Archive for the Health Category

A seminar on understanding the End-of-Life Care was held on April 24, 2016 at the Blacktown Library Function Centre, under the auspices of the Timek Iti La Union Association. The speaker was Remedios Alvarez-Solarte, MSN, RN, NP, Professor Emeritus of Nursing from Michigan, USA. She is a multi-awarded Filipino-American, who is a Founding Member of the Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) and an inducted member of the Far Eastern University Institute of Nursing, Hall of Fame. (more…)

FebruarConsuelo Mangona 2y 10, 2016 — Doña Consuelo Mangona celebrates her 95th Birthday; she looks forward to her 100th. She can walk without help and can recognize people, mentioning accurately their names. It’s a classic case of Mens sana in corpore sano, Latin phrase for “A healthy mind in a healthy body.” At her ripe age, she shows no sign of dementia. (more…)

Warning to those who like to eat raw beef.

A man suffering from stomach pain was found have a 20ft tapeworm inside his small intestine. (more…)

BIMINI, The Bahamas — Medical specialists based here are conducting extensive research and experiments on the case of an ailing Philippine senator who apparently sprang back to good health after being sprung from jail by the Philippines’ Supreme Court. (more…)

INSIGHTEC developed Exablate — a therapy platform that combines Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Focused Ultrasound to non-invasively treat tumors inside the body without the need for incisions. (more…)