Record cruise tourists visit Barcelona over weekend

September 16, 2015 6:18 am· Comments Off on Record cruise tourists visit Barcelona over weekend 

MADRID, Sept. 15 — A record number of passengers from cruise ships visited Barcelona over the past weekend as 58,110 people disembarked at the port to spend a day in the city, confirmed the Barcelona Port Authority on Monday.

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21 hotels open in Portugal amid economic revival

September 16, 2015 6:18 am· Comments Off on 21 hotels open in Portugal amid economic revival 

LISBON, Sept. 15 — portugal will see nine more hotels open by the end of this year, bringing the total number in 2015 to 21, as the country witnesses an economic revival, it was reported Monday.

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Exercise-induced muscle molecule shown to build bone

September 16, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on Exercise-induced muscle molecule shown to build bone 

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 — A recently identified molecule produced by skeletal muscle in response to exercise has been shown to increase bone mass for the first time, a study said Monday.

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Up to 1,700 Swiss patients die each year from medical mistakes

September 16, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on Up to 1,700 Swiss patients die each year from medical mistakes 

GENEVA, Sept. 15 — The Swiss Patient Safety Foundation launched on Monday a week-long campaign to sensitize professionals and patients about patient safety as the country sees between 700 and 1,700 patients die every year because of medical mistakes.

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Sierra Leone teen dies of Ebola

September 16, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on Sierra Leone teen dies of Ebola 

FREETOWN, Sept. 15 — A 16-year-old schoolgirl in Sierra Leone died from the Ebola disease in a hospital on Sunday, the country's National Ebola Response Center has announced.

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EcoWaste pushes tests of E-Cigarettes, other 'Vaping' products for cancer-causing chemicals

September 16, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on EcoWaste pushes tests of E-Cigarettes, other 'Vaping' products for cancer-causing chemicals 

Quezon City, Sept. 15 — The EcoWaste Coalition urged health authorities to test e-cigarette products for cancer-causing acetaldehyde and formaldehyde.

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Epidemic command center formed to address dengue fever in Taiwan

September 16, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on Epidemic command center formed to address dengue fever in Taiwan 

TAIPEI, Sept. 15 — Authorities in Taiwan announced late Monday night they will establish a "central epidemic command center" as dengue fever cases have reached nearly 10,000 since the start of summer.

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Atis mosquito repellent helps fight dengue

September 16, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on Atis mosquito repellent helps fight dengue 

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

MANILA, Sept. 15 (PNA) — As the country continues its battle against dengue, did you know that the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) has developed an alternative mosquito repellent using atis (sugar apple)?

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DOST’s anti-malnutrition complementary foods for children reach Bicol

September 16, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on DOST’s anti-malnutrition complementary foods for children reach Bicol 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 15 (PNA) –- Local government units (LGUs) and child welfare agencies, both public and private, in Bicol can now avail of the technology on complementary foods for use in feeding programs for malnourished children.

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Governor leads 'topping' ceremony of NOPH’s Central Block Building

September 16, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on Governor leads 'topping' ceremony of NOPH’s Central Block Building 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 15 — The most awaited structure that will address the lack of hospital beds at the Negros Oriental Provincial Hospital (NOPH) is 51 percent complete with Governor Roel Degamo leading provincial officials, engineers and health personnel in the traditional topping activity held Tuesday as proof that the structure has already reached the fourth floor.

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