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4 common myths about depression

Depression is a psychological condition marked by prolonged periods of lethargy, sadness, anxiety and hopelessness, which often manifest in loss of appetite, fatigue, insomnia, excessive sleeping and suicidal ideation.

Posted: November 1st, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Fruits and vegetables intake fail to meet WHO recommendations

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Three in four adults worldwide do not meet the World Health Organization recommended minimum of five servings (or 400 grams) of fruits and vegetables per day.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Healthy schools prevent lifestyle diseases

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The World Health Organization estimates that NCDs (noncommunicable diseases such as cancer and those affecting the cardiovascular system) account for up to 35 million deaths worldwide every year, or up to 60 percent of all deaths annually.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Exclusion of cigarette firms from WHO meet questioned

The manufacturer of Camel, Mild Seven and Winston cigarettes has questioned the non-inclusion of cigarette firms from the World Health Organization’s (WHO) upcoming meeting on tobacco industry regulations.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

New treatment for COPD available in PH

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Underdiagnosed yet alarming, this respiratory disease may be the third leading cause of death in 2030.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

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