Broccoli sprout extract could help prevent cancer

Broccoli sprout extract could help prevent cancer

(Relaxnews) – An extract from broccoli sprouts has been demonstrated to protect mice from oral cancer and was successfully tolerated when taken by a small group of human volunteers. It’s said to be a safe, natural molecule that works by protecting the oral lining upon which oral cancers form. The next step, say members of […]

21.04.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
McLaren expands its supercar selection

McLaren expands its supercar selection

(Relaxnews) – British supercar manufacturer McLaren has unveiled its newest offering at the Shanghai Auto Show, the 540C, which alongside the 570S rounds out its “Sports Series.” It’s also the company’s most affordable supercar to date, with McLaren confirming a starting price of $165,000. McLaren’s fleet is now comprised of three model series: Sports, Super […]

21.04.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Chinese reclamation activities top Aquino’s agenda in ASEAN summit

Chinese reclamation activities top Aquino’s agenda in ASEAN summit

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III will prioritize seeking other Southeast Asian leaders’ support against China’s reclamation activities in disputed areas in the South China Sea during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Malaysia next week. At a press briefing in Malacañang, Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary for ASEAN affairs Luis Cruz […]

21.04.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
JayR hopes to spark OPM revolution with ‘Elevated’

JayR hopes to spark OPM revolution with ‘Elevated’

The much-anticipated, all-original album of award-winning singer and producer JayR has been released. Titled “Elevated,” the latest album from the Philippines’ “R & B King” features 14 tracks, each promising to raise music fans’ everyday listening experience. “Some of the songs, I’ve had it kept in my hard drive for years. I wanted to put […]

21.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Obama says ‘no greater threat to planet than climate change’

Obama says ‘no greater threat to planet than climate change’

Washington, United States | AFP |  – US President Barack Obama said Saturday that climate change poses the world’s biggest single threat. “Today, there’s no greater threat to our planet than climate change,” Obama said in his weekly address, which had an environmental theme to mark Earth Day on April 22. “Climate change can no […]

21.04.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets to cost up to $7,500

Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets to cost up to $7,500

Los Angeles, United States, AFP  – Tickets for Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao’s long-awaited superfight will cost between $1,500 and $7,500, organizers said Wednesday, but it is unclear how many will go on sale to the public. Seats at the May 2 bout in Las Vegas promise to be one of the hottest tickets of […]

21.04.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
Rumored ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ spin-off taps Adrianne Palicki, Nick Blood

Rumored ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ spin-off taps Adrianne Palicki, Nick Blood

(Relaxnews) – Adrianne Palicki and Nick Blood are finalizing deals to headline in the rumored “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” spin-off from Marvel and ABC, says Deadline. Palicki and Blood both joined the ABC series in season two, with Palicki playing Bobbi Morse — or Mockingbird — and British actor Blood portraying her former husband and mercenary, Lance […]

21.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Vitamin supplements can increase cancer and heart disease risk, study finds

Vitamin supplements can increase cancer and heart disease risk, study finds

(Relaxnews) – A ten-year study out of the US has found that taking above the recommended doses of dietary supplements, such as the common multivitamin, could be doing “more harm than good” for the body. Researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center found that people who took high-dose or extra vitamins and minerals were more likely […]

21.04.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Low-cost gene testing for breast cancer enters market

Low-cost gene testing for breast cancer enters market

(Relaxnews) – California-based startup Color Genomics announced on Tuesday genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancers for a fraction of the current cost. While current tests can run as high as $4000, the new saliva-based test will now cost women just $249. The test will analyze BRCA1 and BRCA2, as well as 17 other cancer-risk […]

21.04.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Hollywood Stars ·
Star-studded Los Angeles-Makati Sister City on May 3 at Omni Hotel

Star-studded Los Angeles-Makati Sister City on May 3 at Omni Hotel

Geneva Cruz and Garrie Concepcion to grace First Filipiniana Gala event of the LA-Makati Sister Cities, Inc. The Los Angeles-Makati Sister Cities Fundraising Gala will be true to their status as the FilAm organizers has been working to put up a star-studded night with top celebrities from the entertainment, government and business worlds.  The event will be held at The Omni […]

21.04.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
Why Alex initially turned down Araneta concert

Why Alex initially turned down Araneta concert

Alex Gonzaga admitted she initially turned down the offer for her to stage a solo concert at the Araneta Coliseum. Gonzaga explained that she was afraid she might not fill the whole venue. “Kasi siyempre ang laking venue ng Araneta, parang it’s a very big risk to take because it’s the Big Dome. However, pinag-pray […]

20.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Can’t pay? Won’t pay! — putting a price on water

Can’t pay? Won’t pay! — putting a price on water

(Daegu, South Korea-AFP) – It’s arguably our most vital and precious natural resource, and one that is growing dangerously scarce from China to California, but no matter how much we value water, we’re not that keen on paying for it. The issue of pricing water is extremely sensitive — socially, politically, economically — but it’s […]

20.04.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, Environment, Home & Garden ·
R2-D2 plane to spirit Star Wars fans far, far away

R2-D2 plane to spirit Star Wars fans far, far away

(Tokyo-AFP) – It might not be the droid you’re looking for, but a plane painted to look like R2-D2 could be the next best thing for “Star Wars” fans awaiting the franchise’s reboot. Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) has unveiled a Boeing 787 Dreamliner decorated to look like the small round robot that appears in […]

20.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Motoring ·
Fruit-Filled Summer Celebrations

Fruit-Filled Summer Celebrations

(Family Features) Whether you anticipate fun-filled pool parties, laid-back picnics at the park or casual dinner parties at home, summer entertaining gets a little sweeter when you serve up the right desserts. When the weather warms up, let the flavors from your kitchen reflect the bright tastes of the summer season. From cherries to blueberries, […]

20.04.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Home & Garden, Kitchenomics ·
Twitter may help hospitals anticipate a spike in asthma attacks

Twitter may help hospitals anticipate a spike in asthma attacks

(Relaxnews) – Researchers are leveraging the microblogging platform to predict the volume of asthma-related emergency room visits one Dallas hospital can expect on a given day. For those who can see beyond the chatter, Twitter contains a trove of potentially useful data, including information that may be of interest to the medical community. In a […]

20.04.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
‘Furious 7′ surges past the $1 billion mark

‘Furious 7′ surges past the $1 billion mark

(Los Angeles-AFP) – “Furious 7″ surged ahead of its North American box office competition for a third straight week, taking in an estimated $29 million to hit $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales. The strong weekend showing gives the car racing action flick a $294 million haul in the US and Canada since its release […]

20.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Official ‘Batman v Superman’ posters unveiled on Twitter

Official ‘Batman v Superman’ posters unveiled on Twitter

(Relaxnews) – The first official posters for Zack Snyder’s upcoming “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” have been unveiled by the director on Twitter ahead of the movie’s IMAX trailer release date on Monday. Monday’s trailer release has also been taken up a notch. Last week, the official trailer was leaked to the public, and […]

20.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Rep. Chu, leaders promote DACA due to low enrollment

Rep. Chu, leaders promote DACA due to low enrollment

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman “Nothing to fear and everything to gain.” According to Rep. Judy Chu, this is what’s in store for all eligible applicants of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA is an immigration policy which allows certain undocumented immigrants who entered the country before their 16th birthday and before June 2007 to receive a renewable […]

20.04.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Former NBA player Stephon Marbury to star in biopic

Former NBA player Stephon Marbury to star in biopic

(Relaxnews) – A biopic of Stephon Marbury, the former NBA star who became a Chinese basketball champion, will go into production in the next year, according to Variety. The production is part of a five-film deal between Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and China’s Beijing Hairun Pictures. It was announced at the Beijing International Film Festival, which […]

20.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
Thakoon Panichgul taking London-influenced styles to Kohl’s department stores

Thakoon Panichgul taking London-influenced styles to Kohl’s department stores

(Relaxnews) – Kohl’s department stores in the United States will collaborate with Thai-American fashion designer Thakoon Panichgul on a new, limited-edition women’s apparel collection. Available this fall at Kohl’s, the exclusive line will be the seventh installment of the mega retailer’s DesigNation, a bi-annual concept where designs are influenced by a favorite destination and sold […]

20.04.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·