Recommended Videos

More articles about: Health and Fitness

 
Share
Well, this one's obvious.
Today in obvious news: Mo' money, mo' health problems. According to a study by the European Society of Cardiology, working men with higher incomes are more likely to develop hypertension. All over the world, more than one billion people have high blood pressure. It's the ...
 
Share
Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. can now manufacture low-cost breathing aids.
Filipinos have been prompting the government to advocate locally made products—from testing kits to PPEs—amid the fight against COVID-19. This solution does not only make sure that our healthcare sector saves on costs, but also fuels our manufacturing industry.In response to this ...
 
Share
Face shields over face masks.
Face shields will be required in all forms of public transportation from Aug. 15, the Department of Transportation said in a memorandum released Wednesday. The face shields will be on top of face masks. The Philippines is addressing fast-rising COVID-19 infections that forced the reimposition of ...
 
Share
Catharine graduated with a bachelor's in Biology and a master's in Genetics.
In the past few months, we've seen several people exert efforts and help in the fight against COVID-19. Filipinos celebrities have raised funds, Filipinos flight attendants have donated healthcare essentials to those in need, and of course, there are the Filipino medical frontliners who ...
 
Share
Good news for those six feet and below.
Being tall has always been socially desirable. That's not to say that having your height in check is advantageous in every way. A new study says people who are over six feet tall are twice as likely to contract COVID-19.Top Story: Breaking Bad: The ...
 
Share
That said, being happy and jolly all the time doesn't mean you'll live longer.
Let us be the first ones to say that always looking at the bright side of life is harder than it sounds. It's why tons of people choose to be pessimistic instead. Science says that being too negative is bad for your health, however.A new ...
 
Share
An informed opinion from an infectious diseases doctor and molecular biologist on what’s going on.
There are a lot of mixed messages going around again as to whether the pandemic is better, worse, or something in between. We’re also comparing countries with widely different populations, resources, demographics, and dynamics. All these are happening while the virus continues ...
 
Share
Despite easing lockdowns, Filipinos still don't want to risk getting COVID-19.
Despite claims the pandemic continues to spread in the Philippines due to the lack of discipline in Filipinos, a new report from the Social Weather Station has found this is not the case.In the results released today, July 24, the SWS found that ...
 
Share
Or, at the very least, selfies influence your mood.
Instagram is popular for a reason. It's fun, visual, and relatively easy to use. There's a lot more to it than we know, it seems, as researchers say sharing selfies makes us happer. Or, at the very least, influences our mood.Top Story: Transwoman Billionaire ...
 
Share
How to emotionally and mentally deal with losing your job.
Thousands if not millions have lost or might soon lose their jobs as a result of the pandemic, creating an economic and social problem for Filipinos. A deeper look into the numbers and statistics will tell you a story of greater struggle—the ...
 
Share
Or, at the very least, slow it down.
It's a known fact that exercise is good for you. No matter how much we're told that it is, most of us haven't taken the step to be more active to receive exercising's well-known benefits. A new study might just change that, however, because apparently ...
 
Share
When will we finally flatten the curve?
In a time of political turmoil, don’t be distracted from the ongoing pandemic around the world—especially when COVID-19 cases in the Philippines could potentially spike to almost 100,000 by the end of August. That’s in less than two months.The University of the ...
 
Share
The Philippines reports its biggest spike in COVID-19 cases in recent days.
The Philippines has reported its biggest spike in coronavirus infections in recent days as the government eases quarantine restrictions to revive the economy, raising the possibility its crowded capital may be placed back under a strict lockdown.The Department of Health reported a ...
 
Share
The avian-like swine flu was discovered in China.
As the world continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, another possible pandemic is on the horizon. Researchers in China have revealed the discovery of a strain of the H1N1 virus—which caused the 2009 pandemic—and according to the scientists, this new type ...
 
Share
What have people been doing while stuck in lockdown?
Nearly two million women are expected to give birth this year. Let that sink in for a moment. Oh, we wish we were making this up or at least exaggerating but the information, or rather, alarming numbers come from the Commission on Population ...
 
Share
According to the actor, these are the five exercises he does after biking or running.
From the start of the quarantine, Matteo Guidicelli has been staying active and healthy—which you'd know if you peeked at his Instagram. He's also been sharing his workout routine, as well as helpful fitness tips and tricks.Top Story: Sofia Andres' Boyfriend Daniel Miranda Is ...
 
Share
Moderate-intensity activity such as cycling was found to be the most beneficial.
Get up and stretch because, in today's too-much-of-anything-is-bad news, research says being immobile for long can raise your risk for cancer. That's right, you can't even sit down anymore without being scared for your health.Top Story: These Famous Filipinos Have Harvard University CredentialsThe study, published in JAMA ...
 
Share
Priced at P1,500, the mask has been created with the utmost attention to detail.
There's been much debate about wearing face masks while working out. Several experts say the risk is extremely low in the outdoors but there's still a huge chance of someone coughing right when you're passing them. On another hand, a face mask makes it harder to ...
 
Share
Here's why it could be instrumental to finding a cure.
COVID-19 hits a number of people harder. What we know is that this includes older people, as well as those with underlying medical problems. But, a new study says that even bald men may have to be added to the list.Top Story: We Finally ...
 
Share
It all links to dark personality characteristics like narcissism.
What makes a psychopath? Being callous and manipulative is a given. But, even though it's a personality disorder that psychiatrists know pretty well, there's still a lot of ways to tell if someone has psychopathic tendencies.  Apparently, the latest one is ignoring social distancing guidelines. Yep, ...
Connect With Us