Teens living in US states allowing medical marijuana smoke less cannabis

According to a large-scale study of American high school students, legalising medicinal marijuana has actually led to a drop in cannabis use among teenagers. The...

Oestrogen and controlling Type 2 diabetes

The results of a recent Texas A&M University-led study provide insights into the mechanism by which oestrogen can decrease insulin resistance and the production of...

New pill can deliver insulin through the stomach

A n MIT-led research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing the injections that people...

It may be more than skin deep

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, as you are all aware, you are covered by your skin, which is an important part of your body....

The benefits of standardised medical cannabis

Medical cannabis has a long and rich history in Jamaica, both as a sacrament and as medicine. While the possession of medical cannabis has...

The worst kind of fried food for you

We all know that fried food isn’t the best for our waistline or general health. Consistently eating foods like French fries, fried chicken, fish...

Measuring obesity

Obesity is a condition associated with having an excess amount of body fat. The condition may be due to genetic, hormonal, behavioural, and environmental factors...

Proteins (and other foods) for Love

It is Valentine's Day; love is in the air and on the table. For many, food and sex go hand in hand and it's...

Down with the flu? Here are 10 home remedies you can try

The influenza (flu) virus has been wreaking havoc in Jamaica, driving patients to hospitals in droves. But not all of us can afford to go to...

The Craziest Fast Food Urban Legends You Never Knew

Nothing whips the internet into a frenzy quite like negative rumors about a fast food chain. From the somewhat believable to the downright insane,...

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