Category Archives: Health

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Ambulance services now available to KonsultaMD customers

Ambulance services may now be availed by customers of KonsultaMD with the recent partnership between the healthcare hotline and Lifeline Ambulance Rescue, Inc., the first and only dedicated “Emergency Quick Response (EQR)” service in the Philippines.

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Shorter people at risk of heart disease

Short people face a greater lifetime risk of clogged arteries, according to a study that confirmed the long-known link between height and heart disease.

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Mobility Therapy helps patients recover faster from ICU

The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It’s hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators so they can breathe.

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Health experts say Water Pipe smoking harmful than cigarettes

World health experts warned that smoking water pipes can be more harmful than cigarettes.

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CT Scans don’t lessen heart attack risks

A study finds that people who see a doctor for chest pain are not risk-free from heart attacks being hospitalized when checked by a fancy type of CT scan

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7 common food that have added sugar

Sugar can be hidden in lots of other common packaged foods.

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Study: Extra Oxygen to immune cells may help fight Cancer

A study in mice suggests something as simple as breathing in extra oxygen might give immune cells a boost in fighting cancer.