By Alexandra S. Laya
Colon cancer is scary. It’s the third most common kind of cancer worldwide and the fourth deadliest, up there with the Big C’s of lung, breast and prostate. In 2012 alone, over 8,500 Pinoys were diagnosed with colon cancer; almost 5,000 died of the disease in the same year.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Women fighting for the early detection of prostate cancer?
By Erika Sauler
Almost two-thirds of all deaths globally in 2011 were due to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) like cancer, diabetes, and chronic lung and heart ailments.
Kitchen RescueBy Reggie Aspiras
When I got a text message from Angelo Songco of Sugarleaf about a talk to be given by Dr. Miguel Flores titled “Are You a Cancer Killer?”, I was intrigued.
By Anne A. Jambora
Every 25 seconds, somebody somewhere dies of tuberculosis (TB). It’s a disease affecting an estimated two billion people in the world, with two-thirds of them living in Asia.
Eating more whole fresh fruit, especially blueberries, grapes, apples and pears, is linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, but drinking more fruit juice has the opposite effect, says a study.
Scientists on Monday reported new evidence that copper can lead to the plaque buildup in the brain that causes Alzheimer’s disease, fueling fresh debate over the mineral’s role in dementia.
MenuBy Margaux Salcedo
When I first saw the sign for Ministry of Mushrooms at Salcedo Market a few months back, I couldn’t help but giggle.
Makeover 911By Kinny Salas
Whenever the last quarter of the year hits, the skin on my body starts acting up. My arms and legs start getting itchy with scaly skin and my back, chest and shoulders start breeding acne.
Workers who suffer job strain are 23-percent more likely to have a heart attack than stress-free counterparts, but the risk is far smaller than smoking or a sedentary lifestyle, a large study published in The Lancet on Friday says.
By Linda A. Johnson
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will pay $3 billion in fines — the largest healthcare fraud settlement in U.S. history — for criminal and civil violations involving 10 drugs that are taken by millions of people.