MANILA — Compassion, dedication and emphatic caring make Filipino nurses among the most sought-after professionals in the world, Assistant Secretary for Policy and Legislative Affairs Michel Kristian R. Ablan of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) said Saturday.
Ablan, who is also Freedom of Information (FOI) Program director, recognized that nursing is a difficult profession, beginning from school, internship and eventually the real world where the working hours, environment, and their personal health risks are quite challenging.
WASHINGTON — Your mother was right. The condition of your teeth depends on your dietary and oral hygiene habits, not your genes, according to a new study out Wednesday that looked at the role that genes and the oral microbiome play in the formation of cavities.
"Limiting sugar consumption and acid buildup in the mouth have been part of the dogma of the dental community for some time," said senior author Karen Nelson, president of the J. Craig Venter Institute, whose study was published in the US journal Cell Host & Microbe.