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Beyond Skin Deep – Diabetes & Skin Health


If you have a sore that won’t heal, rashes you don’t have an explanation for, it may be time for a checkup. 

Your skin is a window to the rest of your health, according to one dermatologist. If you have a sore that won’t heal, discoloration or rashes you just don’t have an explanation for, it may be time for a checkup.

A trip to the dermatologist may save your skin or health in general, by picking up on small nuances that may be an indicator of something more than skin deep. Continue reading “Beyond Skin Deep – Diabetes & Skin Health”

Doctors Collaborate In Groundbreaking Kidney Tumor Operation

BAHAMIAN urologist Dr Greggory Pinto (left) and Bahamian interventional radiologist Dr Mikhail Higgins (below) successfully conducted laparoscopic surgery at Doctors Hospital during a first-time collaboration for the removal of a kidney tumor that was larger than the kidney.

In a post-operative interview with The Tribune yesterday, Dr Pinto said the removal of the tumor on the left kidney of a 56-year-old woman was “minimally invasive”.

Although both Dr Pinto and Dr Higgins have performed this procedure numerous times, the embolisation of the left massive kidney cancerous tumor and partial left nephrectomy was the first of its kind locally. Continue reading “Doctors Collaborate In Groundbreaking Kidney Tumor Operation”