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PSMID and Pfizer: Threat of antibiotic-resistant bacteria must be addressed

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JASPER Franquelli, a kidney transplant patient who had  MRSA due to his immunocompromised state but survived    photo by RODEL ROTONI

When Pfizer Philippines employee Jasper Franquelli, 40, got his toe scratched at his house’s gate in August 2012, little did he know that the wound it caused would develop into methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

New drug, program to address ‘diabesity’

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Most Filipino diabetics are struggling in managing their weight, a consequence of either their lifestyle or the antidiabetes medications they are taking.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

New treatment for COPD available in PH

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Underdiagnosed yet alarming, this respiratory disease may be the third leading cause of death in 2030.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Updated book tackles Alzheimer’s issues and treatments

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DR. GRACE Orteza (left), book convenor and member of Adap board of directors, and Adap president Dr. Socorro Martinez speak during the launch of “Recommendations on the Diagnosis, Prevention and Management of Alzheimer’s Disease (2nd edition)”

The new edition of a book on Alzheimer’s disease published by a medical advocate group takes on its ethical, legal and psychosocial issues; and advances in pathological researches and pharma- and nonpharmacological treatments.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

‘Shining beacon’ highlights prestigious condo lifestyle

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THE VIEW from the master’s bedroom promises to be a sight to behold.

Set to rise as Filinvest City’s own iconic signature, Bristol at the Park Place will be a “shining beacon set to accentuate” the 244-hectare Filinvest City in Alabang.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Property Guide | Read More »

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