New drugs put cancer cells into ‘permanent sleep’

SYDNEY — Australian scientists said they have discovered a new type of drug that targets specific proteins to arrest the growth and spread of cancer, without the harmful side effects of conventional therapies. The drug, which put cancer cells into a “permanent sleep” without damaging DNA, have “already shown great promise in halting cancer progression in … Read More

Promoting yoga among Pinoys

MANILA — Young athletes and hundreds of police officers stretched and bent their bodies during the 4th International Day of Yoga organized by the India Embassy on Sunday in Muntinlupa City. Yoga, which originated in India, is more than just stretching the body and sweating the toxins. It also helps calm the mind, and improves posture … Read More

Eating dark chocolate enhances people’s memory, immunity

WASHINGTON — A new research showed that consuming dark chocolate with a high concentration of cacao had positive effects on stress levels, inflammation, mood, memory and immunity. Presented on Tuesday at the ongoing five-day Experimental Biology 2018 meeting in San Diego, the United States, two studies revealed for the first time the impact of large amounts … Read More

Pangasinan dialysis center to have 5 new machines

SAN CARLOS, Pangasinan — The Pangasinan Provincial Hospital (PPH) dialysis center here will soon have five brand new dialysis machines as the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) on Monday approved the resolution authorizing Governor Amado Espino III to enter into a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Steritex Medical System for the provision of hospital equipment under the public-private … Read More

WHO experts in Manila to help in Dengvaxia assessment : DOH

  MANILA –The Department of Health (DOH) said six medical experts from World Health Organization (WHO) arrived in Manila on Monday to help the agency in establishing a stronger surveillance and assessment system among Dengvaxia recipients. “We want to have a stronger surveillance system which is more tailor fitted towards Dengvaxia (recipients),” said DOH Undersecretary Enrique … Read More