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Friday, July 28, 2017
Health

Health

HEALTH: Be responsible, eat brown rice

People thought Senator Cynthia Villar would be banning the serving of unlimited rice in restaurants. But that’s not what she said during the...

HEALTH: Invasion of sleep snatchers

“If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the...

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: Lest you forget

“Most people with Alzheimer’s live for seven to 10 years after diagnosis, spending five years under vigilant care.” – Dr. Socorro Martinez, an internal...

Alzheimer’s disease: Lest you forget

“Although Alzheimer’s disease is so common, it’s quite hard to make a diagnose.” – Dr. Willie T. Ong in his national column, “Mind Your...

Alzheimer’s disease: Lest you forget

FOUR months after my grandmother, Modesta Tacio, turned 66, she started acting strange. She kept forgetting simple things: where she put her keys, if she had eaten lunch already, or if she had paid the electric and water bills. “Don’t worry.

HEALTH: The importance of water

The right to water is a basic human right. “A person can survive only three to five days without water, in some cases...

HEALTH: Yes, hepatitis B can be treated!

Infection of hepatitis B affects one-third of the world’s population. In the Philippines, one out of ten harbors the disease. This makes...

HEALTH: Cancer-proof your diet

There’s another reason to eat less fat, at least for men: it might reduce the risk of developing life-threatening prostate cancer, American researchers say. Eating...

Circumcision: “The coming of age”

Circumcision is probably the world’s most widely performed procedure.  According to some studies, approximately one-third of males worldwide are circumcised, most often for reasons...

HEALTH : The rise of sexually-transmitted infections

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the microorganism that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), is deadly. This must be the reason why other sexually...

WEATHER UPDATE

Davao City
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20.3 ° C
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