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High-fat diet in pregnancy may cause breast cancer

Feeding pregnant female mice a diet high in fat derived from common corn oil resulted in genetic changes that substantially increased the susceptibility of breast cancer in three generations of female offspring, according to the study published online in the journal Breast Cancer Research.

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Avoid sugary drinks to prevent Type 2 diabetes

Cutting sugary drinks out of diet would significantly reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to the results of an Australian-led international study published on Friday.

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Smoking linked to breast cancer?

A STATEMENT by the Department of Health (DoH) and the Philippine Cancer Society (PCS) says breast cancer is the most common of cancers in the Philippines, with 16 percent of the 50,000 diagnosed cases. (2010 Philippine Cancer Facts and Estimates).

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Excessive consumption of energy drinks is bad for the heart, the Philippine Heart Association (PHA) warned. Dr. Jorge Sison, president of the PHA, said taking too much energy drinks can cause heart trouble because they are packed with stimulants.

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A laryngeal cancer survivor who heads an anti-tobacco use group has warned the youth on the harmful effects of e-cigarettes or vaping products which are being promoted as a safe replacement for regular cigarettes.

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BPI-Philam offers Total Wellness with ‘Win the Moment’ festival

BPI-Philam celebrated a first as it brought to light the real meaning of wellness for Filipinos.

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