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Prostate Cancer Therapy May double DM Risk

A recent study conducted by the scientists of the Philippine General Hospital shows that patients undergoing treatment for prostate cancer may increase diabetes risk. Related terms:androgen therapy prostrate cancer diabetes riskdouble dmPGH prostatepgh prostate cancerphilippine general hospital prostate treatmentphilppine general hospital prostrate cancer treatment

Diabetes and Stroke

What is a stroke? According to the American Stroke Association, “A stroke is a disease of arteries leading to and within the brain. It occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot (ischemic stroke) or bursts (hemorrhagic stroke). When that happens, part of the […]

Keeping Fit for Life

Getting fit—and staying fit—isn’t an impossible dream! Aging is inevitable, but this does not mean you have to start leading a sedentary lifestyle. One of the best anti-aging activities you can do for your body is exercise. For years, it has been widely accepted that we start getting slower, weaker, and more fragile with age. […]

Fitness Tips for the Holidays

“I feel it in my fingers, I feel it in my toes…” Nowadays, you might actually find yourself singing along to the tune of this song; or you can actually pull off wearing gloves or that turtleneck while walking in the city. And the best part of it? People will not give you the strange […]

Excellence Beyond Imperfection

At nine years old, he weighed 240 pounds— double the weight of a normal Filipino adult of average height. Growing up as an overweight child, Nino Domo was what some would call a cute kid—all cuddly and huggable with his excess weight. But his story proves that being a cute, fat kid has its downside. […]

FDA Approves Drug for Chorea Treatment in Huntington’s Disease

Xenazine (tetrabenazine) has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) as the first drug for the treatment of chorea among patients with Huntington’s disease. “Xenazine represents hope for patients and families dealing with this difficult disease,” said Dr. Timothy Cote, director of FDA’s Office of Orphan Products Development. “For the […]

Crazy about Krav Maga

Crazy about Krav Maga In a society where danger lurks at every corner, knowing self-defense could mean the difference between life and death. Here’s the lowdown on Krav Maga, a self-defense method that has taken the country by storm for its practical approach to protection. Related terms:krav maga philippines rateskrav maga philippines pricedindo de jesusdindo […]

Orphan drug for type 1 diabetes stem cell therapy

An orphan drug designation for a stem cell therapy (Prochymal; Osiris Therapeutics Inc.) in patients with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes mellitus has recently been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Related terms:type 1 diabetes n orphan diseasetype 1 diabetes orphanOsiris and Type1 Diabetes andorphan disease diabetes type iiOsiris and Type1 Diabetes and […]

Use of correct insulin crucial in diabetes treatment

“Diabetes is an increasing problem in Asia, particularly in the Philippines. The number of people with diabetes will double in 15 or 20 years’ time,” said Professor Peter Tong of the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, in symposium organized by Sanofi Aventis held recently. Related terms:prices of pre-mixed […]

Sweet Truth on Sugar-Free Ice Cream

The heat of summer drives us to crave for something cool and refreshing. A tall glass of cold water will do, but then, there are times when we just crave for something that is altogether cool, sweet, and delectable like a scoop or two of ice cream. Related terms:arce dairy sugar freesugar free ice cream […]