Singapore PM: Aquino’s passing is a great loss to the Philippines

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 06/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong joined the nation in grieving the death of former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III. “My heart goes out to his family, and to the Filipino people. His…

Davide: PNoy restored public confidence in gov’t

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More local officials here mourned the passing of former President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III. And for Cebu Vice Gov. Hilario Davide III, the ex-Chief Executive must be remembered for returning public confidence towards…

A syndemic approach to the pandemic

Ronald Law - @inquirerdotnet 09/25/2020

With the havoc being wrought by COVID-19 on our health system, a fixation on daily statistics of infection, deaths, and recovery is inevitable. However, the focus on the pandemic’s collateral damage to other health issues—which by themselves…

#PresyoMerkado: Sampaloc

Gresheen Gift Libby 12/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Tamarind locally known as sampaloc is a tropical fruit that is used as an ingredient in some dishes like sinigang. It is also used in the preparation of sweet and sour  candy, sauces, marinades,…

#PRESYO MERKADO: Sweet Potato

Immae A. Lachica 09/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Sweet potato locally known as camote is a sweet-tasting starchy tuberous crop. This can be eaten whole or peeled.  Even the leaves are edible too. This root crop is popular in both urban…

How to prepare for typhoon season when you’re diabetic

07/23/2019

It’s typhoon season once again. It can get severe—massive flooding and power outages that last for several days or even weeks in affected areas. This can complicate matters, particularly for those with chronic medical problems like diabetes,…

Eating nuts linked to improved heart health for those with diabetes

Inquirer.net 02/22/2019

New United States research has found that eating nuts may help to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease for those with type 2 diabetes. Carried out by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and…

Ten threats to global health in 2019 according to the World Health Organization

Marc Cosep 01/29/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) puts out a list of the most pressing issues that face global health. It changes every year as WHO tries to zero in on what needs…

Obesity surgery may lower heart attack danger in diabetics

AP 10/21/2018

SEATTLE—Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss. The study tracked about 20,000 severely obese patients with Type…

Life is wonderful

Dr. Philip S. Chua 10/07/2018

IN THIS era of health consciousness, people, in general, are seeking ways to live healthier and maximize longevity through prevention. This was one of the reasons why I wrote the book, Let’s Stop “Killing” Our Children, a…

Diabetes: Time’s running out

Life 08/26/2018

Proper education and awareness is key to stem rising numbers of Filipinos with diabetes IN THE FACE of advancements in medical treatments and technology, diabetes remains a prevalent chronic disease that afflicts a huge number of Filipinos.…

Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes

Agence France Presse 07/08/2018

DIABETES has primarily been associated with lifestyle factors like diet and a sedentary lifestyle, but research by the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis said pollution also plays a major role. The study estimated that…

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