Multifocal contact lenses reduce worsening nearsightedness

August 19, 2020
Single vision prescription glasses and contact lenses are used to correct myopic vision but fail to treat the underlying problem. Multifocal contact lenses – typically used to improve near vision of people over the age of 40 years – correct myopic vision in children while simultaneously slowing myopia progression by slowing eye growth.

Study shows yoga to improve anxiety

August 15, 2020
Led by researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, a new study found that yoga was significantly more effective for generalized anxiety disorder than standard education on stress management, but not effective as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), the gold standard form of structured talk therapy that helps patients identify negative thinking for better responses to challenges.

DOH recalibrates approach to contain COVID-19

August 06, 2020
They say the only way to win the war is to know exactly the enemy, thus the Department of Health through Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire and other health stakeholders called on the public to be the solution to the problem as they recalibrated their approach to combat COVID-19 in the next two weeks during the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ).

Keep your pet(s) safe from COVID infection

August 03, 2020
There have been a handful of cases around the world and almost all appear to have caught it off their owners. Luckily, animals are far less susceptible to infection. The biggest cat to fall victim is Nadia, a four-year-old Malayan tiger at New York’s Bronx Zoo. She made a full recovery.