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Fibrosis in Fat Tissue Predicts Poor Weight Loss After Surgery
Medscape News - 2017-09-12
LISBON, PORTUGAL -- A novel and easy-to-use score that measures fibrosis in human subcutaneous adipose tissue (scAT) could help to identify patients who are poor responders to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) weight-loss surgery, the results of a trial ...

Solon slams Maria Sofia Love for viral sexy dance cover of 'Lupang Hinirang'
Philstar - 2017-09-12
MANILA, Philippines -- A lawmaker on Tuesday criticized a viral video of internet personality Maria Sofia Love Sanchez dancing to the tune of the Philippine national anthem "Lupang Hinirang" clad in a scanty one-piece suit. Abra Rep. Joseph Bernos said ...

Abaloparatide Fracture Reductions Sustained in Osteoporosis
Medscape News - 2017-09-12
DENVER -- Substantial reductions in fracture risk in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis seen after 18 months of treatment with the new osteoanabolic drug abaloparatide (Tymlos, Radius Health) are sustained for up to 2 years after switching to ...

Nanoparticles from tattoos can travel inside the body
United Press International - 2017-09-12
Sept. 12 (UPI) --Scientists have discovered that micro and nanoparticles from tattoos can travel inside the body and reach the lymph nodes. The study, published today in Scientific Reports, is the first to show evidence of the transport of various organic ...

Apple iPhone X features edge-to-edge glass, OLED display, Face ID and more
United Press International - 2017-09-12
Sept. 12 (UPI) --Apple revealed its newest smartphone, the iPhone X, on Tuesday morning. At the unveiling, held at the new Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, Calif., CEO Tim Cook introduced the phone before Philip W. Schiller, Apple's senior vice president ...

Google reveals formal plan to distrust Symantec certificates in 2018
ZDNet - 2017-09-12
Google has revealed formal plans to distrust Symantec security certificates from the release of Chrome 66 in 2018. On Monday, the tech giant's finalized plans were posted on the official Google Security blog, which states that starting with Chrome 66, no ...

Senator calls on Justice Secretary to step down amid threat of cases
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-09-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 12) -- A senator called on the Justice Secretary to resign as she alleged that the Secretary is plotting to file cases against her. Senator Risa Hontiveros, in a privilege speech on Monday, said she got hold of a ...

LIST: Class suspensions for September 13
Philstar - 2017-09-12
The state weather bureau is also monitoring another weather disturbance, Typhoon Lannie, which was also forecast to enhance the southwest monsoon and bring rains over some areas in the country. It also warned of flooding in low-lying areas. View the ...

Two brothers dead in Taytay landslide due to rains from 'Maring'
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-09-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 12) -- Two teenaged brothers were killed and their mother injured after the family's house was buried in a landslide early Tuesday, the Taytay municipal disaster office said. Jude Fundal, 17, and his brother Justin ...

Ex-Customs Chief Faeldon detained at Senate
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-09-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- Senate detained former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon on Monday. Senator Richard Gordon said Faeldon told him he is not willing to face Senators Ping Lacson and Antonio Trillanes IV during the Senate ...

PNP: Body found in Nueva Ecija creek not Reynaldo de Guzman
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-09-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- The body found with 31 stab wounds in a creek in Nueva Ecija was not that of 14-year-old Reynaldo de Guzman, police said on Monday. The Philippine National Police said the DNA profile of the corpse did not ...

Ex-Caloocan mayor Echiverri's bid to dismiss graft raps junked anew
Philstar - 2017-09-12
MANILA, Philippines -- Another division of the Sandiganbayan has denied the bid of former Caloocan City mayor Enrico Echiverri to dismiss his graft cases in connection with the alleged anomalous drainage improve and road concreting projects in 2011 and ...

What To Do When Your Health Insurance Won't Pay The Bills
NPR News - 2017-09-12
Understanding your health plan benefits and what isn't covered is crucial for consumers. But that isn't always easy. Readers' questions this month center around what insurance companies need to tell customers about their benefits and when. For example ...

Samsung wants to release folding smartphone in 2018
CNN Money - 2017-09-12
Smartphones can do a lot of things, but you can't yet buy one that folds. Samsung plans to change that soon. The world's biggest smartphone maker is aiming to release a device with a foldable display in 2018, its head of mobile Koh Dong-jin said in Seoul ...

Duterte promises vacation to Marawi troops once battle is over
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-09-12
The crisis in Marawi, which has been going on for 112 days, has claimed the lives of 45 civilians and 145 troops, and killed 655 terrorists. Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 12) -- President Rodrigo Duterte promised on Monday to treat soldiers ...

This clinic is the healthcare equivalent of a private Swiss bank
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2017-09-12
When a 97-year-old lady with dementia needed to undergo blood tests and an X-ray, but refused to go to hospitals because she found them agitating, her family brought her to Centre Médicale Internationale (CMI), a health facility in Bonifacio Global City.

Nintendo Switch linked with Leaderboards, Achievements system
Inquirer Technology - 2017-09-12
Compared to the Wii U, the Switch is in much better health than its predecessor, meriting the development of a platform-wide achievements system. The steady supply of well-received titles such as "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild", "Splatoon 2 ...

Easing of rules on merging rural banks under incentive program eyed
Inquirer - 2017-09-12
Banking regulators are looking at easing the requirements for rural bank mergers, such that two lenders may consolidate under the incentive program of the government. Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. president Roberto B. Tan told the Inquirer last week ...

Heavy rains leave most metro roads flooded
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-09-12
Classes and work were suspended in several cities due to the inclement weather. Flooded areas in Zapote Road, Las Piñas Flooded areas in Zapote Road, Las Piñas due to #MaringPH pic.twitter.com/OJXUBnb3Nq

Lannie, Maring out of PAR as early as Wednesday afternoon, says Pagasa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-09-12
Typhoon Lannie (international name: Talim) and Tropical Storm Maring (international name: Doksuri) are expected to exit the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR)on Wednesday late afternoon or early evening, the state weather bureau said. Weather ...

Ex-DA execs charged over fertilizer scam
Philstar - 2017-09-12
MANILA, Philippines -- Four former officials of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in Davao have been charged with graft for their alleged involvement in the fertilizer scam. In a complaint filed on Aug. 25, former DA regional director Roger Chio ...

Trillanes: I'll 'walk into jail' if wrong about Duterte bank accounts
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-09-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 12) -- Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is willing to go to jail if President Rodrigo Duterte is proven to be clean. Speaking to CNN Philippines' The Source, Trillanes reiterated his challenge on Monday for Duterte to ...

Arnaiz's parents, public attorney insist: Carl is not a criminal
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-09-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 12) - The 19-year-old killed in an alleged shootout with police is not the same one tagged by the cab driver as the holdupper, the Public Attorney's Office (PAO) said. In yet another twist into the investigation of ...

Trillanes: Gordon wants to prove loyalty to Duterte
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-09-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 12) -- Senator Richard Gordon is cozying up to the President through his position in the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said Tuesday. Speaking to CNN Philippines' The Source, Trillanes ...

DOF: PH fast-tracks big-ticket infra projects to be funded by China
Inquirer - 2017-09-12
The Philippine government has streamlined the approval process for the big-ticket infrastructure projects to be funded by China in order to fast-track their implementation, the Department of Finance said Tuesday. During a meeting over the weekend between ...

For Many Women, Cervical Cancer Screening May Get A Lot Simpler
NPR News - 2017-09-12
Women ages 30 to 65 may decide how often they want to get screened for cervical cancer depending on the test they choose, according new draft recommendations for cervical cancer screening from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Testing every three ...

Here's how much the high-end iPhone X costs and when you can buy it
Business Insider - 2017-09-12
Apple announced the iPhone X at its iPhone event in Cupertino, California, on Tuesday. You can preorder the iPhone X, Apple's highest-end iPhone, on October 27 from Apple's website. It will hit retail stores on November 3. The iPhone X, pronounced "iPhone ...

DOH plans to put up special ward for OFWs in public hospitals
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-09-12
"Most of the hospitals are willing to have a dedicated wing or ward for OFWs," said Bertiz. Meanwhile, the Department of Health (DOH) is planning to put up special ward for 70 public hospitals before the year ends. This was confirmed by Health ...

South Cotabato mayor cleared of gun charges
Philstar - 2017-09-12
SOUTH COTABATO, Philippines -- Authorities have exonerated from criminal liability the mayor of Tampakan town in South Cotabato who was detained briefly Monday for possession of firearms. Superintendent Romeo Galgo Jr., spokesman of the Police Regional ...

BI denies hold departure order vs Robin Padilla
Philstar - 2017-09-12
MANILA, Philippines -- There has been no hold departure order issued against actor Robin Padilla, the Bureau of Immigration clarified on Tuesday. Padilla took to Instagram to lament that he was barred by the Immigration from boarding his flight to China ...

MMDA lifts number coding scheme due to bad weather
Philstar - 2017-09-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The Metro Manila Development Authority on Tuesday declared that it will lift the number coding scheme due to inclement weather. The traffic authority initially announced that the unified vehicular volume reduction program will be ...

Heavy rains inundate most metro roads
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-09-12
Classes and work were suspended in several cities due to the inclement weather. Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share ...

Government work in Metro Manila, Region III, Calabarzon suspended
Philstar - 2017-09-12
... Tuesday announced the suspension of work in government offices in Metro Manila, Region III and Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) due to the bad weather. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella made the announcement through ...

PSE suspends trading
Philstar - 2017-09-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Stock Exchange has announced that there will be no trading on Tuesday. PSE President and chief executive officer Ramon Monzon issued the memorandum of suspension early Tuesday. "Please be advised that there will be no ...

LIST: Flooded areas in Metro Manila, September 12
Philstar - 2017-09-12
MANILA, Philippines -- As two weather disturbances continue to prevail in the country, some areas experienced flooding on Tuesday. The state weather bureau issued a yellow rainfall warning over Metro Manila, Cavite, Batangas, Quezon, Laguna, Rizal and ...

DOF to BCDA: Sell military properties to augment pension
Inquirer - 2017-09-12
The Department of Finance (DOF) has asked state-run Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) to dispose of properties in former military camps in order to augment the ballooning pension of uniformed personnel. "We are working with the BCDA--it ...

Peso to weaken next year - DBS
Philstar - 2017-09-12
MANILA, Philippines -- DBS Bank Ltd. of Singapore sees the peso weakening further to a range of 52.50 to 53.30 to $1 next year as the Philippines is set to book its first current account (CA) deficit in 15 years this year. In its Economics Markets ...

Slower internet due to subway cable damage -- PLDT
Philstar - 2017-09-11
It also said it would continue to provide updates to customers. Globe Telecom Inc., meanwhile, said the damage to the undersea cables had no adverse impact to enterprise clients and mobile and broadband customers. Yoly Crisanto, senior vice president ...

The Latest: Irma claims 3rd life in Georgia
Associated Press - 2017-09-11
EU's humanitarian aid commissioner, Christos Stylianides, announced the assistance Monday, saying the money will go to key sectors such as health, water and sanitation and waste management. The EU has already been involved in the emergency relief effort ...

3 dead in tricycle mishaps
Philstar - 2017-09-11
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Philippines -- Three persons died in separate accidents involving tricycles in this city and in Isabela on Sunday. Martin Addun, 34, and Michael Mora, 18, were thrown off their tricycle when it rammed banana trees in Barangay San ...

3-month old baby killed, 11 injured in riprap collapse in Lucena City
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 12) -- A three-month old boy was killed and 11 others wounded in Lucena City, Quezon on Tuesday, when a riprap collapsed after days of heavy rain, police said. Lucena City police chief Supt. Art Brual Jr. said the ...

'Maring' slightly intensifies, barrels toward Quezon-Aurora
Philstar - 2017-09-11
MANILA, Philippines -- Tropical Depression Maring has slightly intensified on Tuesday morning as it barrels toward Quezon-Aurora area where it is expected to make landfall in the afternoon. Based on available data, "Maring" is packing winds of up to 55 ...

Trillanes disputes offshore account allegations, issues waivers
cnnphilippines.com - 2017-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- Senator Antonio Trillanes IV denied allegations of having offshore bank accounts, and issued a dozen waivers allowing authorities to probe into them. "Ni isang offshore bank account, wala ako, [I don't have ...

ASEAN firms up RCEP stance, engages 6 dialogue partners
Philstar - 2017-09-11
MANILA, Philippines -- The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have come out with a unified stance on the parameters for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) following the conclusion of the ASEAN Economic Ministers ...

The Latest: Authorities report 1st death in South Carolina
Associated Press - 2017-09-11
EU's humanitarian aid commissioner, Christos Stylianides, announced the assistance Monday, saying the money will go to key sectors such as health, water and sanitation and waste management. The EU has already been involved in the emergency relief effort ...

Signal No. 1 up over 15 areas in Luzon as 2 weather disturbances enter PAR
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-09-11
Two weather disturbances have entered the Philippine area of responsibility - Typhoon "Lannie" and Tropical Depression "Maring." This is according to the bulletins issued at 11 p.m. on Monday by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and ...

Rackspace acquires Datapipe as it looks to expand its managed services business
TechCrunch - 2017-09-11
Rackspace today announced its intention to acquire Datapipe, one of its largest competitors in the managed public and private cloud services business. Rackspace expects the acquisition, which is its largest one yet, to close in the next quarter.

Irma Blows Out of Florida After Emptying 30 Hospitals
Medscape News - 2017-09-11
Now downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Irma is blowing out of Florida this afternoon after forcing at least 30 hospitals, 278 assisted living facilities, 61 nursing homes, and some 60 other healthcare facilities to evacuate some or all of ...

6-year-old student uses lemonade stands to help pay off fellow students' lunch debts
Yahoo News - 2017-09-11
One second-grade student wanted to help erase school lunch debt for her fellow students, so she decided to create lemonade stands to raise funds. Amiah Van Hill was inspired to raise funds to help pay off her classmates' lunch debt back in May after ...

MGMA: One in Six Practices Pay Fees for Electronic Payments
Medscape News - 2017-09-11
Seventeen percent of physician practices pay a fee of 2% to 5% to health plans and their contracted vendors to receive their payments through electronic funds transfer (EFT), according to a new survey from the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

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