Less meat, more fruits and vegetables cut diabetes risk: study

Less meat, more fruits and vegetables cut diabetes risk: study

(Relaxnews) – A large-scale new study finds that cutting down on meat and dairy products in favor of fruits and vegetables could dramatically reduce the risk of diabetes. Dr. Françoise Clavel-Chapelon’s team at the Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health in Paris found that animal products, including meat, cheese, and egg yolks, trigger […]

14.11.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
Sociability may boost your brain: study

Sociability may boost your brain: study

(Relaxnews) – A small new study suggests that the size of your social network may influence the size of your brain. Researchers at Oxford University in the UK found that in a study of 18 men and women, the brains of sociable subjects were bigger and better connected, especially in regions associated with sociability, The […]

14.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online, Science & Technology ·
Britney Spears reveals ‘Britney Jean’ tracklist

Britney Spears reveals ‘Britney Jean’ tracklist

(Relaxnews) – The full track listing for Britney Spears’s upcoming album has been released via Twitter and reveals collaborations with will.i.am and T.I. “Britney Jean,” due out December 2/3, includes Spears’s two latest singles, “Work B**ch” and “Perfume,” as well as a second version of “Perfume” and a track featuring her sister, Jamie Lynn. It […]

14.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
TFC to Hold Live Telethon Fundraiser for Sagip Kapamilya in U.S. & Canada on November 13-14

TFC to Hold Live Telethon Fundraiser for Sagip Kapamilya in U.S. & Canada on November 13-14

Dubbed “Magkasama Tayo sa Kuwento ng Pagbangon”, telethon to raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippines Nov. 13, 2013 - REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – ABS-CBN International’s The Filipino Channel (TFC) in U.S. and Canada and ABS-CBN Foundation International take its relief efforts a big step further for victims of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Philippines […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Rayver approves of rumored Matteo-Sarah romance

Rayver approves of rumored Matteo-Sarah romance

Rayver Cruz expressed support for his friend Matteo Guidicelli, who is now being romantically linked to Sarah Geronimo, who was once also involved with the actor-dancer. “Basta kung saan masaya ang bawat isa. Si Matt, nakikita kong masaya si Matt ngayon kapag dumarating sa shooting so happy ako,” Cruz said. The actor also stressed that […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Obama blames Republicans for putting brakes on economy

Obama blames Republicans for putting brakes on economy

NEW ORLEANS (AFP) – President Barack Obama Friday accused Republicans of slamming on the brakes every time the US economy is set to take off, as he cheered jobs and growth data that defied expectations. Obama traveled to the port city of New Orleans and warned that a government shutdown last month, which he blamed […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Expect increasingly violent cyclones, weather experts warn

Expect increasingly violent cyclones, weather experts warn

By Jean-Louis Pany PARIS (AFP) – Meteorologists have yet to formally link global warming to typhoons like the one that devastated the Philippines, but they expect increasingly extreme weather phenomena due to a rise in ocean temperatures. The trail of death and destruction left in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan was at the forefront […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Science & Technology, World News ·
Filipino-American Community Pitches in Relief Efforts

Filipino-American Community Pitches in Relief Efforts

Washington, DC–While people in the Visayas are starting to get back on their feet in the wake of super typhoon Yolanda which hit the Philippines on November 9, Filipinos in the US are doing what they can to help kababayans affected by the typhoon. The US Philippines Society, a private sector initiative organized to broaden […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Campari unveils 2014 celebrity calendar starring Uma Thurman

Campari unveils 2014 celebrity calendar starring Uma Thurman

(Relaxnews) – The famous Italian beverage has presented the images from its latest celebrity calendar. This 15th edition highlights the classic beauty of one of Quentin Tarantino’s muses, Uma Thurman, and the theme “Worldwide Celebrations.” The images were shot by photographer Koto Bolofo. Each month within the calendar honors a particular culture and one of […]

New World Trade Center deemed tallest US skyscraper

New World Trade Center deemed tallest US skyscraper

(CHICAGO-AFP) – New York’s new One World Trade Center will be the tallest US skyscraper when it is completed, topping the former Sears Tower in Chicago, a panel of architects decided Tuesday. Architects at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat agreed that the trade center’s 124.4 meter (408 foot) antenna was a permanent […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, U.S. News ·
Most blogged artists: Metronomy, Snowbird

Most blogged artists: Metronomy, Snowbird

(Relaxnews) – Metronomy, the project of British singer/songwriter/instrumentalist Joseph Mount, is on the Hype Machine’s most blogged artists chart on November 12, while edging into the top ten is Snowbird — Cocteau Twins’ Simon Raymonde and singer/songwriter Stephanie Dosen. Metronomy has announced a new album, “Love Letters,” due out in March, and bloggers are sharing […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’, the real passions of virtual love

Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’, the real passions of virtual love

(ROME-AFP) – US director Spike Jonze’s latest flick “Her”, in competition at Rome’s film festival this week, is a witty, poignant tale of love between a man and a disembodied voice which explores the staggering potential of technology but also its limits. The film, which had its European premiere at the festival on Sunday, sees […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Victoria’s Secret runway show: what to expect

Victoria’s Secret runway show: what to expect

(Relaxnews) – This year’s Victoria’s Secret show is set to be another barnstormer as some of the fashion world’s biggest names hit the runway in the American lingerie label’s annual extravaganza. Brazilian duo Alessandra Ambrósio and Adriana Lima will be strutting their stuff, and Lima has already been snapped at her fittings for the 2013 edition, wearing […]

Naomi Campbell portrait to raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan victims

Naomi Campbell portrait to raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan victims

(Relaxnews) – The British supermodel has sprung into action to help raise money for the victims of the recent Asian disaster. The enormous Asian typhoon has displaced more than 800,000 people, according to the United Nations, and killed around 10,000. So to help raise money, fashion photographer John-Paul Pietrus had Campbell sit for a special […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Online ·
Is your daily multivitamin doing any good?

Is your daily multivitamin doing any good?

(Relaxnews) – While plenty of us dutifully pop a daily multivitamin, new research suggests that the benefits of doing so are a little lacking. Certainly your best bet is to eat a healthful diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes, experts say, but millions of people shell out billions in cash on vitamins […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
Exercise can reduce depression in teens: study

Exercise can reduce depression in teens: study

(Relaxnews) – A very small new study suggests that exercise could help teens fend off depression. The British study involved three boys and 10 girls with depression who were enrolled in workouts with trainers three times a week for three months, HealthDay reports. Teens were also encouraged to exercise 30 minutes a day on most other days. […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
One Direction releasing album on Nov. 25, planning 2014 stadium tour

One Direction releasing album on Nov. 25, planning 2014 stadium tour

(Relaxnews) – On November 25, fans of the British boy band will celebrate the release of “Midnight Memories,” available for pre-order since September. The young superstars have also announced a worldwide stadium tour for 2014. One Direction released their single “Best Song Ever” this summer, sparking a worldwide controversy that found its expression through social […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Garden Grove Resident and Autism Speech and Behavior Expert Walks in Support of Nephews and Cousins with Autism

Garden Grove Resident and Autism Speech and Behavior Expert Walks in Support of Nephews and Cousins with Autism

GARDEN GROVE, CA– Garden Grove resident Julie Chau Diep, 37, speech-language pathologist and Founder of OC Autism, knows about the obstacles and challenges of being a family member and therapist to those affected by autism, and will walk in support of the autism community during Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks, Saturday, November 16, 2013, at the Orange County […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
US troops shocked by devastation

US troops shocked by devastation

By Jason Gutierrez TACLOBAN, November 11, 2013 (AFP) – US Marines Monday expressed shock at the devastation unleashed by Super Typhoon Haiyan after they flew into a ravaged central Philippines island where General Douglas MacArthur famously fulfilled his vow: “I shall return.” About 90 US personnel based in Japan arrived in the city of Tacloban […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·