Foods that help you get well

April 06, 2020
YOU’VE probably heard or read on the internet that some of the common foods we eat or ingredients we use as garnish have medicinal properties – could lower high blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and even help kill bacteria or are antiseptic.

Research shows promise on COVID-19 vaccine

April 04, 2020
"We had previous experience on SARS-CoV in 2003 and MERS-CoV in 2014. These two viruses, which are closely related to SARS-CoV-2, teach us that a particular protein, called a spike protein, is important for inducing immunity against the virus. We knew exactly where to fight this new virus," said co-senior author Andrea Gambotto, M.D., associate professor of surgery at the Pitt School of Medicine.

How to chase lockdown blues away

April 03, 2020
WE are now on the third week of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) and many are getting paranoid while being locked down in their homes as ordered by the government to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

FDA warns on DIY disinfectants, sanitizers

April 02, 2020
When mixed with rum that contain ethyl alcohol it will produce a more dangerous and hazardous chemical that poses risk to one’s health once ingested, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin, the FDA said. That is, such concoction of chemicals “may result in physical harm or injury to you and your family”.

Keep your immune system strong

April 02, 2020
* Be careful with antibiotics. Using antibiotics too often leads to antibiotic resistance. The more you use antibiotics, the more likely the medicines may not work as well for you in the future. That means, you have a higher chance of getting sick with longer, more stubborn infections.

Beauty Tips to Help You Look Your Best

March 31, 2020
Natural beauty refers to a vital and healthy look for your body, hair, and skin.  Living an overall healthier lifestyle is the first step to refreshing your appearance.  Take care of your body from the inside out before attempting to fix skin problems with surface treatments like moisturizer or makeup.  Many times, a simple lifestyle change is all it takes to completely revitalize your look.

Simple household hacks while under ECQ

March 30, 2020
ARE you getting bored or having “cabin fever” while under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), well, it’s time to inspect all the corners of your home you’ve never visited during the past months. Do the laundry or fix any broken items. Read on to discover new hacks that would simplify your life.