Quantcast
Home » colds You are browsing entries tagged with “colds”

How not to get sick during the wet season

By
A MAN waded through a flooded section of Osmeña Highway in Makati City, the country’s financial district. AP FILE PHOTO

Despite PAGASA (Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration) announcement that it’s not yet rainy season—the rains that dropped the past few days were mere drizzles—we might as well prepare ourselves for its imminent arrival, which means getting ready for the common diseases it brings.

Posted: May 31st, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Your backyard, neighborhood market as your ‘medicine cabinet’

By
NATURE’S natural remedies include lemon, ginger, guyabano leaves, garlic and turmeric (dilaw na luya). Photo by Tessa R. Salazar

LAST WEEK, Inquirer Science & Health featured literally down-to-earth home remedies for the common colds and flu. Experts suggested easing off the animal products and consuming more bioflavonoid-rich foods such as cabbage with hearts, and green peppers, parsley, carrots, broccoli, turnips, garlic, lemon juice, grapefruit and most fruits.

Posted: January 25th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

Cough relief sans the risk: Plant-based remedies safe, effective

Who would have thought that unassuming plants and herbs that grew in our backyard would be parlayed into a multi-million-peso industry one day? Clinical studies proving phytomedicines’ (or plant-based drugs) efficacy and growing consumer trust and patronage have created a huge market for such natural-based remedies. As a result, big pharmaceutical companies in the Philippines have begun to aggressively develop new products from indigenous sources.

Posted: April 13th, 2012 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • More Filipinos approve of Binay than Aquino performance–Pulse Asia
  • Slain witness recommended taken off protection program
  • Witness in journalist’s killing shot dead in Davao
  • 2 alleged drug gang members nabbed; firearms seized in buybust operation in San Mateo
  • Lito Lapid: I did not violate any law
  • Sports

  • Allen Iverson crosses over to PH in November for some ‘inspiring’ hoops action
  • Red Lions bounce back from first loss at Stags’ expense
  • Manu Ginobili out of Fiba World Cup 2014
  • Cagayan turns back Ateneo in 5 sets
  • Good, bad: Fiba Asia U18 tilt postponed
  • Lifestyle

  • Youth depression common, thrives on silence
  • ‘Usie/ussie’ has more social value than ‘selfie’
  • So very Cory Aquino: A drawer of rosaries
  • Filipino designer makes waves abroad–from weaving
  • Why argan oil is prized–and priced–like gold
  • Entertainment

  • Kris Aquino wears yellow to counter Noynoy’s bashers
  • Sungha Jung: The young six-string master returns
  • Paolo Bediones presents evidence of blackmail note to police over sex video
  • Martin Nievera falls off stage in ‘The Voice Kids’ finale
  • ‘A Cinemalaya film should still have a life after the fest’
  • Business

  • Will it be refund or replacement for a ‘lemon’ car? Owners to know soon
  • Gov’t urged to tap special powers to solve electricity shortage
  • BPI’s 2Q net profit up 21%
  • BDO to suspend some online services Sunday
  • Oil prices fall further in Asia
  • Technology

  • Google says ‘forgetting’ isn’t easy, as removal requests mount
  • Mommy D trends online amid reports she has a boyfriend
  • Britain to trial driverless cars from 2015
  • Japanese gov’t, publishers demand online ‘Manga’ pirates to shut down
  • Twitter flies on surprisingly strong numbers
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, August 1, 2014
  • Editorials
  • Stop cartels like Philip Morris
  • Backing down from confrontation
  • Valuing teachers
  • Global Nation

  • DOH ‘closely monitoring’ 7 OFWs from Ebola-hit Sierra Leone
  • Multinational firms rap PH for ban on sending workers to Libya
  • PH peacekeepers in Liberia told to restrict movements amid ebola outbreak
  • Filipina caregiver in Malaysia found bludgeoned to death
  • US envoy vows continued support to PH efforts to stop media killings
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement