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Gene-editing Technique Heals Mice With Muscular Dystrophy

Gene-editing Technique Heals Mice With Muscular Dystrophy

  Washington, United States  – Researchers have succeeded for the first time in reversing a degenerative illness in mice, using a revolutionary gene-editing technique that one day may help cure similar ...

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DOH Reminds Public to Be Health Conscious this Holiday Season

DOH Reminds Public to Be Health Conscious this Holiday Season

  BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 9 (PIA) – This Christmas season when celebrations  and food abound,  the Department of Health (DOH) reminds   people  to eat and drink in moderation to curb ...

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Why Diets Don’t Work: Healthy Foods Vary by Individual

Why Diets Don’t Work: Healthy Foods Vary by Individual

  Miami, United States – A healthy food for one person may lead another to gain weight, according to a study out that suggests a one-size-fits-all approach to dieting is fundamentally ...

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Aggressive Blood Pressure Control Could Help Millions: Study

Aggressive Blood Pressure Control Could Help Millions: Study

  Miami, United States – A more aggressive approach to lowering blood pressure could help millions of people over age 50, according to the results of a major US study published. ...

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PASOO Launches Novel Cookbook for Filipino Diabetics

PASOO Launches Novel Cookbook for Filipino Diabetics

  It is a common and agonizing dilemma: Filipino diabetics try their best to control their blood sugar, but the temptation to indulge in sumptuous food is too strong. The ...

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Tuberculosis Deaths ‘Unacceptably High,’ Despite Advances

Tuberculosis Deaths ‘Unacceptably High,’ Despite Advances

  Washington, United States – Tuberculosis kills 4,400 people daily, a number that remains “unacceptably high,” said a World Health Organization report that ranked TB alongside HIV as a leading cause ...

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Constipation Drug Extends Survival for Cancer Patients

Constipation Drug Extends Survival for Cancer Patients

  Los Angeles, United States – A drug that is given to late-stage cancer patients to help ease the constipation brought on by morphine has been shown to extend their lives, ...

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Morbidly Obese Toddler Had Adult Diabetes: Report

Morbidly Obese Toddler Had Adult Diabetes: Report

Paris, France – A three-year-old who tipped the scales at 35 kilograms (77 pounds) has become one of the youngest people ever diagnosed with a lifestyle-related form of diabetes that strikes ...

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