HIV positive mothers' mixed feeding dangerous for children

October 30, 2015 11:17 am· Comments Off on HIV positive mothers' mixed feeding dangerous for children 

WINDHOEK, Oct. 29 — A UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) official said here that breastfeeding mothers who are HIV positive should not practice mixed feeding because it is dangerous for children.

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India recorded largest number of TB cases in 2014

October 30, 2015 11:17 am· Comments Off on India recorded largest number of TB cases in 2014 

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 29 — India recorded the largest number of Tuberculosis cases in the world last year, according to a report by the WHO that said 1.5 million people died in 2014 from the disease which ranks alongside HIV as a leading killer worldwide.

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WFP campaigns to improve maternal, infant nutrition in China, Nepal

October 30, 2015 11:17 am· Comments Off on WFP campaigns to improve maternal, infant nutrition in China, Nepal 

BEIJING, Oct. 29 — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) launched a fundraising initiative in Beijing on Wednesday to improve nutrition in pregnant women and infants in china and Nepal.

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Singapore's scientists discover findings on breast cancer hold potential for new treatments

October 30, 2015 11:17 am· Comments Off on Singapore's scientists discover findings on breast cancer hold potential for new treatments 

SINGAPORE, Oct. 29 — Scientists at the Bioinformatics Institute (BII) and Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) have made discoveries that could lead to new ways of diagnosing and treating breast cancer.

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QC to send humanitarian mission to Lando-affected areas

October 30, 2015 11:17 am· Comments Off on QC to send humanitarian mission to Lando-affected areas 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA)–The Quezon City government, announced Thursday that it will be sending a 200-man humanitarian mission to three provinces devastated by typhoon ‘Lando’.

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18,000 teen girls in Malaysia get pregnant every year — health ministry

October 30, 2015 11:17 am· Comments Off on 18,000 teen girls in Malaysia get pregnant every year — health ministry 

PUTRAJAYA, Oct. 29 — An average of 18,000 teen girls in malaysia get pregnant each year and seek medical attention at government health clinics, according to Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr. S.Subramaniam.

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Negros Occidental wins regional award for outstanding implementation of nutrition, health programs

October 30, 2015 11:17 am· Comments Off on Negros Occidental wins regional award for outstanding implementation of nutrition, health programs 

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 29 — Negros Occidental has been awarded as Outstanding Province in Western Visayas by the Department of Health (DOH)-National Nutrition Council (NNC)-6 for the implementation of its nutrition and health programs.

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Brazil to set up workgroup to study possible cancer cure

October 30, 2015 11:17 am· Comments Off on Brazil to set up workgroup to study possible cancer cure 

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 30 — The Brazilian government announced Thursday it will set up a workgroup to study the effects of a substance called phosphoethanolamine, after it showed good results in cancer treatment.

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Cavaliers cruise past Grizzlies 106-76

October 30, 2015 11:15 am· Comments Off on Cavaliers cruise past Grizzlies 106-76 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 — Kevin Love grabbed 17 points and 13 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 106-76 on Wednesday night.

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Bulls beat Nets for 2-0 start

October 30, 2015 11:15 am· Comments Off on Bulls beat Nets for 2-0 start 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 — Jimmy Butler had 24 points as the Chicago Bulls beat the Brooklyn Nets 115-100 on Wednesday night for the second win after their season-opening victory over Cleveland.

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