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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.