Coffee may save your liver after night of heavy drinking

February 22, 2016 11:12 am· Comments Off on Coffee may save your liver after night of heavy drinking 

MOSCOW, Feb. 21 — A pooled analysis of studies on coffee consumption shows that drinking coffee could lower the risk of developing a potentially-fatal disease linked to excessive-alcohol consumption.

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Iranian Nanocarrier fixes antibiotics side effects

February 22, 2016 11:12 am· Comments Off on Iranian Nanocarrier fixes antibiotics side effects 

TEHRAN, Feb. 21 — Iranian researchers have produced polymeric nanoparticles that reduce the harmful side effects of antibiotic consumption and increase efficiency of treatment, Iran's Mehr News Agency (MNA) reported.

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Brazil uses drones to combat Zika virus

February 22, 2016 11:12 am· Comments Off on Brazil uses drones to combat Zika virus 

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 21 — Several cities in brazil are using drones to detect and destroy the breeding grounds of the Aedes aegypti mosquito that transmits Zika, dengue and chikungunya viruses.

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PhilHealth is now very much ahead – Garin

February 22, 2016 11:12 am· Comments Off on PhilHealth is now very much ahead – Garin 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Feb. 20 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) said that Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) is very much more ahead now than before in terms of delivery of coverage of illnesses and in terms of impact .

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Tanzanian scientists on the brink of finding shorter doses for TB treatment

February 22, 2016 11:12 am· Comments Off on Tanzanian scientists on the brink of finding shorter doses for TB treatment 

DAR ES SALAAM, Feb. 22 — Tanzanian scientists are conducting clinical trials on shorter courses of tuberculosis (TB) treatment which would now be more user-friendly and more effective to the patients, the scientists have said.

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Americans are overdosing on anti-anxiety drugs

February 22, 2016 11:12 am· Comments Off on Americans are overdosing on anti-anxiety drugs 

MOSCOW, Feb. 22 — More people are using and abusing anxiety medications in the US than ever before. The reasoning behind this trend is unclear.

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WHO assures IOC president that Zika virus is no threat to Rio Olympics

February 22, 2016 11:12 am· Comments Off on WHO assures IOC president that Zika virus is no threat to Rio Olympics 

LILLEHAMMER, Feb. 22 — Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Margaret Chan believes that the organizers of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will not experience major problems due to the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach said Sunday.

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Deputy PM calls on agencies to prepare for Zika threat

February 22, 2016 11:12 am· Comments Off on Deputy PM calls on agencies to prepare for Zika threat 

HA NOI, Feb. 22 — Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has authorized ministries, sectors, and localities to take measures to deal with possible cases of the Zika virus to Viet Nam.

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S. African Olympic delegation urged to take precautions against Zika

February 22, 2016 11:09 am· Comments Off on S. African Olympic delegation urged to take precautions against Zika 

JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 21 — Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Saturday urged the South African delegation for the Rio Olympics to take precautions against the Zika virus.

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Shell imparts fuel saving tips, strengthens 'Do More Campaign'

February 22, 2016 11:09 am· Comments Off on Shell imparts fuel saving tips, strengthens 'Do More Campaign' 

MANILA, Feb. 21 — Major oil company Pilipinas Shell shared recently the benefits of "Do More Campaign" to the student participants of the Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Asia 2016 in an event called "Fueled to Do More" held in Bonifacio Global Center (BGC) Amphitheater in Taguig City.

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