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July 10, 2018 7:43 AM Weaning babies sooner onto solids can aid sleep, study suggests

While the practice did not provide for totally uninterrupted nights of sleep, the study of 1,303 children in England and Wales between 2009 and 2012 showed that babies given solids earlier than currently recommended did improve their sleep patterns. The parents of half the children were encouraged to feed their babies solids, such as white fish or wheat 34

November 8, 2017 11:28 PM Nicco Santos’ ‘laksa’ and ‘nasi lemak,’ Francis Lim’s pad Thai and fish ‘amok’

They say that nothing brings people together than good food. And so, in celebration of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit, here are some of Manila’s noted chefs reimagining the participating countries’ national dishes. Nicco Santos’ restaurants, Your Local and Hey Handsome, are a testament to his familiarity with Asian flavors 88

June 16, 2017 5:29 PM Martial law babies: Birth in the time of war

MARAWI, Philippines – Raisah Labay gently cradles her newborn: a boy who was named Martial to mark her flight from this war-torn city and his birth under newly imposed military rule. President Duterte declared martial law in the entire Mindanao last month in response to Islamist militants going on a rampage in Labay’s home city of Marawi, which triggered 21

January 31, 2017 4:51 PM How motherhood gave new meaning to Toni Gonzaga's life

MANILA — For TV host-actress Toni Gonzaga, being a mother is one of the most difficult roles she has ever played. It's a real-life drama that can only be appreciated through experience. Gonzaga gave birth to baby Seve in September 2016. She had "a hard time pushing the baby out" due to labor contractions, Gonzaga's mother, Pinty, said. Apart from the pain of giving 7

January 12, 2017 4:00 PM Goat milk not good for infants – FDA

MANILA, Philippines - Goat milk is not a substitute for breast milk, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the public. In an advisory issued yesterday, the FDA said promoting the use of goat milk undermines the importance of breast milk as a source of adequate and safe nutrition for infants. “The public is discouraged from patronizing the schemes 12

November 30, 2016 11:54 AM Red Cross cites facts, myths about HIV transmission

MANILA, Philippines -- In observance of World AIDS Day on Thursday, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), in its official Facebook account, shared some facts and myths on the transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). According to the post, there are three ways to transmit HIV -- unprotected sexual contact (without use of condoms); blood transfusion 29

November 17, 2016 7:11 PM Zika birth defects: Concerns spread from head to toe

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) This is a disorder characterized by not being able to focus or pay attention, being physically overactive, not being able to control behavior, or a combination of these. autism (also known as autism spectrum disorders ) A set of developmental disorders that interfere with how certain parts of the brain 60

October 9, 2016 12:17 AM We knew this Trump all along

Republicans are shocked — shocked! — about Donald Trump’s caught-on-tape remarks boasting in vulgar terms about sexual assaults on women. GOP Sens. John McCain, John Thune, Kelly Ayotte, Mike Lee, Mark Kirk and Mike Crapo, two Republican governors and a dozen or more GOP members of the House either said they won’t support Trump or called on Trump to quit, while 5

June 22, 2016 1:23 AM Study: Breast-fed Babies Behave Better in School

A study published Tuesday reinforces the long-held belief that breast-feeding is best for babies. The study was carried out on 1,500 children in South Africa between 7 and 11 years old. It showed that those who drank breast milk exclusively for the first six months of life had an easier time behaving in school than those breast-fed less than one month 19

February 18, 2016 1:11 PM New Research Bolsters Link Between Zika and Birth Defects

Researchers in Brazil have detected traces of the Zika virus in the amniotic fluid of two fetuses with microcephaly, further bolstering the connection between the two. However, questions still remain. The new study, published in Lancet Infectious Diseases, suggests that Zika can cross the placental barrier, but it doesn’t prove that the virus causes 6