The announcement follows the pressures from lawmakers and the public.
President Rodrigo Duterte orders the expansion of the temporary travel ban on Hubei province to the rest of mainland China, Macau, and Hong Kong, Senator Bong Go confirmed on February 2. The measure is meant to contain the spread of the novel
Scientists in London believe the actual number of cases may be closer to 1,700.
China has reported 17 new cases of its mysterious viral pneumonia. Among these, three are in severe condition.The outbreak started in the Chinese city of Wuhan in early January, with initial cases linked to market workers selling birds, live fish, and
The pneumonia's virus is from the same family as that of SARS.
China has just confirmed the first death from its mysterious viral pneumonia. A 61-year-old man succumbed to respiratory and circulatory failure on January 9.More than forty people have been diagnosed with the illness in the Chinese city of Wuhan
Over 8,000 people were infected from the SARS pandemic in 2003.
Scientists are finally uncovering more information about the mysterious viral pneumonia from China.According to the latest research of Chinese scientists, the virus causing the pneumonia outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan is actually in the same family as that of
The data is based on the DOH's HIV/AIDS registry in August 2019.
The country is experiencing a rise in cases of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). According to the Department of Health (DOH), HIV cases have climbed to 36 per day. This number is based on the HIV/AIDS registry prepared by the health
It will be 65 percent cheaper than the original drug.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced a new drug that will potentially make breast cancer treatment significantly more affordable for women worldwide.Called "trastuzumab", the new drug is a type of "biosimilar" medicine, which means that it was made from living
A study found these health benefits among those who ate chili at least four times a week.
Love eating chili? A study found that regularly eating chili pepper lowers the risk of dying from heart attack and stroke, according to CNN Philippines.In Italy, where chili is a staple, 23,000 people were monitored over eight years. Among those
Yikes.
There's now growing evidence of the health problems associated with vaping or smoking e-cigarettes. A study conducted by researchers at the University of California San Francisco reveals that vaping has significant effects on one's lung health.The
Quezon City is also launching a campaign to help prevent the spread of HIV.
The Quezon City Public Affairs and Information Services Department said on December 1 that there were at least 505 new cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) recorded in Quezon City from January to July of 2019.According to a report from GMANews,
He said the executive order banning the use and importation of vape will follow.
After ordering the arrest of those caught vaping in public, Pres. Rodrigo Duterte said Filipinos can still use e-cigarettes at home, though he discouraged it, according to ABS-CBN News. At the 80th anniversary of the Department of National Defense, he
He wants to ban the use and importation of e-cigarettes.
President Rodrigo Duterte said he will ban the use and importation of e-cigarettes or vaping devices, according to ABS-CBN News. "I am now ordering law enforcement agencies to arrest anybody vaping in public. That is like smoking."The president said, "
The patient acquired it from his partner who was infected in Cuba.
The world's first-ever known case of dengue being spread through sexual intercourse has been confirmed in Spain.A 41-year old man from Madrid was reported to have picked up the virus from his male partner who was infected during
Yikes!
Vaping to kick the habit of smoking? There's a new study that's worth thinking about. A recent study about e-cigarettes showed that vaping devices and their chemicals may be harmful to the cardiovascular system, according to AFP via ABS-
There's no reason to panic, according to scientists.
For the first time in almost two decades, scientists have discovered a new strain of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). It's the subtype L of the Group M version of HIV-1, according to CNN Philippines.Current treatments are effective against this
Stay alert!
The Department of Health (DOH) announced yesterday that we have a national dengue epidemic, according to GMA News. From January to July 20, there have been 146,062 recorded cases, which is 98% higher than the same period last year. Of these
Including a better night's sleep and brighter skin.
Caffeine can be a hard habit to kick. That mug of tea is a soothing treat, the cup of coffee an excuse to get out of the office for five minutes and get some fresh air. And the can of Coke? Well,
The pain resulting from these conditions is so sore it can be 'disabling.'
Sorry to state the obvious, but pain is never a pleasant thing. It's hard to ignore, and chronic pain in particular can end up having a psychological impact, affecting a person's mental health as well as their physical
Sugar is notorious for making you put on weight and rotting your teeth, but it can do more than just that to your insides.
There's a reason sweet foods taste so nice: They contain sugar. And while we enjoy consuming sugary foods (especially those with added sugar), sadly they're not particularly good for us.We know that too much refined sugar eventually
You probably feel like death when you have it, too.
While the majority of cases the flu doesn't end in death, in some eventualities it can, so now that the -ber months are here, we thought we'd explain how. Unsurprisingly, most cases of death by flu occur in
According to new scientific research.
One in seven women in the UK will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, which-when you look at the women around you now-is a pretty high number.The main risk factors we know for certain play a role
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