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Not enough health benefits in vitamin supplements, study says

Posted on Wednesday, 10 April 2019 02:14 PM | No Comments
A new studyshows that taking regular vitamins and dietary supplements are not enough to keep you healthy. Consumed nutrients from vitamins and supplements may not be as effective in improving...

DOH records 44,000 dengue cases, 167 deaths this year

Posted on Monday, 25 March 2019 12:08 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines —The Department of Health (DOH)-Epidemiology Bureau has recorded 44,566 dengue cases from January 1 to March 9 this year, with 167 deaths. This is almost half a...

Dengue cases hit 36,000; death toll reaches 140

Posted on Saturday, 9 March 2019 04:46 PM | No Comments
The Department of Health (DOH) reported an increase in the number of dengue cases in the country which has reached 36,664 from January 1 to February 23, with 140 deaths....

Animal welfare organizations urge gov’t to push for pet birth control

Posted on Saturday, 23 February 2019 05:50 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — With high rabies cases in the country, several animal welfare organizations like Bantay Animal Welfare are calling on the government to push for pet birth control...

GIS EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Willie Ong to prioritize improvements in PH health care system when elected

Posted on Thursday, 10 January 2019 04:24 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Veteran physician Dr. Willie Ong became a social media sensation for his helpful tips on almost every health condition. His knowledge in the medical field has...

President Duterte is in good health — Malacañang

Posted on Thursday, 10 January 2019 12:55 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang assured anew that the public has nothing to worry about President Rodrigo Duterte’s health. The statement was issued after the result of a Social Weather Station...

Age, health of Imelda Marcos to be considered in her arrest — PNP

Posted on Monday, 12 November 2018 01:07 PM | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center is prepared in case the court decides to place former first lady Imelda Marcos under PNP’s custody. However,...

Dengue infects over 59,000, kills 69 in Thailand

Posted on Thursday, 20 September 2018 11:41 AM | No Comments
Thailand has seen over 59,000 patients infected with dengue fever, 69 of whom died from the disease, according to the figures given by the country’s health department in September. In...

UK baby born with heart outside body allowed to visit home

Posted on Tuesday, 11 September 2018 10:08 AM | No Comments
  A British baby who was born with her heart outside her body has been allowed to make visits to her parents’ home after months in a hospital, the BBC...

Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy: study

Posted on Monday, 4 June 2018 02:01 PM | No Comments
  Some 70 percent of women with early-stage breast cancer and an intermediate risk of cancer recurrence can safely skip chemotherapy after their tumors have been removed, U.S. researchers said on Sunday (June 3). The...