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A deadly but fairly curable disease

Globally, cancer remains a serious public health problem affecting millions of men and women. According to GLOBOCAN 2018, an online database of estimates of...

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart: study

Paris, France -- Even if marriage is sometimes more a bed of nails than roses, living into old age with a partner may help...

Addictive gaming to be recognized as disease — WHO

GENEVA -- “Gaming disorder” will be recognized as a disease later this year following expert consensus over the addictive risks associated with playing electronic...

Lecture looks at the effect of disease on military occupation

THE Lopez Museum and Library will hold the second lecture of its Off the Pages Lecture Series. The lecture, “Inhabit,” which discusses the impact...

DoH affirms ‘very rare’ risk of bird-flu infection

By Ian Nicolas P. Cigaral, Reporter THE Department of Health (DoH) on Friday said there were no confirmed cases of avian influenza transmitted to humans...

Australia test results show Pampanga bird flu strain can infect humans

THE BIRD FLU strain in San Luis, Pampanga has been identified as H5N6 which can infect humans, an Agriculture department official said yesterday, even...

Zika virus, a wolf in sheep’s clothing

PARIS -- The world’s latest health scare is a seemingly minor illness that carries a killer wrapped inside: Zika, the mosquito-borne virus sweeping Latin...