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

4 die of measles in Zamboanga

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The City Health Office confirmed that four children have died due to measles as of March 2 this year. Dr. Dulce Amor Dagalea-Miravite, OIC chief health officer, on Tuesday disclosed that two of the four were from Barangay Calarian while the other two were from Barangays Tumaga and Zambowood. Miravite said the … Read More

PH losing P220-B yearly due to malnutrition

MANILA – More than 29,000 children are dying annually due to the high prevalence of undernutrition in the country, a UNICEF study has stated. “This is about 38 percent of all deaths among Filipino children under five,” UNICEF Philippines nutrition specialist, Joris Van Hees, said during the launch of the Costing Study on Undernutrition, and the … Read More