May 11, 2016 4:02 am· Comments Off on US health agency adds Saint Barthelemy to Zika virus travel warning list
WASHINGTON, May 10 — US citizens should practice enhanced precautions while traveling to Saint Barthelemy, also known as St. Barts, due to the spread of the Zika virus in the Caribbean island, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced in a statement on Monday.
May 11, 2016 4:02 am· Comments Off on Ministers mull intra-Africa tourism to increase arrivals
NAIROBI, May 10 — African countries on Monday resolved to spearhead intra-Africa tourism to promote diverse tourism potential and tap into increasing interest for travel among Africans.
May 11, 2016 4:02 am· Comments Off on DOT, travel influencers join to entice more tourists to visit PHL
By Azer N. Parrocha
MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — Five of the biggest travel influencers from an award-winning creative technology agency that built the largest travel and lifestyle portfolio on Instagram and Snapchat will soon reach Philippine shores, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Tuesday.
May 11, 2016 4:01 am· Comments Off on Drinking artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to infant obesity – study
WASHINGTON, May 10 — Women who drink artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy are more likely to have overweight infants, a study said Monday.
May 11, 2016 4:01 am· Comments Off on US experts call for int'l attention to yellow fever
WASHINGTON, May 10 — While the Zika virus is wreaking havoc in the Americas, two US health experts on Monday called for international attention to another mosquito-borne disease: yellow fever.
May 11, 2016 4:01 am· Comments Off on Trudeau pledges USD785M to fight HIV and TB globally
WASHINGTON, May 10 — The Canadian government has allocated USD785 million to support the Global Fund, which finances the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a press release on Monday.
May 11, 2016 4:01 am· Comments Off on Romania's president requires rapid measures to ensure hospital hygiene
BUCHAREST, May 10 — Romanian President Klaus Iohannis Monday required authorities to quickly find means to protect hospital patients countrywide.
May 11, 2016 4:01 am· Comments Off on More countries have laws related to promoting breastfeeding — UN agencies
UNITED NATIONS, May 10 — A new report by three UN agencies showed an increase in the number of countries applying the International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes, a UN spokesman said here Monday.
May 11, 2016 4:01 am· Comments Off on Blueberry diet linked to lower breast cancer risk — New Zealand study
WELLINGTON, May 10 — Women might be able to reduce the risk of breast cancer by eating more blueberries, according to a New Zealand research out Tuesday.
May 11, 2016 4:01 am· Comments Off on Conjunctivitis outbreak hits Tonga
SUVA, May 10 — A conjunctivitis outbreak in Tonga this year has seen over 500 people flocking to hospital with confirmed symptoms of the viral eye infection, local media reported Tuesday.