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Environment-friendly strategies for patients urged

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Hospitals, as the primary institutions for health, must be able to provide better nutrition for its patients, while at the same time be also mindful of the environment.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Life on Mars hopes fade after methane findings—study

This Sept. 7, 2013, image provided by NASA, taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover shows a view of Gale Crater near the Mars equator. Experiments by Curiosity found no trace of methane gas in the Martian atmosphere, according to a study released on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.  AP PHOTO/NASA

Hopes of finding life on Mars suffered a setback after new findings from NASA’s Curiosity rover detected only trace amounts of methane gas in the Red Planet’s atmosphere, a study said Thursday.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

Astronaut recounts near-drowning on spacewalk

In this March 4, 2013 photo made available by NASA, European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano participates in an Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit fit check in the Space Station Airlock Test Article (SSATA) of the Crew Systems Laboratory at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The Italian astronaut who nearly drowned during a spacewalk in July 2013 is sharing more details about the experience. AP

The Italian astronaut who nearly drowned in his helmet during a spacewalk last month is sharing more details about the terrifying experience, revealing how he felt all alone and frantically tried to come up with a plan to save himself.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

Bashful? Buy the little blue pill online

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Men who are bashful about needing help in the bedroom no longer have to go to the drugstore to buy that little blue pill.

Posted: May 6th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

Penis size does matter to women, researchers say

The eternal question of whether penis size matters to women has been probed by a team of international scientists who reported on Monday, April 8, 2013,  that yes, ladies do find larger men more attractive.  AFP PHOTO/PIERRE VERDY

The eternal question of whether penis size matters to women has been probed by a team of international scientists who reported on Monday that yes, ladies do find larger men more attractive.

Posted: April 9th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

DOH issues stem cell guidelines

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Human embryonic stem cells can become any cell in the body. AFP FILE PHOTO

The Department of Health on Wednesday released the implementing rules and regulations that will cover stem cell and cell-based therapy to prevent abuses and dubious practices.

Posted: March 20th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

‘Light’ sodas hike diabetes risk—study

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Artificially-sweetened sodas have been linked to a higher risk of Type 2 diabetes for women than sodas sweetened with ordinary sugar, according to French research unveiled on Thursday.

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

What we should know about stem cell treatment in the PH

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Dr. Bernal accepting the 2012 Presidential Award for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas at the Malacañang Palace. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

In recent years, it’s common to hear beauty doctors in the Philippines offering stem cell therapy as if a new-found medical fountain of youth, the answer to all medical worries.

Posted: January 30th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

People warned against ‘voodoo’ cancer cures

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Cancer experts and the government on Wednesday warned the public against herbal supplements that are advertised as cures for cancer, saying these were “voodoo medicine.”

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

‘Stuff of legend’: Giant squid filmed in Pacific depths—Japan scientists

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This video image, taken from footage by NHK and Discovery Channel in July 2012 and released on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, shows a giant squid, up to eight meters (26 feet) long, against the backdrop of dark oceanic depths at a depth of 630 meters (2,067 feet) in the sea near Ogasawara islands, 1,000 km south of Tokyo.  AFP PHOTO/NHK/NEP / DISCOVERY CHANNEL

Scientists and broadcasters said Monday they have captured footage of an elusive giant squid roaming the depths of the Pacific Ocean, showing it in its natural habitat for the first time ever.

Posted: January 7th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

Looking too old, angry? Expert suggests Botox for poll candidates

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If a youthful, smiling face projects that winning look in next year’s midterm elections, then expect a number of political wannabes, and some reelectionists as well, to view their friendly cosmetic surgeon as their Santa and ask for that gift of skin-deep youth this Christmas. And most certainly, Botox would be among the most sought-after of presents.

Posted: December 21st, 2012 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

World won’t end Dec. 21, astronomers say

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A group of Filipino astronomers and planetary scientists pushing for the creation of a “Philippine Space Agency” is the latest members of the scientific community to debunk the Dec. 21, 2012, doomsday myth.

Posted: December 15th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

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