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WHO: Baby foods contain too much sugar

WHO: Baby foods contain too much sugar

  COPENHAGEN — Baby foods on market generally contain too much sugar, posing a source of health concern, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. The United Nations specialized agency on public health based the conclusion on an examination by its European office of about 8,000 baby food products on shelf between […]

Breakup may lead to suicide, mental health problem – expert

    Love problems are the leading cause of mental health problems and suicide, a mental health expert said. In an interview at the Philippine News Agency’s “Pros and Cons” forum, Dr. Bernard Argamosa, a psychiatrist at the Department of Health-National Center for Mental Health (DoH-NCMH), said many of their patients have psychotic breakdowns due […]

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Regulation of dietary supplements sought

  Parañaque City 2nd district Rep. Joy Myra Tambunting is batting for the proper regulation of supplemental medicines and other related preparations in the market for the sake of consumer protection. Tambunting filed House Bill (HB) 1038, which seeks to put in place adequate safeguards for the protection of consumers against aggressive and exaggerated therapeutic claims of unscrupulous […]

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Toxic creams, lipsticks sold in Baguio City

  Environmental group EcoWaste Coalition has expressed grave concern over the unlawful sale in Baguio City of toxic cosmetics. The Quezon City-based group urged the concerned government agencies to swiftly end the unabated sale of these items that posed serious health risks to users and even non-users. EcoWaste Coalition aired its latest toxic alert after finding high […]

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Ingat sa isda

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Ingat sa isda

    DOCTORS tell us we should avoid or at least lessen consumption of pork, red meat like beef. These contain fats that give rise to cholesterol levels that are bad for the heart. Dairy products are also to be taken with caution. The fats they carry can spark high blood pressure that can cause […]

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DoH: Proper hygiene prevents flu

    THE Department of Health (DoH) has advised the public to take extra precaution against flu viruses. “It is flu season and we urge ev­erybody to take extra care not to get infected,” said Health Undersecretary Rolando Enrique Domingo in a text message. Domingo urged the public to prac­tice good hygiene for them not […]

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