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Old Herb, ‘New’ Purpose: A Preliminary Analysis of Marijuana as a Medicine in Barbados

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This article analysed the potential of Cannabis sativa as a medicine in Barbados.

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03 Jan, 2019
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e-Published: 25 Mar, 2019

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Dietary Potassium Intake and Renal Handling, and Their Impact on the Cardiovascular Health of Normotensive Afro-Caribbeans

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10.7727/wimj.2014.005
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13–9
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The aim of the study is to investigate potassium intake and renal handling and their impact on the cardiovascular health of normotensive Afro-Caribbeans by the possible modulation of the renin angiotensin aldosterone.
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12 Feb, 2014
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e-Published: 08 Apr, 2014

The Impact of the Healthcare System in Barbados (Provision of Health Insurance and the Benefit Service Scheme) on the Use of Herbal Remedies by Christian Churchgoers

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258–63
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This article attempts to determine the use of herbal remedies within a population of Christian churchgoers and also the impact of the healthcare system on the use of herbal remedies in Barbados. One-third of the respondents indicated that they used herbal remedies to treat various ailments including chronic conditions. Health insurance did not influence the use of herbal remedies.

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Aim: To determine the impact of health insurance and the government’s Benefit Service Scheme, a system that provides free drugs to treat mostly chronic illnesses to persons aged 16 to 65 years, on the use of herbal remedies by Christian churchgoers in Barbados.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013

Drug-herb Interaction: Database of Medicinal Plants of the Caribbean, their Indications, Toxicities and Possible Interactions with Conventional Medication

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503–8
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West Indian Drug-herb Interaction Database 0.06 is a comprehensive database of the popular medicinal plants in the Caribbean and is intended to be utilized by primary care physicians and pharmacists. It might mitigate adverse drug reactions resulting from drug-herb interactions. It also provides details on the plants’ locations, preparation, bioactive ingredients, indications, toxic effects and indications.
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Objective: Healthcare professionals in the Caribbean today know very little about these drug-herb interactions of the popular West Indian medicinal herb practices linked to the immigrants from West Africa and India, and to the indigenous Amerindians. It is the intent of this project to produce a database which comprehensively summarizes indications and possible drug-herb interactions of these
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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013

Predicting 24-hour Urinary Sodium Excretion in Afro-Caribbean Barbadians by Comparing Urine Sodium Excretion over Different Durations versus Spot Collection

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10.7727/wimj.2012.240
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181–5
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This article highlights the investigation of appropriate means of predicting 24-hour urinary sodium excretion in Afro-Caribbeans in Barbados by assessing the correlation of urinary sodium excretion between actual and measured sodium excretion in a 24-hour urine collection, 12-hour (am and pm) and spot (am and pm) urine collections.

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27 Feb, 2013
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e-Published: 26 Jun, 2013

Predicting 24-hour Urinary Protein Excretion in Afro-Caribbean Barbadians by Comparing Urine Protein Excretion over Different Durations versus Spot Collection

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10.7727/wimj.2012.239
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190–4
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This article highlights the investigation of appropriate means of predicting 24-hour urinary protein excretion in Afro-Caribbeans in Barbados by assessing the correlation of urinary protein excretion between actual and measured protein excretion in a 24-hour urine collection, 12-hour (am and pm) and spot (am and pm) urine collections.

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14 Feb, 2012
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e-Published: 26 Jun, 2013

The Antimicrobial Screening of a Barbadian Medicinal Plant with Indications for Use in the Treatment of Diabetic Wound Infections

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10.7727/wimj.2011.223
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861–4
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This article highlights the investigation of the antimicrobial activity of the plant Justicia secunda, and it seeks to promote the need for further research efforts in the discovery of novel antimicrobial agents from medicinal plants.

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e-Published: 24 Jun, 2013

The Antimicrobial Screening of a Barbadian Medicinal Plant with Indications for Use in the Treatment of Diabetic Wound Infections

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10.7727/wimj.2011.223

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e-Published: 20 Feb, 2013

Pre-published Manuscript

This manuscript has been assigned to a volume and issue but has not yet been published. It is either being edited, typeset or is in the proof stage of publication.
In the pre-published stage, this manuscript may contain statements, opinions, and information that have errors in facts, figures, or interpretation. Any final changes in this manuscript will be made at the time of publication and will be reflected in the final electronic version of the issue. The editors and authors and their respective employees are not responsible or liable for the use of any such inaccurate or misleading data, opinion or information contained in the articles in this section.

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