Lifestyle - Wellness
Spider venom may offer hope for stroke victims, reveal scientists March 22, 2017 | 8:11 am | Agence France-Presse report Scientists from Australia report that they may have found a way to minimize the effects of brain damage after a stroke.
Sounds like healing: Here's how Medsonix's audio therapy can make you feel better Wednesday, February 8, 2017 8:09 am| By Joyce Reyes-Aguila | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Increase blood flow, enable mobility, or reduce inflammation and pain with the help of this US FDA-approved integrated medical device.

Watsons stores present fair deals and a holistic approach to skin whitening Wednesday, February 8, 2017 7:44 am| By D. C. Vasquez | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Start your beauty routine by stocking up on well-priced products at the country’s top beauty and wellness store.

Fitness trainer shares Maxine Medina's intense Miss Universe workout and diet regimen Friday, January 20, 2017 10:04 am| Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos b yBernard Testa |Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Fitness expert shares workout and diet tips on how to achieve that Miss Universe body.

Active kids less likely to be depressed later on Thursday, January 12, 2017 12:29 pm| By Lisa Rapaport | Reuters

Children who get more exercise may have fewer symptoms of depression than their peers who are less active, a recent study suggests.

Dishwashing bars could pose health risks

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 12:11 pm | By Aliana Gimena,

Latest studies show that the use of soap bar solution in cleaning dishes is a risky practice that could result into food poisoning, infections, diarrhea, and typhoid to name a few.

What your heavy menstrual bleeding could be telling you

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 11:40 am | By Ana Valenzuela,

Besides causing emotional stress and disrupting work performance, HMB may also be a symptom of another underlying disease. Once it’s affecting a woman’s quality of life, it’s time to consult a doctor.

Pinay 'grows' seven inches through leg-lengthening surgery

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 9:27 am | Text by Janus Victoria, News5/Photos courtesy of Journo

A grueling surgical procedure first developed in Siberia helped correct this girl’s developmental deformity, extending her mobility and hope to enjoy a normal life.

Events: Love Yourself Hub set to open July 8

Monday, July 2, 2012 - 4:26 pm | Lifestyle Section,

New resource center aims increase awareness and offer counseling and education especially among the youth and LGBT-MSM communities in response to sexually transmitted infections and other sexuality-related concerns.

Inkcanto: Read this and save a life

Monday, July 2, 2012 - 3:44 pm | By Ramil Digal Gulle,

We all live. We all die. You are a survivor. Make the rest of your life count.

Video: In Antique, relax and get a hot bath in a giant vat

Monday, July 2, 2012 - 2:41 pm | Report by Aliana Gimena/Video from News5

Cooking up cartoon images of being boiled in a huge pot by cannibals? Don’t. This fresh way of using the local ‘kawa’ guarantees to ease tired muscles and soothe spirits instead.

More washrooms, better water supply equal kids doing better in school

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 3:28 pm | By Dino Mari L. Testa, by Rudy Esperas

As students go back to school next month, DepEd’s Brigada Eskwela and its new partner UNICEF bring cleaner toilets and water supplies to help solve water, sanitation, and hygiene issues affecting Filipino schoolchildren.

Makati Med opens door for still disputed stem cell therapy

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 7:41 am | By Joyce R. Matti

Makati Medical Center’s Cellular Therapeutics Laboratory treats a spectrum of health issues through revolutionary—and still controversial—stem cell treatment.

Sun, sea, and a swell spa in Boracay

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 10:19 am | By Ma. Stella F. Arnaldo, Special to

In Boracay, where a sea of pricey spas line its white sands, here’s a low-key haven offering invigorating rubdowns guaranteed to relieve your body—and your pocket.