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Breaking boundaries

By Aimee Lagman It was like any other day for the Kona legend. Wearing her simple black dress that couldn’t hide her beautiful athletic physique,…


Rabies: The Facts

By Eduardo Gonzales, MD Is it true that cats can also transmit rabies? What should we do when we get bitten by a dog or…


Micronutrient deficiency—more common than you think

By Dr. Kaycee Reyes In the Philippines, micronutrient deficiency is more common than you think. The Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) defines Micronutrient Malnutrition…

The progress, and the gap, in cancer survival rates are especially large for childhood cancers, according to the CONCORD-3 study covering 71 nations and 18 types of cancer, published in the medical journal The Lancet. (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)

Global cancer survival up, but progress uneven: study

By Agence France-Presse Cancer survival is increasing across the world but large gaps endure between nations, while some cancers remain hard to treat everywhere, according…


What you need to know about micronutrients

By Dr. Kaycee Reyes Too much of anything is bad, and that includes even what you thought was healthy—excess intake of vitamins or other health…


Why Filipinos are prone to liver cancer

By Eduardo Gonzales, MD What makes Filipinos prone to liver cancer? How deadly is this cancer? —nervy_rq@gmail.com   Liver cancer, which refers to cancer that…