Sunday, November 29, 2020
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DIABETES: The Silent Killer Part 2

Diabetes is due to one of two mechanisms, inadequate production of insulin (which is made by the pancreas to lower the blood glucose by helping it to move into the cells) and / or inadequate sensitivity of cells to the action of Insulin.

DNX HEALTH | DIABETES: The Silent Killer

The World Health Organization, estimates that diabetes was the seventh (7th) leading cause of death in the world in 2016.

4,000 residents underwent surveillance testing on October

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines — Almost 4,000 residents have undergone surveillance testing for the month of October, said Dr. Chris Sorongon, deputy for medical concerns of the Emergency Operations Center Task Force.

Real or Faked: The Business Side of CoVid

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome is the combined presence of Wernicke’s encephalopathy and Korsakoff syndrome, which is most commonly seen as a complication of excessive alcohol intake...

Take my breath away: An Asthma explainer

One of the best ways to prevent asthma is to remove triggers, like staying away from smoke, pollution, allergens etc. but this isn’t always easy. So a myriad of treatment options and medications are given to asthmatics.

DNX LIFESTYLE | Frequently Asked Questions on Food Supplements

What are food supplements? Are they safe to take?

Take my breath away: An asthma explainer

Ever get the feeling of something taking one’s breath away? That’s not love; that’s probably an asthma attack.

The other Big C: The story of Vitamin C

Along with CoViD19, however, the other Big C, the benevolent one as opposed to the malevolent ones: Vitamin C appears to have gained newfound attention.

Cancer: Let’s talk about the “C”

A Cure for cancer has been widely sought for decades since its discovery. While popular and entertainment media usually play on “evil big pharma” tropes in their stories saying cancer cure has always been here and it has always been hidden, the truth is not actually that simple.

Cancer: Let’s talk about the “C”

A normal cell in the human body will go about its function, dividing into exact copies of itself in the process of mitosis until a mechanism called “contact inhibition” tells the cell (or by now the group of cells) to stop multiplying, as most of the space to grow may have been covered.

Of mice (or rats) and man: The story of leptospirosis

The Philippine Clinical Practice (CPG) Guidelines has classified leptospirosis as an endemic zoonosis in the Philippines. This means that it is occurring regularly and could be transmitted between animals and humans.

The COVID-19 saga: Astrazeneca’s Vaccine Begins Phase 3 Clinical Trials

The COVID-19 Vaccine called AZD1222 (previously ChAdOx1a), a modified chimp adenovirus vector vaccine, sponsored and manufactured by the University of Oxford and Astrazeneca, has begun its multi-site, Phase 3 clinical trials. According to the National Institutes of Health, the trial will enroll approximately 30,000 adult volunteers at 80 sites in the United States to evaluate if the candidate vaccine can prevent symptomatic coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). These trials may last until August 2021.

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