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How safe is your Arthritic Pain Reliever?

January 12, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

The side effects of pain killers called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) has made people suffering from arthritis hesitant to take medications.

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New Genes tied to Puberty and Body Fat in Females

January 3, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

Recent studies showed the discovery of 30 genes that control the timing of puberty and body weight regulation in females.

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City Living Impairs Memory

January 1, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

The brain health of city dwellers must be paying the price of convenience of the urban landscape. With so many distractions – neon signs, numerous cellphone conversations, and other sights and sounds not available to rural areas, city dwellers begin to practice “controlled perception”.

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Coffee and Tea may lower Brain Cancer Risk

December 31, 2019 Category :Healthy News 0

More than the caffeine fix, coffee and tea may reduce one’s risk of suffering from brain cancer. According to a research by Dominique Michaud, DSc, of Brown University, consuming coffee or tea (100 mL. or more) in a day is linked to the decrease in risk for glioma, one type of brain tumor, by 34 percent.

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Does Menopause Increase the Risk of Diabetes?

June 29, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy News 0

Women may dread menopause for the mood swings, hot flushes and its attendant discomforts, but did you know that menopause may also herald an increase in the risk for diabetes?

Menopausal women often gain weight, but fat also tends to get redistributed. Take a look in the mirror—are you pear-shaped or apple-shaped? Pear-shaped women have more fat in their hips and thighs. Apple-shaped women have more fat in the abdomen or what has been termed as central obesity.

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Artificial Sweeteners: Are they Safe?

February 13, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy News 0

It has been 15 years since Jingky, a mother of one, was diagnosed to have diabetes. One day, she stood in front of a store, indulging her eyes on the mouth-watering cakes, buttery pastries, luscious ice cream, and creamy puddings, feeling sorry she couldn’t consume such foods.

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Benefits of Candesartan

January 30, 2019 Category :Healthy News 0

A treasure in the management of cardiometabolic diseases. In the last ten years, the prevalence of diabetes worldwide has increased at such an alarming rate, and the number of diabetics is expected to reach 350 million by 2025, which is barely 15 years from now. The Philippines is projected to be among the top ten countries showing a rapid increase in the prevalence of the disease. Diabetes has been known to cluster with other risk factors particularly hypertension—another killer—and local health experts are alarmed that diabetes and hypertension form a metabolic ‘time bomb’ waiting to explode, as it continues to maim or kill countless victims in the country and worldwide.

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Are There Medicines that prevent Diabetes?

January 20, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy News 0

Eating well, incorporating regular physical activity into your daily routine and maintaining proper weight are still all key to preventing type 2 diabetes. This is particularly important in people already with risk factors — like being overweight, having close relatives with diabetes, having had diabetes during a previous pregnancy or if one already has prediabetes (a condition wherein blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes). But because some people would rather take a pill than go to the gym, researchers have looked at certain medications and their efficacy on diabetes prevention.

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Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

December 8, 2018 Category :Healthy News 0

There are other ways to enjoy the food during the season minus the guilt. Here are some tips for healthy holiday eating:

• When confronted with the desire to eat a holiday treat, don’t hesitate to treat yourself with just a bite. Allowing yourself to sample the food you like can help you not to overeat when the craving is just too much to bear.

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Holiday Partying Tips

December 7, 2018 Category :Healthy News| Stress Busters 0

A holiday party is never complete without an array of carbohydrate-rich foods that are sure to raise your sugar level!  Picture a traditional Noche Buena feast: Christmas ham or the Filipino favorite lechon as the dinner centerpiece, pasta, morcon plus a myriad of other appetizers, side dishes and desserts.

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