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Fire therapy: Hottest in Chinese cure

ONFIRE In China, setting a patient alight cures stress, indigestion,
infertility and even cancer, fire therapy proponents claim. AFP

A therapist pours alcohol over a patient and sets him alight—for some in China, playing with fire is a treatment for illness.

Posted: July 5th, 2014 in Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Doctors use immune therapy against cervical cancer

Graphic fact file on cervical cancer. FILE PHOTO

Doctors are reporting their first success using immune therapy against cervical cancer, a disease caused by the virus HPV.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Going under the knife? Avoid weekends, afternoons, February


Appendix getting bothersome? Use that sick leave and go to hospital.

Posted: June 1st, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Cheaper medicines and awareness can make life easier for type 1 diabetics


Tristan Jimenez looks like your typical third-grader. Sprightly and playful, no one would have guessed the scrawny little boy with a big smile on his face was diagnosed with diabetes when he was 2 years old.

Posted: May 13th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Unlicensed ‘oncologist’ Park charged

A new Cultured Beef Burger made from cultured beef grown in a laboratory from stem cells of cattle, is held by the man who developed the burger, Professor Mark Post of Netherland's Maastricht University, during the world's first public tasting event for the food product in London, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. AP

The National Bureau of Investigation has filed charges of illegal practice of medicine against Antonia Carandang-Park, owner of Green and Young Health and Wellness Center, who is neither licensed to practice medicine nor is on the roster of physicians of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »