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Physical activity can lower the risk of 13 different cancers finds new research

A new US study has found a link between higher levels of physical activity and lower risks for 13 different types of cancers, including three of the top four leading cancers among men and women worldwide. The study, by a […]
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DOH strictly monitoring Zika virus infections

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Palace made an assurance on Saturday that it is strictly monitoring Zika virus in the country following reports of recent infections. In a radio interview Saturday, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr said the Department of Health […]
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Seniors can stave off cognitive decline with seafood says new study

New research has shown that eating seafood and other omega-3 rich foods at least once a week can help protect against cognitive decline in seniors.    Although previous studies have shown the benefits of eating seafood, including fish, and omega-3 […]
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Americans traveling without fear of the Zika virus

A new study of 3,431 US consumers finds that the vast majority of travelers are well informed about Zika and are not letting the virus change their plans. According to the Travel Leaders Group, 87.1% of those polled have heard […]
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DOH confirms 3rd Zika case documented in PHL

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA  (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed Monday that the 20-year-old Korean, who was reported to be infected with Zika virus after taking a vacation in a tourist spot in the Philippines, is the […]
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Vitamin found to delay ageing process in organs

An international study, published in the journal Science has led to a promising breakthrough in the field of anti-ageing medicine. A vitamin called nicotinamide riboside (NR) — already known to boost metabolism — has been found to restore the body’s ability to...
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New report reveals booming Asian American older adult population in Los Angeles

Census data show aging community’s growing needs and challenges, including poverty, language barriers, and health LOS ANGELES – The face of Los Angeles County’s older adult population is changing. According to a new report released today by AARP and Asian […]
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May is ‘California Lupus Awareness Month’

(Sacramento) – Senator Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) yesterday presented Senate Resolution 65, which designates May as “California Lupus Awareness Month.” Senate Resolution 65 passed with a 36-0 vote, receiving overwhelming, bipartisan support. The measure seeks to bring greater...
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Flu vaccine found to be more effective when given in the morning

Flu vaccinations are more effective when given in the morning, according to a new British study. The researchers found that patients’ immune systems were capable of producing more antibodies in response to the vaccine in the first part of the […]
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DOH inoculates over 100,000 students in 2 weeks

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA  (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday it has vaccinated a total of 148,431 grade 4 pupils during the first two weeks of the school-based anti-dengue immunization program since its launching this […]