the Bahamas were directly related to heart disease, according to The Department of Statistics in 2009. Today, heart disease remains the major cause of death in The Bahamas.