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Benefits of Prebiotics

Benefits of Prebiotics

  BABY MINDER – Prebiotics (nutrition) is a general term to refer to chemicals that induce the growth and/or activity of commensal microorganisms (e.g., bacteria and fungi) that contribute to the ...

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Dealing With Discomfort During Pregnancy

Dealing With Discomfort During Pregnancy

  BABYMINDER – There are many normal discomforts during pregnancy. The uterus will grow up to 18 times its normal size, and the breasts and nipples will become larger. You ...

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DOH Confirms First Meningococcemia Case in Central Visayas

DOH Confirms First Meningococcemia Case in Central Visayas

  The Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed the first case of meningococcemia in Central Visayas, according to reports from the Philippine Daily Inquirer and Philippine Star. (http://m.inquirer.net/newsinfo/id=632975 and http://www.sunstar.com.ph/cebu/local-news/2014/08/27/resu-7-confirms-) A man, whose identity was withheld ...

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Prototype Ebola Drug Clears Early Test Hurdle

Prototype Ebola Drug Clears Early Test Hurdle

  PARIS, August 29, 2014 (AFP) – A prototype drug that has been urgently given to a handful of patients with Ebola has cleared an important test hurdle, showing that ...

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DoH Scores Opposite Outcomes in Battle VS 2 Infectious Diseases

DoH Scores Opposite Outcomes  in Battle VS 2 Infectious Diseases

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Win some, lose some. Considering that the war against diseases has many fronts, some battles are won handily; others turn into excruciatingly slow, protracted struggles. Take ...

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Guinea’s Deadly Fever Caused by Cocktail of Viruses

Guinea’s Deadly Fever Caused by Cocktail of Viruses

  CONAKRY, March 31, 2014 (AFP) – The viral haemorrhagic fever epidemic raging in Guinea is caused by several viruses which have similar symptoms — the deadliest and most feared ...

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