Kris Aquino: DIAGNOSED WITH AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

10/11/2018

QUEEN of All Media Kris Aquino has Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria. She made the admission in an Instagram post on Wednesday, a week after her medical trip to Singapore. “To be specific, I now know I have Chronic…

Disease fears as more bodies found in Indonesia disaster

AFP 10/06/2018

Rescuers picking through the grim aftermath of Indonesia’s quake-tsunami issued a fresh public health warning yesterday as more decaying corpses were unearthed from beneath the ruined city of Palu. Officials said yesterday the death toll had climbed…

Disease spreads throughout rice fields

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/09/2018

Forty-eight-year-old farmer Edgar Lumontad could not do anything but sigh upon seeing his 3.4 hectare rice field in Barangay Lunas, Asturias town, infected with disease. Lumontad is among 196 farmers in Asturias who expected yields from last…

New Zealand to kill 150,000 cows to end bacterial disease

AP 05/28/2018

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand plans to slaughter about 150,000 cows as it tries to eradicate a strain of disease-causing bacteria from the national herd. Politicians and industry leaders announced the ambitious plan on Monday. They…

Public told: Keep watch on filariasis

Intern 11/14/2017

HEALTH officials called on the public yesterday to remain vigilant against the possible resurgence of the filariasis disease in Cebu and Central Visayas. In yesterday’s Kapihan sa Philippine Information Agency (PIA) forum, Dr. Ronald Jarvik Buscato said…

Fibromyalgia: An enigma

Philip Chua 09/25/2017

What is fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes achy muscle aches and pain, tenderness, spasm, and stiffness of the muscle, areas of the tendons and ligaments, chronic fatigue. These tender points are common around the neck…

HOOKED ON DRUGS

Nestle L. Semilla 04/04/2017

Cebu City officials are now tracing what caused the alarming number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases inside the Cebu City Jail, even as they are inclined to believe that needle-sharing among users of nubain, a restricted…

Veteran broadcaster Craig Sager loses to cancer, wins hearts

12/16/2016

HOUSTON— Craig Sager never once thought about giving up as he battled cancer for more than two years. “Man, life is too beautiful, too wonderful, there’s just too many things,” he said in late August. “It’s not…

Calcium, D3, salt, and MV-M

Philip S. Chua 12/04/2016

THERE have been controversies about the safe dose for our intake of calcium, Vitamin D, and sodium (salt). Obviously, the amount we take of any substance or medications, either too high or too low, is important, when…

‘GIVE ME FIVE!’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/14/2016

Cebu City Police Chief Joel Doria wants all 11 stations to arrest 5 drug suspects daily The growing number of drug suspects arrested every day in Cebu City has filled all of the city’s 11 police station…

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