• Accessing the Secrets of Wellness

    Medicanja - Accessing the Secrets of Wellness
    Medicanja - Accessing the Secrets of Wellness

    Accessing the Secrets of Wellness

    A Handbook for All

    Authors
    • Winston Davidson
    • Dr. Henry I.C. Lowe
    • Violet Wright

    The authors share a wide perspective on nutrition, exercise, stress, safety, environment, spirituality and also tips and techniques for healthy living. A full understanding of these wellness topics should help you meet the challenges of the times. It is our hope that you find something that inspired you to practice or continue to practice habits that will guarantee your optimum health

  • Can The Future Be Discovered?

    Medicanja - Can The Future Be Discovered?
    Medicanja - Can The Future Be Discovered?

    Can The Future Be Discovered?

    The role of Science, Technology and Innovation in Developing Countries

    Authors
    • Dr Henry I.C. Lowe
    • Richard Kelly
    • Prof. Anthony Clayton

    Is the sequel to the ground-breaking publication, Discovering the Future, which spoke to the development of science and technology in Jamaica. However this follow up publication uses Jamaica as a model in examining the role science, technology and innovation (STI) can play in promoting sustainable development. It engages readers in an effort to determine whether developing countries have sufficiently harnessed the advancements made to ‘leapfrog its development.

  • Cannabis; Marijuana; Ganja - The Jamaica ...

    Medicanja - Cannabis; Marijuana; Ganja - The Jamaican and Global Connection
    Medicanja - Cannabis; Marijuana; Ganja - The Jamaican and Global Connection

    Cannabis; Marijuana; Ganja - The Jamaican and Global Connection

    Authors
    • Dr. Henry I.C. Lowe
    • Professor Errol Morrison

    A fascinating read which will prove to be both factual and objective on a topic that is controversial and emotive. Issues such as the mental effects of the smoked preparation, superstition and folklore surrounding the plant; the Bob Marley influence, and the claims for therapeutic efficacy in a cross section of disease treatment are also explored.

  • Caribbean Herbs for Diabetes Management: ...

    Medicanja - Caribbean Herbs for Diabetes Management: Fact or Fiction?
    Medicanja - Caribbean Herbs for Diabetes Management: Fact or Fiction?

    Caribbean Herbs for Diabetes Management: Fact or Fiction?

    Authors
    • Dr. Henry I.C Lowe
    • Errol Y.St. A. Morrison
    • Perceval Bahado-Singh
    • Cliff Riley

    In the Caribbean, diabetes is ranked as the second leading cause of death. The International Diabetes Federation estimates that over 366 million people currently live with diabetes. This accounts for 8.3 per cent of the adult population and is projected to increase to near 552 million by 2030. This timely publication is packed with incredible pictures of scientifically validated medicinal plants and their expediency in the management of Diabetes

  • Discovering the Future

    Medicanja - Discovering the Future
    Medicanja - Discovering the Future

    Discovering the Future

    The Emergence, Development and Future of Science and Technology in Jamaica

    Authors
    • Dr. Henry I.C. Lowe
    • Yvonne Brown
    • Kenneth Magnus

    This publication tells the story of the development of science and technology in Jamaica. It examines the international framework, scientific and technical education and manpower, as well as innovation in agriculture and agro industry, mining and mineral resources, manufacturing and tourism, construction, exploitation of aquatic resources, medicine and health, and meteorology.

  • Exotic Teas of the Caribbean and the Res ...

    Medicanja - Exotic Teas of the Caribbean and the Rest of the World
    Medicanja - Exotic Teas of the Caribbean and the Rest of the World

    Exotic Teas of the Caribbean and the Rest of the World

    A Guide to the Healthiest and Best

    Authors
    • Dr. Henry I.C. Lowe
    • Janet Lowe

    This is a comprehensive and engaging guide to understanding and enjoying tea. Beautifully illustrated and written in a reader friendly style, this publication serves up a variety of plants and their uses around the world. This updated edition includes educational illustrations of various teas and their medicinal practices.

  • It Can Be Done!

    Medicanja - It Can Be Done!
    Medicanja - It Can Be Done!

    It Can Be Done!

    The Autobiography of Dr. Henry I.C. Lowe

    Author
    • Dr. Henry I.C. Lowe

    As autobiographies usually do, this one also chronicles the life, work and accomplishments of Dr. Lowe. However, he tells a compelling story of dedication, resilience, creativity and huge success by a fearless, driven Jamaican who has opposed the odds and laughed in the face of adversity to earn the right to declare: 'It Can Be Done'; just because it has been done!

  • Poisonous Plants of Jamaica & the Caribb ...

    Medicanja - Poisonous Plants of Jamaica & the Caribbean
    Medicanja - Poisonous Plants of Jamaica & the Caribbean

    Poisonous Plants of Jamaica & the Caribbean

    their toxins and treatment

    Authors
    • Dr. Henry I.C. Lowe
    • Errol Morrison
    • Kenneth Magnus
    • Ellen Campbell-Grizzle

    For centuries, mankind has known that there are substances called poisons that cause injury to living things. Over the years, the focus of concern has been those agents or toxicants that cause harm to mankind. However, plants and other animals are also vulnerable. In fact, it is a known fact that toxins interact within the environment have the potential to destroy ecosystems and population.

  • The Legacy of African, African-American ...

    Medicanja - The Legacy of African, African-American & Caribbean Traditional
    Medicanja - The Legacy of African, African-American & Caribbean Traditional

    The Legacy of African, African-American & Caribbean Traditional

    Mind, Body and Spirit

    Authors
    • Dr Henry I.C. Lowe
    • Arvilla Payne-Jackson
    • Cynthia Johnson

    This publication takes an in-depth look at traditional medicines past, present and future, by exploring traditional medicine in the old and new worlds as well as in a global context. The book also makes the link between traditional/alternative methods and complementary and alternative medicine.

  • The Prostate Cancer Guide

    Medicanja - The Prostate Cancer Guide
    Medicanja - The Prostate Cancer Guide

    The Prostate Cancer Guide

    A Resource for Jamaican Men & their Families

    Authors
    • Dr. Henry I.C. Lowe
    • Dr. Perceval Bahado-Singh

    There are two major components of early detection of cancer: education to promote early diagnosis and screening. This publication provides valuable information about prostate cancer including the signs and symptoms; treatment options; persons who are at risk and detection methods.