Isko warns of Covid-19 ‘2nd wave’ as figures in US, Europe rise

MANILA, Oct 14 (Mabuhay) — Manila Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso on Tuesday warned the public of the possibility of a ‘second wave’ of the coronavirus, citing the rising number of infections in Europe and the United States. “I hope we don’t experience what is...

Diet: low carb emerges victorious over low fat in comparative study

(Relaxnews) – For weight loss and cardiovascular disease prevention, low carb is the way to go, according to researchers from Tulane University, Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins University in the US. The research team set out to determine the effects of a...

Scientists create ‘mini-retina’ in lab dish

(PARIS-AFP) – In another step towards reversing degenerative vision loss, scientists said Tuesday they had coaxed stem cells into growing into a tiny, light-sensing retina in a lab dish. The study is an important technical feat in using reprogrammed cells, whose discovery...

Meditation offers slight relief from anxiety: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Meditation may help ease anxiety and depression in certain patients, and in some cases the practice may be as effective as taking anti-depressant medications, said a study Monday. However, a review of scientific literature on mindfulness meditation...