Heart Disease

Working Too Hard Can Drive You to Booze: Study

Working Too Hard Can Drive You to Booze: Study

  Paris, France – It’s true: working too hard can drive you to drink, said researchers Wednesday who warned of the health risks of such dual excess. An overview of studies covering more ...

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Girl in China Got HIV Through Blood Transfusion: Report

Girl in China Got HIV Through Blood Transfusion: Report

  Beijing, China – A five-year-old girl in China contracted HIV through a blood transfusion, state media reported, the latest case to shine a light on an issue that has long bedevilled ...

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Zapping 2 Flu Strains With One Shot 

Zapping 2 Flu Strains With One Shot 

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Vaccines are traditionally virus-specific.That is, different vaccination shots for each viral strain. But now a new vaccine is set to replace the present trivalent vaccine considered ...

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When High Blood Pressure Strikes

When High Blood Pressure Strikes

  ADULTHEALTH – Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) is a condition wherein the force of the blood against your artery walls is high. This offer leads to a health problem, specifically ...

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Micronutrient Deficiency: Shaking Off a Sticky Problem 

Micronutrient Deficiency: Shaking Off a Sticky Problem 

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – They are only needed in miniscule amounts, and yet many people, mostly kids, are still chronically short of the vital nutrients.  Micronutrient deficiency has remained prevalent ...

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Important Food Items for Your Kids Found in the Philippines

Important Food Items for Your Kids Found in the Philippines

  GROWING KIDS – The Philippines is blessed with more than 300 edible fruit-bearing plants—no less than 100 are indigenous to the country or they’ve been growing here since prehistoric ...

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Elderly Should Take Cholesterol-Lowering Statins: US Study

Elderly Should Take Cholesterol-Lowering Statins: US Study

  WASHINGTON, November 25, 2014 (AFP) – Nearly everyone aged 66 to 75 should consider taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke, new guidelines published ...

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