Posts Tagged Health

WHO warns against the spread of antimicrobial resistance

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 20, 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) warns against the spread of antimicrobial resistance around the world. A recent UN report showed that 700,000 people die each year due to drug-resistant diseases....

Not enough health benefits in vitamin supplements, study says

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 10, 2019

A new studyshows that taking regular vitamins and dietary supplements are not enough to keep you healthy. Consumed nutrients from vitamins and supplements may not be as effective in improving...

DOH records 44,000 dengue cases, 167 deaths this year

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 25, 2019

QUEZON CITY, Philippines —The Department of Health (DOH)-Epidemiology Bureau has recorded 44,566 dengue cases from January 1 to March 9 this year, with 167 deaths. This is almost half a...

Dengue cases hit 36,000; death toll reaches 140

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 9, 2019

The Department of Health (DOH) reported an increase in the number of dengue cases in the country which has reached 36,664 from January 1 to February 23, with 140 deaths....

Animal welfare organizations urge gov’t to push for pet birth control

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 23, 2019

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — With high rabies cases in the country, several animal welfare organizations like Bantay Animal Welfare are calling on the government to push for pet birth control...

GIS EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Willie Ong to prioritize improvements in PH health care system when elected

admin   •   January 10, 2019

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Veteran physician Dr. Willie Ong became a social media sensation for his helpful tips on almost every health condition. His knowledge in the medical field has...

President Duterte is in good health — Malacañang

admin   •   January 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang assured anew that the public has nothing to worry about President Rodrigo Duterte’s health. The statement was issued after the result of a Social Weather Station...

Age, health of Imelda Marcos to be considered in her arrest — PNP

admin   •   November 12, 2018

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center is prepared in case the court decides to place former first lady Imelda Marcos under PNP’s custody. However,...

Dengue infects over 59,000, kills 69 in Thailand

admin   •   September 20, 2018

Thailand has seen over 59,000 patients infected with dengue fever, 69 of whom died from the disease, according to the figures given by the country’s health department in September. In...

UK baby born with heart outside body allowed to visit home

admin   •   September 11, 2018

  A British baby who was born with her heart outside her body has been allowed to make visits to her parents’ home after months in a hospital, the BBC...

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