Good Response For Penang Bridge International Marathon

July 3, 2012 10:17 pm· Comments Off on Good Response For Penang Bridge International Marathon 

PETALING JAYA, July 3 – The Penang Bridge International Marathon 2012 drew 11,000 would-be participants during its early bird May 1-30 registration, said Penang Tourism Development, Culture, Arts and Heritage Committee chairman Danny Law Heng Kiang.

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British scientists discover new way to treat mouth cancer

July 3, 2012 10:17 pm· Comments Off on British scientists discover new way to treat mouth cancer 

LONDON, July 3 — A protein that is overactive in mouth cancer and encourages tumors to grow could be a new pathway for treating the disease, a study showed on Monday.

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U.S. researchers report success in treating autism spectrum disorder

July 3, 2012 10:17 pm· Comments Off on U.S. researchers report success in treating autism spectrum disorder 

WASHINGTON, July 3 — Using a mouse model of autism, researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have successfully treated an autism spectrum disorder characterized by severe cognitive impairment.

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Wet brings dengue, hand-foot-mouth disease

July 3, 2012 10:17 pm· Comments Off on Wet brings dengue, hand-foot-mouth disease 

HCM CITY, July 3 — Six teams of medical inspectors have been set up to try to control dengue fever and hand-foot-mouth disease in HCM City, which have spread since the rainy season started in May.

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Nutrition month: Folks urged to eat vegetables to stay healthy

July 3, 2012 10:17 pm· Comments Off on Nutrition month: Folks urged to eat vegetables to stay healthy 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, July 2 — An official of the Department of Health (DOH) regional office called on pupils, students and their parents to eat vegetables and fruits which are the most nutritious food within their grasp for them to maintain good health.

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Bulacan lines up activities in observance of nutrition month

July 3, 2012 10:17 pm· Comments Off on Bulacan lines up activities in observance of nutrition month 

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, July 3 — The provincial government has lined up various activities in observance of Nutrition Month.

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Dengue cases in CL up by 12 percent

July 3, 2012 10:17 pm· Comments Off on Dengue cases in CL up by 12 percent 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, July 3 — The Department of Health’s Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) reported a 12 percent increase in dengue cases in Central Luzon from January to June this year as compared for the same period in 2011.

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Leptospirosis cases triple to 1,728

July 3, 2012 10:17 pm· Comments Off on Leptospirosis cases triple to 1,728 

MANILA, July 3 — The Department of Health (DOH) has warned the public against leptospirosis as it reported a total of 1,728 cases from Jan. 1 to May 26 this year, up 211.35 percent from 555 cases during the same period last year.

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Zambo dengue cases down but outbreak level still on

July 3, 2012 10:17 pm· Comments Off on Zambo dengue cases down but outbreak level still on 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 3 – City Health Officer Dr. Rodelin Agbulos on Tuesday announced that the dengue fever cases have significantly gone down in June but stressed that the outbreak level is still in effect, thus he called for continuous anti-dengue efforts.

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Gov. Espino to lead unveiling of new PPH digital radiography

July 3, 2012 10:17 pm· Comments Off on Gov. Espino to lead unveiling of new PPH digital radiography 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, July 3 —Gov. Amado T. Espino, Jr. , fresh from his trip to the United States, will lead the unveiling of the new and advanced digital radiography of the Pangasinan Provincial Hospital (PPH) in Barangay Bolingit, San Carlos City on July 5 at 4 p.m.

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