Researchers turn to seaweeds to develop new antibiotics

August 29, 2015 5:30 am· Comments Off on Researchers turn to seaweeds to develop new antibiotics 

LONDON, Aug. 28 — UK researchers are trying to use the antimicrobial properties of seaweeds from the country's coastline to develop a new generation of antibiotics in a bid to fight the growing threat of resistant superbugs, according to a report released Thursday by the University of Exeter.

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Japan tops 'healthy life expectancy' list, Singapore second

August 29, 2015 5:30 am· Comments Off on Japan tops 'healthy life expectancy' list, Singapore second 

LONDON, Aug. 28 — Japan ranked first in "healthy life expectancy" followed by Singapore in the 2013 study of 188 countries released Thursday by the British medical journal Lancet.

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Vitamin D vital to fight bowel diseases: New Zealand research

August 29, 2015 5:30 am· Comments Off on Vitamin D vital to fight bowel diseases: New Zealand research 

WELLINGTON, Aug. 28 — Wider use of vitamin D-fortified foods could help fight a range of bowel diseases, including cancer, as people around the world avoid the harmful rays of the sun, according to a New Zealand research out Friday.

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Maternal tetanus elimination in India will save lives: UN

August 29, 2015 5:30 am· Comments Off on Maternal tetanus elimination in India will save lives: UN 

UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 28 — Lauding India for eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus, a senior UN official has said the country's "landmark achievement" will save the lives of countless mothers and their newborns.

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2 local thriathlon events, national duathlon set in Cebu

August 29, 2015 5:27 am· Comments Off on 2 local thriathlon events, national duathlon set in Cebu 

CEBU CITY, Aug. 27 — Two local triathlon events and a national duathlon race are set for Cebu's triathletes later this year.

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LA Lakers’ Fil-Am player ‘sincerely wish to play for Gilas’ if given the chance

August 29, 2015 5:27 am· Comments Off on LA Lakers’ Fil-Am player ‘sincerely wish to play for Gilas’ if given the chance 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Aug. 27 (PNA) -– If given the chance, Los Angeles’ Filipino-American sophomore Jordan Clarkson said he sincerely wish to play for the national team Gilas Pilipinas.

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(News Feature)Nike Rise's star shares wisdom to team mates in Dagupan

August 29, 2015 5:27 am· Comments Off on (News Feature)Nike Rise's star shares wisdom to team mates in Dagupan 

By Hilda Martin Austria

DAGUPAN CITY, Aug. 27 (PNA)–Thirteen year-old Kristine Cayabyab, one of two girls who made it to the top 14 of Nike Rise's finals last Aug. 23 at Mall of Asia, now trains her team mates at Judge Jose De Venecia Sr. Memorial National High School (JJDVMNHS) here.

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China wins 1st gold in athletics worlds

August 29, 2015 5:27 am· Comments Off on China wins 1st gold in athletics worlds 

BEIJING, Aug. 28 — china claimed its first gold medal at the world athletics championships as Liu Hong and Lyu Xiuzhi finished 1-2 on Friday.

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Nietes’ Mexican foe in US fight named (Sports)

August 29, 2015 5:27 am· Comments Off on Nietes’ Mexican foe in US fight named (Sports) 

CEBU CITY, Aug. 28 — Mexican fighter Juan Alejo will try to do what his compatriots failed to do — defeat Donnie Nietes, the best light-flyweight in the world and the longest-reigning Filipino boxing champion.

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IOC president visits 2022 Winter Olympics venues

August 29, 2015 5:27 am· Comments Off on IOC president visits 2022 Winter Olympics venues 

CHONGLI, Hebei Province, Aug. 28 — International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach arrived in Chongli County of Zhangjiakou on Friday to inspect 2022 Winter Olympics venues.

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