Panit sang lemon, nagapanami sang supat

Matuod ang hambalanon nga ”When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Apang suno naman sa mga eksperto, ”don’t ever throw the lemon peel.” Suno kay Ariane Lang, registered dietician sa San José, Costa Rica, ang panit sang lemon ang manggaranon sa bioactive compounds nga tuman ka bentaha sa ikaayong lawas. Pahayag sang dietician, ang flavonoids,… Continue reading Panit sang lemon, nagapanami sang supat

South Asia eyes tourism revival with eased restrictions

by Paavan MATHEMA KATHMANDU, Nepal (AFP) — Nepal has restarted visas on arrival for vaccinated tourists as South Asian nations attempt to revive tourism businesses devastated after 18 months of the pandemic. A near travel shutdown has been in place in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka for more than a year as successive… Continue reading South Asia eyes tourism revival with eased restrictions

FDA nagbabala vs private sector na nag-aalok ng COVID  boosters shots

Manila, Philippines – Nagbabala si Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director-General Eric Domingo sa mga pribadong sektor laban sa nagbebenta ng COVID booster shots. “Nakakapagod nga po, every now and then, may ospital or private company kaming maririnig na nago-offer ng ganyan. Pumupunta pa ang Enforcement Unit para ipaalala sa kanila [na] hindi ninyo pwedeng… Continue reading FDA nagbabala vs private sector na nag-aalok ng COVID  boosters shots

VCO, lagundi ‘adjunct therapy’ lang para sa mild COVID – DOST

Manila, Philippines – Itinutulak ng Department of Science and Technology (DOST) ang paggamit ng lagundi at virgin coconut oil (VCO) bilang “adjuvant therapy” lamang para sa mild COVID-19 cases. Sa virtual forum ngayong Biyernes, sinabi ni Dr.Cecilia C. Marambe Lazarte, direktor ng UP-Manila National Institute of Health, at Dr. Imelda Agdeppa ng DOST-Food and Nutrition… Continue reading VCO, lagundi ‘adjunct therapy’ lang para sa mild COVID – DOST

Sri Lanka shaman dies of Covid after touting ‘blessed’ water cure

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) — A high-profile shaman who tried to end Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 outbreak with “blessed” water has died of the virus, his family said Thursday. Eliyantha White, 48, who treated sports stars and top politicians including the country’s prime minister, claimed in November he could end the pandemic in Sri Lanka and… Continue reading Sri Lanka shaman dies of Covid after touting ‘blessed’ water cure

WHO backs antibody treatment for high-risk Covid patients

PARIS, France (AFP) — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday recommended the synthetic antibody treatment Regeneron for Covid-19, but only in patients with specific health profiles. Persons with non-severe Covid-19 who are nonetheless at high risk of hospitalization can take the antibody combo, as should critically ill patients unable to mount an adequate immune… Continue reading WHO backs antibody treatment for high-risk Covid patients

Novavax nagsumite ng aplikasyon sa WHO para sa emergency listing

MANILA, Philippines – Nagsumite na ng aplikasyon ang Novavax at ang partner nitong Serum Institute ng India ng aplikasyon sa World Health Organization sa emergency use listing ng kanilang COVID-19 vaccine, Huwebes. Makatutulong ang emergency use listing ng WHO para sa mga national regulatory authorities sa pagpapatunay ng kaligtasan at bisa nito. Isa rin ito… Continue reading Novavax nagsumite ng aplikasyon sa WHO para sa emergency listing

US biotech billionaire to make Covid, cancer vaccines in S.Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — Biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong on Thursday said he will begin transferring technology to make Covid-19 and cancer vaccines in South Africa. The South African-born and now United States-based doctor, provided details of the plan that will see coronavirus vaccine production starting next year in an online press conference with President… Continue reading US biotech billionaire to make Covid, cancer vaccines in S.Africa

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Clover vaccine ng Tsina, 79% epektibo vs Delta

MANILA, Philippines – Nasa 79% ng COVID-19 cases na dulot ng Delta variant ang kayang pigilan ng bakunang gawa ng Sichuan Clover Biopharmaceuticals Inc. sa Tsina. Ito ang kauna-unang Chinese vaccine na makakapagbigay ng malinaw na efficacy data laban sa nasabing variant. Lumabas din sa late-stage trials na kayang pigilan ng bakuna ang 67% ng… Continue reading Clover vaccine ng Tsina, 79% epektibo vs Delta