Category: Health & Beauty


Most patients not 100% honest with doctors

Between 60 and 80 percent of people surveyed have not been forthcoming with their doctors about information that could be relevant to their health, according to a study. Insights into the doctor-patient relationship came from a national online survey of two populations. One survey captured responses from 2,011 participants, who averaged 36 years old. The […]


How to Stop a Runny Nose Associated with Cold and Allergies

Got a case of the sniffles? Chances are that your nose is running faster than a waterfall. But what is a runny nose exactly? A runny nose is a nasal discharge of mucus. Your doctor might use the term “rhinorrhea” to diagnose your runny nose. “Rhino” is a Greek prefix meaning, “nose,” and “rrhea” means […]

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American scientists find how screen time disrupts sleep

American researchers revealed how screen time could disrupt one’s sleep, as some cells in the eye, when exposed to artificial light late into the night, were linked to the confusion of people’s internal clocks.   The study, published on Tuesday in the journal Cell Reports, may help lead to treatments for insomnia, jet lag, and […]

CANCER IS PREVENTABLE. Dennis Sacdalan, head of the Cancer Center of Manila Medical Center, says cancer can be prevented through proper screenings and healthy lifestyle. (Photo by Ma. Teresa Montemayor)

Cancer among adults preventable, expert says

Some cancers are genetic in origin but most cancers, especially those among adults, are acquired and can be prevented, an expert says. Dennis Sacdalan, head of the Cancer Center of Manila Medical Center, told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) in an interview that there are cancers in adults, which are acquired due to environmental exposures, […]