Health & Fitness

Malaysian artist creates dream-like artwork on unusual materials including HIV medication packaging

For artist Jerome Kugan, the use of non-traditional materials in his art was one borne out of necessity (he used HIV medication packaging in some instances). "I ran out of paper, so I just started using whatever surface I could...

1st robotic kidney transplant at govt facility performed at Safdarjung Hospital

India, Sept. 23 -- India's first robotic kidney transplant surgery at a government facility involving a 39-year-old man from Uttar Pradesh's Farrukabad has been performed at New Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital. The man was on dialysis and awaiting the transplant for...

Hougang clinic in Singapore apologises for error in using undiluted Covid-19 vaccines

SINGAPORE -- ProHealth Medical Group has apologised for administering an undiluted Covid-19 vaccine each to two adults, saying that a locum or relief doctor had given them the shots. In a media statement, the group said: "We confirm that on...

Fat shaming culture rears its ugly head, Bridget Fonda seen as unrecognizable by the Daily Mail

Fat shaming culture has reared its ugly head again. This time it’s the Daily Mail going after Bridget Fonda, 90’s star who now at 58 isn’t cutting the svelte figure she once was. Fonda has put on quite a...

Lose weight with these morning habits

Weight gain is really an enemy at the gates for many of us as we get older. Whether or not you’re an older person getting up on the wrong side of the bed can make your whole day go...

Philippines: Face masks still the best option to fight off Covid-19

Manila -- A survey conducted by the independent research group OCTA has shown that most Filipinos still prefer to wear face masks in public to protect them against Covid-19. The result of the survey, which was conducted from April 22...

Exercises to make you more optimistic and improve your brain health

Is there really such a thing as exercising your brain? Doesn’t it sometimes get on your nerves how people can be so positive when you feel like the world is literally caving in on you? Well if it’s any consolation...

Teen, 18, dies after taking one sip of piña colada

Unusual as it is, a young man died right after he took a piña colada while on vacation in Costa del Sol, Marbella, Spain. The teen was months away from starting college at Cambridge University. The incident took place in July...

Philippines; Over 879,000 deaths reported in 2021, deadliest in history

Manila, Sept. 7 -- More than 879,000 Filipinos died in 2021, the year which the Commission on Population and Development (PopCom) described as the deadliest in Philippine history. Undersecretary Juan Antonio Perez III, PopCom executive director, said a total of...

Famous people with bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health problem that is characterized by changes in mood, activity and energy levels. It can impact an individual’s ability to conduct daily activities and have healthy meaningful relationships. The National Institute of Mental Health statistics...
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