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North Korea launches health survey system with UNICEF

Posted on: June 22nd, 2018 | No Comments
North Korea launched a health survey system with UNICEF on Wednesday (June 20) in Pyongyang, state media reported. Video provided by North Korea’s official news agency KCNA, which Reuters cannot...

Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO

Posted on: June 20th, 2018 | No Comments
  Many parents already have concerns, but some may now have a new argument for limiting their children’s ‘screen time’ – addiction to video games has been recognized by World Health Organization...

Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy: study

Posted on: June 4th, 2018 | No Comments
  Some 70 percent of women with early-stage breast cancer and an intermediate risk of cancer recurrence can safely skip chemotherapy after their tumors have been removed, U.S. researchers said on Sunday (June 3). The...

Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death and disease, WHO says

Posted on: May 31st, 2018 | No Comments
Fewer people are smoking worldwide, especially women, but only one country in eight is on track to meet a target of reducing tobacco use significantly by 2025, the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Cimatu orders ‘search and destroy’ illegal sewers in Boracay

Posted on: May 25th, 2018 | No Comments
    BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines – Results derived from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) deep penetrating radar revealed that 43 sites in the entire white beach area...

Britain turns to AI to tackle chronic disease

Posted on: May 22nd, 2018 | No Comments
    Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Monday (May 21) that the UK will be using AI (Artificial Intelligence) as a new weapon to diagnose, prevent and treat...

Chinese scientists develop new chemical method for stem cell creation

Posted on: May 1st, 2018 | No Comments
  A team of Chinese scientists is currently developing a chemical method for stem cell creation that will help cure life-threatening illnesses sooner than most people think, at the Guangzhou...

Private doctors promote asthma awareness in poor far-flung areas

Posted on: April 30th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — World Asthma Day is celebrated every year on the first of May. In line with this, experts seek to help curb the ballooning cases of asthma-related deaths...

WHO recommends testing before use of Sanofi’s dengue vaccine

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 | No Comments
PARIS/CHICAGO (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday Sanofi’s vaccine against dengue should only be used after testing on individuals to assess whether they have ever been...

DOJ to summon ex-PNoy, Garin, et. al over Dengvaxia anomaly

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) will summon former President Benigno Aquino III in the scheduled hearing on Dengvaxia anomaly on May 15. The justice department also sent summons...