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Belly, thigh fat may raise aggressive prostate cancer risk

first_imgMen who have high amounts of fat in their abdomens and thighs may have greater risk of developing advanced and fatal prostate cancer than those with less fat in those areas, according to a new study led by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.The association was stronger among men with a lower body mass index (BMI) than with a higher BMI, first author Barbra Dickerman, a research fellow in the Department of Epidemiology, said in a June 10, 2019 UPI article.Diet and exercise to lose fat may decrease the risk of developing prostate cancer, the researchers said.Other Harvard Chan School researchers include Unnur Valdimarsdottir, Edward Giovannucci, Kathryn Wilson, Sarah Markt, and Lorelei Mucci. Read Full Storylast_img read more

Red Cross asked to test for COVID-19 stranded Ilonggo OFWs in Manila

first_img* OFWs shall undergo RT PCR test priorto departure from their immediate point of entry. Only those whose resultsare negative will be allowed to depart and accepted in Region 6. OnlyDepartment of Health (DOH)-approved tests shall be accepted as valid results. The first batch to complete the 14-dayquarantine would be the first to be tested at the Red Cross facility. Defensor said OWWA would befacilitating the OFWs’ trip. OFWs who test negative for SARS-CoV-2,the virus that causes COVID-19, would be allowed to return to Iloilo. These are the conditions: * OFWs shall submit their COVID-19real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test results from their country oforigin should it be available. OFWs whose test results are positivewould undergo confirmatory tests. The testing and quarantining of theOFWs were requirements before they could be allowed to return to Iloilo. During the April 23 meeting of theinter-agency task force, Iloilo’s Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. got in touch withOverseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) administrator Hans Leo Cacdacabout the possible Red Cross testing of the OFWs. The stranded Ilonggo OFWs arecurrently in the care of OWWA. ILOILO City – The Philippine Red Crossin Metro Manila has been asked to test for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)the estimated 150 Ilonggo overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) stranded in MetroManila since March. For his part, Iloilo City’s MayorJerry Treñas announced on Thursday a plan to fetch the stranded OFWs using aprivate airplane.center_img According to Gilbert Paul Valderrama,administrator of Red Cross Iloilo, the Red Cross in Mandaluyong City hasavailable test kits and laboratory for the testing. * OFWs are required to undergo 14-dayquarantine and must be asymptomatic prior to departure from their immediatepoint of entry. Upon their return, the OFWs would betested using rapid test kits, he said. According to Defensor, the Departmentof Tourism Region 6, a member of the regional inter-agency task force,identified the following as possible quarantine sites: Goldberry Hotel, GTHotel (De Leon), GT Hotel (Jaro),  Injap Tower Hotel, and Urban Inn. Treñas’ new plan is a completeturnaround from his previous stance that Ilonggo OFWs must first be tested intheir place of origin and must be certified as free from COVID-19 beforereturning to Iloilo. The testing would be done by batchesof 50 each, said Defensor, citing Cacdac’s statement. He forwarded to their central office acopy of Resolution No. 12 of Western Visayas’ COVID-19 inter-agency task forcethat set the conditions for the return of Ilonggo OFWs “to ensure the generalwelfare of the repatriates and the safety of residents in Region 6”. Upon arrival in Iloilo, the OFWS wouldagain be subjected to 14 days of quarantine. “Naga-andamkita. Gusto naton papaulion ang OFWs pero siguruhon gid dapat nga wala sila sangmay i-laton sa ila pamilya kag iban nga tawo,” said Defensor. The mayor announced the plan amidcriticisms of his being unfair to the OFWs for allowing the return here fromMetro Manila of a close associate’s daughter who turned out positive forSARS-CoV-2./PNlast_img read more