Category Archives: Adult Health

Gynuracel™: dietary supplement to help prevent and control diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension and inflammation

Gynuracel™: dietary supplement to help prevent and control diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension and inflammation

  A plant-based dietary supplement that can help prevent and control diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertension is now available in the country. Gynuracel™ is made from the leaves of Gynura procumbens (kamañgi in Tagalog), ...

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GROUPS REBUFF HEALTH SECRETARY ON VAPING

GROUPS REBUFF HEALTH SECRETARY ON VAPING

  Members of the vaping community are calling out Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial for what they say are misleading statements about safe alternatives to cigarette smoking. “It is both ...

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Expert sheds light on safety, benefits of e-cigarettes

Expert sheds light on safety, benefits of e-cigarettes

  Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or “vapes”) are at least 95 percent less harmful than conventional cigarettes, can help smokers quit, and provide health benefits.   These were the key messages of Dr. ...

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Local consumer groups laud independent studies on e-cigarettes

Local consumer groups laud independent studies on e-cigarettes

  Local consumers groups lauded the results of a new study that shows e-cigarettes or “vapes” are less harmful than conventional cigarettes.  “We welcome independent studies on e-cigarettes supported by ...

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PGH flyers vs. vaping full of half-truths, inaccuracies

PGH flyers vs. vaping full of half-truths, inaccuracies

  Flyers being distributed in school campuses by the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Smoking Cessation Clinic are filled with half-truths and inaccurate information about “vapes” or electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). Without ...

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E-Cigarettes Confirmed to be Safer than Smoking in Long-Term Study

E-Cigarettes Confirmed to be Safer than Smoking in Long-Term Study

  E-cigarette users who stopped smoking cigarettes substantially reduced their intake of tobacco-related carcinogens and toxins.   Smokers who manage to cut out smoking altogether may see a health benefit ...

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