News

Champions for the Cause
Approximately 30 champions have been selected including Lead Champion, Professor Anne St. John and Youth Champions, Mr. Daniel Alleyne and Miss Ashley Lashley.
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Angina Pectoris
The most common cause of the coronary artery narrowing which gives rise to angina is atherosclerosis. This is due to a gradual accumulation of fatty or [...]
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Rheumatic and Valvular Heart Disease
The heart failure and other problem arising from chronic valvular disease can be partially relieved by medications such as digoxin and diuretics, but in the [...]
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Schools MOVE!
Students participating in the launch of ‘QC Moves’ were carried through interactive sessions with Prof. St. John and nutritionist, Carla Ramsay, before hitting the dance [...]
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Medications
Aspirin: Is used for the prevention of thrombosis and is prescribed to patients who have had Transient ischemic attack. (it prevents platelets arregation) has also shown [...]
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Congenital Heart Disease
An abnormality of the heart is present in about 1% of all babies born. Untreated, half of these affected will die in their first year [...]
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Barbados Stroke Statistics
Around 350 Barbadians suffered a stroke during the first year. Most of these strokes (83%) were due to blockage of a blood vessel supplying the [...]
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