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Philippines? top court ousts own chief justice

Philippines' top court ousts own chief justice MANILA: The Philippines´ top court voted on Friday to remove its own chief justice, who faced ouster efforts after battling with Presid.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMay 13th, 2018Related News

Avicii’s friend Nile Rodgers worried over DJ’s drinking habits

Music producer Nile Rodgers is expressing sorrow at the death of DJ star Avicii (ah-VEE'-chee), with whom he developed a close friendship during their collaborations. Rodgers says he considered the Swedish-born DJ his "little brother" and one of the best melody writers he ever worked with. He's among many stars and fans mourning Avicii, who was found dead in Muscat, Oman, on Friday at age 28. Rodgers says his last performance with Avicii was three years ago and was a painful experience because the DJ was drunk. The DJ suffered acute pancreatitis, in part due to excessive drinking. Rodgers says he called out Avicii about being drunk and although he still performed he was u...Keep on reading: Avicii’s friend Nile Rodgers worried over DJ’s drinking habits.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Apr 22nd, 2018Related News

Enjoying Japanese Whisky

JAPANESE WHISKIES continue to be the toast of the whisky world. Prices of Japanese whisky brands also keep rising, and in fact there is an acute shortage of Japanese aged whiskies. Even in my recent travels to the three largest distilleries in Japan — the Yamasaki Distillery in Kyoto, the Hakushu Distillery in Yamanashi (both […] The post Enjoying Japanese Whisky appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsApr 18th, 2018Related News

UN and EU say food insecurity worsens as conflicts rage

PARIS, France – The food security of around 124 million people worldwide was under acute threat at the end of last year, mostly because of worsening conflicts and drought, the UN and EU said Thursday, March 22. The worst food crises in 2017 were in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, Yemen and South ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMar 22nd, 2018Related News

For acute gout corticosteroids look safer than NSAIDs

For the treatment of acute gout, corticosteroids maybe as effective as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs but with fewer side effects based on findings fro.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMar 18th, 2018Related News

EDITORIAL - Wanted: Death detectives

The Dengvaxia controversy highlighted a weakness of the country’s law enforcement: an acute lack of forensic pathologists......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 21st, 2018Related News

Philippines: Volcano gives 2,000 respiratory infection

Philippine authorities say almost 2,000 people are suffering from acute respiratory infection due to Mt. Mayon volcano's torrent of ash, lava, and volcanic rock particles. In.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 29th, 2018Related News

Assitance, prayers needed as Lariba’s leukemia returns

Olympian Ian Lariba is once again asking for assistance as she continues her fight against leukemia, which has now spread to her brain and spinal cord. The table tennis star revealed via a statement on DLSU Sports Twitter that the cancer has returned. Shesuffered bouts of headache and vomiting on the first week of January which prompted her to return to St. Luke's Medical Center. Lariba was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia in May 2017 but was eventually discharged on Oct.23 after undergoing a successful stem cell transplant on Oct. 7. READ:Rio Olympian Ian Lariba diagnosed with leukemia Lariba said she has also started to experience blurring of vision and weaknes...Keep on reading: Assitance, prayers needed as Lariba’s leukemia returns.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 26th, 2018Related News

Woman seeks help for 5-year-old granddaughter under chemotherapy for leukemia

Kyla Alejandra Napay was always sick as a baby, prompting her parents to always leave her in the care of her maternal grandmother. At age 4, however, Kyla was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. "I eventually ended up taking care of her. She grew up with me. I am practically her parent. So now, she is my responsibility. But I don't mind because she is my own granddaughter anyway," 50-year-old Analiza Garcia told the Inquirer. Kyla's parents have since separated and now have their own families. Garcia said that she and Kyla left their hometown of Naga City in June 2016 when a doctor there suggested that the young girl had a blood disorder. "To know what really ail...Keep on reading: Woman seeks help for 5-year-old granddaughter under chemotherapy for leukemia.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 21st, 2018Related News

A six-year-old sauce sachet was found in a woman’s stomach

The 41-year-old patient had endured bouts of acute stomach pain and bloating lasting up to three days, prompting doctors at Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospital in Slough to diagnose her with the serious bowel condition. But when she failed to respond to standard treatment, and began to display “severe” symptoms of the disease, keyhole surgery… link: A six-year-old sauce sachet was found in a woman’s stomach.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jan 6th, 2018Related News

10-year-old girl refuses to let leukemia distract her from schooling

Though she has stopped attending school following her diagnosis with acute lymphocytic leukemia two years ago, Nathalie Navarro has continued her studies with the help of her former teacher. "Her Grade 2 teacher was worried when she was not able to finish the school year so we talked about her tutoring my daughter. Of course, she also needs money so I pay her P150 per hour," Nancy Mondina, Nathalie's mother, told the Inquirer. Nancy said that next school year, her 10-year-old daughter might resume her schooling at Rosario Ocampo Elementary School in Taytay, Rizal province, where she and her partner, Florito Navarro, a tricycle driver, live. The couple have four other children a...Keep on reading: 10-year-old girl refuses to let leukemia distract her from schooling.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 10th, 2017Related News

The Media and the Duterte Presidency: Impunity acute and benign, fettered flow of information

By: the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, and the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (2nd of 3 parts) A MIRROR of the society in which it operates, the Philippine press is far from perfect; it replicates the same weaknesses of those it criticizes. History is witness though […] The post The Media and the Duterte Presidency: Impunity acute and benign, fettered flow of information appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsNov 26th, 2017Related News

'SHORTS: Duterte eyes 23 new attack helicopters; Proxy consent for minors for HIV-Aids test pushed; Mayor proposes P5.8-billion budget for Oro next year

Proxy consent to allow minors to avail testing for Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acute Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-Aids) is one of the main discussion topics of the incoming HIV-Aids Summit slated on D.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsNov 22nd, 2017Related News

'SHORTS: Duterte eyes 23 new attack helicopters; Proxy consent for minors for HIV-Aids test pushed; Mayor proposes P5.8-billion budget for Oro next year

Proxy consent to allow minors to avail testing for Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acute Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-Aids) is one of the main discussion topics of the incoming HIV-Aids Summit slated on D Source link link: #SHORTS: Duterte eyes 23 new attack helicopters; Proxy consent for minors for HIV-Aids test pushed; Mayor proposes P5.8-billion budget for Oro next year.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Nov 22nd, 2017Related News

Pepe Smith in hospital following third stroke

Smith, 69, was in stable condition at the acute stroke and neurological unit of Metro Antipolo Hospital and Medical Center......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopNov 15th, 2017Related News

Mom seeks help for athlete son diagnosed with leukemia

Being very athletic, the last thing 16-year-old Brenz Mhicole Flores expected was to be diagnosed with a serious ailment like acute lymphoblastic leukemia. "He has been competing in arnis in his school since Grade 6, even representing it in contests in Cebu and Lucena," Brenz's mother, Marilyn, told the Inquirer. Brenz, a Grade 10 student of Gov. Felicisimo T. San Luis Integrated Senior High School in Laguna, was diagnosed with leukemia in October 2016. It was during one of these competitions that Brenz's teacher and coach noticed his paleness. Thinking that he was just suffering from anemia, he was placed under medication. After about a week, there was still no improv...Keep on reading: Mom seeks help for athlete son diagnosed with leukemia.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 5th, 2017Related News

PhilHealth Issues New Policy on Claims for 3 Diseases

The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) no longer requires the length of stay in hospital as basis for reimbursing claims for pneumonia, acute gastroenteritis, and urinary tract infection (UTI). Circular No. 2017-0028, signed by Dr....The post PhilHealth Issues New Policy on Claims for 3 Diseases appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 2nd, 2017Related News

Men's volleyball stars hold benefit exhibition match

Virtual Playground gathered its volleyball talents for a one-day benefit exhibition match held recently as part of the agency’s advocacy project.   Held for the benefit of 5-year-old Yunix Ashteen Andrecio diagnosed with an Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, VP’s pool of NCAA and UAAP men’s volleyball stars led by national team captain John Vic De Guzman staged the event in Calamba, Laguna.   Looking to give back and share all the blessings he received this year, hometown hero and former College of St. Benilde ace De Guzman initiated the benefit game.  “When I learned about the case of Baby Yunix, nag-isip po ako ng puwede ko maitulong kaya po I asked the help of my friends in Laguna, ‘yung local government and my management agency, Virtual Playground for support,” said De Guzman, the reigning NCAA Most Valuable Player who led CSB to its breakthrough crown in Season 92.  “Sa pamamagitan po ng volleyball ay nakapagbigay po kami kahit paano ng kaunting assistance sa mga nangangailangan,” he added. Aside from De Guzman other VP talents who made the benefit game possible were De La Salle University’s Raymark Woo, Geuel Asia, Levin Dimayuga and Mike Frey, Josh Villanueva of Ateneo de Manila University, Timothy Eusebio of San Sebastian College, San Beda’s Jomaru Amagan, Anjo Pertierra of Mapua and Jerome Sarmiento of Adamson. Also giving a helping hand were Philippine national team members Ranran Abdilla and Bonjomar Castel. Virtual Playground is committed to expose its talents to more advocacy projects as part of their ongoing campaign 'VPInspire. It is the agency’s way to impart to its talents the virtue of being socially responsible apart from being the best in their respective field of sports. “Dasal lang po namin ang mabilis na paggaling ni Baby Yunix and gusto ko lang po malaman nya na nandito kaming mga kuya nya to win this fight with her,” said De Guzman, who is also an actor and model. “Mahaba pa po ang laban na ito - so I’m hoping mas marami pa po ang gustong tumulong.' For help and donations, kindly contact Mrs. Anna Andrecio, 0949-8555430 and 0918-2604901.       .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsOct 11th, 2017Related News

Lady Paddlers dedicate 4-peat to Lariba

De La Salle University’s women's four-peat is for Ian Lariba.        The Lady Paddlers needed three games to beat University of Santo Tomas and remain in the throne Monday night in the UAAP Season 80 table tennis tournament at the UP CHK Gym.        After dropping the championship opener, 2-3, that ended a 14-game winning run, La Salle was able to bounce back in the next two to beat the Tigresses via identical 3-1 scores to win the series.        In the men's division, National University won its first-ever men's title, ending UST's reign with a 3-1 victory in the Finals decider to annex the crown.        Emy Rose Dael, who took over from Lariba, won her second straight MVP award, while giving Jamaica Sy and Mardeline Carreon a grand send-off to their collegiate careers.               DLSU, which clinched its fifth women's championship in the last six years, drew inspiration for this season's campaign from Lariba, who was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) last May and is still recovering in the hospital.        Rio Olympian Lariba was instrumental for the Lady Paddlers' dynasty and was a part of coaching staff last season.                Ateneo's Joana Chen bagged the Rookie of the Year honors.         NU defeated UST, 3-2, in the opener for the Tigers got a lifeline after scoring a 3-2 win Game 2.        John Misal of the Bulldogs was named the season MVP.        It was a double celebration for NU as it boy's team won the back-to-back championship after blanking UST in the do-or-die match, 3-0, with Stephen John Deiz emerging as MVP.        UST's girls’ team, meanwhile, completed a perfect season capped by a 3-1 conquest of De La Salle-Zobel. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsOct 10th, 2017Related News

Royal school run: Prince George s first day a success

LONDON (AP) — Prince George went to school for the first time Thursday, but it was a rite of passage missed by his mother, who is struggling with acute morni.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesSep 8th, 2017Related News